Public Relations/Communications Intern, based in Austin, TX

Posted 2 years ago

Reporting Relationship: The position will report to the Head of Communications

Salary: This position is unpaid for school credit or $20 per hour

Role: We are seeking a Public Relations Intern, who is full of creative ideas and eager to contribute on a large scale. The intern will gain visibility into the inner workings and aspects of the public relations/communications fields, provide concrete deliverables and learn from top to bottom. When the internship is completed, you will be prepared and have gained experience to enter any fast-paced PR or communications role.

You are a forward-thinking, communications-driven, leader with a digital curiosity focused ambitiously on obtaining a communications or public relations career path. You enjoy participating in a fast-moving environment and working across agencies to align client objectives by crafting effective messaging to media, driving client business performance.


  • Fully support the company’s PR strategy and execute it in different phases
  • Create and curate engaging content
  • Communicate and build relationships with current or potential clients
  • Effectively utilize the company’s social media and blogs
  • Create and distribute press releases
  • Build and update media lists and databases
  • Schedule, coordinate and attend various events
  • Perform research and market analysis activities


  • Strong desire to learn along with a professional drive
  • Solid understanding of the different social networks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong copywriting skills
  • Efficiency at Google and/or Microsoft Office functions (email, calendar, Dropbox, word, sheets, excel)
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices
  • Experience with MailChimp, Emma, SendGrid or other email marketing platforms is helpful but not required
  • 15-35 hour a week availability
  • Current enrollment in a related BS or Master’s university/college


If this sounds like a fit, email your resume and three writing samples to

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