Strategic Communications + Healthcare Internship – Chicago (Fall 2019)

Employer Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock
Location Chicago, IL
Type Internship
Contact information Sheila Biggs
Apply by August 30, 2019
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Posted on June 30, 2019


Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock is a strategic communications firm dedicated to helping leaders of health systems and health services companies succeed in high-stakes moments. It’s all we do. To learn more about our work, please visit our website at

We are seeking recent college graduates and graduate students interested in a full-time internship with one of the nation’s fastest-growing and top-ranked healthcare strategic communications and engagement firms. Qualified candidates will be recent college graduates pursuing a career in public relations, journalism, politics, or business or healthcare communications, or graduate students seeking an advanced degree in healthcare communications, healthcare policy or a related field.

This position provides a front-row seat to the healthcare communications industry, where interns will learn about:

The factors that most impact the lives of healthcare providers and patients throughout the country
Communications strategies to help providers through times of change, challenge or opportunity
Working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment across the country’s two healthcare capitals

In this position, interns can expect to:

Conduct independent research on industry trends, prospective clients and business opportunities in the Midwest
Draft client facing materials, such as press releases, memos and talking points
Monitor client and industry media coverage
Attend internal meetings and brainstorming sessions
Other work-related tasks as assigned

Qualified candidates must write well, present well, demonstrate professionalism, and work well in a high-stakes campaign environment with our eclectic team.

Candidates who are eager to learn, have an interest in the healthcare industry and have a thirst to contribute instead of observe are encouraged to apply. All internships are paid, and the position is for our location in Chicago, IL.

To apply, send a resume, writing sample and cover letter to Sheila Biggs at