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First Days on the Job

November 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

TweetQ.  After three internships (two during college and one after graduation) and lots of networking, I finally landed my first full-time PR job.  Any tips on what I should do to ensure success when I start to work next week?  -BG A.  Show up early and be willing to stay late.  Remain visible, but don’t […]

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An Olympic Experience: An Intern’s View From Beijing

August 6th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Tweet Alysha Daytner, a May 2008 Purdue University graduate with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising, provides the following insights from her experience as an intern at the 2008 Summer Olympics.  I’ve already asked Alysha to write another guest post at the end of her once-in-a-lifetime internship.  Alysha is pictured below (center) with other interns in the balcony […]

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First Day on the Job

June 4th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetJennifer Rice Marketing Consultant Methodist Medical Group My first job after college was a PR internship. I was trying to get my foot in the door to the healthcare world in Indianapolis. Having thought I had appropriately calculated my timing out the door, I had sadly mistaken how backed up rush hour traffic would be […]

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Pay vs. Passion

May 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

TweetWhile attending the PRSA International Conference in Philadelphia last Fall, I met the future, and I was impressed. Betsy Plank talked me into participating on a panel comprised of veteran PR leaders who addressed the student arm of PRSA–PRSSA. Several hundred students showed up for the early Sunday morning session–all in interview-ready attire. Impressive sight. […]

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