#UDPRIntern: The Five Do’s and Don’ts of Interning for a Small Business

When did you realize you were meant to work in public relations? This past winter, I interned for The SuperNutritionist (SN), a nutritionist business based on Long Island. My favorite part of the experience? Getting a rush knowing I was helping a small business owner thrive in today’s economy through my social media strategies. ThatContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: The Five Do’s and Don’ts of Interning for a Small Business”

#UDPRIntern: 4 Tips For The End of Winter Session

As time races forward toward the coming semester, my winter session dreams begin to dwindle. No longer am I able to brag that my possibilities are draped out like clothes on a line, just waiting to be experienced over winter session. Now mother hen is calling us back in for the “serious” stuff…classes. Oh yeah…andContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: 4 Tips For The End of Winter Session”

#UDPRintern: The 5 Dos and Don’ts of an Interview

Winter break is the perfect time to get ahead in advancing your career by searching for a summer internship. It’s the time to reach out to all those obscure family friends in your industry of choice for references, scour the internet and to tweak your resume. Once all the applications are sent, the next stepContinue reading “#UDPRintern: The 5 Dos and Don’ts of an Interview”

#UDPRIntern: Double Duty: How to Work Two Internships

Tabs, to-do lists, and timesheets—oh my! This winter, I took on two internships—one at The Journey church and one at UpTrend Creative & Consulting. Fun? Absolutely. Crazy? For sure. As per usual, I accepted a hefty workload without realizing its weight. However, the lessons learned and the skills acquired are far worth the frantic andContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: Double Duty: How to Work Two Internships”

#UDPRIntern: The 30-Minute Email Method: Why It’s Long and Why It’s Worth It

4:00- I sit down to write my email, telling myself it will only take 10 minutes. 4:30- Still sitting, having my best friend look over the email for the 20th time, and calming myself down enough to send the thing out into cyberspace.  Some people call me crazy for taking 30 minutes to write anContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: The 30-Minute Email Method: Why It’s Long and Why It’s Worth It”

#UDPRIntern: …But Can You Talk the Talk?

As a college student, the term “networking” is far from a foreign concept. Students are regularly told how networking can positively impact their future. However, for many people, networking can seem like a confusing or even frightening task. This is where “casual networking” comes in handy. Casual networking is no more than maximizing conversations withContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: …But Can You Talk the Talk?”

#UDPRIntern: Learning over the long-haul: How to grasp new opportunities at a long-term internship

Let’s face it—as ambitious communication students, we plow through internships with a “what’s next” mentality. We want something bigger, better and more boast worthy to add to our resumes once we conclude our current internship. I get it. But what if we decide to stay right where we are? Does this derail our practically perfectContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: Learning over the long-haul: How to grasp new opportunities at a long-term internship”

#UDPRIntern: 5 Tips for Future Event Planners

Planning and setting up for events is definitely not as easy as it may seem. When that day rolls around, after months of planning, you need to make sure everything is exactly how the client wants it. Whether it is a Bar Mitzvah, a Sweet 16 or a Corporate Company Holiday Party, there is alwaysContinue reading “#UDPRIntern: 5 Tips for Future Event Planners”

#UDPRIntern: #UDWinter At Home– Not Boring When You’re Exploring

Recently, my social media feeds have been chock-full of study abroad pictures, tweets about UD’s first snowfall of 2015 and the top ten reasons to spend winter session at Delaware. But what about all of those students reading social updates from their living rooms? What about everyone that opted not to pack up their bags,Continue reading “#UDPRIntern: #UDWinter At Home– Not Boring When You’re Exploring”

#UDPRintern: 4 Easy Ways to Make The Most of Winter Session

Winter Session at the University of Delaware (also known as #UDWinter) is a great way to get ahead of the game. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to take a class. The most important part of Winter Session is making the most out of your time, whichever way you choose to spend it. HereContinue reading “#UDPRintern: 4 Easy Ways to Make The Most of Winter Session”