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Fall 2017: McGuireWoods Consulting LLC - Public Affairs Intern (PAID -- Deadline September 8)

Aug 25, 2017

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Public Relations internships

Description of Organization:

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Richmond with 13 offices and over 100 consultants worldwide, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC (MWC) is a full-service public affairs firm offering communications, grassroots advocacy, and government relations services. McGuireWoods Consulting is a subsidiary of the McGuireWoods law firm and is consistently ranked in the Top 20 of The National Law Journal's "The Influence 50," an annual report of the top public affairs firms in Washington, D.C.

To learn more about our firm, visit us on the web at

Description of Internship:

MWC is seeking an intern to assist our communications, advocacy and online/digital teams with content development, potential client and issue research, social media management, and internal and external public relations.


  • Strong written and oral communications skills, including knowledge of AP style of writing and the ability to proofread and edit copy necessary

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products necessary

  • Should be prepared to work in a business environment, highly self-motivated, with an ability to multitask, work on deadline, and an ability to work alone or as part of a team necessary

  • Junior-level student preferred

  • Interest in public policy or government preferred

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud suite of products preferred

This is a paid internship. Hours are flexible to the needs of the chosen candidate, but would consist of at least 10 per week at a rate of $10/hour, totaling at least 150 hours throughout the course of the internship. This position is offered during the 2017 fall semester but may be extended further based on performance of the chosen candidate.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and two examples of your writing or design work to Charles Kelley at by September 8, 2017. No phone calls please.