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Want to be a Ketchum Summer Fellow? Game On!

So, how does a company that gets 2,000 plus internship applications go about selecting the best, most qualified candidates out of the pack?

Historically Ketchum has relied heavily on past internship experience as the primary selection criteria for our Summer Fellow Program. And while this strategy has proven very successful, we couldn’t help but wonder, were we using the best method to identify top talent? Was our selection process enabling us to see beyond a resume? Was our selection method limiting us from broadening and diversifying our talent pool?

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New Kid on the Blog: Insights From a Summer Fellow

Ketchum recently became my new home when I made the move from the publishing industry. My move – one from Johns Hopkins University (where I studied English) and the book-filled floors of my first internship at HarperCollins – felt comparable to another move I was making… a native, never-left-the-West-Coast, Californian’s heading to New York. I was entering unfamiliar grounds, and it was both daunting and tantalizing.

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