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
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
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
This post was written as part of my role with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. Many degree programs require students to obtain an internship experience for credit. It is something that is expressed in the graduation requirements that freshmen learn about, but at that point junior or senior year can feel very far… Continue reading Timing Your Internship Search Right
This post was written as part of my internship with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. College students hear it again and again – network, network, network! However, building and maintaining professional relationships is often not high on a student’s list of priorities. The thought of initiating a conversation can be intimidating. Even once… Continue reading How Important is Networking, Really?
This post was written as part of my internship with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. Hello, my name is Marissa and I am excited to be Indiana INTERNnet’s intern for the summer of 2018. I have just wrapped up my junior year at IUPUI, where I study journalism, public relations and advertising. Prior… Continue reading Meet the Intern: Marissa Smith
I have really enjoyed my time as the public relations intern at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, and I am sad to leave this wonderful organization. It has been a great few months for me learning about the many ways in which Girls Inc. helps girls become stronger, smarter, and bolder. I admittedly had very… Continue reading My Final Thoughts on Working for Girls Inc.
Yes, I do. A lot - just not in the way you might think. I'm excited/relieved/nervous to say - I have nailed down my schedule for the upcoming summer. The end of the spring semester is quickly approach (yikes) and I will be spending the summer following my junior of college working full time between… Continue reading Got Any Summer Plans?
This blog was written as part of my role as spring PR intern at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis and was originally published here. In honor of International Women’s Day, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is celebrating Indiana women who work in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields. According to The Status of Women in… Continue reading Celebrating Hoosier Women in STEM