Do as I say, not as I do – senior advice on my freshman mistakes

By: Logan Trautman, @logantrautman It could be the fact that the final semester of my final year at OHIO is quickly coming to a close, but recently I’ve been reflecting back on the last four years. As I try to plan my post-grad life, when I’m not hyperventilating, I catch myself thinking what I would have done differently in the years leading up to these final months to better prepare myself for what lies ahead. Internships are not for upperclassmen only I have held three internships since being in college; all three took place within my junior and senior years. … Continue reading Do as I say, not as I do – senior advice on my freshman mistakes

Managing 2 Internships at Once

By: Lindsey Zimmerman @lindseyzim716 It’s 7 a.m. on a weekday, and I’m getting dressed and ready to head off to my internship at Battelle Memorial Institute. While my straightener is heating up, I grab my phone and get on Twitter. No, not to check my own feed and notifications – I’m taking a few minutes to tweet on behalf of College Tourist as part of my second internship. That’ll be my morning routine for the better part of the summer, during which I’ll be working not one but two paid internships. I show up onsite every day at Battelle for … Continue reading Managing 2 Internships at Once

How to De-Stress After a Tough Day

As an overachieving Scripps student my days can be pretty demanding, with some days even lasting from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. When you are trying to balance multiple clubs, extracurricular activities and a full class load, the stress can add up. We all have those days where we feel like we are being pulled in so many directions that we are on the verge of snapping. That’s when it becomes important to find the right ways to unwind from the chaos and gain some stability. Here are some of my favorite methods for relaxing after a stressful day. Exercise. … Continue reading How to De-Stress After a Tough Day

5 Challenges of Switching a Major into the Journalism School

Switching your major in college is one thing, but switching into the prestigious E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is another story.  Personally, I didn’t know what I wanted to major in coming into college, so I scanned through the majors offered at Ohio University as I was applying.  By the time I got my acceptance letter, I had forgotten what I even chose to major in.  As I’m going into my sophomore year, I’m about to apply to the J-School for spring semester. I imagine many other students are in the same boat, and probably facing the same challenges as … Continue reading 5 Challenges of Switching a Major into the Journalism School

A Day in the Life: PR Student

This is the final post of a three-part series detailing the daily life of a public relations professional, intern and student. Name: Kerry Tuttle School: Ohio University Location: Athens, OH Hourly Snapshot 7 AM – Wake up, eat a protein bar for breakfast and head over to Ping to work out. 8:15 AM – Finished with my workout. Go home, take a shower and get dressed for class in business casual because of meetings and presentations. Have a last minute cram session before my first class because I have a quiz in it. 9:40 AM – First class of the … Continue reading A Day in the Life: PR Student

5 Tips for Creating an Event

By: Morgan Blank Being in Public Relations it is inevitable that we will be planning and putting on events.  The biggest trouble most people have with creating an event is how to make it unforgettable and stand out.  Here are five tips to help plan your event and keep all of your bases covered.  1. The tip most PR superstars would give it to plan early.  Making a timeline and starting early can help fix problems you may run into later in the event planning process.    2. Another tip that will help create a lasting impression is to pick a theme and keep … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creating an Event

Beyond the Basics Regional Conference: A once-in-a-college-career opportunity

By: Marisa Dockum  Beyond the Basics, brought to you by Scripps PRSSA, is a Regional Conference that will unite motivating speakers with ambitious students to learn, network and discuss the latest industry trends. Regional Conferences are designed for PRSSA Chapters and industry related students to learn about public relations, the communications industry, career development and social media.  This event is a great tool for those who may not be able to attend national events, such as National Conference or National Assembly.  Taking place on March 16, 2013, Beyond the Basics has planned a jam-packed day of awe-inspiring speakers and break … Continue reading Beyond the Basics Regional Conference: A once-in-a-college-career opportunity