fall Internship program
Cone Communications (www.conecomm.com) is a public relations and marketing agency that’s Always Making a Difference℠ for businesses, brands and society. We connect brands and people through emotion and experiences that drive business value and social impact. Our team of experts from across insights, planning, creative and integrated communications collaborate to bring the best, most informed and innovative thinking to every client.
Cone Communications offers a comprehensive Internship Program to qualified students who seek hands-on experience in the Public Relations and Marketing Communications field. We offer our Internship Program each semester on a year-round basis (Spring, Summer and Fall).
An Internship with us promises integration on teams and participation in real PR/Marcom work scenarios. Every Intern is paired with an Intern Mentor to guide and shape your experience. Additionally, Cone Communications offers highly relevant, instructional workshops to augment your learning experience.
This is an unpaid internship for school credit only and we require two full days of participation per week.
We offer a variety of internship opportunities in some of the following areas*:
- Brand Communications
- Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy
- Corporate Communications
- Corporate Social Responsibility Insights & Intel
- Business Development
- Planning & Integrated Solutions
We seek intern candidates who echo Cone's core values of Passion, Integrity, Teamwork, Intellectual Curiosity and Commitment to Excellence in everything they do. Previous internship experience in PR, marketing and communications is desired as well as an academic focus in a relevant field of study.
Applications for Fall 2016 are currently being accepted.
*Having trouble deciding what type of internship would best suit you?
Are you curious about how brands operate and how they try to reach consumers? Are you interested in pitching the media and observing how reporter/blogger relationships work? Are you an active social media user? Do you keep up with the news and popular blogs? Do you consider your writing a strength? Brand Communications might be for you.
Are you concerned about today’s most pressing issues (e.g., climate change, human rights, clean water)? Do you have a passion for philanthropy and an understanding of non-profits and social issues? Are you interested in how some companies are able to do well by doing good? Have a desire to work on detailed research projects and media scans? If you’re looking for a rewarding experience in marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy might be for you.
Do you work best under pressure? Enjoy fast-paced research? Like to follow news coverage on crises like the BP oil spill? An internship in Corporate Communications may be for you.
Does market research and consumer behavior fascinate you? Are you interested in learning more about Cause Branding and Corporate Responsibility? Want to keep a pulse on current business trends and help shape the future? Perhaps an internship in CSR Insights & Intel is for you.
Do you enjoy learning about brands, companies and industries? Do you like helping to develop marketing communications plans? Having trouble choosing which Cone discipline would be right for you? How about a taste of all of them by interning on the Business Development team?
Are you on your way to a Degree in Graphic Design but need some meat in your portfolio? Is your knack for visual storytelling backed by solid comfort levels in Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Powerpoint? Perhaps an internship with the Cone Creative Team is the answer!
Interested in what makes consumers tick or tracking the latest trends? Do you enjoy turning research into actionable consumer insights? Do you want to learn firsthand how online technology, social and data metrics are applied to campaigns for big brands? The Planning & Integrated Solutions internship might be for you!
We hope you will consider Cone Communications as the best agency to gain a fully integrated, embedded internship experience. And, one that will provide you with practical experience you will be proud of!