The PR Fundamentals Internship Programme aims to foster a pool of talented and innovative individuals who can be identified and engaged by the Public Relations industry.

Throughout the 12-month programme Interns shall participate in a mixed environment of classroom and apprenticeship learning. This approach ensures that interns are optimally prepared as PR professionals both theoretically and practically.

Classroom Learning

Classes shall be held everyday for the Interns in the first week of the program and subsequently as expedient. This is in addition to regular on the job training. Lectures by staff experts and discussions emphasizing the fundamental skills of public relations are part of class activities.

Apprenticeship Learning

Interns will spend most period of their internship as integral member of Account Teams gain exposure to every facet of the Public Relations business. Through this experience Interns shall be educated on the fundamental skills of public relations: e.g. writing, media monitoring, media relations, electronic media, special event planning, new business presentation and more.

Those who display aptitude and interest for thought leadership may be posted to the Research and Planning Department which focuses on developing PR insights, innovation and quality assurance for C&F Porter Novelli clients and the agency as a whole.

Programme Timeline

The PR Fundamentals Internship Programme runs for a period of 12-month commencing in February. The classroom and apprenticeship segments shall be hosted at C&F Porter Novelli’s Lagos office in Lekki Phase 1.

Programme dates, deadline for submission and topics for the written tests can be downloaded from the Career section on our website at: Application Form and Downloads

Interns shall be paid a stipend during their internship.