The winner will receive $2,500 ($1,000 upon winning award and $1,500 upon start date of internship) and a three-month paid internship in one of Edelman’s U.S. offices (to be determined by Edelman and winner). The runner-up receives $500 and an opportunity to interview for a position at one of Edelman’s U.S. offices. The checks for each recipient will be payable to the recipients’ university for use on his or her behalf, and can only be used to directly fund the winner’s educational pursuits. For more information, visit the Edelman website.
Applicants must be PRSSA members. Judges will look for the following in the application:
To apply, submit the following materials in a one-inch, three-ring binder:
Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. All application materials must be postmarked by Feb. 1, 2013.
Send all materials to:
Edelman Daniel J. Edelman/PRSSA Award
200 East Randolph Drive, 63rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
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