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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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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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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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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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PR Must Play a Lead Role in Combating Fake News

August 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetFake News was examined through the lenses of public relations, media and academia during this week’s annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC). Three separate panels featured insights from PR pros, journalists and academics during the huge academic summit in Chicago. All panelists agreed fake news isn’t a new […]

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