PR lessons I’ve learned from driving in downtown Cleveland traffic

By Mira Kuhar   As soon as the clock strikes 5 p.m in downtown Cleveland, professionals of all ages flock to their cars to begin their evening commute. With everyone's mind set on dinner and for some, their comfy beds, frustration begins to set in when traffic comes to a halt and you've moved two … Continue reading PR lessons I’ve learned from driving in downtown Cleveland traffic

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Surviving the Interview, 101

By Adrienne GossettWhether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-time rookie, interviewing can be tricky. Unfortunately, there’s no way of knowing exactly what to expect from an interviewer, but you can always prepare yourself for anything thrown your way.  I’ve been doing interviews for years and thought I’d share some tips and tricks I wish … Continue reading Surviving the Interview, 101

All PR is not created equal: Irish vs. American

By Kelly HayesThis summer I was afforded the amazing opportunity to intern abroad in Dublin, Ireland in Parliament. It was an amazing experience and I wouldn’t change any of it. After traveling to Vietnam with the Global Leadership Center, I unpacked and repacked my bags within five days and was off to Europe! Even with … Continue reading All PR is not created equal: Irish vs. American

PR vs. Marketing… what’s the difference?

By Jess Carnprobst This summer I have been interning at Think Communications, Inc., an integrated marketing solutions firm. Their work includes public relations, advertising, marketing and design. Students studying strategic communications in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism sometimes only see the public relations and advertising side of things, so I’ve gained a different perspective … Continue reading PR vs. Marketing… what’s the difference?

Five fool-proof tips for building a professional portfolio

By Allison Evans Internships are excellent opportunities to develop your PR skills through hands-on experience. A resume is a written version of your experience, but a professional portfolio is key to visually displaying your accomplishments. This list of five tips will help you get started on your portfolio: 1. Think about the future: The purpose … Continue reading Five fool-proof tips for building a professional portfolio

In need of an internship? Consider Current!

By Ashleigh Mavros Current is a consumer public relations agency based in New York City and is looking for a PR intern for fall 2013. Heather Bartman, former CEO of ImPRessions and recent Ohio University graduate, interned with Current summer 2012. Details of the internship are included below. Please contact Heather Bartman if interested at heatherbartman@gmail.com. … Continue reading In need of an internship? Consider Current!