Archive for the 'PR internship' Tag

Chomp! Chomp! Florida Gator Joins Us for the Summer

For the second summer in a row, our office has been graced with the presence of a University Florida student as a summer intern. Meet Haines City native Caroline Congdon, a senior majoring in public relations who graduates in May 2015. Why did you choose this field? I knew I wanted to be a student in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, but I didn’t know what I wanted to major in specifically. I ended up choosing public relations because I think it is a mixture of useful knowledge. Skills that you learn through public relations are skills that can be used in a variety of fields. What do you enjoy most...

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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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Public Relations Internship Opportunity

Lorrie Walker Communications, Inc. is accepting resumes from college students majoring in public relations who wish to apply for an internship at the Lakeland public relations firm. Intern Opportunities: – Researching and writing news releases and articles for search engine optimization purposes. – Using social media to meet clients’ public relations goals. – Working on campaigns for private companies and local non-profit organizations. Qualifications: – Candidate should have strong interviewing and writing skills and must know how to use the Associated Press Stylebook. – Candidate must be able to work on...

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