Women looking to enter public relations, rejoice. The career field looks promising for you.
According to a recent CareerCast report, public relations made the list of the 10 best careers for women. The company reported the industry’s annual median salary was more than $95,000, with a 13 percent projected growth in positions. Event planning, as well as advertising and promotions management, also made the list of top careers.
InternMatch conducted an internship survey recently, and found that marketing, PR and advertising make up the trifecta for most students seeking internships. Nearly 36 percent said they look for communications internships. Nearly 42 percent of PR and marketing internship seekers are female.
If you fall into these popular categories, this week’s featured job listing could help you launch your communications career.
TomTom is looking for a PR intern in its Massachusetts office.
Anyone who uses a GPS device or sport watch might recognize TomTom: The company’s real-time traffic information is available in 46 countries, and its maps are used in 126 countries.
Candidates should have critical thinking skills and be confident about taking initiative with their ideas. “Being curious, taking risks and challenging the norm are all part of who we are,” the company’s listing states.
The internship gives one candidate the opportunity to work with TomTom’s global sports and drive businesses, so an understanding of technology and knowledge of how to create brand ambassadors are essential to being the right fit for the position.
Interested candidates should also be prepared for an “exciting and challenging” internship. The listing promises hopefuls it will “be anything but dull.”
It’s not the only PR internship available for communication industry hopefuls. FleishmanHillard is looking for a PR and digital analytics intern in New York City, Edelman is seeking a technology PR intern in Seattle, and UpOut has an opening for a PR, marketing and social media intern in San Francisco.
Not the job for you? See what else we have in this week’s professional pickings: