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Intern Talk: How to Maintain Your Network

When Brian Price spoke at the University of Florida earlier this semester, he discussed with us the many networking opportunities within PRSSA. He shared the strategic approach he uses to maintain contact with those he meets. Intrigued by his approach, I asked the former PRSSA National President and current co-chair of the Champions for PRSSA […]

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InternTalk: How To Make the Most of the PRSSA National Conference Career Development Exhibition

After keeping a countdown leading up to the PRSSA 2015 National Conference and planning every professional outfit, you’re finally in Atlanta and ready to dazzle future employers at the Career Development Exhibition. As a previous exhibition attendee, I know firsthand what it’s like to be in your shoes. I got together with Jenn Shafer, national […]

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InternTalk: How to Ask for More Responsibility in Your Internship

In the past, July to me was synonymous with Independence Day and trips to the beach. But now that I have interned for five consecutive summers, the month has taken a  different meaning. July is the perfect time to put the skills you’ve learned to the test and make a bigger impact on your organization […]

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Intern Talk: Why a ‘Fake It Until You Make It’ Mentality Will Kill Your Credibility

It’s your first day on the job and you have a crucial decision to make. Should you ask as many questions as humanly possible or will you adopt the all-too-popular “fake it until you make it” outlook? It’s true that adopting this mentality has potential to lessen anxiety and build confidence, but when it comes […]

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Intern Talk: Use a Lazy Summer Day to Get Ahead

We all have that realization after Independence Day that the summer is sadly moving just as quickly as it did the year before. Your summer to-do list might still have a ways to go and you might find yourself starting to stress about the upcoming semester. Luckily, there are still plenty of summer days left […]

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Part 2 — Intern Talk: A Peek Behind the PR Recruitment Curtain

This is Part II of “Intern Talk: A Peek Behind the PR Recruitment Curtain,” a two-part series for Progressions. In last week’s “Intern Talk,” Christine Godbey, human resource specialist for Ketchum/Zocalo Group, shared her answers to questions regarding public relations recruiting. This week, she has even more answers to your biggest recruitment questions to help […]

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Part 1 — Intern Talk: A Peek Behind the PR Recruitment Curtain

Have you ever wondered what was going through the head of a public relations recruiter while searching for an internship or job? Now is your chance to get answers directly from a professional who spends her days recruiting talent for a Chicago public relations agency. Christine Godbey, human resource specialist for Ketchum/Zocalo Group, shared her […]

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