2017: 150 PR INTERNSHIPS & GRADUATE SCHEMES

Note for PR agencies:  Info on how to submit information for the 2018 list is here.

Here’s our fabulously useful list of 150 PR internships & graduate schemes for 2017.

How was this list compiled? PR Week’s top 150 agencies 2016 is where we drew the 150 agencies from, we then used the companies’ websites as much as possible to get info on their PR internships and grad schemes. We also contacted all 150 agencies via Twitter and email to give them the opportunity to flag any errors and to tell us of any new entry-level roles they may be recruiting for and the majority of them replied.

Not listed by PR Week, as it’s not a PR agency, is the Taylor Bennett Foundation which offers graduate PR traineeships throughout the year for black, Asian and ethnic minority graduates. If you’re a BAME graduate looking to get a foot in the door of the PR industry this is an excellent way to start – over 80% of the Foundation’s alumni now work in communications roles. The Foundation will be accepting applications for its Spring programme in February 2017.

All the usual advice re job applications apply – do your research (including making sure you know where the agency you’re applying to is located – not all of these listed are in London), write a specific cover letter, make sure you proof read carefully and tell the company what you will do for them, not what they will do for you.

You should read Sarah Stimson’s book, How to get a job in PR before you apply for anything. It covers CVs and covering letters and the differences between work experience and internships so those chapters are particularly helpful.

All internships and graduate schemes listed were correct on date of publication, 9th January 2017.  Details may change as the year goes on so keep an eye on our jobs page for other entry-level opportunities.

1. Edelman
Edelman run a rotational, 12 month Graduate Scheme for anyone who has graduated in the last three years, looking to embark on a career in Marketing and Communications. Graduates rotate across the business giving you the opportunity to experience different practices. Applications for 2017 close on Sunday 15th January 2017 at midnight. Edelman also regularly recruits for entry level roles and internships throughout the year, which don’t require a degree. Keep an eye on their Careers page for more information on all opportunities.

 

2. Brunswick
Brunswick have collated all their global internship programmes of varying lengths under one new brand, Brunswick Reach. This will be launching on their website in late January with more details of what’s on offer, which will also be advertised on their LinkedIn. They are also continuing their partnership with the Taylor Bennett Foundation, so keep an eye on the Foundation’s website for more information.

 

3. Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick are running a 9-month Apprentice Scheme in September 2017, open to all interested graduates and non-graduates across the UK and central Europe. Applications close on 26th February, and details can be found on their website. They also take on interns throughout the year which are all paid in line with the London Living Wage.

 

4. Hill & Knowlton Strategies
Hill and Knowlton Strategies offer four-month long internships to qualified graduates, which are all paid in accordance with the London Living Wage. Applications are now open for an internship with their Financial and Professional Services team – see here for more information and how to apply. They also encourage interested graduates to send a CV and covering letter to Talent.Interns@hkstrategies.com on a speculative basis, and have been known to hire new graduates as Junior Account Execs

 

5. FTI Consulting
FTI’s Strategic Communications Graduate Programme is now accepting applications until midnight 28th Feb, for a September start. There’s plenty of information on their website about their requirements – for example, you’re going to need a minimum 2:1 degree and a strong academic record. There’s no mention of internships, but we suspect they take them so your best bet is to apply speculatively to London.Recruitment@fticonsulting.com.  FTI have also recently become the latest agency to partner with the Taylor Bennett Foundation. Applications for this intake have now closed, but keep on the lookout for future opportunities.

 

6. Ogilvy PR
There seems to be no mention of PR internships or graduate on Ogilvy’s website, so speculative applications are the way in. They have a page on their people with profiles and contact details, so you may want to identify the right person and shoot them an email.

 

7. MSL Group
There’s no mention of internships or graduate schemes on MSL’s (snazzy but not very informative) website.  Send a speculative application to recruitment@mslgroup.com

 

8. Freuds
Freuds offer two week work experience placements – although it’s not clear from their website whether these are paid positions. They advertise all vacancies here, or you could send a speculative CV and cover letter to Nicky Vallelly at work@freuds.com.

 

9. Finsbury
Finsbury don’t advertise graduate or internship schemes but they do take interns and those can turn into permanent entry-level positions if they have a vacancy available and if you deliver work to a really high standard.  The best approach is to send a speculative CV and cover letter to recruitment-uk@finsbury.com.  Finsbury have also previously sponsored Taylor Bennett Foundation’s trainee programme for BAME graduates so keep your eyes peeled on the Foundation’s website to see if the same opportunity arises in 2017.

 

10. FleishmanHillard Fishburn
Applications for FHF’s 2017 Graduate Programme are now open until 13th February 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend two assessment days in March, and the twelve-month integrated programme will commence in September 2017. To apply Download the application and send it completed, along with your CV to graduates@fhflondon.co.uk. They also offer ad hoc internship opportunities throughout the year, which are listed here.

 

11. Bell Pottinger
Bell Pottinger offer short term paid placements for interns on an on-going basis throughout the year. The length of the placement depends on the requirements of the division, but they’re generally between two and four weeks. To enquire about opportunities, send a CV and cover letter specifying the division you are interested in and why to recruitment@bellpottinger.com.

 

12. Ketchum
Ketchum has a variety of programmes on offer including the James Maxwell Programme and internships. Applications for the James Maxwell 2017 September entry will open in May 2017 – this will require you to complete an application form which you can download from here and submit this along with your CV. It’s a paid twelve-month programme and successful applicants rotate around two of their practice areas for six months each. They also run paid internships every three months where you get the chance to learn the ropes of a PR role in an agency.

 

13. Instinctif Partners
Instinctif  are always on the lookout for new talent and actively encourage people to share their CVs via careers@instinctif.com. They are also working in partnership with the University of Sussex and the Office of Fair Access on The First Generation Scholar scheme which targets students who come from relatively low income families and are the first person to attend university. They’re currently in the process of creating a new graduate scheme, so watch this space for future opportunities.

 

14. Havas PR
Havas’ website says that they have opportunities at all levels. Those interested are asked to send over their CV to louise.proctor@havasww.com and tell them what you think you could offer Havas PR, so think creatively.

 

15. Four Communications Group
Applications for the Winter 2016 Four Communications Graduate Scheme have now closed, but they ran 3 in 2016 so it’s worth bookmarking the page and checking regularly to see when the next opportunity for 2017 comes up. They also offer paid internships which range from two weeks to three months to both graduate and students, so send your CV and area of interest to careers@fourcommunications.com

 

16. Portland
Good news: Portland are launching a shiny new Graduate Programme in September 2017! The programme is a six-month paid scheme, starting with a two-month rotation across the agency followed by four months with your chosen team. Applications close on 28th February 2017 – see the graduate page on their website for more info and how to apply. Portland list any permanent vacancies on their careers page, and are also very good at advertising these on LinkedIn.

 

17. Golin
Bright Young Things is Golin’s paid internship scheme which takes between four and seven interns for four months.  There are three intakes a year in January, May and September (they usually take applications for the May programme in around March time). All entry-level positions are hired through this scheme so if you want to work there, you have to intern there first. They also run a PR apprenticeship for school leavers, which doesn’t require a degree.

 

18. Cohn & Wolfe
Cohn & Wolfe offer Internships, apprenticeships and graduate schemes throughout the year. All are listed on their careers page, so check this out for current openings.

 

19. Grayling
There’s no mention of internships or a graduate scheme on Grayling’s careers page, but there is an email address for speculative applications. Write to Kim Moore at JobsUK@grayling.com.

 

20. MHP Communications
The MHP graduate fast-track scheme for 2017 is now open, so get your skates on – they will accept applications until 28th February with a view to interviewing candidates in April. They’re looking for candidates with a strong academic record, excellent written, oral and presentation skills, creativity, initiative and passion for the industry. They usually offer four positions a year across the company and the start date for successful candidates is 4th September 2017. You can find out more about MHP and how to apply here.

 

21. Burson Marsteller
Burson Marsteller offer internships in international offices, although you must speak the language of that country fluently to be considered. In the UK, they also have a rolling programme of graduate recruitment across the year taking up to 12 new or recently qualified graduates on an initial twelve month contract. To apply, you will need to submit a CV and covering letter through their careers website.

 

22. The Red Consultancy
Red supports the PRCA’s Internships for All scheme, employing non-Russell Group graduates as paid interns for a (minimum of) one month – applications for 2017 internships open in January. It’s a good foot in the door as they’ve gone on to hire people they met via internships. They also run a graduate scheme each year, generally recruiting 8 – 12 graduates between July – September. Information about the 2017 scheme will go up on their website in the Spring so keep an eye out for that. It’s also worth applying speculatively to HR Manager Imogen Wierzan; sending a CV and cover letter to Imogen.Wierzan@redconsultancy.com is the best method.

 

23. Brands2Life
Brands2Life offer full-time, paid, three-month internships for both graduates and non-graduates. Impressively, all seven of the 2016 intake are now full-time Account Executives. The number of spaces for 2017 is to be confirmed in the New Year but the application process is likely to start in early February with a view to interview in March and start in June, so keep an eye on their website for details.

 

24. The Communications Store
In 2016 TCS launched two new placements in partnership with the Business of Fashion. These 6 month rotational internships are paid and even offer free central London accommodation for the duration of the programme, so non-Londoners rejoice! In addition, TCS continue to offer their standard 6 month paid placements, for which applications are open all year round. Just send your CV and cover letter to careers@tcs-uk.net.

 

25. Lansons
Lansons take at least ten trainee executives every year. Send your CV to careers@lansons.com and see here for more details, where they also advertise internships.

 

26. Citigate Dewe Rogerson
There is no information about grad schemes or internships on Citigate’s website, but you can keep an eye on their latest opportunities on their careers page. There you can also find contact details for their head of HR & Operations, Sarah Lawrence, so email recruitment@citigatedr.co.uk for more information or to send a speculative application.

 

27. Newgate Communications
Applications for this round of Newgate’s internships have now closed, but details of their 2017 graduate scheme are yet to be updated, so keep an eye on that web page for details. The Newgate team is however always keen to hear from candidates – the best way to contact Newgate is via email newfuture@newgatecomms.com or Twitter @NewgateComms or LinkedIn.

 

28. Pegasus
There’s no specific mention of internships or entry level roles on Pegasus’ website. Contact careers@thisispegasus.co.uk for more information or to apply speculatively.

 

29. Hanover
Hanover offers a range of internships in both the UK and Europe, details for all of which can be found here.

 

30. Porter Novelli
There’s no mention of internships or grad schemes on the Porter Novelli website, but you can register your interest and upload a CV to their careers page.

 

31. Nelson Bostock Group
Nelson Bostock Unlimited actively recruits year-round for entry level roles.  The leading technology agency welcomes and considers all applications (which does not require a PR degree or previous experience) for work experience, internships, sandwich course placements and assessment days. It has also previously taken part in the PRCA’s apprenticeship scheme and hosted the PRCA’s career fair. Apply to recruitment@nelsonbostockunlimited.com.

 

32. InVentiv Health Public Relations Group
InVentiv has a graduate scheme, though this is based in New York. You could try applying for an internship in their London office speculatively at PRGroup@inventivhealth.com

 

33. TVC Group
TVC  don’t appear to advertise any internships or grad schemes, but are always on the lookout for bright and talented individuals to join their team. If you think that could be you, send your CV to hello@tvcgroup.com

 

34. The Big Partnership
The Big Partnership advertise junior roles on their careers page as they become vacant but are keen to accept speculative applications too and recruit from a wide range of backgrounds. Send your CV and cover letter to Nicola.tweedie@bigpartnership.co.uk

 

35. Axon Communications
AXON advertises its current positions here.  No internships or graduate schemes are listed but if you have a science degree and are interested in healthcare PR it’s worth dropping them an email.

 

36. Hotwire
Hotwire are genuinely interested in talented young graduates and do take interns on a regular basis, as well as recruiting junior roles. Send your CV and a cover letter to joinus@hotwirepr.com

 

37. PrettyGreen
PrettyGreen don’t have a formal graduate scheme but it’s worth keeping an eye on their jobs page where they do sometimes advertise for internships or junior roles.

 

38. Lewis
The LEWIS Graduate Academy is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to start a career in the communications industry. It’s a 6-month paid training scheme, which could well turn into a position as an Account Exec. Applications will be open until the end of February with assessment days and interviews to follow, and those who are successful joining LEWIS in the summer. Find out more on their website or email talent@teamlewis.com

 

39. Powerscourt
Powerscourt consider candidates at any stage of their careers, including graduates looking for their first job in communications. There’s no mention of any grad schemes or internships on their website, but you can send a speculative application or find out more at careers@powerscourt-group.com

 

40. 3 Monkeys Communications
In January 2016 3 Monkeys was acquired by Zeno Group, becoming 3 Monkeys / Zeno. They welcome applications from graduates looking for entry-level roles, and advertise all vacancies here.

 

41. M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment
All vacancies are listed here.

 

42. Frank PR
Frank offers a work placement scheme (click Jobs in bottom left corner).  For more permanent roles send a speculative application – word on the wind is that Frank PR likes more than a standard CV and cover letter so be creative.

 

43. Camargue Group
Camargue offer graduate roles, internship and work experience in their offices in London, Birmingham and Cheltenham. Places are available throughout the year, so its always worth sending over your CV.

 

44. M&C Saatchi PR
M&C Saatchi’s intern programme offers four week placements to anyone, young or old, that is interested in a career in communications. If you’d like to apply, email drivenbypassion@mcsaatchi.com and tell them which office you’re interested in working in. They encourage candidates to make their applications stand out, so try to think outside the box.

 

45. APCO Worldwide
APCO’s global internship opportunities are listed on their website here. All other job opportunities are listed here.

 

46. PHA Media
PHA media hold open days occasionally which are a great way to learn more about them and about PR in general. They also offer a mixture of paid internships and up to 50 one month unpaid work experience placements per year.  We think that’s rather a lot of unpaid young people and would not encourage anyone to apply for any unpaid roles. Our position on unpaid workers in PR is laid out clearly here. We think every day worked should be paid.We asked the CIPR and PRCA for their thoughts on PHA hiring up to 50 unpaid workers a year.  The CIPR declined to comment and pointed us to their internship guidelines.

Francis Ingham, Director General at the PRCA, said “This industry, and those specifically involved in internships and rights like Intern Aware, has made incredible progress in ensuring real work is no longer passed off to young people as unpaid work. To that accord, our original Intern Campaign had another 39 organisations commit last week, bringing the total to 189.

“We believe that PHA’s open day format – no set tasks, learning sessions, opportunities to sit down with staff and quiz professionals, no set hours, and a HR professional on hand to oversee outreach and these open days – can be of real benefit and goes to lengths to avoid exploiting young people wanting to join our industry. We are meeting PHA this week to see where we can help and what the industry can learn from their experience: all parties are committed to ensuring it remains the case that real work is not carried out and that these genuinely function to allow students who may have a limited understanding of the industry the opportunity to build their confidence in a professional environment.

“Part of our campaign against unpaid internships is also working with those who do get it right when it comes to outreach and the proper exclusions on real work.”

 

47. Red Door Unlimited
RD Unlimited are looking to recruit three charismatic, ambitious, recent graduates for their annual graduate training scheme.  All applicants must have an honours degree, and should send through a request for an application form along with their current CV to Liz Ingle (lingle@crestonhealth.co.uk). Red Door also accept speculative applications– send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@crestonhealth.co.uk.

 

48. Citypress
Citypress offer two-week work experience placements at their offices in Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham and London. They also offer 12 week internships – these aren’t mentioned on their website but were confirmed to me by their MD. All are paid above the local living wage.

 

49. Purple
Purple’s website has nothing about careers on it. enquiries@purplepr.com seems like the best way to make contact.

 

50. Mischief PR
There’s no mention of internships on Mischief’s website, so if you want to get hold of them try hello@mischiefpr.com. Alternatively, you could email one of their team directly via their people page.

 

51. Octopus Group
Octopus list all their current vacancies on their website.

 

52. Speed Communications
Speed don’t seem to advertise a graduate scheme or internships, but any vacancies can be found here. You could also try a speculative application by sending a CV and cover letter to recruitment@speedcomms.com

 

53. Cicero Group
Cicero don’t have a specific grad scheme but offer paid internships on a business need basis – these usually last three months and can often lead to a permanent role if there is a position available. Even their Executive Director of PR was once an intern there! Anyone can apply, you just need to show a real interest in PR and willingness to learn. All internships and permanent vacancies are advertised here as well as their LinkedIn and Twitter, so give them a follow to stay updated.

 

54. W2O Group
You can find lots of information on all W2O’s careers and internships on their website, though whether they offer internships in the UK is rather hard to work out.

 

55. Kreab
There are no details of jobs or careers at Kreab on their website and their generic email address doesn’t look hopeful either (london@kreab.com). Emailing one of their people directly seems more likely to yield results.

 

56. Text100
Text 100 list all their vacancies on their website here, though no mention of internships or graduate schemes.

 

57. Iris Culture
‘Iris Potential‘ is Iris Culture’s graduate scheme, though plans for 2017 don’t seem to have been announced yet – keep an eye on their website for any updates, where you can also find any job openings.

 

58. Remarkable Group

All roles at Remarkable are advertised here. Whilst they don’t have a formal internship programme, if the opportunity arises they will always advertise on their careers page.

 

59. Berkeley PR International
Their most up to date vacancies are on this webpage. There’s no mention of internships or grad schemes but they are currently recruiting a trainee account executive.

 

60. Ruder Finn
Ruder Finn run a four-month executive training programme three times per year, but it’s based in New York. There’s no mention of any UK-based schemes, but you can see all available jobs here or try getting in touch with the London office directly.

 

61. W Communications
It looks like W do offer work experience but there’s no further information on their website. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find who to contact.

 

62. Clarion Communications
Clarion is part of WPP so will be part of their fellowship programme, but it’s worth registering your details on their website for entry-level roles.

 

63. DeVries Global
All global job opportunities are listed here on the DeVries website, though there’s no sign of any grad scheme. To inquire about internships at their London office, drop their HR rep Kelly Xavier an email at kelly@devries-slam.com

 

64. WE Communications
It looks as though WE do offer paid internships across EMEA, so keep an eye out on this page for any UK opportunities.

 

65. Seven Hills
Seven Hills’ full-time (paid) graduate internships run for an initial one-month period, often leading to full- time recruitment as a Campaign Executive following the placement. They’re looking for graduates with intelligence, character and a real flair for writing. If this sound like you, see their careers page for more info.

 

66. Smarts Communicate
Smarts aren’t offering any formal internships at the moment, but keep an eye on their Twitter and website for any changes.

 

67. Eulogy
You can see all vacancies at Eulogy on their website, but they do regularly take interns and are always keen to see CVs from prospective candidates, which can be sent to webjobs@eulogy.co.uk. Eulogy also run a graduate programme which usually open between February and April, so keep an eye on their website and Twitter feed for the application guidelines.

 

68. Talk PR
Talk PR offer two 1 year paid university placements per year. Candidates apply in January and a shortlist is selected to attend an Assessment Day in April, before the placement starts for the two successful candidates in September. They also hold two Open Days a year. Application forms are available on their careers page, where they also advertise any junior roles. Both opportunities are advertised on their website as well as their social media channels.

 

69. Cirkle
Cirkle offer paid internships and dozens of work experience placements every year. In 2016 they also launched their new ‘Experience in the Round’ 3-month Internship scheme (which is endorsed by the PRCA’s ‘Internships for All’ programme). Applications for the summer 2017 programme will open in February, when candidates should apply to HR director katie.gallop@cirkle.com

 

70. Media Zoo
There’s absolutely no mention of any internships, graduate schemes or even vacancies on the Media Zoo website, but you could keep an eye on their Twitter @MediaZoo for any updates or get in contact that way.

 

71. London Communications Agency
Speculative applications are welcomed, send to Suzi Lawrence at sl@londoncommunications.co.uk.

 

72. Freshwater
Freshwater are always looking for individuals with talent to join their teams in both London and Cardiff. Any new vacancies for internships will be published on their website, or they welcome speculative applications – send your CV to Sarah Whittle via email Sarah.Whittle@freshwater-uk.com

 

73. Hope&Glory
Hope&Glory PR offer a three-month internship which could turn into a permanent role: assuming all goes well, interns become trainees (for six months) and then account execs. Interns are paid £360 per week, and trainees are paid the equivalent of £19,600 a year pro-rata. To apply, email interns@hopeandglorypr.com or check out their social channels and website for more information.

 

74. Splendid Communications
Splendid offer a ‘Splendid Futures’ intern programme with up to five new paid openings every three months – 25% of their staff joined the company this way. To apply send a CV to meg@splendidcomms.com 

 

75. Unity
Unity offers paid internships throughout the year and many interns go on to Account Assistant roles. To apply Send a CV to workwithus@hellounity.com

 

76. Bellenden (Now Newington Communications)
Bellenden rebranded as Newington Communications last summer and are now offering a formal graduate programme.

 

77. Madano Partnership
Madano’s website sends you to their LinkedIn page for job opportunities but there’s nothing specifically about graduate roles or internships. However, they do have a team page so it might be worth dropping a speculative application to someone directly.

 

78. Incisive Health
Incisive offers internships for graduates, which pay the London Living Wage. Get in touch via internships@incisivehealth.com

 

79. PLMR
Applications for PLMR’s public relations and media relations internship are now open. They’re offering internships for an initial period of three months, paying the London Living Wage. To apply send your CV and a covering letter to Chrystella Smith at recruitment@plmr.co.uk

 

80. Shine Communications
There’s no mention of grad schemes or internships on Shine’s website, but you can get in contact via hello@shinecom.com

 

81. Aspectus
There are no details of internships or grad schemes on their webpage, but they encourage speculative applications.

 

82. Media Consulta International
All vacancies can be found on their website.

 

83. ICG (Insight Consulting Group)
ICG’s Graduate Trainee scheme opens for applications twice a year, in April and September, providing entry level roles with excellent opportunities for progression. The scheme runs for six months on a rotational basis, incorporating public affairs and corporate communications. To date, all the Trainees who have completed the scheme have been offered permanent positions. Applications for the April intake are now open, so get moving.

 

84. Willoughby PR
WPR post all current vacancies here and are currently recruiting B2B Account Execs. They also offer work experience to students and graduates – CVs can be sent to Amelia Walker at amelia@wpragency.co.uk

 

85. JBP Associates
JBP offers three-month internships in its London office and a rolling work experience programme in its Bristol office. Details of both and how to apply can be found on their website.

 

86. CC Group
CC Group were hoping to offer an internship this year, but have filled up their office. We’ve been told they’d like to get a graduate scheme up and running for June, though, so keep an eye on their website for any updates. They also welcome speculative applications including a CV to hello@ccgrouppr.com

 

87. Interel
Interel list all their vacancies, including trainee roles, here. There’s no specific mention of internships or a graduate scheme though so it’s worth sending a speculative application.

 

88. MWW
MWW are offering a three-month internship supporting their technology, corporate and consumer teams, with the chance to work on both B2B and B2C accounts for UK and international clients. They are looking for an ambitious self-starter who’ll enjoy the lively atmosphere of their Soho office. Those interested should send a CV and covering letter to Ked Mather (kmather@mww.com) with a view to starting ASAP. All interns are paid £260pcw.

 

89. Wildcard
Wildcard advertise their junior roles on their careers page.  There’s no mention of internships but you could drop them an email via deck@wildcard.co.uk.

 

90. The Whiteoaks Consultancy
Whiteoaks offers year-long paid apprenticeships as well as shorter work experience placements and welcomes anyone hungry for a challenging and rewarding career in PR. The consultancy also runs a structured Academy Development Programme, available to anyone joining from graduate through to senior account executive levels. Current vacancies are regularly updated on the website and can be found here but the consultancy is always keen to hear from candidates of all levels. Interested applicants can get in touch at hello@whiteoaks.co.uk

 

91. Westbourne Communications
You can find any information about career opportunities at Westbourne on their careers page. There’s no mention of internships at present but you could always get in contact with Abbie.Lloyd@westbournecoms.com to enquire.

 

92. Golley Slater
Golley Slater provides regular placements to students on relevant courses through partnerships with Cardiff University, Swansea University and University of South Wales. In addition, every summer they run a number of paid one-month internships – applications open in April/May. They are always happy to receive speculative inquiries for internships and graduate entry positions to any of their offices.

 

93. William Murray Communications
William Murray lists all available vacancies on their website, and encourages speculative applications.  Send a CV and cover letter to head of recruitment belinda@williammurray.co.uk

 

94. Racepoint Global
Racepoint Global offers paid internships regularly throughout the year.  A typical internship will last for a minimum of three months, with many being converted into permanent Junior Client Executive jobs either during or at the end of the contract. Open internship vacancies will be listed on the Careers page of their website, but Racepoint’s HR Manager (sandy.middleton@racepointglobal.com) is happy to take applications at any time during the year.

 

95. PFPR Communications
PFPR are actively recruiting for roles advertised on their team page. They also encourage speculative applications – send a CV and covering letter to peter.cox@pfpr.com

 

96. Curtin & Co
There’s no careers info on Curtin’s website, but the team page lists all the senior staff so do your research, find the most appropriate person to write to and apply speculatively.

 

97. Kaper
Kaper are always on the lookout for bright, talented and curious individuals. The best thing is to email a CV and covering letter to kat@kaper.uk.com.

 

98. Finn Communications
Finn are always on the lookout for future talent and really make it a priority to help applicants get a foot in the door. They offer paid internships to candidates of all academic backgrounds, they just ask for passion and proactivity. Internships usually last a minimum of two weeks, but they’ll extend this wherever possible and it often ends up being at least four weeks, or even longer. In 2016 two of their new Account Executives came from the intern programme. You can see how to apply here.

 

99. Touchdown PR
International B2B tech agency Touchdown PR is looking for graduates and trainees to join its growing UK team based in Farnham, Surrey. Applicants should send their CV and cover letter to careers@touchdownpr.com and you can find out more about the role and how to apply here.

 

100. Synergy PR
All vacancies are advertised on Synergy’s careers page and they actively encourage speculative applications, sent to iwanttojointheteam@synergy.global. Synergy also participate in the Engine Group Grad Scheme.

 

101. Spider PR
Spider list all their vacancies on the ‘join us’ page of their website. They are happy to receive speculative applications, so send a CV to careers@spider-pr.com

 

102. Rostrum
Rostrum regularly take on interns and accept applications throughout the year, though places are often in high demand. A standard internship with them will last two to four weeks. Interested applicants should send their CV and a cover letter to pleasecanihaveajob@rostrumpr.com.

 

103. Camron PR
There’s no career info on the Camron website, so you best bet is probably sending a speculative application directly to someone on their London team page.

 

104. Brazen
Brazen run a ‘summer camp’ internship programme, which pays expenses. Details of the 2017 intake aren’t up and running yet, but keep an eye on their website around February/March. Alternatively, you could contact peter@brazenpr.com speculatively.

 

105. Richmond Towers Communications
Richmond Towers advertises all vacancies on their careers page.  To apply email andrea@rt-com.com

 

106. Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry encourage people to get in touch about internships via careers@rlyl.com.

 

107. Lucre
There’s no mention of grad schemes or internships on Lucre’s website so a speculative application is probably your best bet.

 

108. Firstlight
Firstlight list all their current openings including internships on their website, here. Speculative applications are encouraged – send a CV to careers@firstlightpr.com.

 

109. Man Bites Dog
MBD direct speculative applications to careers@manbitesdog.com. All vacancies including internships and grad level entry roles are listed on their website here.

 

110. 3X1 Group
3×1 regularly take students and graduates. Applications for work experience are welcomed and can be submitted here.

 

111. Citizen Relations
There’s nothing about careers or internships to be found on Citizen’s website, but you could always try approaching them via hireme@citizenrelations.com

 

112. Finn Partners
All vacancies at Finn Partners are listed here, including junior and trainee roles.

 

113. FWD
While not running a specific internship or graduate scheme FWD welcomes applications from candidates who wish to gain experience in working for a financial services PR agency.   Previous interns have secured positions within the company after completing their internship with FWD.  They will also cover the costs of the interns travel within London and pay a subsistence allowance while the intern is working for them. Send CV and cover letter to admin@fwdconsulting.co.uk

 

114. Perowne Charles Communications
The founders of PCC have gone their separate ways and formed two new agencies: Perowne International and The PC Agency. Neither have any info about internships on their websites, though you could try contacting them via hr@perowneinternational.com and hello@pc.agency

 

115. SE10
SE10 don’t list internship opportunities on their website, but you can find any vacancies in their London office here. They do encourage speculative applications, however, which you can send to hr@se10.com

 

116. Wyatt International
Wyatt are looking for people with ideas, talent, drive and a strong commercial focus, and each year open up a small number of places to interns and people fresh out of school or university. You can see more information and how to apply here.

 

117. Bottle
Bottle PR don’t mention grad schemes or internships on their website but they do encourage speculative applications here.

 

118. Zeno Group
Zeno don’t have any details of internships or grad schemes on their website, although they do list all their job openings here and encourage speculative applications.

 

119. Chameleon
There’s no mention of internships on Chameleon’s website, but speculative applications are encouraged here.

 

120. Marlin PR
Marlin doesn’t have a careers page on their website but there is a contact email here so it’s worth dropping them a speculative application.

 

121. Babel PR
Babel are on the hunt for two graduates to join their team starting between July and September 2017. They’re looking for driven, intelligent graduates with a minimum 2:1 degree from a top 100 UK university or international equivalent, and a passion for the technology sector. Applications involve a short writing task and the deadline for Babel’s graduate scheme is the end of February 2017. See their website for all graduate opportunities and to apply.

 

122. Manifest
Manifest list all their current vacancies on the careers page of their rather good website. There’s nothing about internships on there, but you could send a speculative application.

123. Propeller Group
There’s no career information on the Propeller website, but you can get in touch via jobs@propellergroup.com

 

124. Say Communications
Say Communications offers placements and internships of four weeks or more in both its technology and healthcare teams. Several past interns have gone on to secure Junior Account Executive positions at Say. Applicants are encouraged to specify whether they would prefer to be placed with the technology or healthcare practice in their initial email, which should be sent to internships@saycomms.co.uk. In addition, any current vacancies are advertised on their Join us page.

 

125. The Whitehouse Consultancy
The Whitehouse Consultancy runs a paid internship programme. If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter and CV, with the subject heading “Internship Programme”, to info@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk. In addition to regular internships, they also an annual four-week work experience programme for school leavers from BAME backgrounds. Scroll down this page to find out more.

 

126. The PR Office
The PR Office offers a three-month paid internship programme and takes interns on a regular basis. If you’re interested, send your availability with your CV and covering letter to internships@theproffice.com

 

127. Third City
Third City don’t have a seasonal grad scheme but they post opportunities on their website and on Twitter.

 

128. Seven Dials
There’s nothing on the Seven Dials website about internships or grad schemes. Try contacting them here or via info@sevendialspr.com

 

129. AD Communications
There are ‘positions available’ at AD, though it’s not clear from their website what kind. Get in touch here.

 

130. Dynamo Communications
Dynamo offers a paid short-term internship (usually 1 month) and this runs throughout the year so they are always on the lookout for keen applicants wanting to gain more experience in PR. They generally recruit for their junior roles through their internship and graduate programme who show creativity and a passion for the industry and the company. Interestingly, they ask for a personalised cover letter and that’s a good rule of thumb for entry-level applications at every agency.

 

131. Midas PR
Midas run a three-month graduate training programme every quarter. Interviews take place the month before the placement starts, so for example interviews for an April placement will take place in March. A full description of what the placement entails and how to apply can be found on their website.

 

132. Spark Communications
Speculative graduate applications are encouraged here.

 

133. Kwittken
There’s nothing on Kwittken’s website about internships, so try contacting them here. You could also get in touch via their Twitter, @KCORP.

 

134. Flame PR
Flame will be offering internships in 2017 as well as Account Executive opportunities. Internships are paid, full-time and usually last 6-9 months. They mainly hire their staff through the internship programme, so this is a real career opportunity rather than just work experience. You can find out more and how to apply via their website.

 

135. Peppercomm
PepperComm does run a formal internship programme three times a year, but only in their US offices. You could try applying speculatively to internjobs@peppercomm.com, or contact the London office directly. They list all available vacancies on their website.

 

136. Topline Comms
TopLine doesn’t have an internship or graduate scheme.  If you’d like your CV to be registered with them you can send it speculatively to hireme@toplinecomms.com

 

137. Influential Agency
Contact careers@thisisinfluential.com to find out more about work experience and internships at Influential.

 

138. Smoking Gun
Smoking Gun will be running a 12-month paid graduate placement, starting summer 2017. They expect more than simply bog standard CVs and covering letters so if you are interested in working with them, get your thinking cap on and come up with an ingenious way to grab their attention. They’d love to see examples of your writing too – including blogs. Applications close 1st March 2017 and should be sent to sarah@smokinggunpr.co.uk

 

139. Storm Communications
Storm are always on the lookout for committed, energetic and enthusiastic people to join them for work experience. Upload your CV here, where they also list all vacancies and opportunities.

 

140. PR Agency One
PR Agency One have a graduate intake every August. All grad schemes are paid and the closing date for the August round is 31 July. More information is here. They are also happy to take speculative CVs all year round, recruiting on a business-dependent basis.

 

141. Claremont Communications
Claremont are currently recruiting for an intern and a JuniorGBU Consultant.

 

142. The Academy Media
The Academy have offered paid internship in the past and welcome applications from talented and ambitious people.

 

143. Liquid
Liquid don’t mention grad schemes or internships on their website but you can find contact details for their staff on their team page, so the best thing to do would be to contact the appropriate person directly.

 

144. The Ideas Network
There are no advertised graduate schemes or internships at The Ideas Network but they are always looking for bright candidates.  They encourage all applicants to make their email stand out! You need to send your CV and a cover letter speculatively to enquiries@ideasnetwork.co.uk

 

145. Proactive International
There’s no word of internships on Proactive’s website, but keep an eye open for updates. For speculative applications send your CV and covering letter to hello@proactive-pr.com

 

146. Clifford French
Speculative applications to Clifford French should be sent to jobs@cliffordfrench.co.uk

 

147. Acceleris Marketing Communications
Acceleris list all their job opportunities on their careers page, and are currently recruiting an Account Executive. They also run an internship programme, Acceleris Academy, from which they often recruit. See their website for more information or apply to info@acceleris-mc.com

 

148. Field Consulting
Field encourage speculative applications to info@wearefield.co.uk

 

149. Radiator Communications
If you’d like work experience or an internship with Radiator, see their careers page or email gaby@radiatorpr.com. They are also advertising current roles on their website – including a 12-month trainee position and a junior publicist.

 

150. Rooster PR
Rooster’s website suggests that they do offer internships, though there’s no information about them. Email interns@rooster.co.uk to find out more.

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