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Getting the Most out of an Unpaid Internship

By: Rebecca Trate

Internships are the secret to being able to get a job one day. It seems like every job listing requires some level of experience, and having a couple of internships under your belt shows the world that you know what you’re doing, even if you don’t. The hardest part of getting an internship (other than actually getting an internship) is swallowing the fact that you probably won’t be paid.  Continue reading “Getting the Most out of an Unpaid Internship”

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To Those Who Question Communication Majors

By: Hayley Baldzicki, @hayleybaldzicki

We will admit it. We’re social media & grammar fanatics.

I am a communication major. Yes, that’s right, I am going to school so I can learn how to talk to people- or so that’s what people think. I couldn’t be more excited about the idea of waking up everyday and knowing that I have an impact on public opinion. However, I am not naïve. I realize there are a lot of people who believe majoring in communication is an utter joke and a waste of an education. Continue reading “To Those Who Question Communication Majors”

Brand Journalism: Combining My Love of Storytelling and PR

By: Erin McMahon, @emcmahon1 I was always one of those kids who knew exactly what career they wanted to have. From middle school onward, whenever I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always responded with “journalist.” This was a bit of an odd response, as most other kids I grew up with blurted out answers like teacher, doctor, nurse or veterinarian. My dad had also wanted to be a journalist, and worked as a reporter for a wire service right out of college. As a kid, my dad would tell me about the stories … Continue reading Brand Journalism: Combining My Love of Storytelling and PR