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Five Ways to Ensure a Mutually Beneficial Relationship With Your Intern

You’ve sent them their acceptance letter, now what? The point of internships is for students to learn, gain skills one can’t in the classroom and maybe even land a full-time role at the end. But this doesn’t have to be limited to the career-hopeful. Here are five ways to ensure a mutually beneficial internship experience […]

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PRSSA’s Best and Brightest: March Internship Review

It is beginning to look a lot like…spring time! Do you know what that means? Internship hunting season is in full bloom. If you are looking to move to a new, cool city or stay in your loving hometown, there may be an internship just for you. Although it is April, there are still numerous […]

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Fitting in an Internship on a Busy Schedule

Maximum credit hours, PRSSA meetings, homework and the list goes on – PR majors are busy. While your classwork and PRSSA involvement can boost your resume above the rest, an internship may be the critical piece needed to land your dream job down the road. While many think that squeezing in an internship may seem […]

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What I Learned From My Less-Than-Spectacular Internship

Last fall, I interned at a small public relations agency. In all honesty, I didn’t know much about the company. I knew I needed an internship and I really didn’t care who it was with or what I did. Throughout the internship, there were days I sat at my desk wondering, “Am I the problem?” […]

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PRSSA’s Best and Brightest: February Internship Review

Do you still need a summer internship? Are you looking for an adventure? We are nearing the end of February and the summer internship hunt is in full force. If you are looking to leave your parents’ couch this summer, I have just the thing(s) for you. Welcome to the first PRSSA’s Best and Brightest: […]

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Essential Tips for a Successful Interview

Kevin Campbell, a Marketing Communication Lead at Siemens Healthcare, spoke to the Millersville University PRSSA Chapter about the importance of effective interviewing. Below are some of his best tips. Interviewing is nothing more than a social exercise. Do not focus on your competition because you do not know the competition nor their qualifications or the […]

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Work from Your Dorm Room: Is a Remote Internship Right for You?

While classes give public relations students the fundamentals of our industry, it is the hands-on, field experience that defines the quality of a professional and how they understand effective communications. College towns are great for studies but not always for media industry employment if you are far from a major market. For those struggling to […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Internship

We’ve all been there as public relations students. Internships ― the dreaded responsibility that we are usually required to participate in. However, internships can truly be one of the best parts of your college experience. Unlike the educational experience in the classroom, you are given adult responsibilities in the workplace. This can help you gain […]

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Tips to Finding an Internship in College

Finding an internship in college can be slightly overwhelming; it is one of the first times you have had to think seriously about what life after college will look like. Personally, I was hit with this overwhelming feeling during the middle of my sophomore year of college. I knew event planning and building relationships with […]

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How to Wow Your Supervisor as an Intern 

You landed an internship. You want your superiors to see your potential even when you may not love every moment in the workplace. Here is how you can wow your supervisor through your time at the organization and gain better knowledge in your role. Watch and learn – Be sure to ask questions. Ask for […]

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