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PR Internships Awards

To find out more about the PR Internships and Apprenticeships Awards, contact Neha.Khatwani@prca.org.uk

The deadline for entries is on Friday, 5th June. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London in July. We are monitoring Government restrictions closely and if we are unable to host the awards ceremony in July, we will host the ceremony virtually. 

There is a charge of £85+VAT per entry for all entrants, and this can be organised over email.

There  are four categories in total: Best Intern, Best Apprentice, Best Internship Programme, and Best Apprenticeships Employer.

How to enter:

Entries must be sent to Internshipsawards@prca.org.uk by 17:00 on Friday, 5th June. There is a charge of £85+VAT per entry for all entrants, and this can be organised over email.

Best Intern

To enter an intern for this category, the intern must complete an outline of their internship which should be no more than 600 words in length. The intern’s line manager is also required to complete a 300-word endorsement. Entries are open to anyone who interned between 1st May 2019 to 30th April 2020, and they do not need to currently be an intern. Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

·         Enthusiasm and dedication

·         Innovative and creative approach to their role

·         Contribution to team morale and ethos

·         Ownership of projects

·         Remember: all interns must be paid the Living Wage or London Living Wage in order to be entered for this award

 

Best Apprentice

To enter an apprentice for this category, the apprentice must outline their apprenticeship (including their day to day job and coursework). This should be no more than 600 words in length. The apprentice’s line manager or assessor is also required to complete a 300-word endorsement. Entries are open to anyone who is/was an apprentice between 1st May 2019 to 30th April 2020, they do not need to currently be an apprentice.  Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

·         Enthusiasm and dedication

·         Innovative and creative approach to their role

·         Contribution to team morale and ethos

·         Ownership of projects (at work and their coursework)

·         Must stay within 20% of target progress throughout their programme and provide evidence of this.

·         Remember: all apprentices must be paid the national minimum wage for their age in order to be entered for this award.

 

Best Internship Programme

Both PR agencies and in-house team may enter by providing an outline of their internship programme, which should be no more than 600 words in length. This will be judged based on the following criteria:

·         Programme planning and structure

·         Support the activities the interns have engaged in

·         Commitment to diversity and inclusion

·         Retention and evaluation

·         Remember: all internships must pay the Living Wage or London Living Wage in order to be entered for this award

The entry may be accompanied by a testimonial from current or past interns, which should be no longer than 300 words.

Best Apprenticeship Employer

Both PR agencies and in-house team may enter by providing an outline of their apprenticeship programme, which should be no more than 600 words in length. This will be judged based on the following criteria:

·         Integrated programme planning and structure (which includes additional off the job training for apprentices)

·         Support the activities the apprentices have engaged in

·         Commitment to diversity and inclusion

·         Retention and evaluation

·         Remember: employers must pay their apprentices the national minimum wage for their age in order to be entered for this award

The entry may be accompanied by a testimonial from current/past apprentices and mentor(s) which should be no longer than 300 words.

To find out more about the PR Internships and Apprenticeships Awards, contact Neha.Khatwani@prca.org.uk.