By Meredith Trapper As graduation quickly approaches, I cannot help but reflect on my time here at UCM and the defining moments that brought me to where I am today. Everyone has a reason for why they picked the degree they did, but for me, there were many reasons and many people. — I thought …
By Maddison Armbruster If you’re anything like me, I felt incredibly lost freshman year. I had no idea what I wanted to major in or what I wanted to do with my life. After some time, I selected public relations as my major and began to find a path post-graduation. However, there are a few … Continue reading Feeling lost at school? We’ve all been there!
By Amanda Walls From someone who is weeks away from college graduation and hunting for a full-time job, trust me, finding a position you are happy with is difficult! Landing that position is even more challenging. Here are some tips on how to create a resume that stands above the rest. Short, but … Continue reading College Graduates, How Do You Make a Resume That Stands Above the Rest?
By Hannah Treat Working on campus is a typical job opportunity for most college students, whatever university they might be at, but you don’t always get to work in an area that is dedicated to your major. Personally, I have worked in housing and the music department. Although they are both great job opportunities, they … Continue reading Life of a University Student Employee and Aspiring Professional
By Emily Thole It is officially March, one of the most exciting months of the year. This month brings forth multiple things to look forward to. March is a time to celebrate Women’s History, St. Patrick’s Day, spring break, and one of the most exciting and authentic events in college athletics: March Madness. March Madness … Continue reading PR Madness
By Amanda Ferrin Although you may not be considering working abroad, intercultural awareness is essential for anyone in the PR industry. Whether you’re interested in working in the corporate sector or a nonprofit, understanding the global market can greatly enhance your career. This past summer, I had the opportunity to do my internship for a … Continue reading Four Lessons Learned Practicing PR Abroad
By Jessica Gough The Span of Social Media It is no secret that social media is taking over the internet. In fact, over 77 percent of the U.S. population uses a social media profile regularly. That is 2.34 billion sets of eyes just waiting to be captivated. As a company, those eyes are extremely … Continue reading The Social Media Plan and Its Cycle
By Jasmine Scott Here’s a painfully honest peek into the life of a full-time college student, who also works remotely as a part time PR Professional for a non-profit organization. 7:15 a.m.: My alarm clock goes off. I’d love to tell you that I hop out of bed with an abundance of energy and … Continue reading An Unflinching Look at the Average Day of a College Student and PR Pro
By Emily Jarboe Graduating college and venturing out into adulthood can be a rollercoaster of emotions. It’s terrifying, intimidating and exciting all at the same time. As if leaving college wasn’t scary enough, then there’s the pressure to secure that first job after graduation. Say goodbye to student discounts and hello to a 401K. Most … Continue reading How to Land Your First Job Before Graduation
By Nickey Buzek “Can I see some of your work?” You may have a wealth of experience and the skills to back it up, but if your abilities aren’t coming across in an easy-to-access fashion, you may be missing professional opportunities. Here are four tips that will make your online portfolio showcase your skills: Choose … Continue reading Four Creation Tips For Your Online Portfolio