Paws and Public Relations

Most communication students say they learned career skills from professors and professionals, but few can boast wisdom learned from a canine source, as I have from my basset/beagle mix, Rosie. This summer, Rosie and I fulfilled our dream of becoming a certified therapy team with Paws for People, a nonprofit organization that provides pet-assisted visitationContinue reading “Paws and Public Relations”

Interning at KEDS: Communications Summer Internship Experience and 3 Tips

This past summer, I interned at Keds Shoes headquarters. My responsibilities included organizing and preparing sample shoes for meetings, photo shoots and reviews, giving my own input on the Spring and Summer 2015 lines and pulling materials for the 2015 Holiday line. I was also sent to do fieldwork at stores in Boston for theContinue reading “Interning at KEDS: Communications Summer Internship Experience and 3 Tips”

The First Of Many Successful Meetings

PRSSA-UD shattered records of attendance at its very first general meeting on Monday, September 8 with a whopping 101 students packed into a Gore Hall classroom. Intrigued, the crowd sat and stood in any spot they could grab to hear the inspiring Laura Woodin share some of her wisdom on how to succeed in theContinue reading “The First Of Many Successful Meetings”

New executive board spotlight: VP of External Affairs, Nicole Sullivan

– Name: Nicole Sullivan – Class Year: Senior – PRSSA executive board position: Vice President of External Affairs -Nickname: Everyone in high school called me Sully (not after the Monsters Inc. character, but because of my last name). I miss it. – Siblings: I have a brother who’s four years younger than I am. Although we’re very differentContinue reading “New executive board spotlight: VP of External Affairs, Nicole Sullivan”

Four Ways to Get the Most of Your Summer Internship

The weeks left until the start of another semester dwindled down to just three, and if you’re like me, you still have part of that time left at your summer internship. In that amount of time, you can tackle a big project or meet an Executive who offers to look over your work. I knowContinue reading “Four Ways to Get the Most of Your Summer Internship”

New executive board spotlight: Meetings Coordinator, Allison Lane

– Name: Allison Lane – Class Year: Junior – PRSSA executive board position: Meetings Coordinator -Nickname: My friends call me Big Al. I don’t even know why, I just roll with it. – Siblings: I’m an only child! – Pet(s): I have a terrier mix named Ralph. – Favorite Meal: My favorite meal is lunch andContinue reading “New executive board spotlight: Meetings Coordinator, Allison Lane”

3 Reasons Why It’s Okay To Intern at the Same Place Twice

Internships are something every college student thinks about as a way for them to get a job right after college. Getting hands on experience in an industry is deemed as one of the best ways to showcase why you’re the best. Even if you’re working for free. That’s the way I saw internships when IContinue reading “3 Reasons Why It’s Okay To Intern at the Same Place Twice”

New executive board spotlight: Public Relations Director, Keri Betters

– Name: Keri Betters – Class year: Senior – PRSSA E-Board Position: Public Relations Director – Nicknames: Kerbear, Carols, K-Dawg, Eliza, Ker, KB Toys, Betters – Favorite meal/foods: Dinner’s my favorite meal! Favorite foods are grape leaves (a Lebanese dish), hummus, chicken and broccoli casserole, coffee (it’s a food group, I promise), and watermelon. – If you could meet anyone: JohnnyContinue reading “New executive board spotlight: Public Relations Director, Keri Betters”

Strike Gold: Uncover Your Dream Job

As college students, we extensively prepare for our futures—raising our sails, gripping the wheel, pushing off the dock and venturing into the vast sea of our future. We don’t quite know what lies ahead, but we do have our sights set on one thing: finding our own treasure chest of joy, otherwise known as ourContinue reading “Strike Gold: Uncover Your Dream Job”

New executive board spotlight: President, Natalie Hines

– Name: Natalie Hines – Class year: Senior – PRSSA E-Board Position: President – Nickname: Nat, Natty, and Patty – Favorite meal/foods: Spaghetti for lunch or dinner, or a mid-day snack. Also, chips and salsa. Don’t forget the guac! – If you could meet anyone: Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Fallon. – Dream career: I aspire to work in communications orContinue reading “New executive board spotlight: President, Natalie Hines”