Intern for Prosper Public Relations

Position: PR and Social Media Intern

Company: Prosper Public Relations

Compensation: Unpaid for college credit

Location: Chicago, IL (Lincoln Square, steps from the brown line)

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

Prosper Public Relations is a brand new Chicago-based marketing firm that works with nonprofit organizations and businesses that care about making the world a better place. We offer a mix of strategy, owned, earned and paid communication and training services, with a special focus on digital marketing and social media.

We're seeking 1-2 rockstar interns in the Chicago area to help grow our business and deliver awesome work for our clients. Some responsibilities assigned to our new intern(s) will include small writing assignments, project coordination, admin duties, internal marketing, media pitching and community management for agency and client social media channels. In addition to daily responsibilities, the intern(s) will also work with our staff at the beginning of their internship to design their own self-led project based on their interests, which will be a great portfolio builder once complete.

Our ideal candidate is interested in making a positive impact on good causes through their work while learning more about marketing, social media, business and entrepreneurship. A sense of humor is also a must! Marketing, advertising, public relations and journalism majors are preferred, but students in all fields of study are encouraged to apply. Work will be completed at our home-based office located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood in Chicago. You must have availability on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.  We're looking for candidates available to start sometime in September.

To apply, email your resume with a link to your portfolio or blog (if applicable) to with "INTERN APPLICATION" as the subject line. Make sure to tell us why you want to work with good causes and why you'll be a great addition to our team!