After graduating in three years and holding several different internships, it is hard to say what my greatest takeaway has been. For some, it was the amount of hands-on, public relations-related work I was able to do; for others, it was working in a place where everyone wanted to be there and truly enjoyed what they did. Most recently, I interned virtually for a small public relations firm. While this [...]
In the time that follows your graduation from college, you will begin to adjust to a life of transitioning. First, you will transition out of school. Then, you will transition into internships. Eventually, you will transition into a full-fledged adult with a job and a home.
This period of transitioning is neither the time nor the place for standing your ground. It is an opportunity to continue to grow [...]
To the Upcoming Graduate:
Spring break has come and gone, and you (the soon-to-be college graduates) are gearing up towards your own big day. It is the day in which you will enter the “real” world.
Even with a year of “real” world experience, however, I am at a loss of words when trying to describe what it is and what it is like. In some ways, the “real” world is exactly the same as what [...]
After graduation, your internship possibilities become seemingly limitless. You are no longer constrained to the limits of interning near school. You have the world at our fingertips, or so you think.
When considering what is next, you may have to stop and consider the fact that, perhaps, there is someplace else you would rather call home. If so, what do you do next? Do you pack the car, dog in tow, [...]
With today’s advances, more and more opportunities arise with the term “virtual” in front of the job title — our precious internships are no exception. At Social Fresh Tampa, a social media conference I recently attended, I met with a variety of people spanning many different industries and careers. Shortly into the conference, I realized that virtual positions are more prevalent [...]
Internships have always been and will always be necessary on the road to our future selves. But, what do we do when we find ourselves (as many of us may in these economic times) strapped for a job, much less an internship?
So, when times get tough, we mustn’t simply twiddle our thumbs, biding our time. We must be proactive and we must stay practiced because the disappointment of not getting an internship [...]