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Three Tidbits I Gained from Speaking with an Informational Interviewer

This past summer I had the amazing opportunity to spend several months in Washington D.C.  working as a communications intern for the United Nations Foundation. I had a fantastic experience working in for a global NGO and experiencing the great sights and sounds of our nation’s capital. This experience was also an important stepping stone […]

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Interviews Aren’t Just for Jobs: Enhance Your Professional Development with Informational Interviews

This last year, I’ve made a significant effort to schedule informational interviews with people in my area of interest. In an informational interview, the student leads the show. It’s an ideal opportunity to ask questions, make connections and build relationships.  I always look forward to these meetings because I learn something new each time, and […]

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Four Tips for the Transition from Student to Professional

Leaving college life and transitioning into the professional world can be a daunting process. I know this from experience because I am currently searching for job opportunities and getting ready to transition into the “real world.” That being said, I have a few ideas for getting ahead in the industry. The key to success is […]

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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Informational Interviews

During the past few weeks, I’ve met with many students and recent grads for informational interviews. Some of them have blown me away with professionalism and obvious preparedness; others haven’t quite been up to par. Below are a few tips on the do’s and don’ts of informational interviews. 1. Do Research the Company Before Read […]

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Transforming Traditional Into Digital: The New Ways of PR

Professional development is essential for students looking to increase their knowledge and skills in a field that is undergoing an aggressive transformation. One of the opportunities PRSSA students have to invest in their professional development is through Regional Activities. By taking the time to attend these events, students are able to invest in their future […]

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