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Remembering and Learning From Mike Bonifas

September 6th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetOver the Labor Day weekend, more than 100 friends and family gathered at Powers Lake, Wisconsin to celebrate what would have been the 24th birthday of Mike Bonifas, a promising PR rock star who died suddenly last month from a tragic fall. Mike grew up in Batavia, Illinois, but loved spending every possible free moment […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders

Building Confidence: Key to Intern Success

August 28th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Stephany Rodas Under fluorescent lighting surrounded by blue-tinted walls, I nervously sat in a studio room preparing for my first Facebook Live interview at Teen Vogue. It was my first media interview representing a client and truth be told, I was not ready for it. Sure, I had been well-versed in the client product […]

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

Hi, @TheRealWorld. It’s Me, @SarahGDougherty

August 24th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tweet By Sarah Dougherty It felt like it was time for a new challenge. I had checked all the boxes, written the thank-you notes and done what I thought was the best I could do to have a fulfilling college experience. The summer internships, the PRSSA activities and conferences, and professional development opportunities had led […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Day in the Life · Future Leaders · Guest Post

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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PRep Program Provides Look at PR Careers

July 18th, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetFor years, we’ve heard 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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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Future Leaders