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Fall 2017 Public Relations and Social Media Internship Program

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Company/Organization: Margie Korshak, Inc.


About Margie Korshak Inc.:
For 47 years, MKI has been providing and continues to provide public relations for the “who’s who” across all markets. We have a distinguished and diversified clientele in the arenas of fashion and beauty, consumer products, food and restaurants, hospitality, nonprofit, real estate, sports and, of course, entertainment.

With esteemed brands and strong relationships, we are present at almost every major “happening” in Chicagoland and have daily involvement in every form of print, television, radio and online forums in the market.

Benefits of Interning at MKI:
• Gain real world exposure to the day-to-day operations of a well-respected PR agency
• Participate in both the creative process and editing process of press releases, event submissions and social media posts
• Attend launches and events in Chicago
• Participate in resume and LinkedIn workshops
• Contribute to valuable work that can be added to your portfolio to show a future potential employer
• Sit in on “Lunch ‘n Learn” sessions hosted by professionals in the PR field
• Attend various networking opportunities
• Work on the 37th floor of the John Hancock Center

• Documenting and tracking client media coverage.
• Creating targeted media lists and tracking coverage impressions using Meltwater and other online resources.
• Assisting with client events, including TV segments, grand opening events, promotional opportunities, cocktail parties, fashion shoots, etc.
• Assisting in the development of strategies for different clients through brainstorming sessions with executive team and independent research.
• Creating targeted social media content for MKI pages and various clients’ social media profiles.
• Scheduling client and agency content using Hootsuite and Facebook.
• Researching new strategies, technologies and social media trends.
• Editing/peer-reviewing social media posts created by other interns prior to approval from executive team.


• One previous internship in Public Relations, Social Media or related.
• A current full-time or part-time college student.
• Possess a keen attention-to-detail and stellar organization skills.
• Familiar with AP style guidelines.
• Must practice communicative and proactive approach to work, while multi-tasking and meeting strict deadlines.
• Must have a solid understanding of social media platforms including Hootsuite, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.


20 hours per week


August to January

End Date:


July 21
public  relations  social  media  intern  fashion  hospitality  lifestyle 
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