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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

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“Think career-wise, not job-wise”

David Sease of Sease, Gerig & Associates had some great advice for me when I met with him this morning. On my recent journey to meet with and learn from public relations professionals around the city of Indianapolis, I have received insight and words of encouragement from several individuals. One of the things that David… Continue reading “Think career-wise, not job-wise”

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Two Internships

The following was written during my time at Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here.  There will be a multitude of points in your career where you will have to make difficult decisions, including throughout your college years. If you’ve applied to many internships, for example, you might be faced with having to choose one… Continue reading Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Two Internships

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Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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

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How I continue to learn about myself through the public relations industry

"Be Bold & Be Hungry." This was the advice I received this morning after sitting down to chat with P.R. pro and Yo, Mama blogger, Whitney. The words have come to me at a very fitting point in my career. I am currently staring my senior year of undergrad in the face, a vantage point… Continue reading How I continue to learn about myself through the public relations industry

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How to Dress for Your Summer Internship

This blog was written as part of my internship with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here.  You got the summer internship. It’s relevant to your skill set, works with your schedule, and (BONUS!) it’s paid. It is an excellent opportunity for your professional development, and you’re super excited for the first day. The only… Continue reading How to Dress for Your Summer Internship

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Dear alumni, you are an inspiration

In the past few weeks, I have been fortunate enough to speak with some members of IUPUI's class of 2016. One of those interviews formed the basis for my article Catching Up with a Recent IUPUI Grad, and was particularly inspirational for me. As you'll know if you peruse the article all the way to… Continue reading Dear alumni, you are an inspiration

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You got this:

A message to the doubts in my mind and the knots in my stomach. Less than a week prior to beginning my internship at the Indiana State Museum, the nerves have started to kick in. It's routine at this point, for me to get nervous days before any big event in my life, despite the… Continue reading You got this:

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Support systems which uphold young professionals are invaluable

A reflection on the impact of university programming and on-campus families. I recently have had the opportunity to begin work as a writer, edit, and content strategist at my university, a position which has already helped me grow immensely in the brief months I have held it. My first task within this role was to… Continue reading Support systems which uphold young professionals are invaluable