Archive | Internships

RSS feed for this section

Talking Internships: A Q&A with PRSSA National President Andrew Cook

Have you ever wanted to know the perfect recipe for landing a great internship or why having multiple college internships is so important? I recently had the chance to sit down with PRSSA National President Andrew Cook and talk about how he obtained his different internships, as well as how they have helped him become […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Five Ways to Rock Your Internship Search

Internships serve as an important stepping stone in a young professional’s career. They offer you valuable experience and insight, preparing you for your post-grad journey. But how do you search for such an experience? For me, the internship search illuminates a mixture of excitement and anxiety. It’s as if you have endless yet limited possibilities […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Considering a 6-month Internship?

There are many public relations companies that offer six-month internship programs to students. These are a good opportunity for undergraduates and graduates to hone their skills and expand their knowledge. These companies have a wide network of clients who work in various industries such as cloud technology, enterprise security, financial services technology, healthcare, innovation, corporate […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Finding a Company Culture that Fits You

There are many important things to consider when applying for an internship or job. There are the basic requirements like salary and location but there is another important piece to the puzzle—company culture. Many people emphasize the importance of company culture; however, few people know how to find the right one. Get to know yourself. […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Six Things I Learned When Creating My Own Online Portfolio

The job and internship hunt is aggressive. It’s competitive and stressful and college students everywhere are trying to strategically set themselves apart from the pile of resumes. In my case, I have one semester left until graduation. My two minors are completed, I have one class left in my major and my course load for […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Unique Minors for a Standout PR Resume

You’ve made it into your school’s public relations program — congratulations! Now it’s time to plan your classes and schedule to make sure that you graduate with the right skills and internship experience. Enrolling in a minor can give you valuable skills from your undergrad experience. But why is it important? Do employers care about […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Essential Habits of a Public Relations Professional for a Nonprofit

For the majority of burgeoning public relations professionals, the idea of embarking in a career in the nonprofit sector sets off mental alarms complete with whirling sirens and flashing lights. They conjure up images of spending their days in severely understaffed offices with barely enough funds to pay for that month’s rent, of stretching limited […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Writing a Resume for Employers — Not the Trash

I find it incredibly interesting that one of the most common phrases undergraduate students say regarding applications for jobs and internships is “my resume stinks.” Resumes are the number one deliverable that opens the doorway into the professional field and yet it is one of the most neglected items in preparing for job applications. “I’m […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

3 Tips to Nix the Nerves in Your Next Interview

When you’re preparing for an interview, I’m sure you’ve heard advice along these lines: “Just be yourself!”  “Be sure you study the history of the company and culture to give them the answers they are looking for.” “Know what they want in interns and own it.” “Don’t wear a watch, dress up more than you […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

The PR playbook: Getting a PR Internship in the NFL or NBA

Everyone knows the greats — Michael Jordan, Peyton Manning, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Fans also know about the years of dedication, hard work and trials these players had to go through. However, more often than not everyone, super-fans and media included, forget about the other hundreds of players that these sports legends had to surpass to become […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }