Monday, February 4, 2013

Internship of the Week: Walker Sands Communications

Interested in a career in marketing communications? 
Looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to "get in on the ground floor"?

Consider applying for the Summer Internships with Walker Sands Communications
The Organization:
Walker Sands Communications, located in Chicago IL, was founded with the business mission of providing best-in-class marketing communications counsel and services. Walker Sands' clients include large Fortune 500 corporations, startups, fast-growing high-technology companies, professional service firms, business associations and nonprofit organizations. The organization practices in the following areas: marketing strategy, branding & positioning, public relations, website design & development, SEO and print design.

The Position(s): 
Public Relations Intern-- Responsible for developing media lists, conceptualizing pitches, writing press releases and preparing contributed articles. 
   Additional position information can be found at:

Web Marketing & SEO Intern-- Responsible for website content management, marketing support, reporting and analytics assistance, and search engine optimization (SEO) tasks. The intern will be involved in some analytical tasks, such as data reporting, so an appreciation for quantitative due diligence is expected.
   Additional pposition information can be found at:

Writing Intern-- Responsible for writing press releases, preparing contributed articles, writing optimized web content and other copy-related functions. As part of the Writing Internship Program, the intern will assist several PR and digital teams with clients that specialize in the small business and technology sectors.
   Additional position information can be found at:

The Details:
Location: Chicago, IL
Time Period: May 13-August 9, 2013 (some flexibility available for start/end dates)
Compensation: PAID/ Full-time
Desired Background: See individual postings
Organization Contact: Ellen Hanson
Organization Website:
BuckyNet Id(s): PR (58285); Web & SEO (58282); Writing (58283)

Application Deadline(s): 
   PR-- March 1, 2013
   Web & SEO/ Writing-- April 15, 2013