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Learning the Ropes of Media Relations: 5 Key Takeaways from My Summer Internship

August 21st, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Bethany Stokoski When an agency’s mantra is “good enough sucks,” you know you’ll be hitting the ground running on day one of your internship. As a public relations/social media Brandtern at Gatesman this summer, I was able to roll up my sleeves and conduct real client work. The Brandtern program is rooted in mentorship, […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Future Leaders · Guest Post

Internships are Entirely What You Make of Them

August 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Ashlyn Montgomery We are young, eager, and have the world at our feet. However we will fail without goals and internal motivation. Internships may not always come easy. Sometimes they may fall into your lap because you know someone who knows someone. That is what happened to me the first two summers after […]

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Real World Challenges Replace Final Exams

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetIt was a rare sight around DePaul’s Loop campus Monday as teams of well-dressed students anxiously awaited their turns to pitch PR and marketing ideas to clients from Starbucks, Fox Sports, Major League Baseball, Animal Cancer Foundation, Gagen MacDonald, Golin and Olson Engage. I attended several of the presentations, but missed those that happened at the […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Future Leaders

5 Things I Learned at my First Job Out of College

May 25th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tweet By Adam Swerdlow Today marks month five at my first job out of college. Interestingly, the statistics show only a quarter of college grads work within their field of study. I majored in Psychology with a Minor in Business and landed an internship at a communications agency, Wye Communications. I’ve learned a lot throughout […]

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Dress for Success: Cracking Office Dress Codes

January 24th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Tweet I’ll never forget the summer afternoon when Sears CEO Arthur Martinez agreed to a “trial” casual days program for corporate headquarters. The always impeccably attired CEO’s two requests: trial period would run until Labor Day and we would make sure employees understood the difference between business casual and beach casual. Our ensuing Do’s and Don’ts Fashion […]

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