Crisis Management & Litigation Communications Internship - Fall '23

Posted on July 6, 2023 by InternPlug

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  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Our interns will experience on-the-job training in client services, global marketing, or new business development, are embedded with one or more of our five North American office teams, and are involved in a wide variety of daily client account activities. Interns are treated as professional staff, participate in team meetings and actively contribute ideas, and support the overall management and growth of client work and the firm.

This internship will sit with APCO's Crisis Management & Litigation practice out of our Washington DC, Chicago, or New York Office.

APCO’s clients include local, national and global organizations in the technology, trade, food and beverage, and healthcare sectors.


  • Monitor issues, news events and competitor happenings
  • Help with social media research
  • Create social media content
  • Assist with drafting and editing client deliverables
  • Identify and compile lists of media contacts
  • Research topics and issues and analyze findings
  • Identify relevant stakeholders and potential influencers
  • Edit and proofread client deliverables
  • Assist in the development of client proposals
  • Develop monthly new business reports
  • Contribute to brainstorms and communications plans
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • A demonstrated interest in communications, journalism or political science
  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment collaborating with a distributed team
  • Excellent written and oral communication and research skills
  • Entrepreneurial with strong critical thinking abilities
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Able to multi-task and approach assignments independently
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Available to work 25-40 hours per week

What are the core working hours and will I need to be in an office?

Our interns work between 25-40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

We are committed to a hybrid and flexible working environment, and there may be days that you wish to work from home and days that we come together so that you get to explore more of our culture and meet other colleagues. You will be provided with a company laptop so that you are able to work from home and in the office easily.


This is a paid internship at a fixed hourly rate of $17.00.

When is the closing date for applications?

Applications will close on Sunday, July 23rd.

When does the internship commence?

Our intern program begins on Tuesday, September 5th and end on Friday, December 15th 2023.

About APCO Worldwide

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for five consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews.

APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business.


Advertised until:
Aug. 5, 2023

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