Communications Intern

Posted On: February 14, 2024

Media-Related Internship

Media Organization: Sylvain

Company Description

SYLVAIN is a strategy and design consultancy that provokes progress 
for companies, people, and society at large. We believe when commerce and culture unite, real progress is possible. Founded in
 2010, SYLVAIN is a member of kyu Collective, a group of independently-led companies that share a similar mission. We have offices in New York City, Richmond, VA, Los Angeles, CA, and Amsterdam, NL.

Learn more about us at our website, or follow us on Instagram. And check out more of our thinking on our weekly newsletter: Progress Report, and our podcast: Critical Nonsense.

Job Description


Cultural + Industry Research: Finding, surfacing, and organizing interesting links, articles, research reports, Tiktoks, and beyond, in order to help stimulate the team and drive thought leadership development.

Owned Content: Participating in the maintenance of and new ideas for SYLVAIN’s owned content, including our social media channels, newsletter and newspapers for Progress Report, Critical Nonsense, annual impact report, and our client communications newsletter.

Presentation Development: Creating engaging stories for presentations by SYLVAIN leadership on public stages around the world. You’ll work alongside brand strategists, designers and others to bring these stories to life with a clear and compelling narrative, supported by research and resonant cultural references and brand examples.

Thought Leadership: Brainstorming for, writing and editing opinion editorials, crafting discussion guides for company panels and roundtables, and drafting copy for interviews, Q&As, and commentary.

Press Research + Outreach: Seeking out new places for us to show up in the world, including events/conferences, podcasts, publications, and awards competitions.

Case Study Management: Working with the New Business team, as well as strategists and designers, to craft and refine project case studies that can exist on our website, social media, newsletters, and beyond.

Pay: $20 per hour

To Apply

There are 4 stages to our candidate selection process.
By Feb 16th: Apply through our career page ( and share your interest in SYLVAIN
Feb 21st-23rd: Selected candidates will be invited to join an optional, but highly recommended virtual information session to meet us, learn more about the internship, and learn about the case assignment
Feb 23rd-Mar 1st: Complete a communication case assignment to show us how you think
Mar 7th-8th: Final round candidates will be invited for an interview to get to know you
Mar 14th: Receive our decision over email