Separation anxiety and other #PostGradProblems

By Samantha TischlerAs I sat in the Convocation Center, surrounded by familiar faces from the past four years, it finally felt real. We were graduating.I wanted to jump up and down. I wanted to burst with excitement about having my whole life ahead of me. But, in reality, it was all I could do not … Continue reading Separation anxiety and other #PostGradProblems

#ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 7

By Briagenn Adams As all PR pros know, Twitter is a key tool for quick online communication. The #ScrippsSummerChallenge for week seven was to participate in a Twitter chat and share your contribution with Scripps PRSSA. Joining in a Twitter chat is a great way to connect with other PR professionals in an informal environment. … Continue reading #ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 7

#ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 6 Recap

#ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 6 Week six of #ScrippsSummerChallenge has come and gone! This week’s challenge was to make a connection with a professional and share – on Twitter – how and to whom you reached out. Unfortunately, this week’s pool of participators was not very full. However, there’s nothing to worry about; it’s never too late … Continue reading #ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 6 Recap

#ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 5

By Briagenn Adams We've heard it before - in our Scripps PRSSA bootcamp, in our weekly meetings and while networking with professionals; the best way to leave a lasting impression is to send a handwritten thank you card. Whether it is sent to a past employer or simply a friend, a handwritten thank you card … Continue reading #ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 5

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

#ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 2

By: Nicole E. Spears The Scripps Summer Challenge program was introduced to help Scripps PRSSA members keep in touch, as well as in tune with their PR skills, over the long summer months. Were you bored this week, Scripps PRSSA? We had an amazing group contribute to this week's Scripps Summer Challenge, so I'm going … Continue reading #ScrippsSummerChallenge Week 2