Workshop Recap: Laura Maxwell Helps Us Perfect Our Professional Presence

By: Rachel Tasker, Strategic Planning Committee Member Members of Penn State’s Public Relations Student Society of America recently had the opportunity to attend a speech given by Laura Maxwell, executive director of the Accelerate Leadership Center at Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business. The speech focused on perfecting personal professionalism. Maxwell started by reassuring members…

7 Things I Learned in My First Year as a New Professional

By: Gina Masciantonio, Public Relations Coordinator at Godfrey Advertising Halfway through my senior year in college, I accepted my first real job at a public relations and advertising agency. Now looking back over the last year, there are so many things I have learned along the way. Here are the seven things I have learned in…

5 Ways Studying Abroad Can Help Your Career

By: Jess Savarese, THON/Philanthropy Chair “So you spent this past semester abroad, that’s great! Can you tell us more about it?” On the surface, an easy question that should give you plenty to talk about in an interview if you are studying/have studied abroad.  But beyond the generic response, “I had an incredible time and…