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AKCG - Public Relations Counselors 
121 West High Street

Glassboro, NJ 08028

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AKCG - Public Relations Counselors is a no-fluff, market-driven, results-oriented, detail-minded public relations firm with expertise in crisis planning, crisis management, media training & media relations. Located in the greater Philadelphia area. AKCG serves organizations across the nation.

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Public Relations/Strategy Intern

AKCG seeks two enthusiastic, professional and forward-thinking students to join its proactive media relations team from September 2 to December 20. You will work directly to support AKCG clients in proactive media relations efforts, including supporting media pitching, drafting news releases and articles, as well as assisting in overall client strategy. Additionally, interns may have the opportunity to provide support in the firm’s crisis practice.

You also will assist in curating and maintaining the agency’s presence and brand voice on social and digital media. You will help plan and track social media content and analyze engagement metrics to proactively identify ways to enhance the agency’s digital presence.

Internship Opportunities

Position Benefits

  • Gain experience in managing multiple deadlines for numerous clients

  • Learn the process of media pitching from start to finish

  • Assist with the development of crisis communication materials

  • Build your portfolio by writing articles, news releases and media pitches for AKCG clients

  • Help develop strategy for AKCG’s social media accounts

  • Learn how to curate and analyze social media content for the agency across multiple platforms

  • Contribute your ideas to AKCG brainstorming sessions to improve client offerings and internal agency marketing

  • Better understand the ins and outs of agency function and operation

Position Qualifications

  • A senior pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, or related field

  • Excellent understanding of proper grammar and AP style

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Interest in (or knowledge of) social media management and digital analytics tracking

  • Flexibility to help Associates with other projects, as needed



Weekly schedule will accommodate school schedules. Applicants should have availability for 15 in-office hours per week over a 16-week period (September 2 to December 20).



This internship provides a $3,000 stipend, distributed throughout the course of your tenure. AKCG will also accommodate students in-need of course credit.


Dress Code

Business casual.



Deadline to apply is August 2, 2019.

If interested, contact Darrah Pilieri, APR, at Darrah@AKCGfirm.com.

No phone calls please.