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Speak Up

The following blog post is an extended version of one that I wrote for Indiana INTERNnet. You can view the original as it was published here. "What’s something you’ve learned at your summer internship?" Recently, a fellow public relations student that I follow on Twitter posed this question. It was an opportunity to spark discussion… Continue reading Speak Up

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Timing Your Internship Search Right

This post was written as part of my role with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. Many degree programs require students to obtain an internship experience for credit. It is something that is expressed in the graduation requirements that freshmen learn about, but at that point junior or senior year can feel very far… Continue reading Timing Your Internship Search Right

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How Important is Networking, Really?

This post was written as part of my internship with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. College students hear it again and again – network, network, network! However, building and maintaining professional relationships is often not high on a student’s list of priorities. The thought of initiating a conversation can be intimidating. Even once… Continue reading How Important is Networking, Really?

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Meet the Intern: Marissa Smith

This post was written as part of my internship with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. Hello, my name is Marissa and I am excited to be Indiana INTERNnet’s intern for the summer of 2018. I have just wrapped up my junior year at IUPUI, where I study journalism, public relations and advertising. Prior… Continue reading Meet the Intern: Marissa Smith

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My Final Thoughts on Working for Girls Inc.

I have really enjoyed my time as the public relations intern at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, and I am sad to leave this wonderful organization. It has been a great few months for me learning about the many ways in which Girls Inc. helps girls become stronger, smarter, and bolder. I admittedly had very… Continue reading My Final Thoughts on Working for Girls Inc.

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Celebrating Hoosier Women in STEM

This blog was written as part of my role as spring PR intern at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis and was originally published here.  In honor of International Women’s Day, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is celebrating Indiana women who work in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields. According to The Status of Women in… Continue reading Celebrating Hoosier Women in STEM

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How the Impact Awards Indirectly ‘Impacted’ Me

In addition to having started my campus job just over a year ago, it has also been roughly a year since I began my internship with locally-based nonprofit Indiana Futsal! What originally began as temporary internship for a sport I'd never heard of  before (Oops) has flourished into a yearlong position I'm highly grateful for.… Continue reading How the Impact Awards Indirectly ‘Impacted’ Me

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Four Famous Female Advocates for Civil Rights

This blog was written during my time as a spring intern with Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis and was originally published here. Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is celebrating Black History Month by honoring influential black women throughout history. Read below to see how each of these strong women influenced movements throughout history. Daisy Bates… Continue reading Four Famous Female Advocates for Civil Rights

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The biggest trend this prom season? Confidence.

This blog post was written as part of my spring internship at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis and was originally published here. That was the theme of the Sophia’s Bridal Confidence Conquers Fashion Show, a partnership between local boutique Sophia’s Bridal Tux and Prom and the Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) Program.… Continue reading The biggest trend this prom season? Confidence.