Summer Intern at Porter Novelli


Upcoming Dates

  • The 2014 Summer Intern Program application deadline is Monday, February 24.
  • We will vet our applicants to select 20 – 30 students to attend our PN Preview Event on Tuesday, March 4, where they’ll have the opportunity to visit our office and meet some of our colleagues. This event serves as a pre-interview step in the process, and we typically invite select students back for interviews after the event.

Atlanta Internship Program

Porter Novelli is a global public relations agency that combines the power of immersion with the rigor of data to create a deeper human insight that transforms the opinions, beliefs and behaviors of those who matter most to our clients. Porter Novelli people are passionate about creating big and bold change through the power of influence, by staying one step ahead of trends in media, technology and consumer behavior, thereby guiding our clients towards positive, game changing innovation.


The intern position supports account teams as follows: assists in the development of press materials; helps coordinate meetings, special events and/or conferences; develops media lists; monitors media coverage and trends; researches consumer and marketplace trends; creates and maintains coverage reports; coordinates the development and delivery of press kits, develops and writes pitch letters and provides additional account related support as necessary.


Students or recent graduates in this program will act as fully integrated members of account teams and will be assigned a mentor for support and guidance in helping the intern get acclimated into the PR industry and business environment.



Open to current juniors and seniors and recent graduates interested in Public Relations with a major in communications, public health, public affairs, journalism, political science, marketing, English or related course study. First-rate writing and organizational skills with an attention to detail are necessary. Previous internships are a plus. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet research is required.


To be considered for an internship with Porter Novelli, please provide the following:

  • A resume and cover letter with applicable experience highlighted
  • Two professional or personal recommendations
  • A 300-word essay on the topic of your choice (creativity is encouraged)
  • Two to three writing samples (from past internships or college projects)


Please upload your resume to our careers site: and send other materials to Linda VanBrackle ( by Monday, February 24, 2014.



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