Internship Opportunities

PERITUS public relations offers paid internships requiring at least 15 hours per week for our public relations and public affairs internship programs, but we work to stay flexible with school schedules.

Feel free to review our clients and case studies pages to see if our collaborative work interests you.

Internship Qualifications

Peritus PR is looking for motivated students or recent graduates with experience in public relations, public affairs, political science, marketing, communications or graphic design. Excellent time-management and organizational skills are critical for success. Interns must also have exceptional writing and oral communication skills, a good attitude and willingness to learn.

Application Requirements

If you are interested in joining the Peritus PR team and applying for a public relations and/or public affairs internship, please submit the following materials to by September 6, 2019.

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Two writing samples and/or three graphic design samples 

Public Relations Internship

Our public relations internship consists of crafting thoughtful, client-centered messaging, pitching media contacts, delving into research and exceeding client expectations.

See full public relations internship description.

Public Affairs Internship

Our public affairs internship attracts students who are interested in the political process and how communications plays a role in educating and influencing stakeholders important to our clients. Public affairs interns will provide hands-on assistance to the team in a variety of industries and will gain experience in the advocacy and community relations process.

See full public affairs internship description.