You are viewing a preview of this job. Log in or register to view more details about this job.

Creative Design Internship

About our Internships
Our interns will experience on-the-job training in client services, design, global marketing, or new business development, are embedded with one or more of our five North American office teams, and are involved in a wide variety of daily client account activities. Interns are treated as professional staff, participate in team meetings and actively contribute ideas, and support the overall management and growth of client work and the firm.

APCO’s clients include local, national and global organizations in the technology, trade, food and beverage, and healthcare sectors.

This internship is an opportunity to join our global Ideas and Studio teams and drive the creative ambition of the business. As an intern, you are an insight-fueled creative who has a passion for storytelling and social good, always takes the opportunity to show rather than tell, and believes a good idea can come from anyone & anywhere.

This is a paid internship starting on September 12th.

What would a typical day look like?
  • Assist in developing fresh campaign ideas born from transformative insights
  • Assist in producing colorful, original deck narratives that communicate a cohesive strategy
  • Assist in designing materials for marketing and new business development initiatives
  • Participate & challenge ideation sessions
  • Create social media content
  • Research topics and analyze findings
  • Identify relevant stakeholders and potential influencers
  • Demonstrated interest in communications, design, graphic design, creative design, digital communications, studio art
  • Interest in ideation, media content, storytelling
  • Strong creative writing and persuasive presentation skills
  • Comfortable working in Keynote or Google Slides
  • Experience with Adobe CS Suite and MS Office Suite
  • Experience using data, trends & metrics to inform ideation
  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment collaborating with a distributed team
  • Excel written and oral communication and research skills
  • Able to multi-task and approach assignments independently
  • Organized and attentive to detail
What are the core working hours and will I need to be in an office?
Our interns work between 20 and 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
We are committed to a hybrid and flexible working environment, and there may be days that you wish to work from home and days that we come together so that you get to explore more of our culture and meet other colleagues. You will be provided with a company laptop so that you are able to work from home and in the office easily.
How do I apply?
Please submit your resume and portfolio (under additional files) to the job posting.
When is the closing date for applications?
The application window will close at 5:00pm EST on Wednesday, August 10th.
When does the internship commence?
Our intern program begins on Monday, September 12th and typically runs until the end of the fall semester.
What happens once I have applied?
We will review all applications once the closing date has arrived and will reach out to all candidates, whether successful or not.
Will I secure a job when the program ends?
While we cannot guarantee a permanent job at the end of the internship, there is the possibility that there will be opportunities after the program, and we will ensure you are made aware of these as you progress through your time with us.
We have a strong track record of converting colleagues from part-time/short-term roles to permanent opportunities.

About APCO Worldwide
APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for five consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews.
APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business.