Intern, Public Relations
McDonald's - Oak Brook, IL

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Title: Intern, Public Relations

Category: Communications

Req Number: 7192-HO/SR

Location(s): Oak Brook IL


LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP: Flexible; Between 10-12 weeks.

START DATE: Flexible; Mid-May to Mid-June

LOCATION: Oak Brook, IL.

GPA: 3.0 minimum

SCHOOL YEAR: Minimum status of Rising Junior

HOUSING: McDonald's does not provide housing assistance for Interns.

The U.S. Communications Intern of Public Relations will work with the U.S. Communications PR, Media Relations and Social Media teams, supporting the development and activation of national PR programs in support of new menu launches, promotions and efforts to strengthen brand trust. The intern will contribute to the team in a variety of ways including: helping to field and respond to media inquiries; developing and implementing ideas for how McDonald's can continue to engage customers via social media channels; partnering with team and agencies on activating national PR programs; conducting industry and competitive benchmark research; and, helping to update and evolve the teams' communication channels.

The U.S. Communications External Team develops the national strategy and programming for engaging key audiences - customers, media, third party organizations - around business and brand initiatives for McDonald's USA. The team's goals are to earn positive perceptions, advocacy and coverage for McDonald's food, brand commitments and people.

Minimum requirements:
Should be a student within the communications, PR, marketing discipline.

Social media expertise a plus.

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