22 04, 2021

This Can Wait

By |2021-04-22T21:02:40+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

To-do Lists Overload Having paper planners, digital planners, to-do lists, paper calendars, and digital calendars can be overwhelming when you feel like assignments and projects are piling up. During stressful times like exam week take the time to organize everything by due dates. Every assignment and task does not have to be done at that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

9 03, 2021

Chin up & Camera on. Staying Motivated in a Virtual World

By |2021-03-09T22:04:56+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

One year ago, almost to the day, all of our lives were drastically altered. Students were thrust into a world of isolation and virtual learning. It was never an easy time, but we adapted.  One year later, we are in our third (for some of us, our fourth) semester at “Zoom University.” It still isn’t [...]

25 02, 2021

Targeting the Best Audience

By |2021-02-25T22:00:41+00:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Let’s kick it back to the fundamentals of public relations. You’re deciding who your audience is but you just can’t pin down exactly what you’re looking for. Perhaps it’s a right of passage for PR professionals to grapple with the basics, so here’s my beginner, ever-evolving solution for one of those “simple” tasks.  Know Your [...]

18 02, 2021

Common PR Platforms and Tools You Need to Know to be Ready for the Workforce

By |2021-02-23T21:00:26+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, PR Platforms, Research, Social Media, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Entering the workforce can be daunting. The anxiety of meeting new people and learning the ins and outs of your company can be overwhelming, then there’s the added pressure of working with platforms you’re unfamiliar with. PR platforms may make you feel discouraged, but rest assured, learning these common tools will give you a leg [...]

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 [...]

4 02, 2021

Don’t Give Research a Bad Rap

By |2021-02-04T22:05:32+00:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Research. A word most people still in school aren’t too fond of. I know that after 16 years, the word “research” is often associated with lengthy papers or science and lab classes (there’s a reason I’m not a STEM major). We’re conditioned to think of something we go through the motions of, like many of [...]

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