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Students Gain Real World Professional Experience

February 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

When the nearest major city is hundreds of miles away, a growing number of college PR programs are creating or ramping up student-run firms. This post discusses the University of Alabama’s impressive student-run agency and online magazine.

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Tags: Future Leaders · Volunteerism

Find a Job and Help Your Career: Volunteer

January 1st, 2015 · No Comments

As you think about resolutions for 2015 that can help others and yourself, consider volunteering. While you should support causes that truly matter to you, one of the important benefits of volunteering is that doing so can help advance your career. Research conducted by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) confirms a direct relationship […]

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Tags: Job Search · Volunteerism

5 Ways to Volunteer Your PR Skills

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Volunteer work is extremely important. It’s a great way to give back to the community. And for those trying to boost their resumes or land a new job, volunteer can be an excellent stepping stone to a successful career – whether it’s in healthcare, education, or public relations. Though might seem difficult to break into […]

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Tags: Guest Post · Volunteerism

Top Educator Awards Go to PR Leaders

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Two friends and public relations leaders received well-deserved recognition for their significant contributions to education during last week’s annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Montreal. Frank Ovaitt, president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), received the Gerald Sass Distinguished Service Award, presented by the Association of […]

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Tags: Uncategorized · Volunteerism

Volunteerism Helps Good Causes And Careers

January 20th, 2014 · 4 Comments

On the flight back from Florida last night, I thought about the importance of engaging in nonprofit organizations during college and early stages of your career. Not only does it provide real-world experience but it also builds your network. That point was driven home as I spent the long weekend with fellow board members of the Indiana […]

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Tags: Careers · Mentorship · Volunteerism