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Should Twitter be doing more to protect its users?

Let’s talk about Twitter. The social media platform has been around since 2006 and has undergone a lot of changes. The social media industry, as I mentioned in my last blog post, is ever-changing and Twitter is no exception. However, the app has come under fire lately for failing to keep its users safe from… Continue reading Should Twitter be doing more to protect its users?

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Should You Negotiate Your Internship Salary?

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?

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Tips to Become an Intern-to-Hire Success

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

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How to be honest and hireable on the internet

As someone who was in elementary school when social media was really starting to take off, I grew up hearing warnings against sharing personal information on the internet. While I obviously think you shouldn't go around tweeting your address or sharing passwords on Instagram, there are benefits to being willing to get a little personal… Continue reading How to be honest and hireable on the internet

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The Benefits of Socializing with Co-Workers

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

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Should I have a Mentor?

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?

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Resources for Young Professionals

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

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My thoughts on unpaid internships

There has been an uptick in Tweets about unpaid internships lately, causing some discourse about these types of opportunities on social media. As a person who has now had both paid and unpaid internship experiences, I thought I would share my thoughts on this issue. "Internships" are largely unregulated which is both a good and… Continue reading My thoughts on unpaid internships

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How to Overcome the Afternoon ‘Wall’

This blog post was put together as part of my internship with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here.  I am always at my most productive in the morning. Armed with a hot cup of coffee and a delightfully full to-do list, I can sit down and start tackling tasks left and right. It feels… Continue reading How to Overcome the Afternoon ‘Wall’

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Speak Up

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