Tag Archives: job hunt

How to prepare for a job fair

Job fairs can be a bit intimidating.

As a college student, preparing for a job fair can potentially be difficult if you’re unsure of what to bring. Attending a job fair can offer many opportunities to help expand and practice your networking skills while also potentially getting a job or internship. Here are a few tips to …

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Summer 2021 brings PR jobs and internships

Summer jobs

As we approach the end of spring, more opportunities for jobs and internships are appearing for the communications, media, and public relations fields, and now is the time to start applying to secure a position. Due to COVID-19, many companies have opted for remote work, which opens a lot of …

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Interview tips that will help get you hired

For many, the interview is worst part of the job search.

The interviewing process can be very stressful and nerve-wracking as you meet new people, attempt to sell yourself, and constantly be enthusiastic. This sounds very challenging, but with preparation and research, it can make the job interview much less stressful and more effective. Here are some job interview tips that …

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Make your resume stand out

Make that resume stand out.

Your resume is your first opportunity to present yourself to a potential employer, so it is important to make your resume stand out from others. When writing your resume, you should look for keywords in job postings, make your resume clear and brief, provide the most important information first, and …

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Alum Madison Case discusses the post-graduation job hunt

Madison Case

Alum and former SIUC PRSSA President Madison Case joined the weekly meeting via Zoom on Wednesday to discuss her experience looking for a job post-graduation. Case had a bit of a winding path to her current position, but emphasized the benefit of building experience–even if it means taking an internship. …

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