Industry FAQ answered by our professional advisor

We asked our professional advisor, Karen Bailey, to share her top tips and tricks for securing your dream job or internship, polishing your resume, and nailing your next interview. Looking for personal feedback? Make sure to attend Karen’s monthly office hours! What’s the best setting/work area (agency, corporate, etc.) to explore the Public Relations fieldContinue reading “Industry FAQ answered by our professional advisor”

Reasons why you should have a wide range of experience in communications

By Lexi Turner As communications professionals, we write, proofread, post to social media, edit photos, edit videos, send emails… and that’s only the start. The responsibilities may seem daunting at first, but the variation in tasks are what initially drew me to the field three years ago. Typically, a student asks themselves which of thoseContinue reading “Reasons why you should have a wide range of experience in communications”

How to stay productive and healthy despite the cold weather

By Gracie Krashoc             I’ll be the first one to admit that once the cold weather rolls around I struggle to get out of bed. Especially when the sky turns grey and the air gets brisk, we all find ourselves feeling lethargic and unmotivated. However, there is hope for getting through this upcoming cold weather. HereContinue reading “How to stay productive and healthy despite the cold weather”

Use your PR skills to help your community in 2020

By Sidney Rider View 2020 as an opportunity to support your community with your PR skills. The situation There is no shortage of challenges and uncertainties we face in 2020. This year affects everyone. The health of our community, racial inequality, struggling small businesses and a lack of job opportunities (including internships) took over the 2020Continue reading “Use your PR skills to help your community in 2020”

Why Join PRSSA?

If you’re contemplating whether PRSSA is the right organization for you, you probably have a lot of questions. So, our executive board answered some of our most frequently asked questions to help you decide if you should join PRSSA! (You should.) If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to any ofContinue reading “Why Join PRSSA?”

Staying Together While Staying Apart

By Karci Feldner As a result of COVID-19, student life at Ohio State does not look like what it used to. With nearly all university business taking place virtually and limited options for leisure activity, students rarely get the chance to socialize in person. Student organization meetings, football games and concerts have been replaced withContinue reading “Staying Together While Staying Apart”

Five tips to help you stay organized as told by a college student

By Sarah Fitch I’m not the first to say this year is like no other, especially this school year. Many of us have been in school for a few weeks, but we’re still trying to grasp what is and isn’t working for us. Fortunately, it’s early enough in the semester that there is still timeContinue reading “Five tips to help you stay organized as told by a college student”

Your morning routine could change everything

By Kaylee Utterback What makes a good morning versus a bad one? Something different probably comes to mind for everyone but most can relate that rushing around and forgetting things never makes for the greatest morning. To some, rushing around may be an exhilarating morning vibe and, if that’s you, I applaud you! I amContinue reading “Your morning routine could change everything”

What Photography and Creative Writing Have Taught Me About PR

By Rebecca Kerr Last week, I talked to a classmate about my love of music, writing and photography. She asked me if I thought there were any commonalities between my hobbies and my future career and, I’ll admit, her question caught me off guard; I had never been asked that before. I paused for aContinue reading “What Photography and Creative Writing Have Taught Me About PR”

6 Tips for Effective Web Writing

By Emily Hall Writing is fairly simple, but writing noteworthy web content can be difficult. According to Chartbeat, 55% of viewers spend less than 15 seconds on a website. This statistic can be daunting. However, if you follow these six simple guidelines, your website content can stand out and attract more viewers. 1. Understand YourContinue reading “6 Tips for Effective Web Writing”