Display Your Best Self: PRSSA Holds LinkedIn Workshop

By Ashley Larson (@aelarson6) As a senior, the real world is right around the corner. With it comes the daunting task of job (or internship) hunting. Recently, PRSSA hosted Barb Benish and Dr. Sara Steffes Hansen, who gave a LinkedIn workshop about how to use this important networking platform along with one-on-one help for attendees.… Read More Display Your Best Self: PRSSA Holds LinkedIn Workshop

Student’s Green Social Thesis Explores Social Media and Sustainability

By Carissa Brzezinski (@CJBrzezinski) Soon-to-be graduating Interactive Web Management/ Journalism student, Madeline Fisher, wants to know whether people are engaging in the sustainable behaviors they see on their social media feeds. Fisher planned to answer this question through her yearlong research project as part of UW Oshkosh’s Honors Program. Seniors within the honors program are… Read More Student’s Green Social Thesis Explores Social Media and Sustainability

Journalism Department Introduces Public Relations as New Major

By Brenna McDermot (@letterstowomen) Public relations is debuting as a major in the journalism department this fall 2015 semester. With projected job growth being 23 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of public relations is growing rapidly, especially as online communication and media become more relevant in people’s life. This in… Read More Journalism Department Introduces Public Relations as New Major

How a Class Project Taught Me the Ease and Necessity of Networking

By: Brenna McDermot (@letterstowomen) While Realtors live by location, location, location, it seems like journalists live by networking, networking, networking. In my journalism classes, professors presented this buzzword as one of the most important aspects of my career. Initially, I was skeptical. Wouldn’t my stellar grade point average, extracurricular experiences, and grammar knowledge get me… Read More How a Class Project Taught Me the Ease and Necessity of Networking

5 LinkedIn Tips for a Killer Profile & More

By Ian Arthur @Ian_CHILDonFIRE During fall semester the Department of Journalism hosted a LinkedIn workshop run by students – and yes cookies were involved. Students came together to optimize their profiles and bounce ideas off one another about how to tame the LinkedIn beast. Here are the top five tips from the event. 1. Have… Read More 5 LinkedIn Tips for a Killer Profile & More