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City Series: Washington, D.C. Boasts More Than Public Affairs and Healthcare Opportunities

For someone who never planned to make a home in the Washington, D.C., metro area, I’ve been here an awful long time — 12 years and counting. Here’s a secret: D.C. was never high on my list of places to live. I had nothing against it, it simply didn’t make it onto my radar screen. […]

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City Series: San Francisco Isn’t Just for Tech Lovers

As a California native, it was only a matter of time before I found my way back home. Not long after graduation, here I am in San Francisco, some eight hours north of where I was born. If you are a soon to be a graduate and are debating where to go after receiving your […]

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City Series: Why Seattle is One of the Top Cities for Millennials Working in Public Relations

In a survey of 500,000 Millennial workers, PayScale ranked Seattle as the top city for Millennials to meet people their own age, max out their pay and avoid lengthy commutes. Most students I talk to want to move to New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago or Los Angeles, but few actually mention Seattle. I’ve lived in […]

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City Series: Making a Public Relations Career in Denver

As a Colorado native, I’m here to tell you I live and work in the best place. That may be a little biased, but the facts below will corroborate that statement. Let’s start with opportunity.   Denver’s unemployment rate is 4.2 percent and has even been lower in recent months. That’s more than a full […]

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City Series: Why Chicago is Second to None for Public Relations

Chicago did not earn its Second City moniker by measuring opportunities for public relations professionals. In fact, Chicago continues to be home to innovation in our field and home to top companies to work for across specialties and industries. Just looking at the companies based in the Chicago area, it is clear opportunity must follow. […]

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InternTalk: A Crash Course on Interning in a New City

You worked your network, polished your résumé and landed your dream internship in a new and exciting city. Now what? Next steps include packing outfits for multiple months — while staying under the 50 pound luggage limit imposed by most airlines, finding affordable housing and making the most of living in a new city. These […]

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