Corporate Relations Internship at Principal

The Principal Financial Group is currently seeking a Corporate Relations Intern to join the team in our Des Moines, IA corporate headquarters. This is an outstanding opportunity for students majoring in Public Relations, Journalism or Communications to join a Fortune 500 company! This internship will begin part-time in January 2014 with the opportunity to work full-time from Mid-May to Mid-August. Additionally there is the possibility for part-time employment through the fall 2014 semester. As an intern in our Corporate Relations area, responsibilities include writing articles and information for our intranet; writing, editing and proofing publications; writing news releases, and organizing special events.

Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or a related field. Students must be entering their junior or senior year to be considered for this opportunity, and preference is given to applicants with at least a 3.0 GPA. Previous experience in a public relations environment/internship and involvement with related student organizations is preferred. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and creativity. Candidates must also be able to manage multiple projects and work well in a team. Strong consideration will be given to students who are able to extend their experience, on a part-time basis, in the fall of 2014.

Direct link to position: for requisition # 215298!