Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships

Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships

Kudos to The PR Council’s 110 U.S. public relations firms for signing a new policy ending unpaid internships and urging others to do the same. Although most of the Council’s agencies already pay interns, the policy effective January 1, 2020, confirms that all member...
Remembering PR Legend Dominic DiFrisco

Remembering PR Legend Dominic DiFrisco

Students in DePaul PRAD professor Marshal Goldman’s class were invited to research and write about legendary Chicago PR pro Dominic DiFrisco, who passed away last week. Here is one of their tributes. By Allegra Acosta While many people during their lifetime on...
How to Prepare for a PR Interview

How to Prepare for a PR Interview

Public relations professionals rely on personality, research and quick-wit to find success in their roles. This can make interviewing within the industry intimidating, especially as a newcomer to the field or a recent grad. It’s important, therefore, to prepare for...
How to Land an Informational Interview

How to Land an Informational Interview

Spring is the most active job cycle of the year when you stand the best chance to find and land a new opportunity or that all-important first internship, according to recruiters and job boards. But competition also is greater this time of year, so you must find ways...
Q&A: To Blog or Not to Blog

Q&A: To Blog or Not to Blog

Q. My writing professor has encouraged us to start a blog, claiming it will help advance our careers. Since you have been blogging for several years, do you agree? How do you keep the process from becoming overwhelming? Other tips? A. I agree with your professor to a...