How To Use LinkedIn To Its Fullest Potential

LinkedIn is one of the most underused tools for students and professionals. You can make connections, participate in discussions, search for jobs and more. According to the LinkedIn website, it operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 100 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. That’s a huge network for professionals and students […]

An Intern’s First-Day Survival Guide

You painstakingly revised your resume. You exhausted your network in search of available positions. You managed to conquer your nerves and ace the big interview. Congratulations — you landed a public relations internship! An internship can set the precedent for your entire career. You will meet valuable new members of your professional network and enhance your skill set. You will […]

Non-Profit Public Relations: Exciting, Rewarding, and Fun!

Imagine the excitement of an agency: A diverse range of clients, the flurry of deadlines and an opportunity to touch the entire media relations process in one day. Now, combine this with the fulfillment of a non-profit: working with passionate volunteers, progressing toward a common goal and making a positive impact on society. This combination is the best way to […]

One internship, two internships, three internships…more!

An internship is good, right? What about two internships? What about, dare I say, six internships? Working as an intern in public relations is an almost guaranteed way to get hands-on, relevant experience in the profession. You have the opportunity to surround yourself in a communications environment, work on projects and network with fellow employees. Is one internship enough? What […]

How to Succeed as an Intern

In last week’s post, we discussed what you should be looking for in an internship. Even though not every internship you will come across meets the recommended criteria, the points we discussed should help guide you in your search. On the other side of internship success is you. Finding an internship is one challenge and the first hurdle a career […]

What To Look For In An Internship

Are unpaid internships better than paid internships? Is it better to work in an agency or a corporate setting? What kinds of opportunities will provide the most experiences? During the internship search, there are many different ways to gain public relations experience. Whether you’re working for a corporation, agency or nonprofit, internships are not likely to be the same and […]