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Alternate Routes to Your PR Path

Here you are at the finish line of your academic PR journey. You put in the blood, sweat and tears into earning your degree. Fresh out of college and ready to immerse yourself in the working world, you may ask yourself: Well, what now? By the time I graduated from the University of Florida’s College […]

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Intern Talk: How to Bounce Back After Rejection

“Thank you for applying, but we have decided to move forward with other candidates.” After months of applying to agencies across the country, perusing the Internship Center for countless hours and practicing interviews with family and friends, my last hope of getting my dream internship disappeared when I read that sentence. Had I wasted all […]

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Twitter Chat Recap — Launch Your Career During Career Development Month

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Career Development Month Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSSA National Vice President of Career Services Veronica Mingrone (tweeting from @veronica_min) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! […]

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4 Things Every PR Student Should Be Doing On Campus

Think having a relevant internship is enough to land your dream job or internship? Think again. Today’s graduates need more than internships to stand out. When I review resumes, I look for involvement in the campus community. On-campus engagement shows the interviewer that you invest in your community, a quality that would transfer to your […]

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Introducing a New Themed Month This January: Career Development Month

Why did you choose to go to college? Maybe because your parents made you. Maybe to broaden your horizons. Maybe because you wanted to gain some “life 101” skills while avoiding the real world. While these are all valid reasons, I hope you chose to go to college mostly because you wanted to prepare yourself […]

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Let’s Get Personal: Developing Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand is the surest way to set yourself apart in a world of sameness. It’s a way for you to turn your passion into your career and portray yourself in a unique light. A strong personal brand can even be the defining factor that helps you land your dream job. Here are a […]

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Six Ways to Get Ahead of the Game During Winter Break

Winter break is a time for relaxation and spending time with family and friends before the spring semester. In between the holiday parties and New Year’s toasts, get the most out of your winter break by investing time in your career. Use the following tips to make 2012 a successful year for you as a […]

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State of the Society Update from the PRSSA National President

My blog post this month is a State of the Society address – updates about PRSSA and guidance on how we can actively work to advance the long-term growth of our Society. FACT: Although increasing, less than 10 percent of members apply for PRSSA scholarships and awards During the next couple of months, educate your […]

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