Fall Internship: Public Affairs

Posted July 9, 2021

New York City

SKDK, the Holmes Report’s 2019 Public Affairs Agency of the year – is seeking interns to join our public affairs team for a full-time, paid internship for Fall 2021. Candidates must have full-time availability, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated interest in public relations, Democratic politics, media, digital work and communications. Ideal candidates will have strong writing and research skills, social media experience, an understanding of media and the ability to handle multiple projects at once.

The SKDK internship program aims to be more than just another agency experience. We lean into our heritage of working with progressive advocates, democratic leaders and top organizations making a change around the world, and our values as the consultants they trust, to bring students and rising professionals an opportunity they simply can’t get anywhere else.

SKDK interns work closely with account teams for clients including political and advocacy campaigns, leading nonprofits and some of the world’s largest corporations and foundations to help them craft and execute communications strategies. They’ll learn the fundamentals of PR and media relations, take part in SKDK’s professional development curriculum, and have opportunities to learn and network with professionals making a difference every day.

Interested? Applications are now open! Application review will be ongoing until positions are filled for Fall 2021.

Please send your resume, writing samples and references to

SKDKnickerbocker is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to its clients. SKDKnickerbocker is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, ancestry, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other protected category under local, state or federal law.