With a 20% increase in students attending American colleges and universities over the past 10 years, there is no wonder competition for the best jobs continues to get more and more intense. When hundreds of applications are sometimes received for each opening at major agencies, what can you do to get recruiters and hiring managers…… Continue reading Back to School? Time to Get Involved
By Taylor Shelnutt Some have called it “The Best Night in PR.” Others have described it as the Oscars of the industry. Whatever the reference, it’s clear that The Plank Center’s annual Milestones in Mentoring Gala is one of the most notable events in the public relations industry each year. The Plank Center for Leadership…… Continue reading Milestones in Mentoring: The Oscars of PR
When the nearest major city is hundreds of miles away, a growing number of college PR programs are creating or ramping up student-run firms. This post discusses the University of Alabama’s impressive student-run agency and online magazine.
This is the first of three posts by students who attended last week’s “Milestones in Mentoring” events in Chicago. By Taylor Shelnutt Last Thursday, I had the privilege of attending The Plank Center’s 5th Annual Milestones in Mentoring Gala in Chicago. As a PR student at the University of Alabama, this felt similar to being…… Continue reading 5 Highlights of the Milestones in Mentoring Gala from a Student’s Perspective