Graduate with confidence: Lessons to land your first PR job

Ethan Parry

Ethan Parry has made the transition as college student to a full-time PR professional. (Photo Credit: Universidad de San Martín de Porres)

It’s the day you’ve been dreaming of since freshman year. Those countless hours spent studying till 3 a.m. and writing 20-page research papers are about to pay off. Today’s outfit: a cap and gown. It’s your graduation day.

Finding that first job post-university life can be very intimidating. ...

BuzzSumo: A college student’s scoop to be in the loop

(photo credit: Piotr Marcinski)

Students often feel too overwhelmed with homework, that they don’t make time to read the news. (Photo credit: Piotr Marcinski)

The stress of tests, papers and assignments are overbearing as a college student. Professors ask us, “What is the latest news? What is going on in the world?” I think to myself, how I can possibly find time in between all my responsibilities to read the news?

My problem being a busy ...

Preparing for the draft: An NBA workout for sports communicators

Nzinga Shaw and Rebecca Timms speak during at the 2015 PRSSA National Conerence (Brooke Tait)

Nzinga Shaw and Rebecca Timms speak at the 2015 PRSSA National Conference. (Brooke Tait)

Every year players from around the nation come to the pre-draft NBA workout, showing off their shot, aggression, hard work and love for the game.

Working for the NBA communications department is no different. Top professionals in NBA sport communications need to have better than average skills ...

Lessons learned from Nat’l Breast Cancer Foundation’s ‘Pinktober’ 2015

It’s fall time. Yellow, orange, brown and pink are falling into the season.

That’s right: pink.

Sport games, 5k races and ribbons painted last month pink to support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness month. This fall, non-profit organizations are kicking into gear with ...