From Intern to Full-Time

From Intern to Full-Time

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. In the public relations industry, intern experience is typically a vital component to landing an entry-level position, especially at a big agency. If you’re already interning at your dream company, you can take the right steps to make your internship a full-time opportunity. I […]

What to do During a Lazy Summer Week

What to do During a Lazy Summer Week

Summer internships are one of the most valuable ways to gain professional experience to put on your resume. However, most internships end a few weeks before the fall semester starts. It’s tempting to turn into a couch potato during those final summer days, catching up on your television shows and not getting up from the couch except to get more […]

A Look into Fashion PR

A Look into Fashion PR

My Experience Ever since I can remember, I have been interested in fashion. I was introduced to public relations in a high school speech class and became immediately and immensely intrigued. During freshman orientation at Auburn, I learned that public relations is a growing field in the fashion industry, so I picked up a major in public relations as well […]

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 […]

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 […]