Twitter Chat Recap: Talking PR Internships With Eastern Michigan University

Twitter Chat Recap: Talking PR Internships With Eastern Michigan University

By Maria Pianelli

On November 24, I had the privilege to participate in a Twitter chat with Eastern Michigan University about the importance of internships. Students from EMich’s Social Media class shared their questions in a real-time conversation that highlighted the importance of confidence and differentiation.

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Overarching questions were tweeted out from the @EMich_PR handle. These inquires focused on many of the concerns current PR students share, highlighting ways young professionals could enhance their resume, interview skills and digital profile.

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As a former LaunchSquad intern and PR/Journalism major, I enjoyed sharing my experience about where classroom meets boardroom.

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As I read through students’ questions, I tried to draw on my own internships to identify tangible ways students could stand out and make a positive impression.

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… while others were curious how I found my way to LaunchSquad and the PR world as a whole.

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Want more PR internship insights? View the whole conversation by searching #lrnsmpr on Twitter, and leave us your own PR internship questions in the comments or send us a tweet @LaunchSquad.

Image c/o scottolmsteadphotography.com

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