Short, Sweet and To the Point – Tips for Successful Blogging

Gone are the days when a blog post was simply used as an outlet for one’s thoughts. Sure, these blog posts still exist; but bloggers have taken to the social media channel to further act as journalists, reviewers, and opinion leaders. Anyone can write a blog post – but who wants to attach his orContinue reading “Short, Sweet and To the Point – Tips for Successful Blogging”

Heather Tansley, Communications Specialist: Taking A Leap and Finding Her Passion

If you asked Heather Tansley what she wanted to do with her life as she entered college, her answer would have had no trace of the words “communications.” In fact, Tansley started school at the University of Delaware with a major in Neuroscience, planning to enter the medical field.    So how exactly did TansleyContinue reading “Heather Tansley, Communications Specialist: Taking A Leap and Finding Her Passion”

How to Take a Break and Get Ahead: Winter Session Recap

Overwhelmed with the amount of free time on your hands during the lengthy winter vacations we get here at UD? To those opposed to kicking back by the cozy fire, there’s actually a lot that can be accomplished in just two short months. I, personally, couldn’t let the opportunity of UD’s winter session pass meContinue reading “How to Take a Break and Get Ahead: Winter Session Recap”

PRSSA-UD’s General Meeting Recap: Crisis Communication

Jumping into the spring semester, PRSSA-UD wasted no time getting down to business at their official second meeting on Monday, March 2. The meeting began with two speakers talking to the organization about SPPA (School of Public Policy and Administration) and its potential to help members who decide they want to join and apply. From there, aContinue reading “PRSSA-UD’s General Meeting Recap: Crisis Communication”

#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?”