Media Zoo Academy Internship Scheme
27th November 2018 By Internships Team

Media Zoo London

Media Zoo is one of the UK’s leading communications companies with a blue chip client base. Headquartered in our own state-of-the-art offices next to Chelsea Harbour, we specialise in film, PR, learning, media training, digital marketing and design.

In 2017 and 2018 we won the UK’s Production Company of the Year and are ranked as one of the top thirty independent PR companies in the country. Our learning and design teams are second to none and our creatives are widely regarded as some of the best in the industry.

With over 100 awards over the last five years, and 100 multi media professionals on the staff, Media Zoo has the skills and resources to support our clients whatever their communications needs.


 Who we are looking for

The Media Zoo Academy is looking for outstanding, talented and ambitious graduates, postgraduates and students who want to launch their careers.  You’ll be self-motivated, team oriented and hungry to learn from those around you.  You’ll also have a desire to be accountable from day one.

You will have the opportunity to work with us for approximately 6 months on a variety of hands-on projects and enjoy real responsibility.  Each day will be a learning experience that will motivate and challenge you.

You will gain new skills and knowledge about business trends and issues by liaising directly with experts in their fields.


Our Teams

The teams you can work in are PR, Film or Learning & Development.  You will be supported by the team you work with and you’ll be given a clear development programme. 

Successful completion of the internship can lead to permanent employment at Media Zoo.


Media Zoo Scotland

The Media Zoo Academy is also looking for a graduate trainee to join our Glasgow team in our state of the art new office.  This is an amazing opportunity for someone who will enjoy joining a creative media agency at the start of its growth.

The new intern will be required to assist across all departments where each day will be a learning experience that will motivate and challenge you. The internship will last for approximately 6 months

Successful completion of the internship can lead to permanent employment at Media Zoo.


Media Zoo Academy Benefits

 You will receive a salary of £20,000 per annum.

In addition to your salary, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Breakfast at the Zoo! We have a wide selection of breakfast goodies for all employees and we cater for everyone’s dietary requirements. 
  • Media Zoo wants to make sure all staff have a good work/life balance and will give all full-time employees 25 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays) per year.
  • As a birthday treat, all full-time employees can take a paid day off on their birthday.  If your birthday falls on a weekend or there are work commitments, you can take the next day off. 
  • Media Zoo wants to make sure its staff have fun, so all full-time employees are signed up to Perkbox free of charge.  Perkbox offers hundreds of great perks including big discounts on gym memberships, money off in restaurants and cut price cinema tickets.
  • Media Zoo has signed up to Cyclescheme to help staff get a great bike at a much lower cost.



Our internship scheme is open to applications twice a year. You should only apply between the application open dates and deadline dates below.

Academy Internship Entry A) Monday 1st July 2019 to Friday 20th December 2019

Application open date: 1st April 2019

Application deadline date: 1st May 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 16th June 2019

Work Dates: 1st July 2019 to 20th December 2019

Academy Internship Entry B) Monday 6th January 2020 to Tuesday 30th June 2020

Application open date: 1st October 2019

Application deadline date: 1st November 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 18th November 2019

Work Dates: 6th January 2020 to 30th June 2020


Please note that entry dates can be flexible if required.

How to apply:

Please send your cv (preferably in a Word or PDF format) along with a cover note to

You must be eligible to work in the UK and we do not offer any sponsorships for post study visas.

If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Duke, HR Manager on 020 7384 6980.

For more information about Media Zoo please visit  

Media Zoo is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Media Zoo Academy / Job Descriptions

Role: PR Intern

Reporting to: PR Director

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm


The Role

As one of our PR Interns you will be working with a variety of clients.  You will learn how to develop messaging, write press releases and rapidly respond to all type of media opportunities.

You will support the PR team in any PR/Project based research, maintaining the calendar of events relevant to the PR community and managing ad-hoc projects. You will also have the opportunity to take full ownership of both internal and external enquiries on behalf of the senior management team, offering advice and solutions wherever possible.

This role offers fantastic exposure to a wide range of responsibilities and will be an excellent springboard for your future career in Communications.



Role: Film Intern

Reporting to: Head of Film

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm


The Role

This is an amazing opportunity for the right intern who has career aspirations in filmmaking.  The film intern will work alongside experienced professionals who will mentor you. As a film team intern you will be working with a multi award winning team across film and animation.  If you wish, you can choose to specialise in one particular area of production – animation, post or production.

You will support some of the best producers, script writers, editors and animators in the industry and you’ll learn what it takes to create engaging content for a diverse and exciting range of clients. You will have the opportunity to work across all aspects of the production process from initial idea conception to research, scripting, casting and pre-production.

You will assist on film shoots, learn about post production workflows, cameras and kit.   This role will give you a fascinating insight into all aspects of film production and will be an excellent introduction to working within a dynamic agency.



Role: Learning & Development Intern

Reporting to: Head of Learning

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm


The Role

As a Learning Intern you will be working alongside some of the best in the Learning industry.  You will have the opportunity to be immersed in our award-winning culture, grow your professional network, interact with our senior managers and share your contributions with the entire company.

If you’re interested in, or have experience with any of the areas in the list below, we’d love to hear from you:

  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Data Science
  • Web design
  • Graphic design
  • HR

The Learning team produce highly visual, creative learning solutions that include design, messaging, storytelling and a seamless use of film and animation. You'll get exposure to our diverse client base including retail, banking and charity sector clients, as well as working with our top Learning Consultants, Graphic Designers, Animators and Film Producers. 

We pride ourselves on being industry leaders in Agile project management, so you'll experience daily stand-ups and content reviews as well as having an inside look at how our large blended campaigns are organised and successfully delivered.



Role: Intern - Media Zoo Scotland

Reporting to: Producer-Director

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm


The Role

This is an amazing opportunity for the right intern who wants to work in one of the UK’s fastest growing creative communications agencies. You will work across corporate film, public relations and learning and development and be expected to creatively respond to challenges across the board.

You will be well supported and this is the perfect platform to gain invaluable skills and develop your existing knowledge from our in-house professionals.