Internship Spotlight: Quinn and Co.

Name of Company/Organization: Quinn and Co.

Office Location: Manhattan

Was it  In-House or Agency? Agency

Type of PR: Travel/Real Estate/Food, Wine and Spirit

Size of PR Department: Medium

Semester and Year you Interned:  Spring 2008

How did you find out about this internship? Professor Geyer & Professor Frisina

How many days a week did you work?  Are they flexible? Two and a half days a week, they were flexible.

Was it a paid internship? YES! It was paid.

What  were some of the things you were responsible for? Building media lists, clippings, research, writing pitches/press releases.

What did you learn from this internship? I learned a lot more about writing and the difference between writing pitches and press releases.

What did you like about this internship? Everyone is very nice and approachable! They stick to the 9-5 rule, you are out exactly at 5 everyday!

What, if anything, did you dislike about the internship? My one complaint is that there are some days that area  little slow because people are so organized there and they are on top of their work.

Would you recommend this internship to other PR students? Yes

Additional Comments/Advice: Whether or not you want to do travel/real estate PR, this is a GREAT internship. You will have A LOT of stuff to put in your portfolio by the end of your internship.

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