Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Summer Internship with APCO Worldwide in Washington

Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university or college as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student;
  • The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and attentive to detail;
  • Applicants are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong writing ability and experience successfully balancing multiple tasks;
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Responsibilities:
  • Drafting press releases, fact sheets and editorial content;
  • Monitoring of issues or news events;
  • Identifying and compiling lists of media contacts;
  • Researching topics and issues and analyzing findings;
  • Editing and proofreading of client deliverables;
  • Assisting in the development of client proposals;
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
 How to Apply:
  1. Apply and submit your resume online
  2. Submit a short video (3 minutes max) describing why you want to intern at APCO.  Be creative and showcase your personality!
  3. Write a 500 word blog post OR graphically depict (e.g. infographic, animation) how the 2016 Presidential election primaries has affected you, your family, or community on
  4. Formal letter of recommendation (optional)
Please email parts 2-4 to apcointernship@apcoworldwide.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please title your email APCO 2016 Summer Internship - (NAME).
Deadline March 31, 2016.
Once your full application has been reviewed, we will select finalists for phone interviews.  You will then be contacted directly if selected for the program.  Good luck!

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