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Intern - Public Relations

Bolingbrook, IL, USA
1000 Remington Blvd


Ulta Beauty (“Ulta”) is the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services.  Since opening its first store 28 years ago, The Company has grown to become the top national retailer providing All Things Beauty, All in One Place™.  Ulta offers more than 20,000 products from more than 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points.  Ulta also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring hair, skin, makeup and brow services.  Ulta is recognized for its commitment to personalized service, fun and inviting stores and its industry-leading ULTAmate Rewards loyalty program, which boasts over 30 million members.


Our internship program is designed to provide real-world experience that is directly related to your academic discipline and career goals and provide you a better understanding of career options for your degree.  Components of the program include:

  • Hands-on experience working as a member of a specific department and team.
  • Assigned projects to accelerate learning of key functions/process.
  • Cross-functional departmental exposures within the corporate office.
  • Tours and exposure to other business areas (e.g., stores, distribution center) to ensure full understanding of the company structure and strategy.
  • End of program presentation of project findings, and recommended course of action to executives. 


Work closely with team members, the intern’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with media monitoring flags and perform due diligence around media inquiries, as needed
  • Draft and edit media materials, including press releases, fact sheets, briefing documents and pitches
  • Support media pitching efforts and perform media outreach, under the direction of supervisor
  • Maintain and update department media lists and media outreach contacts
  • Execute the coordination and fulfillment of samples/products for mailings and editor requests
  • Assist with event planning; staffing and attending media events
  • Assist with planning and preparation for a large-scale editor event
  • Participate in brainstorms, team meetings and agency conference calls to ideate programming



  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and entering final year of school.  Would not exclude recent graduates from 2019.
  • Strong academic record.
  • Strong writing and decision-making abilities
  • Background in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
  • Ability to perform well under tight deadline
  • Interest in media relations
  • Previous work experience and involvement with on-campus organizations or activities.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment and interact with management level personnel.
  • Ability to work in our Bolingbrook office during core business hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. 
  • Ability to commit during the months of June – August 2019.


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