Name of Company/Organization: Rubenstein Communications
Office Location: 7th and 50th, New York, NY
In-House or Agency? Agency
Type of PR: Entertainment
Size of PR Department: Medium
Semester and year you interned: Spring 2007
How did you find out about this internship? PRSSA career website
How many days a week did you work? Are they flexible? I worked 3 days from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M with even later nights/longer days during the Tribeca Film Festival. They were not flexible.
Was it a paid internship? It was not paid
What were some of the things you were responsible for? Clips, clips, and more clips. Researched media contacts, worked major events at the Tribeca Film festival, worked press office at TFF, daily memo with early morning deadline
What did you learn from this internship? Most importantly, I learned the fast pace of agency and events. I also learned how to work under pressure, make deadlines, speak with press, and gather clips.
What did you like about this internship? Working Tribeca! Meeting new people, getting the event experience and feeling challenged
What, if anything, did you dislike about the internship? The hours are not flexible
Would you recommend this internship to other PR students? Yes, if you can keep up.
Additional Comments/Advice: You need to be serious to take this internship!