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Five tips to get you the most from your internship

Landing an internship can be tough, but there are some rules to follow that will ensure you make the most of your experience. Despite what Hollywood movies might depict, landing your dream intern position isn’t as simple as stumbling into … Continue reading

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Four ‘Stupid’ Questions Every Intern Should Ask

 ‘Should I CC you in on this email?’ You may not be expected to send many external emails early on in your internship. But if you are entrusted with liaising with suppliers, clients or media and they haven’t asked you … Continue reading

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It’s worth putting in the effort: You do the math

Deakin graduate Jeszlene Zhou does the math on finding time to attend uni, study, work, have a social life and put together a killer ePortfolio. Follow Jeszlene on Twitter: @firstcommsjob YOU have 20 contact hours, 20 work hours, dinner with … Continue reading

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Crippling mistakes made by students, and how to avoid them

Deakin University PR graduate Alison Coffa reflects on her time at university, and the mistakes she, and others, make. Follow Alison on Twitter: @AlisonClareC SINCE graduating I’ve had time to think about some of the misconceptions I, and classmates, had … Continue reading

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Interested in a festival PR internship?

Are you a student looking for more PR experience over summer? Read on. THE 26th Midsumma Festival will run in Melbourne from Sunday 12 January to Sunday 2 February, 2014 and you could play a role in making it a … Continue reading

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Why you need an ePortfolio, and how to build one

Whether you want to be Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber or Katy Perry’s publicist, work for a fashion house, airline or resort or become a PR practitioner for a large organisation or consulting firm, you’re going to have to stand out … Continue reading

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Grasp every opportunity as a student: It pays off

The harder I work, the luckier I get, reports Deakin graduate Ryan Mobilia. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ryan_mobilia THERE has been a familiar cycle to my post-university working life. The foundations  were laid during my spare time completing my Bachelor … Continue reading

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