What's next for you?

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As one of the world’s largest privately-held agencies, Ruder Finn fosters a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurism that is singular in today’s communications world. Our unique culture of pursuing what’s next is built on the following values:


the more points of view the better
for knowledge as well as for achievement
because you're never really taking risks if you never fail

we put excellence before seniority
great thinking starts with hearing what's possible
it gives us the freedom to pursue what's next

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We’re committed to delivering something special to attract outstanding talent ... like you!


what’s next means always challenging our thinking, knowing there’s no limit to what we can achieve…


We are always seeking the new and better idea, exploring possibilities, unafraid to push the envelope. We never want to become complacent or accept the status quo, so we encourage creative freedom and an entrepreneurial environment.


What’s your edge? How do you differentiate yourself and your ideas? We are not an average PR agency, our service is not average, and we take pride in knowing that our people are anything but average.


We believe that passion and determination drive success. Our hunger for knowledge as well as achievement is at the core of what we do, because we realize that this inspires us to do outstanding work for great clients.


We strive to provide a supportive environment in which employees are encouraged to challenge themselves to reach their full potential. We put less emphasis on traditional hierarchical structures and boundaries, and focus on ensuring that our people have their voices heard and their visions achieved.




We provide all employees with comprehensive benefits including healthcare, 401(k) plans, commuter plans, life insurance, disability and more.

Work/Life Balance

We offer flexible work schedules, work from home capabilities, Summer Days and generous paid time off.


We know our employees’ juices flow better when they work on full stomachs, so we provide catered staff meetings, snacks and refreshments.


We offer a variety of health programs including discounted corporate gym memberships, wellness programs and the opportunity to join our company softball team.

Events & Outings

We foster the team environment both in and out of the office. Employees enjoy getting together for after-work cocktails and dinners. We also host many in-office “happy hours” and company-wide parties.


Our Development Edge initiative encompasses various programs highlighting personal and professional growth opportunities and abilities to further your career.

  • The Leadership Development program provides classroom and online courses that enhance leadership skills at all levels.
  • Our PR-Skills Excellence program incorporates courses designed to ensure talent has foundational and advanced PR knowledge for continued career progression and development.
  • Our Creativity and Innovation workshops keep people connected with the latest channels and technologies, support a collaborative culture, build our leadership capabilities and guide career development.
  • Our Mentoring Matters Program fosters relationships between employees and practice groups as well as an open collaborative environment for discussion, providing the opportunity to benefit from the advice of colleagues.

Our Global Exchange Program is a career development opportunity allowing employees to widen their exposure to international business practices, challenges and strategies by working on client projects in one of Ruder Finn’s global offices. By working alongside team members in offices around the world, the program offers a great way to enhance your career, immerse yourself within a foreign culture, and learn from new perspectives while taking in exciting new surroundings.

Executive Training &
Internship Programs

Looking to launch your post-college career and have a passion for communications? Our Executive Training Program is geared towards recent college graduates interested in pursuing a career in public relations, social media or digital creative and development. This paid program is offered three times per year at our New York City headquarters. Executive Trainees receive the opportunity to attend weekly learning and development classes, work alongside our best and brightest communications professionals on exciting client programs and attend networking events.
Learn more about our Executive Training Program

Looking for your next summer internship and interested in learning about the various aspects of public relations? Our 10-week paid summer internship program is a great opportunity for college students entering their junior and senior year to gain hands-on industry knowledge of public relations.
Apply to the Summer 2017 Internship Program