6 05, 2021

Let’s Catch Up with GV PRSSA Alumni

By |2021-05-06T21:06:50+00:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Alumni, Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This week we will be catching up with GVPRSSA alumna Sarah Dudinetz. Sarah is the former Podcast Director for GVPRSSA’s PR Hangover and is now making a name for herself in the professional world. Sarah landed herself a Social Media and Communications Specialist position at A.K. Rikk's, which is a luxury boutique downtown Grand Rapids. [...]

15 04, 2021

Everything I Needed to Learn about PR I Learned when I was Five

By |2021-04-15T21:00:49+00:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Back To The Basics Since I’m graduating soon I tend to get asked what advice I would give to myself going into the Advertising and Public Relations major. To be honest with you, I don’t know what I would say to her. I’m content with where I landed and I’ve had the privilege of having [...]

6 04, 2021

Let’s Catch Up with GVPRSSA Alumni

By |2021-04-06T21:00:38+00:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Alumni, Internships, Networking/Relationships, PR News, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Let’s see what past GVPRSSA students are up to after graduation. For this GVPRSSA alumni series, I caught up with Emily Gagnon, the former GrandPR CEO and now a young public relations professional. During her time with GVPRSSA and GrandPR, she won various awards for her dedication to the organizations, such as the PRSSA National [...]

25 03, 2021

Internships: Where to Start

By |2021-03-26T13:50:07+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The frequently discussed buzzword of communications majors: internships. Where do I look, how do I start applying, and am I even ready to dip my toes in the field? As someone who is no stranger to internships, from searching to working, I’ll give you tips for the start of your internship journey. Actively Search An [...]

18 03, 2021

The Best Tips and Tricks for Interviews

By |2021-03-22T14:40:29+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

As a current senior who is undertaking the home stretch before graduation, I have been applying to many different jobs. In a little over a month, I will be graduated and thrown into the “real world”. As a fresh college graduate or current college student applying to jobs or internships can be trying and frustrating [...]

16 03, 2021

Unpaid Internships? It’s a No From Me

By |2021-03-16T21:00:11+00:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Networking/Relationships, Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s no secret that employers want to hire candidates with hands-on, professional experience. There are some lessons and skills that just can’t be taught in a classroom setting. For this reason, many university programs require their students to complete at least one internship before they graduate. And, usually, those student interns go on to form [...]

17 02, 2021

Internships & Interviewing w/ Teagan Epley

By |2021-02-17T13:34:41+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

 Who’s Our Guest? Teagan Epley graduated from Grand Valley with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Business in April of last year (2020). During her time at Grand Valley, she was highly involved in GrandPR and PRSSA, serving as the chapter's VP of Member Services and attending the International [...]

28 01, 2021

Virtual Fatigue Funk

By |2021-02-04T16:21:39+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take over everyday life, we have to work to accept the “new normal” that is going to come along with it. Virtual fatigue is something that we are all experiencing right now. I wake up and sit on my laptop all day. For work, class, and even happy hours.  So [...]

12 11, 2020

Tips for Starting a New Internship

By |2020-11-12T00:56:54+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|0 Comments

Congratulations! You’ve made it past the countless hours of combing Indeed, Linkedin, and all of the job search sites. You want to hit the ground running after you accepted your new internship after that nerve-wracking interview. Yes, you can wipe the sweat off your forehead and breathe. Before you get into the workplace, be sure [...]

29 10, 2020

Networking in a Pandemic World

By |2020-10-28T21:12:31+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Networking/Relationships|0 Comments

Networking is an integral part of the public relations industry. Knowing other professionals within your industry can grant you access to job opportunities, get your name out in the field, or help you meet friends who understand what you do for a living. With that said, networking was difficult before the pandemic hit our world [...]

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