2012 PR Graduate Schemes


The PR industry continues to grow and many agencies are seeing the value on running a formal grad scheme to attract the brightest and best new talent.

The ever-awesome Ben Cotton over at Social Web Thing has once again done a fantastic job of compiling a post on PR Graduate Schemes from some of the best agencies in the UK.

But with more competition than ever, you may need to differentiate yourself from the pack. Why not find out about volunteering with Bright One and you’ll be able to add that little extra to your CV that really shows you are one of the best!

And if you’re a PR agency looking to promote your grad scheme, just get in touch and we’ll add you to the list.

2012 PR Graduate Schemes

Blue Rubicon
Closes: 22 January 2012

Does not run a PR graduate scheme, but is open for internships all year round, many of which lead to permanent positions.

Chime Comms
Open: November

Open: November

Open: 1 December 2011

Fishburn Hedges
Closes: The deadline for the April 2012 intake is 12 December 2011 and the deadline for the September 2012 intake is 3 February 2012.

Operates a six month training scheme all year round. On completion of the Graduate Scheme the candidates performance will be reviewed and, if satisfactory, graduates will be considered for a permanent position.

Four Comms 
Closed: 31 January 2012

Hill & Knowlton 
Closed: 28 October 2011

Hotwire Group (encompassing Hotwire and Skywrite)
Open: November/December 2011
Closes: 30 January 2012

Ketchum Pleon: James Maxwell Programme
Closes: 30 March 2012

Lexis PR
Open: November 2011
Closes: 20th February

Speed Comms
Open: 30 November 2011
Closes: 19 January 2012