Public Relations Intern

Mueller Communications

Mueller Communications is Milwaukee’s leading legacy PR firm. Our team of smart-as-a-whip professionals has extensive experience in research; strategic communications; crisis and corporate communications; government and public affairs; and digital content marketing. We stem from a diverse range of backgrounds but we’re all problem solvers at the end of the day.

With Mueller, you’ll get the opportunity to work with some of the region’s most influential players, from national healthcare organizations and retailers to beloved cultural institutions and community organizations, and everything in between. In a single week, you might draft a press release, attend a news conference, build a marketing campaign, write ad copy, or help out with a video shoot. Two days are never the same. We take pride in the great work that we do, but we’re even more proud working in this city knowing we’ve made a real impact. We know you will, too.

You’ll also enjoy other perks, such as:

  • A flexible work schedule
  • Professional development lunches
  • A fully-stocked kitchen
  • Attendance at luncheons and other special events
  • A beautiful balcony to enjoy summer days and Happy Hours
  • East Side location near the restaurants and walking trails
  • A warm and welcoming team of mentors to help you build your professional career

Position Details

Public Relations Intern
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Mueller Communications is searching for its next rockstar summer intern. If you’re reading this post, you’ve just uncovered an amazing opportunity to receive a $2,000 scholarship and a full-time paid internship at our historic (and might we add, lively) East Side digs. Even better? You won’t spend your days organizing files or fetching coffee, here. You’ll gain real-world experience to help you accelerate to the next phase of your career.

This year, Milwaukee is set to take the stage for the Democratic National Convention. Publications such as Forbes and Vogue have called Milwaukee a “hidden gem,” as well as one of the next big travel destinations for a leisure getaway.

To be considered for the 2020 Barkin McKeithan Scholarship program, we want to know about your favorite hidden Milwaukee spot or activity with an original entry piece. You don’t have to write a novel or make a feature film — just find your **creative** zen and demonstrate your professional potential with your unique submission.

Entry examples could include:

  • A media campaign (press release, mock news conference, broadcast, or original article)
  • A narrative essay
  • A vlog video or series
  • An ad campaign w/ creative
  • A poem
  • A “TED Talk”
  • The possibilities are endless! 

In addition to your entry, please include your resume and a one-page cover letter that includes your name, project title and brief project description, and a brief explanation as to why you would be a good addition to the Mueller team. 

To be considered for the 2020 Barkin McKeithan Scholarship Program, you must meet these requirements:

  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a Wisconsin college or university, or be from Wisconsin if you’re enrolled out of state;
  • Entering senior year in the fall of 2020; and
  • Must be available to participate in the Mueller Communications full-time internship program in Milwaukee during the summer of 2020.

In addition to a $2,000 scholarship, this is a competitive, hourly-rate paid internship.

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