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Three Reasons Every PR Student Should Have a Cover Letter

When applying to internships or potential jobs, pr students face a series of questions such as: “Should I include a summary on my resume?” “Should I include a cover letter?” “If I have a summary on my resume, why should I have a cover letter?” “Why isn’t my resume not enough for the recruiter?” No […]

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3 Tips to Nix the Nerves in Your Next Interview

When you’re preparing for an interview, I’m sure you’ve heard advice along these lines: “Just be yourself!”  “Be sure you study the history of the company and culture to give them the answers they are looking for.” “Know what they want in interns and own it.” “Don’t wear a watch, dress up more than you […]

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Intern Talk: Keys to Successful Interviews [Podcast]

As interviewing season approaches, PRSSA members prepare to put their best foot forward and secure an internship or job. A great interview can elevate an applicant to the top of the list, and a bad interview can take a candidate out of the running. This month, I sat down with Assistant Dean for Administration & […]

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Putting Yourself on Paper: Resumes [Infographic]

Tailoring your resume to each position you apply for may seem like a daunting task. But a few simple things can help you perfect your resume for different internships or jobs. Follow these tips to create a resume that will always stay at the top of the pile of applicants. What do you include in […]

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Take Advantage of the Hidden Gems of PRSSA Membership

The benefits of PRSSA membership are invaluable resources for students. Some of those benefits may go unnoticed by members. To make the most of your membership, don’t miss “hidden gems” such as the PRSSA Internship Center, PRSA Jobcenter, PRSA webinars and PRSSA scholarships and awards. PRSSA Internship Center The PRSSA Internship Center has several hundred […]

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How to Be a Prepared Job Candidate at National Conference

For years, National Conference has been a great way for students studying public relations to interact with professionals from all across the country. The connections you make by attending can even help you land an interview for your dream internship or job. But before you immerse yourself into the Conference setting, where you will spend […]

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5 Things to Bring to Your Next Interview

You have been told not to show up to an interview empty handed – but what does that mean? You want to present the most polished version of yourself in your interview, whether for a job or an internship. These are the five things you should never go to an interview without: 1. A professional […]

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