As London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for employers to help with staff housing costs in London, Golin is to offer paid flat shares and help with London living expenses to those selected for its paid internship scheme.
PR graduate Chris Bennett, account director at Finn PR, describes how a placement kick started his career and offers some practical advice on how to secure a PR internship.
Abi Morris graduated with a degree in Media and Communication, then faced the problem of getting her foot on the career ladder. A love of film – and an animated plea for work experience – did the trick and she now has a permanent role at Limelight PR – who are now looking for another graduate trainee.
Golin has today launched an internship that pays you not to come to work, as it aims to make the PR, marketing and media sector more representative. The Unternship offers a fresh approach to recruiting that casts aside the traditional CV; instead, prospective candidates pitch a bite-sized idea for their two-month adventure in the most creative way possible.