Although I have been involved with Hirons' internal promotions team for several months, I had little involvement with our company's blog until this summer. Managing content for organizational blogs was a major responsibility within previous internships I've held, so I was more than happy to take over whenever we shuffled around some promotional duties this… Continue reading Content Management: Hirons Blog
This summer, I was fortunate enough to be asked to write an article for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's BizVoice magazine, a publication with a readership of over 15,000. BizVoice is the "largest broad-based business advocacy organization in the state, representing Hoosier employers for more than 90 years." This was an amazing opportunity for me,… Continue reading BizVoice Magazine – Whirlwind of Progress
This blog was written as part of my internship at Indiana INTERNnet. It was originally published here. Receiving an offer for an internship can be exciting, but what happens if you’re not sure you can afford to accept it? As was discussed in a previous blog post about how to choose between multiple internship offers,… Continue reading Should You Negotiate Your Internship Salary?
This blog post was written as part of my internship at Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. At Indiana INTERNnet, we love a good intern-to-hire story. We’re always on the lookout for tales of individuals around the state who were able to turn their internship into a full-time job offer. As a senior in college, I… Continue reading Tips to Become an Intern-to-Hire Success
This blog was written for Indiana INTERNnet and was published here originally. Depending on how much you enjoy your co-workers’ company, you may or may not find the idea of hanging out with them appealing. However, taking the time to get to know fellow employees while you’re all away from your desks can improve everyone’s… Continue reading The Benefits of Socializing with Co-Workers
This blog post is another addition to the Indiana INTERNnet blog and was originally published here. Although the idea of having a career mentor is not new, the notion has grown in popularity in recent years. I had heard the word thrown around before, but I wasn’t quite aware of the popularity of this tactic… Continue reading Should I have a Mentor?
This blog post was originally written for Indiana INTERNnet and was published here. There are a lot of different tools out there to help students better their careers during and after college, but sometimes you may not know where to start. Each of the resources below can help you find experiential opportunities, expand your network… Continue reading Resources for Young Professionals
This blog post was written for Indiana INTERNnet and was published both online and in the organization's digital newsletter. Indiana INTERNnet focuses on talent retention through increased work-and-learn experiences. More than a decade ago, it began the tradition of celebrating internship excellence by launching the annual IMPACT Awards. Each year, the program continues to grow in… Continue reading Nominations for the 2019 IMPACT Awards Are Open
The following blog post is an extended version of one that I wrote for Indiana INTERNnet. You can view the original as it was published here. "What’s something you’ve learned at your summer internship?" Recently, a fellow public relations student that I follow on Twitter posed this question. It was an opportunity to spark discussion… Continue reading Speak Up
The following blog post was written during my internship at Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. Interviews are often the deciding factor for whether you get a position, no matter how well-qualified you may appear on your resume. It is very normal to feel nervous before your interview, especially since a lot of the… Continue reading Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them