Fall 2014 Communications and Research Internship - The Rendon Group



Organization Information

The Rendon Group is a leading international strategic communications firm with experience planning and managing strategic and tactical communications programs in 91 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. With The Rendon Group, our clients benefit from the sophistication of our relationships, products, and trusted expertise from 30 years of experience working on complex global communications challenges in over 98 countries.

TRG clients depend on our cultural acumen and geopolitical savvy in a wide array of cultural and political environments from the austere to the modern. We work end-to-end campaigns for our customers and are equipped to achieve every strategic effect possible. We have planned and executed complex, global, multi-channel campaigns for dozens of clients.

Our body of experiential knowledge is based on three decades of executing communications programs, informed by research into new innovations at the edge of the influence spectrum.

Our strategies are game-changing. We have influenced outcomes in our clients’ most critical operations and helped fulfill their vision and capacity with regard to strategic communications.

Our strategists maintain vigilance on behalf of our customers, offering an unparalleled level of situational awareness and insight. We deliver real-time information, the most up-to-date analysis, and targeted strategies for executing high-impact campaigns.

Our monitoring and measurement techniques, analytical tools, in-house talent, and global network have consistently delivered transformative outcomes for our clients. To learn more about the Rendon Group please visit http://www.rendon.com/.


Job Responsibilities

Interns will assist in projects by conducting extensive research, attending meetings, and providing media analysis and monitoring. Interns may spend their time working on one specific project or supporting several programs. We encourage interns to write and publish blog posts on our website and topics can focus on a range of social and geopolitical issues related to global communications. Interns are also given the opportunity to attend speaking events in the DC area that focus on the Rendon Group’s areas of interest.


Job Qualifications

The candidate should be reliable, comfortable with deadlines, and possess excellent research and computer skills. The candidate should be self-motivated, demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks, and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. The candidate should have knowledge of recent worldwide events and the ability to demonstrate an understanding of foreign affairs.


Job Environment

Expected start date is in September but is flexible for the right applicant. Fall internships are for 16-20 hours per week. Hours and days are flexible and can easily be arranged around the intern’s schedule. Interns will be assigned a workspace at our Washington, DC office and most work will be executed there, though there is the possibility of working remotely on occasion. At the end of the internship the intern will receive a stipend.


How to apply

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter. Writing samples are also encouraged. Please visit http://www.rendon.com/contact/ to apply and address any questions to bbodnar@rendon.com.