Internships

A Second Intern Has Joined Our Ranks

Danielle Durham has joined the Lorrie Walker Communications, Inc. staff as an intern. Danielle, a senior at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee majoring in public relations, actually is splitting her internship between our Lakeland public relations firm and the Downtown Lakeland Partnership. After returning from a trip with Lee University’s Communications Department to Germany and Austria, Danielle found the perfect place to gain PR experience in her hometown of Lakeland, she said. She began her internship the following Monday. “I’m really excited about working with an agency and the Downtown Lakeland Partnership; this way I can...

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We’ve Hired An Intern

As the spring semester came to a close, October Neuman, a journalism/public relations and communications major, asked me about an internship opportunity. After speaking with her and seeing her enthusiasm, I offered her the job for the summer. October graduated May 6 and started her internship with us the following Monday. “I walked into this situation thinking that I would spend the majority of my summer filing and running errands, and I was thankfully mistaken,” said October. “I am grateful for this amazing opportunity Lorrie has given me, and I hope to make her proud in my future accomplishments.” I believe that you can learn the...

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Public Relations Internship Opportunity

Lorrie Walker Communications, Inc. is accepting resumes from college students majoring in public relations who wish to apply for an internship at the Lakeland public relations firm. Intern Opportunities: – Researching and writing news releases and articles for search engine optimization purposes. – Using social media to meet clients’ public relations goals. – Working on campaigns for private companies and local non-profit organizations. Qualifications: – Candidate should have strong interviewing and writing skills and must know how to use the Associated Press Stylebook. – Candidate must be able to work on...

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Lakeland Public Relations Agency Seeks Summer Intern

Lorrie Walker Communications, Inc. has a paid internship available for a college student majoring in journalism or public relations. Intern Responsibilities: Research and write basic news releases and articles for search engine optimization purposes. Work on media campaigns as opportunities become available. Intern Qualifications: Candidate should have strong interviewing and writing skills and must know how to use the Associated Press Stylebook. Candidate must be able to work on deadline and must have the discipline to work alone and as part of a team. Other Information: Part-time; flexible hours. This is primarily a telecommuting...

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A Source for PR Internship Opportunities

Since I’ve been using Twitter, I’ve come across a plethora of talented writers, public relations professionals, journalists and marketers who post valuable content on a regular basis. One person in particular who is doing a great job, in my opinion, of helping students find public relations internships is Heather Huhman, a Generation Y author, columnist and mentor. It seems that each time I check Twitter, Heather has another great opportunity posted. My advice to college public relations students is to check out Heather’s Web site and start following her on Twitter. She’s easy to find: heatherhuhman. Also, you can...

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Lakeland Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing Internships

Following is a list of several Lakeland public relations internships available to college students. If your Polk County, Florida business or organization would like to advertise a public relations, journalism or marketing internship here, email us and we will include it. 2009 Internship Opportunities SPCA of Polk County, Inc. Type of internship: public relations and/or marketing Description of Internship Opportunity : non-profit agency seeking interns interested in gaining experience in press release writing, media relations, web site design/maintenance, marketing, design, grassroots outreach and customer service Education/experience...

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