Russell Herder Intern
Internship position with Russell Herder in Minneapolis
Job posted April 4, 2023
About The Role
About the job
Spend your summer working alongside Russell Herder’s team of experienced creative, digital, social, content, and account services professionals. Throughout the duration of this internship, talented college juniors, seniors and recent graduates will have the opportunity to learn more about agency life while contributing to real life projects. If you’re interested in pursuing creative work, social media, strategy, writing, graphic design, video or client services, we’d love to hear from you!
Our internship program provides rising college juniors, seniors and recent college graduates with the opportunity to work hands on alongside experienced industry professionals. Throughout their full-time assignment, interns are mentored by agency talent, while assisting in real-life industry work. Project goals will be discussed, and interns will receive feedback throughout their journey with the goal of learning and experiencing agency life along the way. Applications for 2023 summer internships will be accepted until April 21.
WHAT WILL THIS INTERNSHIP ENTAIL?
Broadly speaking, this internship will include goal setting, working to achieve those goals through tasks assigned by your mentor, and an evaluation at the end of your time at RH. Along the way, you’ll have access to experienced professionals who love talking about their work, and who harbor plenty of agency knowledge.
WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?
For starters, our internship program is designed for college juniors and seniors, as well as recent college graduates. As importantly, we are looking for candidates with innate curiosity, willingness to dig deep and learn, and a professional mindset.
IS THIS INTERNSHIP PAID?
Yes. We value your time and will to pay you accordingly as an intern; however, Russell Herder expects professional work, best efforts, and a willingness to learn in return.
WILL I BE HIRED AFTER THIS INTERNSHIP?
An internship provides the opportunity for us to get to know each other, meaning we focus on enhancing your skill set while determining our potential needs as a company. While some interns have become employees after completing internship, this is determined on an individual basis.
WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR IN POTENTIAL CANDIDATES?
We’re looking for a candidate with a certain je ne sais quoi. We want you to demonstrate curiosity, an eagerness to learn, a passion to help others, and be a team player; however, there’s plenty more we’re looking for, and there’s not a “one-size-fits-all” answer. If you’re curious and eager to help, that’ll be a great start.
WHAT WILL I TAKE AWAY FROM THIS INTERNSHIP?
You’ll gain countless technical skills and insights. Overall, you’ll be able to learn about the power of professionalism, understand what it means to be a B-Corp, and fulfill our mission of creating work that matters. Plus, not to brag, but you’ll get to meet great people.
WHY RUSSELL HERDER?
For almost 40 years, Russell Herder has been a driving force in the Minneapolis agency scene. We’re a woman-led agency, a Certified B-Corp, working with clients to fulfill our mission of creating work that matters. We are passionate about our work and dedicated to our principles and hire hardworking individuals who reflect a similar mindset. Better question is: Why not Russell Herder?
COOL, I’M INTERESTED IN APPLYING. WHAT DOES THE INTERVIEW PROCESS LOOK LIKE?
First step: Complete your application and submit by the April 21st deadline. We’ll be reviewing applications through a selective process, looking for applicants based on our needs. Once we’ve determined who we’ll be moving forward with, we will notify everyone of next steps. If you are a finalist, we recommend brushing up on Russell Herder (Hint: Snoop around our brand beautiful new website) and preparing for an interview. This is a competitive, selective process, and if you are not selected this round, we recommend applying again once you gain additional experience.
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