Summer Intern: Copywriter

April 8, 2019
Buffalo, NY
Job Type
Salary Range
paid internship


Are you an aspiring copywriter interested in spending time with the Mower Buffalo Creative team?


We know you’re smart, talented and probably a heck of a nice person. But do you have drive, dedication and an undying passion to do great work? In short, can you walk the talk? If so, we’d like to, well, talk to you.


But be warned: we get a fair amount of applications, so give us a good idea of who you are and where you want to go. And don’t forget to show us a wicked good portfolio.


Are you an aspiring copywriter who can say:

  • Yes, I possess strong wordsmithing skills
  • Yes, I’m passionate about the field of copywriting for advertising
  • Yes, I’d like to experience what it’s like to write for local and national clients
  • Yes, working alongside experienced art directors and copywriters sounds like a dream

If you answered yes to the above questions, we may be looking for you.


Internship Details:

  • Candidates must be entering junior or senior year of college undergraduate program, or actively enrolled in graduate program.
  • English, Creative Writing, Advertising, Communication and similar majors preferred.
  • Internship is part-time and paid. Typical work week is 16-20 hours for three months.


How to Apply:

If you think you have what it takes, get your application materials ready!

Send your resume and portfolio for application to Sarah and Jillian at: and

Deadline for summer 2019 semester internships: Friday, April 26, 2019.


About an internship at Mower:

This opportunity will provide resume-building experience with a nationally recognized agency, as well as offer insight into how agencies operate. Interns will have the opportunity to provide support for a number of the Buffalo Creative team’s top clients, including the WNY Ford Dealers, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, National Fuel as well as a range of pro-bono clients. From creative concept development and to execution to understanding design/advertising realities, your semester with Mower’s creative team awaits.

Creative Internship responsibilities include:

  • Working with other departments and other interns to complete assignments
  • Participating in concepting sessions with copywriters and art directors
  • Taking creative direction from art directors and copywriters
  • Making client revisions to existing materials
  • Preparing creative materials for meetings and client presentations
  • Shadowing employees to learn the basics of advertising creative
  • Supporting department members by conducting photo searches, online research,
    as needed

Please respond by April 26 to be considered for the summer opening. Select applicants will be contacted for an in-person interview at Mower. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


About Mower:

Mower is an integrated marketing communications agency with specialized expertise in consumer advertising, business-to-business marketing, public relations and public affairs, brand promotion and digital/direct/relationship marketing. With offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany and New York, N.Y.; Boston, M.A.; Charlotte, N.C.; Cincinnati, O.H., and Atlanta, G.A., Mower serves clients throughout the United States. Mower also serves many of its clients through thenetworkone, the world’s largest independent network of advertising, creative, digital, media and marketing agencies covering 65 countries. Mower belongs to the American Association of Advertising Agencies and IPREX, a worldwide partnership of independent public relations firms. Mower has 200+ professionals agency-wide. Visit for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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