Looking for a media/PR intern for summer 2019!

Looking for a media/PR intern for summer 2019!


The Finnish Institute in London is looking for a media/PR intern for summer 2019.

DATES: 5 to 6 months starting June 2019.

YOUR TASKS: As our media/PR intern your role is to support the Institute’s communications and media efforts. This means for example:

  • Updating the Institute’s WordPress-website

  • Creating content and spreading it through our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Writing press releases in Finnish and English

  • Compiling reports on social media and web analytics

  • Assisting in the management of the Institute’s events and general office routines.



  • A team player with can do -attitude

  • Study background in eg. communications, journalism, English translation or English philology

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Good command of both Finnish and English

  • Some experience in the field of eg. communications, journalism, community management, PR or marketing through work experience or freetime activities

  • Curious mind and wide interest in the world and society

  • Multi-tasking and prioritising skills



  • A chance to learn about creating social media content for different target groups in Finland, Ireland and the UK

  • An insight into planning and executing communication campaigns

  • An opportunity to get involved in strategic communications by producing your own research paper during your internship  


FUNDING: The selected intern must be able to secure funding for the internship. Previous interns have secured funding for example through their universities, the Erasmus programme or the Finnish employment office (työelämävalmennus). The Institute is unable to accept interns without a source of funding. The Institute will, however, support the internship by supplying a monthly travel card for Transport for London (zones 1–2).

HOW TO APPLY: Submit this application form with your CV and portfolio by 14.2.2019. https://goo.gl/forms/PzS0KFULmMG5rihk2

QUESTIONS? Please email them to ninni.lehtniemi@fininst.uk.

Photo: Aino-Sofia Niklas-Salminen

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