Internship Location: 759 N. Milwaukee Street, Suite 601, Milwaukee, WI
Capstone National Partners is a full-service public affairs firm with offices in Washington, DC and Milwaukee. We offer government affairs and public relations services to a wide variety of Wisconsin and national clients.
Internship Summary: An internship with Capstone National Partners will give you a wide range of public relations and government relations opportunities. You’ll assist the CNP team providing public relations, marketing and government affairs services to clients that include tech start-up companies, research institutions, construction firms and developers, trade organizations and alternative energy companies.
Public Relations Responsibilities
— Assist with writing and distributing approved press releases
— Update and maintain media distribution lists
— Assist with media relations, following-up with members of the media to track and ensure client placement
— Assist with building press kits
— Assist with planning and executing special events
Government Relations Responsibilities
— Assist with research projects
General Office Responsibilities
— Handle office mailings and other daily operations
— Assist with answering phones when needed
— Run errands as needed – compensation for mileage applicable
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
— Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Power Point
— Be a dependable team player able to work independently in a fast-paced environment;
— Have strong writing skills
— Be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously and be highly organized;
— Hold interest in government, politics, public relations, communications, nonprofit management;
— Ability to adhere to deadlines;
— Additionally, skills in graphic and/or design are an asset, but not required.
— Microsoft Office Suite
Intern must be available to work between 20 and 30 hours a week between 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday during the semester.
Application Process: For best consideration, applicants should submit the required materials by Feb. 1st. Applicants need to submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (1 to 2 pages in length) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, please contact Kate Venne.