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3 Tips For a Looming Job Search

With school back in session for many college students (and starting soon for others), I’ve found myself reflecting on September 2013. On the first of that month, just over a year ago, I was no longer a student. I was a professional! I was ready to tackle the world! Or so I thought… I know for a fact that...

All Grown Up: My First Three Months at Vox

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I leap out of bed. I’ve never been so excited to wake up at 7 a.m. Until now. It’s mid-August in 2013, and I’m about to head to the last class of my college career. After this last class, I will be a college graduate, and the “real world” beckons. Leaving the comforts...

My Internship Experience at Vox

Post by Eri Mizobe, Vox PRPA Intern I had the privilege of interning at Vox PRPA during spring term, 2014. I had a great time and I’m very grateful for all that I’ve learned and for the kindness of everyone on the team. I had wanted to intern at Vox since my sophomore year so waiting two terms for an...

The Young PRofessional’s Guide: Office Dress Codes

Post by Callie Gisler, Vox PRPA Associate Finding your way around a new office can be daunting for a new graduate. On the first day, you will probably get situated at your new desk, go through an orientation and meet the rest of the staff. But before all of that, you have to decide what to wear. It...

The Young PRofessional’s Guide: Application Mistakes

Post by Summer Young-Jelinek, Vox PRPA Manager As the internship coordinator here at Vox, I see a lot of application materials come across my desk. Some are good. A few are great. Many land straight in the round file. To keep your candidacy out of the trash, here are some things to keep in mind as you start...

The Young PRofessional’s Guide: Informational Interviews

Post by Eri Mizobe, Vox PRPA Intern Informational interviews can be a great tool for new or soon-to-be graduates to learn more about specific industries, jobs or companies. They can also help you grow your professional network and get a foot in the door at companies with which you’re interested in...

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