South Shore PR is Hiring!

South Shore PR is thrilled to announce our first-ever internship call-out! As a local northwest Indiana business, we are thrilled to offer a PR internship opportunity to a current or incoming college student. If you ask any PR professional about this. In that case, they will tell you that the internships they completed in college were some of the most impactful and practical knowledge they learned during their college careers. South Shore PR President Jackie Thomas credits her PR internships during her undergraduate degree as the most beneficial of her education. This will be a comprehensive internship where interns will gain hands-on experience, from strategic planning to execution and more! Here are just a few of the areas where you’ll gain experience:

  • PR Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Crafting and Distributing Press Releases
  • Social Media Management
  • Blogging
  • Podcasting
  • Digital Newsletters
  • Networking with PR professionals (local and Chicago)
  • And so much more!

So, if you’ve read this far, we are going to assume that you might be interested in this opportunity. Please note that this is a paid internship. This is what we are looking for in our intern:

Public Relations & Integrated Marketing Intern

Company Overview:

South Shore Public Relations is a boutique public relations and integrated marketing firm that plans, develops, and executes communications strategies for a diverse range of clients. We pride ourselves on delivering creative solutions and exceptional results that exceed client expectations while delivering the highest levels of customer service.

Position Overview:

South Shore Public Relations is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic public relations and integrated marketing Intern to join our team. This internship offers a hands-on opportunity to gain valuable experience in the fields of public relations and integrated marketing while working closely with seasoned professionals.


– Assist in the development and implementation of marketing and public relations campaigns.

– Conduct market research and analysis to identify trends and opportunities.

– Draft press releases, social media posts, blogging, and other written content.

– Support and maintain relationships with media contacts and influencers.

– Assist in the organization and execution of events and promotional activities.

– Monitor media coverage and support reports for clients.

– Provide general administrative support to the marketing and public relations team.

Educational Experience:

– Gain practical experience in integrated marketing and public relations strategies.

– Learn how to effectively communicate with media outlets.

– Develop skills in writing press releases, social media content, blogging, and other promotional materials.

– Gain insight into the planning and execution of marketing campaigns and events.

Qualities We’re Looking For:

– Honesty: Integrity is essential in our industry, and we value honesty in all our interactions.

– Self-Starter: We seek individuals who are proactive and take the initiative to contribute ideas and solutions.

– Motivated: A strong drive to succeed and a passion for marketing and public relations.

– Willingness to Learn: Openness to learning new skills and adapting to evolving industry trends.

– Comfortable Talking on the Phone: Effective communication is key, and the ability to communicate confidently over the phone is highly valued.


– Currently enrolled in a college or university program, pursuing a degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills, with keen attention to detail.

-Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) –

-Passion for storytelling, media relations, and staying up to date on industry trends.

– Proficiency in social media platforms.

– Ability to work independently and collaborate within a team environment.

– Availability to work 15-20 hours per week.

-Must be willing to work in the South Shore PR office located in Michigan City, Indiana.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing samples demonstrating their communication skills. Applications without writing samples will not be considered. Please email South Shore President Jackie Thomas:

Hours Per Week:

15-20 hours per week, flexible schedule. Occasionally, evenings or weekends may be offered to support client events.

Here is Your First Lesson:

Even if you don’t meet ALL of the requirements, but you meet most of them, apply anyway! Read this article from the Harvard Business Review about applying when you don’t meet all of the requirements here.

Please reach out as soon as possible, as spots are limited!