#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”

#UDPRintern: A Winternship to Remember

My name is Amanda Schuman and I’m a sophomore communications interest major. I have been a member of PRSSA-UD since fall semester of my freshman year, and as someone who wasn’t entirely sure what to be when I grew up, it was a great organization for me to join. PRSSA introduced me to many aspectsContinue reading “#UDPRintern: A Winternship to Remember”

4 Common Marketing Mistakes on Social Media and How to Fix Them

Social media is a great platform for companies to get their name and product out to a large audience with relatively minimal effort. While using social media might come easily to some, others are actually hurting their business rather than helping it, due to lack of knowledge on how and what to publish. In orderContinue reading “4 Common Marketing Mistakes on Social Media and How to Fix Them”

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Be on LinkedIn

Last week, I connected with yet another social media-marketing consultant on LinkedIn. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunities LinkedIn has provided me in helping carve out a niche for myself in the public relations and digital marketing industry. Yet, I have friends who do not understand how LinkedIn can be beneficial for them. “I don’tContinue reading “5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Be on LinkedIn”