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How I Quit My Job

I quit my job last month. It was a great job, too — decent pay, plenty of learning opportunities, amazing people to work with. So why did I quit? Because I’m a public relations student. How I got here. I’m currently a senior studying public relations at The University of Alabama. I count my blessings […]

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Different Internships, Different Experiences, Different Skills

You spent the summer at your dream internship, working for a huge PR agency in the “Big Apple” and now it’s back to school to sift through the thousands of “intern wanted” posts on Indeed, all while attempting to decipher whether they are searching to teach a future PR pro the ropes or are looking […]

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How to Think Like An Entrepreneur in Your PR Career

I’ll be the first one to tell you that being an entrepreneur isn’t for everyone. The philosophy behind the lifestyle, however, can help anyone advance his or her career. Think like an entrepreneur in your growing public relations career with these concepts: Take Risks Entrepreneurs are comfortable being uncomfortable because the lifestyle is full of uncertainties […]

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How to Make The Best of Pursuing a PR-Related Major

When researching for a volunteer opportunity, internship, or entry-level job you are more than likely to scroll to the qualifications section first. Often, one of the bullet points will state a requirement such as “working towards undergraduate degree in a related field of public relations.” However, in the past I have been denied an opportunity […]

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