Archive for the 'Internships' Tag

Lorrie Walker PR Likes Downtown “a Latte”

The LWPR team takes a quick break for a photo shoot.  And yes, the customized chocolate coin is a part of the team. As an intern, the Lorrie Walker Public Relations downtown office is a dream work location.  It’s close to some of Lakeland’s best coffee — an obvious perk! (In case you haven’t noticed, I like good coffee and bad puns “a latte”). In addition to great coffee, the area around LWPR also boasts some of the area’s best local lunch spots and a charming atmosphere.  I also love the close proximity to the Florida Southern College campus. Lorrie Walker started her business from the spare bedroom in her house and...

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Boy Meets Girls: LWPR Welcomes Intern Nick

I started as an intern at Lorrie Walker Public Relations last semester. The PR pros at LWPR taught me so much, and I am thankful to continue my experience this semester. Let me tell you, LWPR is on the move. One new addition I’m looking forward to working with is our new intern, Nick Tsikuris. He brings fresh ideas, enthusiasm, and a friendly personality. Not only will Nick’s skills and passion benefit the office, but it will also be nice to have a male perspective in an estrogen zone full of strong female voices. Nick is a senior at Florida Southern College studying public relations and advertising.  He is one of theFlorida Southern...

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Advice for Public Relations Majors & Those Who Want to Work in This Field

Lorrie’s dog Callaghan We here at Lorrie Walker Public Relations welcome interns. We love to show them how what they’re learning in the college classroom gets applied in the real world. But I’m seeing some trends in some millennials that are disturbing. If you’re a college student or recent graduate who is serious about working in public relations or another field that requires good writing skills, this post is for you. A recent article in Fast Company states half of business leaders say millenials lack the professional skill sets needed for even entry level positions. Some areas where I find potential interns to be most...

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A Source for PR Internship Opportunities

Since I’ve been using Twitter, I’ve come across a plethora of talented writers, public relations professionals, journalists and marketers who post valuable content on a regular basis. One person in particular who is doing a great job, in my opinion, of helping students find public relations internships is Heather Huhman, a Generation Y author, columnist and mentor. It seems that each time I check Twitter, Heather has another great opportunity posted. My advice to college public relations students is to check out Heather’s Web site and start following her on Twitter. She’s easy to find: heatherhuhman. Also, you can...

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Lakeland Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing Internships

Following is a list of several Lakeland public relations internships available to college students. If your Polk County, Florida business or organization would like to advertise a public relations, journalism or marketing internship here, email us and we will include it. 2009 Internship Opportunities SPCA of Polk County, Inc. Type of internship: public relations and/or marketing Description of Internship Opportunity : non-profit agency seeking interns interested in gaining experience in press release writing, media relations, web site design/maintenance, marketing, design, grassroots outreach and customer service Education/experience...

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