The Question Every Intern Candidate Should Ask

The Question Every Intern Candidate Should Ask

  Last week, I talked with an enterprising college senior who managed to wrangle five agency interviews during his 24-hour visit to Chicago.  That feat alone is impressive and merits kudos, but his final question at each interview is the subject of this post. His...

Co-Worker References Pose Risk Prior to Job Offer

Q.  I have had a few interviews with an agency that now wants names of references, including one or two co-workers who could talk about my teamwork.  No one at my current agency knows I’m interviewing and I’m uneasy about letting them know anything when...
After Three Internships, What’s Next?

After Three Internships, What’s Next?

Q.  I’m a May 2010 PR grad and am still looking for permanent employment.  I’m finishing up an internship now (this will make three, one with a large agency), have been volunteering on a PRSA committee for almost a year now, and have had some discussions...
Take the Job, Then Pursue Graduate Degree

Take the Job, Then Pursue Graduate Degree

Q.  I’m graduating with in December and am trying to decide if I want to go to graduate school or accept an entry-level job at a major company.  The general office job is not related to my communication degree, but my would-be boss says transfers often happen...