Accepting the Agency Rose: My Pandemic Job Search

Yes, I’m here for the right (PR)easons. By Alyssa Damato Long before starting my career in public relations, I heard *the* phrase for the first time. A phrase that many people have mixed feelings towards. One that you can either label as cliche, or take advantage of to excel in your career. The phrase? “It’s…… Continue reading Accepting the Agency Rose: My Pandemic Job Search

Best of Both Worlds: How to Manage Being a Full-Time Student and a Full-Time Intern

By Emily Dillon Living the life of a full-time student while being a social media management intern can be full of surprises. One day you are sitting in a classroom listening to a teacher and thinking about your future career in the real world, and the next, you are living it out. For me specifically,…… Continue reading Best of Both Worlds: How to Manage Being a Full-Time Student and a Full-Time Intern

Building Confidence: Key to Intern Success

By Stephany Rodas Under fluorescent lighting surrounded by blue-tinted walls, I nervously sat in a studio room preparing for my first Facebook Live interview at Teen Vogue. It was my first media interview representing a client and truth be told, I was not ready for it. Sure, I had been well-versed in the client product…… Continue reading Building Confidence: Key to Intern Success

Internships are Entirely What You Make of Them

By Ashlyn Montgomery We are young, eager, and have the world at our feet. However we will fail without goals and internal motivation. Internships may not always come easy. Sometimes they may fall into your lap because you know someone who knows someone. That is what happened to me the first two summers after my…… Continue reading Internships are Entirely What You Make of Them

Debunking Common Intern Myths

By Lindsey Barber I think that we all can agree that internships can be a bit mysterious. Aside from what you see and hear during the interview process, you’re a little uncertain of what exactly awaits you. I know I had many questions running through my mind each time I faced a new internship opportunity:…… Continue reading Debunking Common Intern Myths

The Power of ‘Yes’: Say it Often

Following is my latest column in PRSSA’s online magazine, FORUM. When Forum Editor Krista Watson asked me to write about the power of “yes,” I instantly recalled a conversation a couple of years ago with two over-worked agency interns. The first intern looked and sounded depressed, questioning her career decision. The other breathless intern said…… Continue reading The Power of ‘Yes’: Say it Often

Boost Your PR Career: 5 Key Reasons Why You Should Consider an Internship

When you’re fresh out of school you’re eager to get to work, putting that hard-earned degree to work putting money in your bank account. It’s no wonder that so many people find themselves reluctant to take a low-paying or unpaid intern position. Working in the trenches for peanuts doesn’t exactly sound like a great way…… Continue reading Boost Your PR Career: 5 Key Reasons Why You Should Consider an Internship

The Intern: Keys to Success

By Lindsey Barber You’ve landed a new internship. Congratulations! Now what? Impressing the interviewers is only the first step. Now comes the hard (or exciting) part – demonstrating that the company made the correct choice in giving you a chance. Public Relations, particularly in the agency setting, is a fast paced world, often leaving new…… Continue reading The Intern: Keys to Success

21 Experts Share College Summer Vacation Ideas

By Robert Farrington Summers during college can be a lot of fun!  They can also be great opportunities to setup your career for future success. But what’s the best thing to do?  Is it work, intern, travel, or even take summer school?  You only really have 3 summer vacations in college – and so you…… Continue reading 21 Experts Share College Summer Vacation Ideas