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5 Things I Learned at my First Job Out of College

May 25th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Adam Swerdlow Today marks month five at my first job out of college. Interestingly, the statistics show only a quarter of college grads work within their field of study. I majored in Psychology with a Minor in Business and landed an internship at a communications agency, Wye Communications. I’ve learned a lot throughout […]

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Internship Searching? Check Out Smaller Markets

May 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet If you’re currently looking for an internship, you realize it’s especially difficult thanks to the more than 50,000 students enrolled in public relations programs in the U.S. While major cities have the largest number of PR-related opportunities, there are far more people competing for jobs in those markets. Just when I was running out of […]

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College Agency Awards Recognize Future Leaders

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Cara Kelley Lindsey + Asp Advertising and Public Relations is a student run agency located in the Gaylord College on the University of Oklahoma’s Campus. The agency has more than a dozen local and national clients. Gaylord students run and operate the agency, with the aid of two advisors, “Pritch” Pritchard and Debbie Yount. […]

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AS A PR-ESENTER, NEVER BE BORING

May 11th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Tim Conway During past decade as Adjunct Faculty at Roosevelt and DePaul universities, I’ve been periodic judge for small group presentations. Conclusion: Most teams give weak last-class presentations. Main reasons for snoozzzzzzzer talks:  Too many cluttered slides (excess copy/data); lack of cohesion/flow/imagination; minimal rehearsal. Solutions: Try proven speaking techniques: Ask surprising question or “wow statement/statistic” up front […]

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Up the Ante: A Powerful Bateman Competition Student Experience

May 8th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Brooke Beatty If you would have asked me three years ago when I stepped onto the DePaul University’s campus that a case competition would change my life, I would have asked you, “What is a case competition?” But it is the truth. About a year ago I was scrolling through my email on the […]

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