Media Relations Summer Intern in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0024162

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Media Relations Summer Intern

Key Role:

Support external communications, media relations, and event planning activities within the firm's external relations department to help reach key stakeholders. Write and provide light editing support for select external communications. Conduct on–demand research into reporters, media coverage, publications, and trending topics. Provide hands–on event management support, as needed. Collaborate with digital Web site and social media teams. Find opportunities to tell stories visually and graphically.

Basic Qualifications;

-Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, or PowerPoint

-Ability to work with minimal supervision 
-Ability to work collaboratively with a team

-Ability to show completion of at least 30 credit hours
-Ability to display college majors and concentrations or extensive coursework in communications and marketing fields

-Enrollment in a full–time BA or BS or MA or MS degree program prior to and following summer 2018

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience in a variety of writing styles, including press releases, blog posts, pitches to reporters, and by–lined articles
-Experience with media trends
-Experience with managing projects through previous internship or in–depth coursework
-Experience with media monitoring in Cision, Muckrack, or Hootsuite
-Experience in a public relations agency

-Ability to be an energetic and creative self–starter

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Possession of excellent analytical, problem–solving, researching, interpersonal, organizational, customer service, and time management skills

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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