DM: "Sounds good to me. Even better that it's true."
One of many features that set DavisDenny apart from other communications firms is our ongoing intern program. DavisDenny employs full-time interns not just in the summer, but year-round.
Students (and graduates) from universities across the Southeast and beyond have worked and learned at DavisDenny. From the nearby schools of UAB, Alabama, and Auburn, to farther institutes such as Sewanee, LSU, and the Universities of Georgia and Kansas, our interns have brought a wide range of backgrounds and experience.
Since she earned her stripes as a DavisDenny intern in 2000, Dana McGough now manages our ongoing intern program, and interviews candidates several times a year. For the record, she started doing so in 2004.
"It's a highly competitive opportunity, so the smart applicants get in touch with us well in advance."
Dana goes on, "One of the first things I tell our interns is that they're not going to be just getting someone's coffee every day. That's insulting to them, and insulting to me - I can get my own coffee."
"We pay our interns because they work full-time. They go to meetings, they have projects, and they are subject to real world deadlines."
Applicants who can maintain a 40-hour work week are preferred, since they will be working as actual employees. During their tenure they can benefit from experience in public relations, media buying, event coordination, research, and many other areas of the communication business.
There is some coffee fetching, after all - just as much as they need in the morning.