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PRep Program Provides Look at PR Careers

July 18th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetFor years, we’ve hear about the need for more diverse talent in the public relations profession. Yet, by looking at most agency and corporate PR teams, little progress is being made. Realizing the need for a broader commitment, most major PR associations—led by PRSA Foundation, Arthur W. Page Society, Institute for Public Relations and the […]

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PR Students Hit Sustainability Home Run

July 17th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetStudents in Don Ingle’s campaigns course at DePaul University won’t soon forget this year’s assignment to develop and pitch sustainability ideas to Fox Sports and Major League Baseball. The Idea: Major League Baseball and Fox Sports University teamed up with DePaul’s PR program to provide a real-world learning opportunity focused on sustainability efforts in MLB. Six student […]

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9 Things Every Public Relations Student Should Be Doing Over Summer Break

July 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Tressa Robbins Those who were seniors this past year are now graduated and moved on, leaving room for the next class of future PR professionals to fill their shoes—to take next steps on the path of their PR student career.  But you’re still a student, so what should YOU be doing during summer […]

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Interns are a Bargain: Pay Them Fairly

July 5th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Gone are the days when internships for recent graduates were viewed mostly as extended educational opportunities in the real world. Today, agency interns are expected to bring already honed skills that make them immediately billable. So why haven’t intern salaries kept up with higher expectations and performance? Unfortunately, there has been snail-like movement in […]

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Life After College: How to Get Your First Job

June 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Getting a job fresh out of college can seem daunting. With many employers limiting their doors to those with actual field experience, many college graduates end up taking unpaid internships or low level positions that do not allow them to practice the skill set they’ve learned in college. And while underemployment rates have fallen […]

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