Twitter Chat Recap — Launch Your Career During Career Development Month

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Career Development Month Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSSA National Vice President of Career Services Veronica Mingrone (tweeting from @veronica_min) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! [View the story “Twitter Chat […]

Follow the Yellow-Brick Road: Internships and the Road to Professional Success

The summer internship: every college student’s biggest dream and worst nightmare. Interning is presented to college students as the next step in building your resume to prepare for the job market, or as I like to think about it, the next step down the yellow-brick road to the Emerald City, the capital of “success.” With the checklist mentality often adopted […]

Maintaining Enthusiasm in an Internship: Don’t Get Discouraged, Get Motivated

Internships are like snowflakes; no two are exactly the same. This can also be said for the lessons learned and knowledge taken away from the real-world experience. Some students discover precisely how they aspire to spend their future, while others realize they may want to delve into something different. The invaluable lesson I learned from my internship this summer was […]

InternTalk: How To Make the Most of the PRSSA National Conference Career Development Exhibition

After keeping a countdown leading up to the PRSSA 2015 National Conference and planning every professional outfit, you’re finally in Atlanta and ready to dazzle future employers at the Career Development Exhibition. As a previous exhibition attendee, I know firsthand what it’s like to be in your shoes. I got together with Jenn Shafer, national vice president of Regional Conferences, […]