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Building a Career While Making a Difference

September 4th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet  Amy Goad and students  As the plane started its descent into Lusaka, Zambia, two thoughts came to my mind: “I can’t believe I’m doing this!” and “Maybe I can just get on a plane and go back.”  Throughout my last year at college and even after graduation, I spent countless hours researching various teaching and […]

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View From The Outside: Agency, Volunteer Insights

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet      Teresa Mastin, Ph.D.  (second from left) If you were independently wealthy, what would you do with your days, what would you do with your life? During my summer 2010, I often found myself wondering what I would do with my life if I didn’t have to work for a living.  Two experiences in particular […]

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Tipping Point 2.0: ‘Good’ Business = Big Business

January 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

TweetCause-related PR is on the verge of exploding.    For years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts have been handled by small, sometimes one-person staffs.  As consumers reacted positively to companies that did good deeds, CSR gained increasing credibility as it expanded from corporate philanthropy to a new marketing tool.  Rob Densen wrote a thoughtful guest post recently on CSR (he […]

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Volunteer, Have Fun and Build Resume

October 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Tweet  Many posts here have discussed the importance of volunteerism and involvement as a way to enhance your resume.  So, I was pleased to see the report from PR students at Columbia College who got actively involved in supporting Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympics.  Although Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic rings, the […]

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Focus on Grades, Fun and Extra Curriculars

August 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Tweet   As nearly 2 million freshman begin arriving on campuses in the U.S. alone over the next two weeks, most will focus on parties and academics.  Only a few will lay the groundwork for their future careers by becoming involved in extra-curricular activities.  Since hands-on experience and networks are essential for future job searches, don’t postpone […]

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