2022 Summer Internship Program

Abernathy MacGregor, a leading strategic communications advisor, is providing paid summer internship opportunities in our New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. offices. This 10-week summer program is focused on providing insight into the world of strategic communications through introductions to our key practice areas, the opportunity to work with client teams on intricate, business critical issues and training on the advanced tools and practices that power our business. An Abernathy MacGregor internship will provide participants with the skills, insights and knowledge to understand the highly complex, dynamic and interconnected world we live in.

We are looking for diverse backgrounds and skillsets, but with interests in strategic communications, the media, business/finance, politics and regulatory affairs, law, strategy, and problem-solving. Strong candidates will be skilled writers and analytical thinkers who are interested in learning how we help our clients achieve business goals across the various sectors and industries in which we practice.

The program is expected to begin June 6, 2022 and continue through August 12, 2022. Over the course of the summer, interns will be exposed to our firm and industry through practical trainings, performing complex research, getting plugged into client teams and through participating in seminars.

Responsibilities could include:

  • Create media lists and editorial calendars
  • Track firm’s clients in the media
  • Research prospective clients, current clients and client competitors
  • Proofread, edit press releases, memos, presentations and other documents created for clients
  • Monitor and analyze breaking news and changes in stock prices of particular companies
  • Collect and summarize SEC filings and analyst reports
  • Help to organize logistical aspects of corporate announcements
  • Take part in strategy and brainstorm sessions as well as trainings
  • Work as a group with intern colleagues to complete a research project on a timely subject, presenting findings to the entire firm
  • Support entire office, from receptionist to Managing Director

To Apply

Please email a cover letter and your resume to InternshipProgram@abmac.com as soon as possible before January 31, 2022. We will review and accept applications on a rolling basis. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Please note that preference will be given to candidates who will have completed at least the junior year of their bachelor’s degree by the start of the program.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

About Abernathy MacGregor

Abernathy MacGregor is a leading strategic communications advisor providing communications, engagement and advocacy expertise that helps clients build and preserve value, seize opportunities and solve problems in today’s highly complex, dynamic and interconnected world. Since 1984, the firm has provided superior, customized communications strategies and an intensely collaborative and high-energy commitment to its clients. Abernathy operates from offices in New York, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. and with a presence in Chicago. The firm is a founding member of AMO, which is the leading international network of strategic communications consultancies.

We serve our clients in the following areas: transaction communications; shareholder activism defense; crisis management; alternative investment communications and private equity; public affairs; corporate reputation/positioning and investor relations. We are consistently ranked as a leader within these disciplines.

Abernathy MacGregor is an equal opportunity employer. We value and welcome employees of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and viewpoints, including race, religion, national origin, gender identity and sexual orientation. We believe this diversity contributes meaningfully to the quality of the counsel we provide and enriches the culture of our firm.