APCO's internship program seeks to provide students with valuable and substantive work experience and strives to involve the interns in all aspects of a communications consultancy. APCO's interns become integral team members on a multitude of accounts, providing critical support while learning more about the industry as a whole.
While intern responsibilities vary between projects, they typically include research, writing and various client support. The interns are also encouraged to attend practice group, staff and brainstorm meetings, as well as to get involved in the company's social events.
Overall, interns are encouraged to become an integral part of the company and of any project team, and every effort is made to ensure their experience at APCO is a substantive and positive one.
Interns at APCO’s Singapore office will be responsible for supporting consultants on various existing and upcoming projects. Specific responsibilities may include the following:
- Online research and reports on media, markets, stakeholders, and policies
- Drafting presentation materials
- Database development (researching relevant media contacts and compiling lists for various industries and accounts)
- Call-ups including pitches
- Event coordination support
- Bachelor or Master’s degree in progress
- Relevant educational or previous intern experience
- Ability to write clearly and succinctly
- Ability to research effectively
- Ability to organize and multi-task project work
- Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as to work independently
- Self-motivated and professionally presented
- Familiarity with Microsoft office software
We are currently searching for interns available from August 2020. Please include your availability in your cover letter (time period and the number of days available per week).
APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations act with agility, and build organizational reputations, brands, relationships and solutions to succeed.
APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business.
Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure impact through our curiosity, insights and diverse expertise.
Our clients benefit from APCO leaders who have the pulse of the dynamically changing global environment that defines the marketplace; the first-hand experience of having faced significant issues or opportunities; the ability to harness the power of data, insights and technology; and the passion to deliver unparalleled results.
Our expertise and integrated approach enable us to provide a full range of services, across industry sectors and global markets, allowing us to offer effective counsel and programs for boards of directors and CEOs. We meet the evolving needs of executives and their teams in communications, public affairs, government relations, legal, risk, organizational transformation, international relations, corporate responsibility and brand marketing.
We measure success in the transformations we help to catalyze, our clients’ impact on society and their continued profitable growth.
APCO in Southeast Asia
From our hub in Singapore and offices throughout the region, APCO’s Southeast Asia team works with leading clients, including multinational companies, international organizations, governments and NGOs. We offer regional insights to help these organizations navigate the diverse markets in the region. We have strong expertise and extensive experience serving the ICT, health care, finance and food, consumer, product & retail sectors. We have also been a preferred partner of new emerging technologies including those in artificial intelligence, drones and crypto technology.
APCO is a full-service consultancy offering solutions and opportunities to our clients in the region, ranging from government relations, strategic communications, media management, market access, digital and advisory services.