Saving everything you can now will guarantee you the freedom you will need when you graduate college and enter your career. (Photo source: Eliza Ellen)

Ten things you should be doing now to prepare for life after college

Public relations can take you a lot of places. Whether you want to be hired at your dream firm or start your own business after you graduate, these 10 things will help prepare you to be successful in whatever you decide to do. Develop a marketable skill to set you apart from other candidates PR[…]

Matson and other mentors help students feel more confident in job searching. (Source: April McLane)

Three things to make job hunting easy for students

Students, alumni and professors collaborated together at Brigham Young University on Oct. 14 for one purpose—to improve the marketability of students in public relations. Entering into the workplace can be scary, but with help from experienced alumni, it can be …

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Avoiding the internship friendzone: Tips on interviewing and following-up

Interviewing with a company for a potential internship is like going on a first date and it can be very stressful. Brushing up on the company, choosing a “hire me” outfit and then giving yourself a pep talk in the mirror can all amount to nothing if the company friendzones you …

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From Student to Intern to PR Pro: 3 Ways to Bridge the Experience Gap

These days, in order to get a job you need experience. But to get experience you need a job. Pretty frustrating, right? Fortunately, there are opportunities all around us, and it’s easier than you think to get ready for that job you’re hoping to snag. Here are three of the best investments …