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Strategic Communications Internship

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About the Opportunity:

The Strategic Communications practice of FTI Consulting is one of the world's most highly regarded communications consultancies. With more than 25 years’ of experience advising management teams through their communications needs, our teams of Consultants work closely with the businesses they advise by developing strategies to enhance, develop and defend their reputation and market share through the way they communicate with stakeholders and the public. Proactively positioning clients and building their public stories is key to our day-to-day work and being on-hand with tested solutions and advice for crisis points is where our expertise adds value to the businesses we work with.

We have over 700 strategic communications consultants in more than 25 key markets and 14 countries around the world, with plans to grow further. We combine global reach with critical local knowledge. Our Consultants work with teams and their clients in London, with many projects offering the opportunity to gain exposure to businesses across the globe.

We look for ambitious and dynamic graduates to join us an intern. The internship would last for a minimum of a month and is available to applicants all year round. Our London-based programme gives interns the opportunity to gain exposure to a specific industry sector team, which includes financial services, retail and consumer, industrials, digital, natural resources, energy, public affairs, real estate, professional services, technology media telecoms (TMT) and life sciences. We will provide a unique insight and overview of all your possible career paths within the Strategic Communications practice.

Our unique structure also provides interns with constant exposure to senior colleagues and client representatives from day one. Interns have the chance to gain exposure to an incredibly diverse roster of clients, from fast-growing start-ups to FTSE 100 industry leaders.

FTI Consulting

What do you get when you combine deep financial, forensic, economic, technology and communications experience with extensive industry expertise throughout the world? You get FTI Consulting.

Types of work you will be involved in:

  • Research tasks for existing clients/pitch proposals.
  • Summary/analytical tasks, gauging audience and communications impact.
  • Press release writing.
  • Coverage round-ups and analysis.
  • Contributing to the development of creative communication campaigns.
  • Managing events.
  • Calls with journalists and sell-side analysts – selling in press releases.

In addition to the experience you will gain, we offer:


  • A competitive salary.
  • Industry specialist team, allowing you to gain in-depth knowledge.
  • Training and development opportunities.

In addition, there will be regular learning and development opportunities working alongside leading advisers in the industry and with specialist client teams. You will also have the opportunity to take part in the mentoring programme. To make sure that you get the most out of the internship you will be supported throughout the scheme by your performance coach and buddies in addition to your Human Resources team.

What we look for:

  • A desire to work in Communications.
  • Projected 2:1 degree (or equivalent) and the equivalent of ABB at A-Level.
  • Some relevant work experience.
  • Outstanding communication and people skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Teamwork.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Proactivity and initiative taking.

We also want our Consultants to be enthusiastic about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Consultants who can demonstrate flexibility and prove their ability to succinctly grasp and summarise complex issues to their peers and clients are essential to our business.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • London
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