“Let’s Meet Over Lunch!” A Guide to Acing an Interview Over a Meal

I’ve always loved to cook and go out to eat, and I have had my fair share of part time jobs. I’ve noticed in college that we talk about restaurants all the time, and we talk about our jobs and internships all the time. Why don’t we talk about how to handle when the two … Continue reading “Let’s Meet Over Lunch!” A Guide to Acing an Interview Over a Meal

Taking Advantage of your Surroundings

Spring semester is in in full gear, spring break is a thing of the past, and there is only half a semester left. You’re probably wondering, where has the time gone, and what can I do now?! Have no fear—Temple University and Philadelphia are full of opportunity, sharing some of its brotherly love to its … Continue reading Taking Advantage of your Surroundings

Outside Influence: Why Your Career Should not be your Only Passion

Finding your passion is arguably the best feeling in the world. Having something that you enjoy doing and allows you to stand out from the rest is not only a confidence boost, but it can also contribute to your work and life balance. But what if your work is your passion? Many PR professionals say … Continue reading Outside Influence: Why Your Career Should not be your Only Passion

Here’s my card: Why having a business card is essential for the networking student

Wherever you go, it seems like the digital age has taken over. Every type of correspondence is over email, text message, social media or some other form of digitized communication. Seriously, why do we even make paper anymore (You know, outside of academic persistence that everything be handed in via hard-copy)? Despite the ever-so-slow death … Continue reading Here’s my card: Why having a business card is essential for the networking student

What is Mentorship?

Mentorship is defined as a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. Like in public relations, mentorships provide mutually beneficial relationships for both the mentor and mentee. Some mentorships develop organically in an internship, job or through class. Others happen thanks … Continue reading What is Mentorship?

Clever Ways for College Students to Develop Their Networks among Peers

As college students, most of us are accustomed to meeting new people each semester. With a few exceptions, college students usually end up spending each semester with a mostly unfamiliar group of students. In most circumstances, the extent of the relationships shared by many of these students includes collaborating on dreaded group projects or studying … Continue reading Clever Ways for College Students to Develop Their Networks among Peers

Getting Ready for PRSSA’s TU Invitational

It’s that time of year again! Temple PRSSA is hosting their second annual TU Invitational next Saturday, March 21 in the Howard Gittis Student Center.  The invitational welcomes chapter members and young professionals to learn, discuss and network with professionals in the communications industry at a one-day conference. This year’s theme is Broad Street: Your … Continue reading Getting Ready for PRSSA’s TU Invitational

The Importance of Working Your Network

 As a pubic relations professional, no matter what stage of your career that you're in, you've likely heard a dozen times that PR is based off of relationships. Whether you're focusing on relationships with clients, coworkers or other professionals, these relationships will be the ones that make or break you.As you continue to grow in … Continue reading The Importance of Working Your Network

How to Follow Up with Busy People

We've all experienced the feeling of wanting to follow up with a professional, whether it is about that internship position you've been gunning for or to schedule an informational interview. We even experience it when working with the media, trying to contact a journalist regarding a pitch we emailed earlier that day. It can get … Continue reading How to Follow Up with Busy People

It’s Been a Week: How to Stay in Touch

It's been 1 whole week since the PRSSA National Conference, and it already seems like a lifetime ago. I wore what I now think of as my 'conference suit' today to work because it made me feel like I was getting dressed for another session or workshop. But, while conference may alternatively seem like a … Continue reading It’s Been a Week: How to Stay in Touch