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Six Things I Learned When Creating My Own Online Portfolio

The job and internship hunt is aggressive. It’s competitive and stressful and college students everywhere are trying to strategically set themselves apart from the pile of resumes. In my case, I have one semester left until graduation. My two minors are completed, I have one class left in my major and my course load for […]

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An Underclassman’s Perspective of Com Day 2012

Before I joined PRSSA, I was unaware of the many resources available to help me launch a successful career in the communications field. After attending a few PRSSA events, including Purdue University’s Regional Conference, Com Day, I realized these resources represented many of the important reasons to be a part of PRSSA. At Regional Conferences such […]

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Intern Talk: Creating A Stand-Out Cover Letter [Podcast]

Cover letters are one of the most important elements of the application process. A strong cover letter can place you ahead of the applicant pool, while a poor cover letter can take you out of the running. This month, I sat down with Erin Pope to discuss how students can create stand-out cover letters. Pope […]

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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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Four Tips From Recruiters to Secure Your Next Internship

Recruiters and human resources staff are often overlooked but are vital to a career in public relations. For many companies, these are the people who decide if your résumé is “worth” sending on to the desired internal teams. For this reason, it is important to network with these professionals when you’re at PRSSA, PRSA or […]

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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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Intern Talk: Preparing Your Resume [Podcast]

Resumes are consistently a hot topic among PRSSA students. Length, format, design and content are all issues that students struggle with. But, a strong resume is crucial to experiencing success in the internship market. This month, I sat down with Jessica Bernot, a senior account executive at Landau Public Relations in Cleveland, to discuss what […]

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