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Public Relations Internship

Join the next gen. We’re a new breed – a consulting agency. We combine the creativity of an agency with the depth and expertise of a consultancy. Our team is a mix of mission-driven strategists, marketers, technologists and data scientists, harnessing the insights, creativity and technology that moves people. This is what we call…Accelerated Change, Beautifully Delivered.  Check us out at!

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for a candidate available for a full-time paid public relations internship starting on June 22 and ending on January 8 within the ICF Next PR team in Chicago, Minneapolis and New York. The intern will assist our PR account teams in the execution of program tactics with the objective of promoting and raising awareness for our client’s brand. Intern must have a solid work ethic, strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to work hard and have fun.

Please note: The deadline to apply for this role is Friday, March 20th.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Creating media lists
  • Drafting, disseminating and pitching media materials and press releases
  • Participating in brainstorms and project meetings
  • Identifying and reaching out to social influencers
  • Participating in brainstorms and project meetings
  • Creating publicity materials and media kits
  • Conducting research
  • Client, industry and pop culture media monitoring
  • Supporting right-time engagement programs

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Impeccable time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet demanding deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills 

Education and minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field
  • Public Relations experience preferred
  • Previous agency experience, including internships, desired
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus!

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Chicago, IL (IL12)


Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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