Open Positions

Summer Internship 2024: NY Health

Location: New York

Finn Partners is seeking rising stars to join our 2024 intern cohort with the growing New York Health Group this summer. If you are interested in working alongside some of the best and brightest in the industry to make a meaningful impact across the health ecosystem and a positive difference in the world, then an internship with the FINN Partners NY Health Group may be right for you!

The NY Health Summer internship offers a chance to collaborate closely with top health communicators who are enthusiastic about lending their expertise and guiding the next generation of PR practitioners. This is an ideal opportunity for someone eager to make a difference and begin building critical skills toward a career in public relations. Program details are below.

  • This is an 8-week (June 3 – July 26), paid program that will provide you with tangible and hands-on experiences to begin building your career; the position could involve a remote or hybrid arrangement with in-office presence on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Throughout the program, interns will participate in a capstone project, working together to build a bespoke campaign at the culmination of the program
  • Interns will be immersed in the NY Health team and FINN culture, actively participating in client teams and supporting various projects across accounts, new business ventures, and essential tasks that lay the groundwork for success.
  • Interns will have access to professional development opportunities in the form of training, seminars, lunch and learns, and mentorship from senior leaders who will provide best-in-class guidance on applying our skills to support and grow our business

NY Health PR Interns will:

  • Support biopharma, biotech and leading healthcare organizations
  • Learn the ropes of account and client management
  • Produce strong, well-researched written content
  • Engage in media relations by developing and pitching story ideas
  • Support the development of social media content

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and compile daily or weekly media clips for the team and clients
  • Research key client issues to develop landscape analysis, media insights and thought leadership opportunities
  • Draft written materials such as press releases and advisories, contributed articles, briefing documents, etc.
  • Support media relations, including the creation of media lists, pitches, interview prep materials and coverage reports
  • Support monthly reporting to clients across activities, KPIs, and other aspects of scopes
  • Foundational  activities such as project trackers, agendas, recaps, activity reports (to support financial management)
  • General account support, including coordinating internal and client calls and other tasks as assigned
  • Support research for new business proposals

Our ideal teammate:

  • Goes above and beyond: Strong problem-solving skills and a personal commitment to enhancing efficiency and exceeding expectations, benefiting both the agency and its clients
  • Shoots to amaze: self-initiated behavior that takes accountability and responsibility and acts proactively; willingness to raise their hand for new challenges and come to the table with new ideas
  • Has curiosity: Possesses a strong desire to immerse yourself in the health sector and deepen your understanding and knowledge of public relations
  • Is passionate about making a difference: Dedicate your time to a cause larger than yourself – our role is to provide patients, caregivers, and HCPs with valuable information
  • Thinks outside of the box: Curious, open-minded and never satisfied with the status quo; always looking for ways to improve and optimize for our team and clients
  • Work hard, play nice: friendly, driven, curious, excited, eager to learn and have a positive attitude

Skills we look for:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Docs, Sheets, Slides
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of social media tools and design platforms such as Canva, LinkedIn, X/Twitter, TikTok, Instagram
  • Keen interest in a career in public relations, journalism, public affairs, or communications and marketing

This is your moment. You’ve put in the work. Now is your chance to hit the ground running. If you’re a rising star passionate about communications, apply to ignite your impact.

Anticipated Salary: $16/hour 

Finn Partners is the fastest-growing integrated marketing firm in the United States and was recently named “2023 Global Health Agency of the Year” and has been awarded “Best Agencies to Work For” for four consecutive years by PRovoke, the PR industry’s de facto authority. We offer a collaborative, non-hierarchical environment and an opportunity to grow, share your ideas, expand your mind, and empower your career.

Come join us! #LI-AB1