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Most Interns Deserve a Pay Raise

April 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tweet While cleaning out an old file cabinet recently, I surprisingly came across a long-forgotten pay stub from my first internship. I was paid a whopping $4.50 an hour, but that was 40 years ago when my college tuition was less than $1,000 a semester. Back then, internship duties consisted primarily of errands, clipping newspapers and an occasional […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Intern · Job Search

Differentiating Between Internships and Fellowships

February 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet For graduate and undergraduate students alike, internships and fellowships offer an accelerated route to a successful career in public relations. While the terms often are used interchangeably, fellowships and internships are different. In this post, Mark Weiner helps us differentiate “internship” from “fellowship” before focusing on fellowships generally and the Grunig PRIME Research Fellowship in particular. Mark heads […]

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Tags: Careers · Intern · Job Search

Top 20 Posts of 2012 Focus On Job Searches, Internships and Personal Branding Tips

December 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tweet As 2012 turns into 2013, I decided to review the 125 posts on this blog over the past year. Tips for job searches, internships and personal branding were the most most popular posts, according to the more than 1.4 million page views during 2012.  Here are the Top 20 Culpwrit posts of 2012: Tweet Yourself Into a #Job Build Your […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Intern · Job Search

College Involvement Builds Your Resume

November 13th, 2012 · 9 Comments

TweetWhat does it mean to be actively involved? Is joining an organization enough? Does it look more impressive to have five different memberships on your résumé? It’s common these days to hear about people who aren’t getting hired. They are confused because they have impressive résumés with all of these diverse organizations listed. They have […]

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Tags: Guest Post · Intern · Job Search

It’s Possible, but Not Easy for Foreign Nationals to Land Internships in U.S.; Graduate Degree Option

October 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Tweet Last week, I met a number of aspiring public relations professionals during my visit to Brazil to speak at “Superminas 2012“, the big food show and conference in Belo Horizonte. Besides being impressed with their ability to speak English in light of my failed attempts to voice a complete sentence in Portuguese, the young Brazilians […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Intern