Summer internship season is upon us. Professor Shelly Najor invited professionals to speak with students on Feb. 26 about insider advice for pre-professional resumes. Jessica Archer, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at Wayne State University, suggests a one-page resume with the name enlarged at the top with a stylized, but simple format. Space should […]
On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Marx Layne graciously allowed Wayne State PRSSA members to tour their facilities. David Stoyka, Account Supervisor at Marx Layne, started off the session by giving us his personal history at the company. He is a veteran in the field with over 18 years of experience under his belt. He shared his […]
At 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, Wayne State PRSSA members and students in Professor Najor’s class met at Manoogian Hall to hear from public relations professional Ray Day. Day worked at Ford Motor Company for 28 years, and said that over the years, he has served in every major communications role there. He said […]
WDET opened its doors to Wayne State students in the public relations and journalism program. Jerome Vaughn, News Director & Host of “All Things Considered” guided students through the station, offering insight and advice to students interested in a career or internship. As a Detroit native and someone who has been with WDET since 1992, […]
It’s that time again. Midterms are right around the corner. Even though you’re giving your all, nothing you do is going to seem good enough. Your air is starting to fill with stress, fear and panic. But- what if there was a solution? What if there was a way to ease the doubt and […]
LinkedIn Detroit just opened their new office in Downtown Detroit. They hosted the “Rock Your Profile” event last Friday for Wayne State. Despite only just opening, they already had so much to share with us college students. LaRon Johnson, who is the head of LinkedIn Detroit, opened the workshop. He talked with us about the […]
On Tuesday, October 17th, successful and energetic public relations professional Mort Meisner came to speak to a group of students about the development of his career. Mr. Meisner’s dynamic career speaks for the value of his advice. He began by giving everyone in attendance three of his business cards, which helped introduce his own firms: […]
It’s easy to get caught up in the times- As technology becomes an ever-growing aspect of society, more and more information is shared, through apps, social networks and other digital mediums. This series, ” PR & Social Media” focuses on advances in the digital atmosphere and serves as a how-to guide to master blending the trends of today with the foundations of the communication.
Last month, Wayne State alum and former WSU PRSSA member Eliot Dolgin visited our COM 4170 class as a guest speaker to give us some tips on improving our digital portfolio. A portfolio is essential when job–and even internship–hunting. It helps gives potential employers a feel of what you’ve done in the past and the […]
Wayne State PRSSA member Olivia Pearson shares what she learned when she attended the PRSA Detroit Mixer at Biglora Wood Fired Cucina in Royal Oak.