What You Learn While Interning at a Strategic Communications Firm
Briana Bryant • November 21, 2023
In order to prepare the next generation of communications professionals, it is important to create inspiring opportunities for budding journalists or PR students to consider careers in our field. By highlighting exciting opportunities, the power of storytelling, use of creativity, and more, we work to motivate high school and college students to pursue meaningful careers in communication fields. Here are several ways an NP Strategy internship prepares and inspires students to pursue a career in strategic communications.
Guiding Growth Through Internships
Mentorship and internships play a pivotal role in shaping aspiring professionals in any field. Communications internship programs like NP Strategy’s provide invaluable guidance and hands-on experience, bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world application. By helping solve everyday business challenges, students and young professionals are empowered to apply their skills in meaningful ways with the support of a network of experts.
Harness Tech-Savvy Skills
The digital age has created a new era of communication, offering innovative storytelling methods such as podcasts, interactive multimedia, virtual reality, and social media campaigns. Having grown up during the advent of social media, emerging pros today hold an innate knowledge of technology and can harness their unique skills to help reach broader audiences and drive meaningful change. Often, NP Strategy interns have the opportunity to plan or support client social media campaigns, gaining experience in the full range of research, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Cultivating Innovation through a Culture of Curiosity
Fostering a culture that values curiosity, critical analysis and truth-seeking is a core pillar of our values at NP Strategy, and is essential for inspiring future pros to become change makers. Encouraging emerging practitioners to question, analyze and seek the “why” behind the “what” equips them with skills to challenge the status quo. Cultivating an environment that nurtures intellectual curiosity ensures a continuous flow of innovation and new perspectives.
NP Strategy believes strongly in the role our team can play in showcasing the impact and reach of our profession. By exposing students to our field, we aim to create an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents of the next generation.
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