NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-NY) announced today that it is seeking partners in the tri-state New York area who can offer internships in investor relations, public relations or corporate communications in the summer of 2015.
NIRI-NY is the sponsor of the NIRI-NY 9/11 Logler Memorial Internship Program, which provides meaningful summer internship opportunities to relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks. The program is dedicated in memory of chapter member Elizabeth (Beth) Logler, Vice President-Investor Relations of eSpeed, who lost her life in the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Since dedicating the program, NIRI-NY has successfully placed interns with a number of leading companies in the greater New York City area, including Acorda Therapeutics, Acquire Media, Altria, BGC Partners, Burson-Marsteller, Capital Bridge, Catalyst Global, Delphi Financial, EDGAR Online, Hain Celestial, Henry Schein, theIRapp, PepsiCo, and Veeco Instruments.
"NIRI-NY remains committed to helping the family members of the 9/11 victims and first responders, many of whom are now young adults in college,” said Patrick Tracey, President of NIRI-NY and Senior Vice President, Business Development at Computershare. “In partnership with our internship providers and the recognized 9/11 charity Tuesday's Children, we are proud to help these students as they begin their careers."
If you or your company has the ability to offer a paid summer internship in investor relations, public relations or corporate communications, please email Mark Kinarney, Corporate Access Associate at Credit Suisse and board member of NIRI-NY, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NIRI-NY, the founding chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), is also the largest chapter with approximately 400 members in the tri-state area. Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization. For more information, visit www.niriny.org and the chapter Twitter feed at @niri-ny.