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How to Wow Your Supervisor as an Intern 

You landed an internship. You want your superiors to see your potential even when you may not love every moment in the workplace. Here is how you can wow your supervisor through your time at the organization and gain better knowledge in your role. Watch and learn – Be sure to ask questions. Ask for […]

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Finding a Company Culture that Fits You

There are many important things to consider when applying for an internship or job. There are the basic requirements like salary and location but there is another important piece to the puzzle—company culture. Many people emphasize the importance of company culture; however, few people know how to find the right one. Get to know yourself. […]

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Secrets of the PR World: Intern Edition

Summer internships are a whole lot more than just a fancy addition to stick on your resume or something to fill those long summer days. They’re meant to open your eyes to how the real world handles and uses PR. After spending the summer interning at a hospital in a big city, I learned quite […]

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Six Ways to Start Off on the Right Foot at Your Summer Internship

Early mornings, long days, quick lunch breaks and a whole slew of other things you didn’t expect. That’s right; you’re an intern now and no longer can you strategically schedule your classes so you don’t have to get up until noon. Internships come in all shapes and sizes. In other words, all internships are different. […]

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How to Practice Your Public Relations Skills Without a Student-Run Firm

Every public relations student dreams of having a great portfolio to bring with them to job interviews, but this is easier said than done. If your Chapter doesn’t have a student-run firm, there aren’t a lot of obvious ways to give your members experience and pieces for their portfolios. One source of experience is to […]

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Agency vs. In-House Public Relations [National Conference Session Recap]

Session: Choosing Your Path: Agency or In-House PR Presenters: Brandi Boatner, Digital Experience Manager at IBM; Ryan McShane, Account Supervisor at Taylor Recap: Brandi Boatner, a digital experience manager at IBM, and Ryan McShane, an account supervisor at Taylor, led a “he said, she said” professional development session entitled “Choosing Your Path: Agency or In-House PR.” […]

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