Tagged: Public Relations

Working in the Public Relations Industry: Tips from PR Pros

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Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a room full of communication professionals, as they dish about the skills and attributes they love to see in internship and job candidates (and the ones that make them throw resumes in the recycle bin)? I had that chance recently, and it was eye-opening.  Below are thoughts from Meri McGloin of Ketchum, Jessica Weidensall and Matt Wager of Weber Shandwick and Pam Golum of The Lippin Group, who were on-campus helping with student portfolio and resume reviews thanks to our CU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter and faculty … / Read more »




A Career in Marketing And Why It Might Be Right For You.

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One afternoon, you’ll find yourself in an auditorium filled with hundreds of other students, most of whom you don’t even know by name. You’ll all be wearing silly square-shaped hats and long-flowing, ridiculous robes. On that day, you’ll realize your own future is right in front of you – and it’s absolutely exhilarating. But also a little terrifying. It seems like many older adults have forgotten just how daunting that can be. To be honest, that’s because it seems much scarier than it actually is. It doesn’t have to be a negative and frightening experience at all, especially if you’re … / Read more »




What are my career options with a Master’s in Library Science?

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Don, an alum of UT Austin, asked: I have a Master of Library Science and a Bachelor of Science in Radio-TV-Film.  I recently wrapped up fourteen months as a contract archivist with the United Nations archives  and am looking for my next job.  I enjoy information sciences but don’t know how strong the job market is in that field.  I also think public relations would be interesting.  Given my education and background, what careers do you recommend I explore? Hi Don – I don’t think you should give up on Library and Information Sciences just yet! As long as you … / Read more »