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A Guide to Graduate School

A Guide to Graduate School

Posted: April 14, 2015, 11:08 p.m. by Laura Gregory. Every spring, young and eager undergraduates count down the days to the one they’ve been working toward their entire lives: graduation. With their last exam officially behind them, they celebrate the end of their collegiate careers

Job-Hopping: A Résumé-Killer?

Job-Hopping: A Résumé-Killer?

Posted: March 27, 2015, 5:18 p.m. by Laura Gregory. Years ago the concept of “job hopping” was considered a massive red flag on a potential employee’s résumé. An article in Forbes magazine even characterized it as “career suicide.” Employers were reluctant to hire someone who

Three Internship Tips

Three Internship Tips

Posted: February 16, 2015, 4:09 p.m. by Mackensie Henderson. According to Internships.com, the importance of an internship while in college continues to rise. Companies use their internship program as a trial run for potential new employees. If an intern excels, they have the potential to obtain

Professionalism from Coast to Coast

Professionalism from Coast to Coast

Posted: February 12, 2015, 4:00 p.m. by Sadie Schwarm. A sea of professional opportunities stretches across the 2,565.55 miles of land from New York City to San Francisco. More people are chasing their dreams, leading them to offices all over the nation. But it is

Four Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me about PR

Posted At: October 10, 2013 1:10 p.m. by Rebekah Epstein, Guest Contributor I am going to be honest. When I was in college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I started off as an international relations major, minoring in

“So, tell me about yourself.”

Posted At: March 13, 2013 2:15 P.M. by Martina Kaiwi As young PR professionals prepare for their job interviews, many dread the notorious face-to-face interrogation. Even though PR practitioners understand the power of words and the relationships they can create or destroy, when representing ourselves it

What's in Your Professional Toolbox?

Posted At: September 19, 2012 2:38 P.M. by Leighton Brown What does it mean to be actively involved? Is joining an organization enough?

How Rush Has Impacted My Professional Career

After all, as aspiring young professionals, we are kind of “rushing” ourselves into the professional PR world. As I thought more about it, I realized that I am once again the girl going through rush. How I present myself and how I can carry on

Perception is NOT Reality

Perception is NOT Reality

by: Amber Parker In America, the land of opportunity, a young scholar can go off to college and become whatever he or she desires. So what draws a college student to public relations? Why do some students change majors after only taking a few courses?

Vaccines for Genericide

Vaccines for Genericide

by Justin Lindsey If you’re in the same boat I’m in, then you’re nitpicking your portfolio/résumé in search of errors and phrases that might mark you as a fool to your potential employers. Undoubtedly, you’re grooming for graduation and setting yourself up for a killer

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