My Summer as an Event Planning PR Intern

By: Tayah Price, Strategic Planning Chair During the Fall 2016 semester, I searched endlessly for an internship that was close to my hometown and that would broaden my PR horizons and skill set. I never had any interest in event planning; public relations, there is nothing wrong with that specific area, I just personally did…

My Summer as a Journalist

By: Cailyn McCutcheon, Strategic Planning Chair I had big plans for this summer. I applied and I interviewed and when summer arrived, I had two offers for two promising internships in Philadelphia. But with the financial uneasiness of an unpaid internship over my head, I decided against the commute and the cost of working unpaid in…

Nonprofit Vs. Agency: My Experience

By: Sara Salter, Director of Membership This summer I’ve had the unique opportunity to experience two internships at opposing ends of the spectrum. I worked for a local historic nonprofit as a marketing and development intern as well as a social media intern at an advertising agency near Philadelphia. Reflecting on my internships, I realized a…

My Summer Internship Experience

By: Alexa Turkovich, Communications & Digital Strategy Chair This summer I am fortunate enough to intern in New York City for Linda Gaunt Communications. LGC is a full service fashion PR firm that works to familiarize the general public with a number of fashion brands. Furla handbags, Lilly Pulitzer, The Kendall + Kylie Collection, Todd Snyder…

Balancing an Unpaid Summer Internship

By: Lauren Zelasko, Communications/Digital Strategy Chair Like most students, finding the perfect summer internship was my main priority this past year. I had high expectations of what my summer would be like working in a big city. After applying to over fifty programs, I realized I wasn’t quite ready to leave my hometown for the entire…