Three don’ts you might want to hear before your next interview

With graduation and deadlines for summer internship applications swiftly approaching, everyone has been hearing about what they need to do to prepare. However, you may not know what not to do. Here are three don’ts to keep in the back of your mind when you’re heading to your next interview: Don’t over-promise Everyone has heard … Continue reading Three don’ts you might want to hear before your next interview

I Hate my Internship…Now What?

Excelling academically is incredibly important in college, however, gaining professional experience for your resume is just as crucial. Many students rush to find internships by time they are sophomores or juniors, and many times, they get great experience and knowledge that will help them in their future careers. But what happens if you don’t like … Continue reading I Hate my Internship…Now What?

Three Things No One Tells You About PR

Coming into college as a PR major, I had no idea what to expect. Of course, I knew that having strong writing skills was a necessity and that my life wouldn’t be anything like that of Samantha Jones, but there were many unknowns I faced. Now a second-semester sophomore, I have faced the beginning trials … Continue reading Three Things No One Tells You About PR

Finding Your Perfect Fall Internship: Don’t Settle!

The summer air is beginning to cool off, and all of the PR newsletters you subscribe to are popping up in your inbox containing key words and phrases like “internships” and “fall opportunities”. If you are like many aspiring PR professionals, you hope to have at least one internship under your belt before you graduate … Continue reading Finding Your Perfect Fall Internship: Don’t Settle!

New Perspectives: Why Every PR Professional Should Consider Applying For A Journalism Internship

For the past two summers, I have been interning at a suburban newspaper in my hometown. As a public relations major, I am often asked why I continue to pursue internships in the journalism realm. I always give the same, one-word answer: experience. It is common for people to overlook how connected journalism and public … Continue reading New Perspectives: Why Every PR Professional Should Consider Applying For A Journalism Internship

The Great Debate: Education vs. Experience

There has been something on my mind lately as I apply for internships and begin another semester here at Temple. Should I be focusing more of my time on internships or my classes? When it comes to getting a job after college, what is valued more in an employee: experience or education? There have been … Continue reading The Great Debate: Education vs. Experience

Think Outside the Box: Internships

It's about the time that college students are applying for fall internships, if they haven't already.  I've been looking around at internships suggested by classmates, emailed to me by my advisor, and posted online--the usual places.  Then a coworker at my current internship asked me if I had ever worked at a TV station.  She encouraged … Continue reading Think Outside the Box: Internships

The Benefits of an Internship Abroad

Internships are a major part of not only the college experience but of preparing yourself for what lies ahead after graduation. Many might even say that obtaining an internship is one of the most important aspects of college, but what about applying for internships that aren’t in your college state, or even the country? Is … Continue reading The Benefits of an Internship Abroad

How To Find An Internship

Finding internships to apply to can get a bit overwhelming, especially in the public relations field. The problem with our field is PR jobs aren't usually posted. With so many internship websites out there vying for your attention, it’s difficult to tell which ones will be worth looking at for PR internships. The process of … Continue reading How To Find An Internship

My First Event

This semester I am interning at the National Constitution Center, America's first and only nonpartisan, nonprofit institution devoted to the Constitution. This Fall the big event was the Liberty Medal ceremony, honoring boxer and philanthropist Muhammad Ali. Seeing as this was my first internship, being able to participate in such a large scale event was … Continue reading My First Event