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As a public relations major does getting a masters degree make much of a difference?

I have been thinking about applying to grad school for quite some time now but every time I do research there is not much information that suggests having a masters degree will give me much of an advantage over other students #gradschool...

#public-relations

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Carlos J.
Barb Gam Tagge | Senior Manager, Internal Communications and Change at PwC Carlos, this is a question many of us struggle with. The ...

How do you handle or bounce back from a PR crisis?

As a PR major, should you always assume the worst of any situation in order to be prepared? I feel like we learn a lot about PR in school, but a lot of it is washed down and doesn't always sound as bad as it is. I would like to be prepared for real-life situations....

#public-relations

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Active Apr 16 at 06:35

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Posted by Jordan S.
Matthew L. Tuck, J.D., M.B.A. | Founder | VP Business Development M&A at Corporate ... Hi Jordan. Great question. Theresa makes some great points about avoiding ...

How are you able to balance your point of view with your clients?

I would like to know how PR agents and managers are able to create a strategy that is true to them and to their client. #publicrelations...

#public-relations

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Active Jan 24 at 19:44

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Posted by Jordan S.
Theresa DeRoo | Finish Painter/Tile Design & Setter/Exhibits Read Dale Carnagie or take one of his courses. Brilliant!! Gives ...

What is better networking and getting to meet people in the field or just going back to school and getting more education?

just seeing which way to find a job in my chosen profession #communications...

#public-relations

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Active Oct 11 '17 at 08:23

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Posted by Mimi T.
Barb Gam Tagge | Senior Manager, Internal Communications and Change at PwC Hi Mimi, I hope you have resolved your issue and this ...

what does some in public relations do in a day?

WHo do they talk to and what sort of degree do they need? #communications...

#public-relations

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:45

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Posted by Sara D.
Miranda Lenar | Content Marketing Specialist A lot of colleges have degrees specifically in public relations, sometimes ...

what does it take to become a public relations manager?

I want to become a public relations manager but i'm not sure what that requires. #manager...

#public-relations

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Posted by Wade-Noah B.
Stephanie Hess | Vice President, Corporate Communications at Zynga Hi there - Most PR Manager jobs require a degree in ...

What major and college would be best for a public relations agent?

I'm a sophomore in high school and am interested in becoming a public relations agent but have no idea what I should major in or what college would be the best choice for it. #public-relations #college-major...

#college-selection

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Posted by Kayla H.
Barb Gam Tagge | Senior Manager, Internal Communications and Change at PwC Hi Kayla. Great question. There is so much to choose from ...

How common is it for public relations specialists to move from different organizations during their career?

A public relations specialist visited one of my classes to provide students a glimpse into his career life. One of the details I took notice was how much he moved from organization to organization after a few years. All my life, I was raised to believe in the notion of working at one...

#public-relations #career-advice #sjsu

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Active Apr 16 at 06:56

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Posted by Kevin T.
Raven Quinones | Tutor at Varsity Tutors Kevin,It isn't unusual in any profession to not remain at one ...

For those in the sports and entertainment industry what advice can you give.

My dream is to work for sports media, or directly with a sports team. Furthermore, I would also really like to work for entertainment media with my focus being television and film. #entertainment #sports...

#public-relations

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Active Apr 12 at 07:57

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Posted by Carlos J.
Scott Himes | Dedicated - Determined - Sports Minded Professional Working in the sports industry isn't as glamorous as it may ...

Is the fashion industry a good career path for PR majors? What are the pros and cons? #publicrelations #fashionindustry

I am currently majoring in PR and I have always had a passion for fashion, makeup, traveling and the glamour life. Is it possible to make it big? What are some possible job opportunities if I want to work in that area? #public-relations...

#fashion-industry

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Active Apr 11 at 07:20

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Posted by Leonela L.
Rick Sheehy | Marketing & Brand Communications Expert Who Builds Messages ... I can't speak for fashion but if you have a passion ...

What kind of work should i expect after applying to a PR agency as an intern?

Hello, I'm currently attending San Jose State University. I'm studying Journalism emphasis in Public Relations. I want to focus more on Tech Public Relations because that's where all the excitement is! I just wanted to know what kind of work I will be assigned to a tech PR agency as an...

#public-relations #technology

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Active Apr 10 at 12:22

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Posted by Anas M.
Robert (Rob) Morton | Corporate Communications Pro Anas -Be prepared to do a little bit of everything. The ...

How do you choose a career as a Communications major?

I am in my second year of college as a Communications major. Communications is extremely broad and there are countless avenues it could take you. I was wondering as someone with a very broad major who has several passions, what is the best way for me to choose a career path? Have any other...

#communications #public-relations #career-path

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Active Apr 10 at 06:59

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Posted by Sydney K.
Tracy Hali | Customer Excellence Hi Sydney. This is exactly what happened to me. I went ...

What was your favorite or memorable moment as a public relations specialist?

I am currently studying public relations at San Jose State University. I am enjoying the major more than I expected, but I am curious about favorite or memorable moments from legitimate public relations specialists. Personally, my favorite moment thus far was working on a PR plan with a few...

#public-relations #college #sjsu

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Active Apr 09 at 06:13

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Posted by Kevin T.
Ethan Reynolds | Innovative Storytelling → Public Relations + Social Media My favorite moments have been placing clients in top-tier magazines and ...

When should I start getting involved with internships?

I am a sophomore college student in community college. I am eager and I feel like I should start getting involved with internships that pertain to my career interests in public relations. I am transfering in Fall 2018 to a university. Should I take my time? Or get involved as soon as possible?...

#marketing #public-relations #advertising

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Active Apr 04 at 12:40

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Posted by Devon P.
Rachel Peridot Katz | Social Impact at Airbnb Get involved as soon as possible. The internships I did in ...

What are some potential careers/jobs available for students with a major in Public Relations/Communications, specifically in PA?

In college, I plan to major in Public Relations this Fall in the state of Pennsylvania! I know it is difficult to find a job in today's society, and I'm aware the rate of jobs available for college graduates have been decreasing over time. However, I have hope that something can change. I'd...

#non-profits #communications #public-relations

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Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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Posted by Cara-Ann S.
Jenny Newman | Sr. Global Social Media Training Strategy & Design Hello Cara-Ann I too majored in Public Relations/ Communications! And let ...

What should I expect from a good quality internship?

I have heard from many colleagues pursuing internships that there are good and bad ones. I want to be able to determine what type of internship I should get involved in. I want to get everything that is necessary out of a internship so I can be fully prepared for my desired career path. What...

#marketing #public-relations #advertising

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Active Feb 16 at 10:56

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Posted by Devon P.
Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development What a great question! Since the colleagues have told you that ...

Is public relations a good major for college? I love people and planning and I feel like it's an all around good thing to study.

All my friends are doing it so I'm conflicted. #general #public-relations #career...

#college

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Active Apr 12 at 14:59

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Posted by Lydia M.
Sherry Shim | Sales Support - Dell China hi Lydia, Public Relations specialists work to create a positive image ...

What are some qualities I need as a public relations job?

I feel that public relations is a board major, and it is hard for me to hone my skills when the field varies. #public-relations #communications #communications-skills...

#community-relations

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Active Apr 12 at 14:40

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Posted by Tamiya M.
Andrew Tran | Chemical Engineer Even though PR job is a very broad topic, you can ...

How likely is it to get an internship in public relations that is paid?

I am a 3rd year public relations student in San Jose and I need to start applying for internships but I still need to make money to pay rent. I am interested in tech, magazines and pop culture. #public-relations #silicon-valley #technology...

#pop-culture

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Active Apr 12 at 06:39

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Posted by Tiffany R.
Rick Sheehy | Marketing & Brand Communications Expert Who Builds Messages ... I can't speak for a percentage but if you go to ...

Can I major in Public Relations while also following the pre-med track to become a doctor

I am currently a senior and I'm in the process of deciding my major for college. I definitely know that I would like to become a doctor, so following the Pre-Med track is a given but what I've come to realize is that I also enjoy Public relations. So, my question is can I major in public...

#choosing-a-major #biology #public-relations #college-major

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Active Apr 11 at 07:16

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Posted by fatema S.
Rick Sheehy | Marketing & Brand Communications Expert Who Builds Messages ... I have run into all types of people who work in ...

What are Do's and Don'ts for my LinkedIn account/Resume/Cover Letter?

I am preparing to hunt for Internships and want to catch the companies attention. I could use all the insight possible. #linkedin #resume #public-relations...

#cover-letters

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Active Apr 10 at 12:32

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Posted by Edgar L.
Robert (Rob) Morton | Corporate Communications Pro Edgar -Be honest and authentic. Try not to use a lot ...

What are the main differences between working in house or at a PR agency?

As a second year Public Relations major I have heard some differences between working for a PR agency and working in-house for a company, but I would like to hear more about what daily life in one or the other is life for someone working in the field. Is there one that is preferred for...

#public-relations #in-house #pr-agency

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Active Apr 10 at 07:08

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Posted by Emily V.
Erin Ford | PR Account Executive and Internship Supervisor Hi Emily, Great question! I’ve worked for a public relations agency ...

Public Relations is a really broad field. What should I expect from an entry-level position once I graduate College?

I'm graduating this December and could use all the insight possible. #college #public-relations #student-development...

#internal-communications

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Active Apr 10 at 07:02

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Posted by Edgar L.
Jo-Ann Conrod | Woman Extraordinaire | Communicator | Business Development Hello Edgar and thank you for your question. I was once ...

What is the best major for me to pursue in college if I want to be an event planner?

I want to be an event producer, however there are very few schools who offer that major. Event planning is a major, however it most likely won't provide me with the best degree in order to be flexible in my job choice after college. Therefore, I was wondering what would be the next best thing...

#marketing #public-relations #event-planning #business

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Posted by Taylornlynch2 .
Tiffany Fong | Event Hospitality & Operations Specialist I agree with Gary in saying that event planning isn't something ...

How do I make myself stand out in the Public Relations Industry?

I hope to become a PR Representative in the future. #career-counseling #public-relations #development...

#representative

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Active Mar 13 at 18:22

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Posted by Valerie B.

What are some relevant skills to stay competitive in the 21st century?

Would coding, trilingualism, graphic design, etc be relevant for marketing/PR/branding interns? Would this be something interns/students need to adopt in their skill set in order to stay competitive? If so, what kind of skills would you recommend, and why? #recruiting #communication-skills...

#branding #public-relations #marketing

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Active Feb 19 at 15:58

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Posted by Tanya M.
Ian Colwell | Scrum Master @ AT&T Hi Tanya!Of the three skill groups you listed above, I would ...

What steps should I be taking to get an internship?

I am a Junior in College, majoring in Public Relations, and I am feeling a bit overwhelmed with getting an internship. I transferred to San Jose after attending my local community college. It was in a really small city. I was a very active high school student, I was Associated Student Body...

#public-relations #internships #resume

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Active Dec 21 '17 at 01:21

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Posted by Rose J.
Aubree Brewster | Graduate Student - pursuing a Master's in Project ... One helpful first step is to try meeting with your academic ...

Does anyone here work in the Fashion Industry particularly the Communications side of it/PR

I am majoring in Communications and I love fashion! Does anyone have any idea on how I can merge the two together? #fashion #communications...

#public-relations

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Active Dec 19 '17 at 19:02

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Posted by Jasmine F.
dong 关 | Manager at Dell I would change your major to Communications, Mass Communications, or PR ...

If I want to work at a record company in their PR division, how do I get started?

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Active Dec 19 '17 at 06:29

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Posted by Abi R.
延俊 胡 | 一级网格经理 - 戴尔 You can let the interviewer give you a specific case analysis ...

What exactly can you do with a Public Relations Major?

I am a junior in high school and am trying to open my possibilities for what I can Major in in College. I love public speaking and currently do high school Forensics. I was also considering majoring in Theater as well but i feel like my opportunities will be limited with this degree. I am not...

#public-relations #theater #theatre #actor #public-speaking

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Active Dec 19 '17 at 04:07

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Posted by Aalayah N.
Jenny Hill, CPLP, CTDP | Training Program Manager If you're interested in public speaking, you'd likely do well with ...

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