Internship Opportunities

Summer Internship


Osborn + Barr
304 W. 8th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105


Erin Barr
Phone: (314) 746-1984

Internship Details:

Title: Summer Internship
No. Available: 4
Duration: Summer 2015
Application Due Date: April 1, 2015
Housing Provided: Will Assist
Housing Period: N/A


We tell stories of rural America. Come help us tell those stories.

Osborn+Barr was founded in 1988 and today has a staff of more than 150 professionals. We are the largest agricultural and rural focused marketing communications agency in North America with U.S. offices in St. Louis and Kansas City.

We know the agricultural industry inside and out; from the farm and ranch to the table. Our goal is to exceed expectations as a marketing communications organization, client partner, employer, corporate citizen and neighbor.

O+B is currently accepting applications for our 2014 summer internship program. Our intern program has received high marks from previous graduates for enhancing students market value through real-life hands on experience. Our interns gain a better understanding of the advertising / marketing / communications industry and develop valuable career contacts and may even be offered full-time regular opportunities with Osborn+Barr.

We offer internship opportunities in the following disciplines:

  • Account Management
  • Creative Services
  • Public Relations
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Engagement Media

Duration: 10 weeks (approximately June 1 to August 7, 2015)

Compensation: You will be paid an hourly rate for your internship (+OT when applicable)

We have a team-focused approach and are looking for interns who share the same values.

Osborn+Barr is an Affirmative Action Employer MFDV.07


Experience Requirements

  • Current junior, senior or recent college graduate. Majoring in marketing, communications, journalism, graphic arts, PR, journalism, advertising or agriculture with strong academic performance: (those studying agricultural communications, agribusiness, etc. are urged to apply).
  • Leadership abilities as reflected through a balance of academics and extra-curricular activities.
  • They should display confidence & assertiveness: demonstrate and excitement and passion for the job and the industry; be a self-starter and quick study.
  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas and effectively communicate ideas in writing.
  • Possess a base level of professionalism and business knowledge.
  • Ability to remain productive during periods of ambiguity, uncertainty and change.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and make effective decisions under the pressure of time and with sometimes limited information.
  • Evidence of study, projects, internships, etc. demonstration a direction towards a specific advertising / marketing discipline (e.g. account management, PR, creative, media).

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