Looking to jump-start your career in public relations? RH Strategic is thrilled to host its coveted fellowship program starting Summer 2023.

This isn’t just an internship. RH Strategic’s fellowship program is the first step in your rewarding, creative and passionate career in PR. Fellows accepted into our 12-week, immersive experience go on to support brands at the forefront of healthcare, technology, education, cybersecurity, energy, the environment and other world-changing industries.

As a fellow, you will gain communications, PR and professional workplace experience from seasoned practitioners over a 12-week program exploring various skills consistent with PR agency life.

Guided by a curriculum of practical skill- and best practice-building workshops, fellows are introduced to all functions of the PR agency, from client service and media engagement to marketing and content development.

It’s not sink or swim, either. We’ve got your back. Fellows are supported by dedicated mentors and is exposed to the day-to-day responsibilities of working in this field as well as receiving continuous feedback and coaching.

Apply to be part of our upcoming fellowship class and get set to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment for innovative technology companies
  • Flex writing skills through the development of pitches, social media, blog content and more
  • Participate in collaborative and inspiring brainstorms
  • Engage in weekly workshops with PR pros, on topics like:
    • Pitching and engaging with media
    • Compelling storytelling
    • Writing press releases and headlines
    • Coordinating paid media opportunities and strategy
  • Build relationships with colleagues, reporters and partners
  • Collaborate with other fellows in our D.C. and Seattle offices
  • Support marketing initiatives for clients and the firm
  • Lead a fellowship culminating project to be implemented by the firm

Pay and Benefits:

Fellows earn a $750 per week stipend for a period of 12 weeks. Fellows also receive three days of PTO to use through the duration of the fellowship program.


Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in a communications field, including journalism, public relations, marketing, etc. and show intent toward pursuing a career in communications through coursework and a previous internship or fellowship.

Summer fellows are required to join our Seattle and D.C. teams in a hybrid (in-office for at least three days each week and at-home) workplace environment.

Apply now! Apply now by sending your resume and (superbly written) cover letter to fellowships@rhstrategic.com.

We receive hundreds of applicants for each class. In your cover letter, tell us how you heard about RH Strategic and how you believe you can contribute to the team. (Pro tip: we’ll be looking at your cover letter to gauge your writing skills and ability to engage and inspire. So, bring it.)

RH Strategic is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will not be able to respond to every submission. No calls, recruiters, or offers for contract work, please.