Mueller Communications Inc.: Presents 2012 Ben Barkin Scholarship Program

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Lori Richards

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Milwaukee public relations firm to offer $1,000 scholarship and paid summer internship

ScholarshipLogo-final-SMALLMilwaukee – Mueller Communications, Inc. (MCI) today announced it will be presenting a Wisconsin student a scholarship and internship in the name of the late Milwaukee PR legend, Ben Barkin. The 2012 Ben Barkin Scholarship Program will offer a $1,000 scholarship and paid summer internship to a full-time student entering his or her senior year in the fall of 2012.

This scholarship program is designed for students who have demonstrated an interest in learning more about the communications and public relations fields.

During the summer internship, the selected intern will have the opportunity to experience different areas of the firm’s expertise, such as public affairs, media relations, market research, crisis and corporate communications, community relations, business-to-business marketing, and graphic and Web design.

“As a leading Milwaukee public relations firm, we understand how important it is to know and understand the history and traditions that have made Milwaukee a great city in which to live and do business,” said Mueller Communications president and CEO, H. Carl Mueller. “Ben Barkin represents the history of our business, and we are seeking to support a student who shares the same interest and dedication to the ethics and professionalism or public relations.”

For more information and to apply for the 2012 Ben Barkin Scholarship Program, please visit

Mueller Communications is a full-service public relations agency, specializing in public affairs, business-to-business marketing, corporate and crisis communications and integrated marketing communications programs. The company has a proven track record of successfully serving a diverse client base, including national corporations, Wisconsin businesses, professional associations and non-profit organizations. For more information, visit or connect with the firm on Twitter and LinkedIn.