Summer internship hunting is here for many college students, myself included. Here are three tips that help me stay focused and get applications in on time. Excel Spreadsheets. I seriously live by Excel spreadsheets. So when I started looking for internships it was no different. While looking for internships I keep an Excel spreadsheet open … More The Search is On: Tips for Internship Hunting Success
I just want to start off by saying that I love conferences! This is the second year that I have attended Real World PR in Atlanta and I can honestly say it is just as good, if not better, the second time around. There were great panelists, awesome networking opportunities throughout the day, and a … More Real World PR 2011
[tweetmeme source=”amfunderburk1” http://www.URL.com%5D Social Media is on the rise, and boy has it risen above most others. It is very obvious that people are obsessed with this new fad and it is not stopping anytime soon. This past week as I participated in various chats on Twitter (#SMMackChat, #u30pro , #blogchat ) I realized that a lot … More Are YOU on the Bandwagon?
[tweetmeme source=”amfunderburk1” http://www.URL.com%5D Session Four: Focus on Sports During this session, Matt Garvey discussed what goes on behind-the-scenes when promoting sports teams and events. Matt Garvey from the Chick-fil-A Bowl: Know about the Graphic Design and Printing Industry. Also know about the Photography Industry to help you hire people. There are 4-5 people who run … More PR Real World Conference: Part Four.
[tweetmeme source=”amfunderburk1” http://www.URL.com%5D Luncheon: During the luncheon Sean Cassidy, from DKC Public Relations & Marketing, spoke to us about how entertainment PR. He talked about how celebrities used to be untouchable and disconnected, but now those barriers are down. Consumers are influenced by what celebrities do or consume when they are on or off screen. … More PR Real World Conference: Part Three.
[tweetmeme source=”amfunderburk1” http://www.URL.com%5D Session 2: Seal the Deal: What You Need to Know to Land the Job There were two great speakers at this session discussing the interview process and what to do when you land the job. Sharon Jones of Ketchum: Interview. Research the company before you apply to a job. You do not … More PR Real World Conference: Part Two.
[tweetmeme source=”amfunderburk1” http://www.URL.com%5D This past Friday, February 19, I attended the PR Real World Conference in Atlanta with three other lovely ladies from the PRSSA chapter at WCU. Altogether there were four sessions plus a luncheon with a keynote speaker. Throughout the conference there was also many opportunities to network with other public relations students … More PR Real World Conference 2010: Part One.