Careers at PKPR

Paid Internship, Fall 2023

August 30, 2022

If you are a student (class of 2023, 2024, 2025) looking to learn how to use your creativity to drive social change, then this is a great opportunity to join our five-person team at PKPR (

In our 15+ years, we’ve helped our clients curb fake news on Facebook, build the restorative justice movement, secure same-sex marriage in New York State, launch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s career, and position a podcasting startup to be acquired by Spotify for $56 million.

This paid internship is a hybrid position, with the ideal candidate available to work at least 20 hours per week, including 1-2 days per week in our office in Manhattan’s Financial District. You should be comfortable working with a small, close-knit team. The length of the internship is flexible.

The ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • A strong interest in either of the firm’s two specialties: nonprofits focused on the environment, conservation, climate, and the arts OR lifestyle brands focused on design, creativity, fitness, and fashion.
  • On top of the latest current events, media trends, and pop culture—and a sense for how clients can capitalize on it
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent writing, research, and organizational skills

Responsibilities will include:

  • Researching topics and issues related to client accounts
  • Researching journalists and creating media lists
  • Drafting press releases and pitches
  • Monitoring press coverage for clients and creating coverage reports
  • Assist with managing and drafting content for PKPR social media and website

Candidate requirements:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in PR, communications, journalism, or related field


  • Past public relations internship.

PKPR is committed to diversity among its team and it is our policy to recruit and hire without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability. We encourage all applicants to apply. If you are interested in joining our team, please apply or send your resume and cover letter to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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