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10 Mistakes New Pros Make and How to Avoid Them

January 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Mistakes are inevitable as you begin your career. Simply being aware of the most common mistakes can keep career damage to a minimum. Avoiding them entirely will propel your career. Based on my personal experience and observation, here are the 10 most common early-stage career mistakes: Over confidence. Sometimes there is a fine line between […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders · Intern

The Right Way to Land Your Dream Internship

October 3rd, 2016 · 6 Comments

By Kendall Thompson Do you have that dream internship that has been at the top of your list throughout your college career? Does it feel impossible to land? I know the feeling. It took me a year and a half to get my current job in Chicago at C1 Revolution. In order to get the […]

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Tags: Guest Post · Intern · Job Search

How to Write a Cold Email to Land the Internship of Your Dreams

August 19th, 2016 · 4 Comments

A cold letter is a cover letter sent to a company that is not currently seeking new employees or interns. It is an unsolicited attempt to convince a company that they should take you on despite not advertising any available positions. While it may seem like a less-promising tactic when compared to applying for an […]

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Boost Your PR Career: 5 Key Reasons Why You Should Consider an Internship

July 26th, 2016 · 2 Comments

When you’re fresh out of school you’re eager to get to work, putting that hard-earned degree to work putting money in your bank account. It’s no wonder that so many people find themselves reluctant to take a low-paying or unpaid intern position. Working in the trenches for peanuts doesn’t exactly sound like a great way […]

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

The Intern: Keys to Success

July 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments

By Lindsey Barber You’ve landed a new internship. Congratulations! Now what? Impressing the interviewers is only the first step. Now comes the hard (or exciting) part – demonstrating that the company made the correct choice in giving you a chance. Public Relations, particularly in the agency setting, is a fast paced world, often leaving new […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · First Day on the Job · Guest Post · Intern