• Internship
  • hybrid

Nike Communications

Established in 1984 and celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, Nike Communications is a female-founded creative communications firm specializing in the marketing of prestige brands. We create meaningful connections between some of the world’s most iconic brands and their audiences by utilizing diverse perspectives to develop culturally relevant client campaigns. We believe differences fuel the creative spirit; that by embracing diverse perspectives and cultures, innovation can flourish, and creativity will shine through in each story we tell.

DEI Statement

Differences fuel the creative spirit.

At Nike Communications, we recognize that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical components to our success, and we are deeply committed to creating a workplace that values and supports the unique talents and perspectives of every individual. We are passionate about building an agency that truly reflects the diversity of our world, and we firmly believe that fostering a culture of inclusivity and equity is a fundamental responsibility shared by everyone within our agency.

More About the Role

Our Public Relations Internship is designed to introduce students to the world of creative communications. Interns are assigned a supervisor who will help them learn the day-to-day tasks involved in working with multiple agency clients.


Learn Client Strategies: Understanding client goals, target audience, and messaging strategies.
Develop Targeted Media Lists: Develops media lists tailored to specific campaigns and initiatives
Participates in Media Relations: Conducts media relations from print to digital using proven pitching techniques
Create Press Clippings: Assists in crafting press materials showcasing client achievements
Join Client-Related Sessions: Participates in discussions to contribute ideas for PR campaigns.

The payrate for the Public Relations Internship is $16.50/hour.


Weekly & Onsite Availability: Capable of dedicating a total of 32 hours per week, while being available for in-office work on Tuesdays & Wednesdays OR Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9:00am – 5:30pm, ensuring consistent attendance for team collaboration and internship program events
Academic Year: Must be a rising Junior or Senior enthusiastic about pursuing a career in Public Relations, Marketing, or Communications
Communication Skills: Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Microsoft Office Familiarity: Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Media and Pop Culture Enthusiasm: Displays a keen interest in media, pop culture, and entertainment trends, showcasing a passion for staying updated with current events and industry developments
Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Embodies the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion; demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency, and the ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a dynamic workplace, showcasing adaptability and resilience

Additional Information About the Program

The Summer 2024 Internship Program is scheduled to start on Monday, June 3rd and ends on Wednesday, August 14th with flexibility to end sooner if needed. Interns are expected to report to our New York office twice a week to be with their team on Tuesdays & Wednesdays OR Wednesdays & Thursdays. To enhance the program, we’ve created additional programming that provides access to our leadership team and employees on other teams! The payrate for this opportunity is $16.50/hour and is eligible for college credit if applicable.

Nike Communications, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Nike Communications, Inc. is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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