Category Archives: internships

“And You Wonder Why ‘No One Called Me Back’”

I know. I harp on this all the time. My Curry College students in particular, as well as now my University of Tampa students, know the drill all too well. A TON of red ink circling various words and phrases … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being ‘There’

I provided a comment for PRSA College of Fellows’ “Pearls of Wisdom” recently, reflecting on the impact that my supervisor during my US Army Training and Doctrine Command Public Affairs Intern beginnings had on my experience learning a new (for … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Just Do It”

I used those three words… “Just Do It™”…in my last post with a tip of the literary hat to Nike for beating me to the punch. But this week’s activities have really driven home the true meaning of the saying. … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Reading Minds”

A brief…and, as yet unresolved…conversation with a former student reminded me of one of the key guidelines for getting ahead in your job… “Tell them what you’re thinking.” I’m not pointing accusing fingers at anyone here. I’m as guilty of … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What’s Next?”

One of the hallmarks of my own professional life has been a never-changing “itch” to try something new or different. Even while in high school and college, I dabbled in jobs like grocery store bagboy, bartender, poolroom manager, highway department … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “New Experiences…Be Excited!”

I just had a fun chat on Facebook with a young friend/former Curry College COM/PR student who has just started his spring semester internship with a prestigious Boston PR firm. Right from the get-go, they’ve put him on two account … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Networking…Promote Yourself”

I talk about this a lot…now I’m turning my words into action. I did my best to demonstrate the value of networking to my students at Curry College, where, until mid-2017, I headed the Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration and … Continue reading

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