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My Virtual Internship With the State Fair of Texas

  This past semester led to a new and unusual college experience amid the COVID-19 pandemic. My bedroom became my classroom and my class discussions became Zoom breakout rooms. As the world moved virtual, I wondered what the future of internships would hold. As a college student, internships are a vital way to gain real-world […]

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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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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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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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