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8 Important Steps to Getting an Internship in Communications

Internships during your college career are so important. They help to build up your resume, differentiate you from a crowd, and provide you with real life experiences. Follow these 8 crucial steps to getting an Internship in Communications at West Chester University. Get a head start on the competition! Use your resources West Chester University…

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Social Media Career Guide; Strategist vs Specialist

Almost all of you may still be conflicted on what to do with your communications degree, and that’s okay. It might come to you overnight or it might come to you when you’re 50.  The communications field is so multifaceted therefore allowing more freedom in choosing your dream job. You could be a social media…

Career Guide: Executive Producer

Yes, an Executive Producer So what can you do with your brand-new communications degree? There is actually an exceptionally wide variety of things one can do with a communications degree. One of those things is to become an executive producer. An executive producer oversees hiring, managing, and organizing of a production –  and make big…

Career Guide: Digital Communications Manager

Your Dream Job as a Digital Communications Manager Being in college can be very stressful and knowing what you want to do when you graduate could be difficult. With that being said, a communication degree can lead you to your dream job. A Digital Communications Manager is a vital part of a company, and is…

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Career Guide: Digital Strategy Careers Made Easy

Although digital strategy careers are quite sought after, there is lot of confusion regarding what they are exactly. Alongside understanding the definition of digital strategy, there are differences that separate it from close relatives. These two relatives being content strategist and social media strategist. Gaining a full understanding of the differences regarding these three will help…

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4 Internship Benefits

Many students attend college in order to find a career in the future. Internships are a great way to help prepare college students for the real world, and can sometimes get them a job on the spot. Most college students have a fear that they will not be able to find a job right out…

How To Turn Your Internship Into A Career

Here is Stephanie Euler’s story about how she turned her internship into her career. Getting a job right out of school is something every college student dreams of. For Stephanie Euler, that dream became a reality when she turned her internship into a paid position. Stephanie attended West Chester and graduated in 2016 with her…

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The 411 on Life After College

Where it all begins.. All throughout high-school all anyone can think about is what college is going to be like. Suddenly, everyone can’t wait to graduate like the past four years were unbearable. You go through summer counting down the days until you leave your hometown and can finally live on your own. Finally, the…

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What is a Social Media Strategist?

What can I do with my communications degree? Some of you may be wondering, ‘what can I do with my communications degree?’. I was wondering that same thing. In fact, I set out to answer this age old question and to clarify what jobs are out there for communications majors. To gain some insight, I…

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4 tips on how to score your first internship

Author: Kristina Kaighn So you’ve just changed majors, its your sophomore year of college, and you’ve realized that the path you’ve been on is not one you hope to end up on forever. If you’re anything like me, or millions of other college students throughout the world, you’ve gone through this dilemma before. Figuring out…