#WhyPR: Creativity in PR

BY: KATHERINE BARTELL Choosing a profession can be difficult. You want to wake up every day excited about going into work. It’s so important that your job allows you to express your best assets. When going into college, I knew that I wanted to work in a field that allowed me to express my creativity.Continue reading “#WhyPR: Creativity in PR”

#WhyPR: Keep it Green and Follow Your Dreams

BY: BRITTANY O’CONNELL When I attended my first Public Relations Student Society of America meeting at the University of Delaware, I knew Public Relations was a career I could envision myself in. Prior to college, I had absolutely no idea what the profession even was. Actually, I’ve come to find that the definition of PRContinue reading “#WhyPR: Keep it Green and Follow Your Dreams”

Making a Difference for All the Difference: Landing the Perfect Internship through PRSSA

We have reached the point in our academic careers where going to class and getting good grades is no longer enough. There is now the added expectation of networking and finding an internship that allows you to apply all that you have learned while acquiring new skills from the professionals you are working with. ThoughContinue reading “Making a Difference for All the Difference: Landing the Perfect Internship through PRSSA”

How To Make The Most Of Your Summer

While school is in session we find ourselves daydreaming about being able to relax by the pool, stay out and sleep in as late as we want and catch up with old high school friends. Although, more often than not, we wind up hitting a slump mid break and start missing college. Of course weContinue reading “How To Make The Most Of Your Summer”

5 Ways to Network Like a Pro

Networking is a critical skill to have that many people struggle with. Improving your networking skills can make all the difference and help you get your foot in the door. Here a few tips to keep in mind: Be Prepared Before attending a networking event or meeting always do your research. Make sure that youContinue reading “5 Ways to Network Like a Pro”

5 Blogging Do’s and Don’ts

If you like writing, or want to sharpen your skills, writing a blog is fun and beneficial. To write a well-organized and purposeful blog, here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind! Don’ts: Don’t use too much content. You do not want to overwhelm your readers. Keep it simple and they’ll be moreContinue reading “5 Blogging Do’s and Don’ts”

3 Books to Read for Aspiring PR Professionals

In the public relations field, writing is one of the most important tools we have. However, instead of creating content, we can turn to books from some leaders in the field for meaningful advice. Here are only a few of the inspiring and informational books that the PR world has to offer. Each one ofContinue reading “3 Books to Read for Aspiring PR Professionals”

Break Through the Interview: A Recap of the Interview Skill Slam

The word ‘interview’ often makes people cringe. Interviewers can be intimidating, stressful, and can make you rethink what you should and shouldn’t have put on your resume. People walk into interviews never fully knowing what to expect, and never fully able to figure out whether the words “we’ll be in touch” mean you got theContinue reading “Break Through the Interview: A Recap of the Interview Skill Slam”

Spring Into Success: 4 Tips to Make The Most of Spring Break

Finally, it’s time to relax after a busy first half of the semester—spring break is here! In between basking in the glow of the sun (or not…where is warm weather?) or just the glow of your computer screen, this time is also a great opportunity to work on your professional brand. Here are some tipsContinue reading “Spring Into Success: 4 Tips to Make The Most of Spring Break”

5 Ways To Make The Most of Your Semester

All too often my fellow students and I rush through classes with one goal: make it to the end of the semester. Semester after semester we push through, until we finally reach that pinnacle point: graduation. But what happens to the in-between? After all, isn’t the point of college to prepare us for the careerContinue reading “5 Ways To Make The Most of Your Semester”