It can be hard to find an internship these days. You can send out so many applications and not get a response from anyone, but don’t fret! I have a few ideas that will help you work on your skills even if you don’t have an internship. And if you do have one, it doesn’t hurt to put in some extra work if you have the time
Writing is a very important aspect of public relations. Whether you’re writing a press release or pitching a client, having good writing skills is essential in the field. To work on your creativity and writing, try some freelance work. You’ll be able to practice pitching your ideas to different people and also get to have something published.
Look for places to volunteer. They will look great on your resume since they give you an opportunity to develop your time management, leadership, and development skills among others.
Take the time to set up an opportunity to speak with someone in the career field you would like to go into. Think about the questions you want to ask beforehand, so you can get everything you want out of it. This interview can help you figure out if you’re on the right path or not.
This guest blog post was written by PRowl account associate Sabine Lavache.