Internship & Career Advice

Networking: the Essential Tool for Success

Networking is an essential tool to the success and advancement of any individual in the present job market. It is also a resource that anyone has the ability to use to build personal and thoughtful interactions. While everyone has a network (their family, friends, employers and alumni from the University), there is always room for […]

By Josie Steehler | Internship & Career Advice
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How to get a job in a creative field

Stan Byers, creative director of Stan Can Design, gives insight on how he started in the creative field and how students can follow in his footsteps. “I don’t hire resumes, I hire people.” The age-old phrase “it’s about who you know” rings true for Stan Byers, creative director at Stan Can Design, who hires creative […]

By Adrianna Owens | Internship & Career Advice
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Local pros’ perspectives: The future of strategic communications writing

Photo caption: Bethany Drysdale (right) works with a student in the Writing for Strategic Communications class.  Writing for strategic communications might be shifting away from short-form listicles (content presented in the form of a list) and instead moving in the direction of longer, more developed pieces that incorporate elements of the succinct language typical of social […]

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Reynolds School professors give advice on many stages of the post-graduation job search

It’s that time of year. You are out on the Quad taking photos in your commencement regalia, reserving tables at restaurants for your graduation celebrations, greeting your families at the airport and eagerly awaiting Saturday so you can finally call yourselves Reynolds School graduates. With commencement right around the corner, you may have started the […]

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Reynolds School alumni give tips to become a successful freelancer

While Reynolds School grads take on different careers from broadcast and print journalism to web design, graphic design, public relations and more, many share a similar side job –  freelancing. Since getting started as a freelancer can be challenging, we sat down with three Reynolds School alumni to get their advice on how students can […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . Internship & Career Advice
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Reynolds School seniors host event, empower young women in media

For many, the media serves as a voice for the people, a foundation for political understanding and a reliable source of information. With media professionals attending to such a massive portion of the public, it came as a surprise to two Reynolds School seniors that there weren’t many resources for women in media to be […]

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Networking tips to get your dream job

Getting your dream job may seem impossible right out of college. Especially when just getting a position you’re content with right out of college can seem like a massive obstacle to overcome. But, with the right amount of networking and getting to meet new people, getting your foot in the door at y0ur dream company […]

By Adrianna Owens | Internship & Career Advice
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Ask Your Professors: What Does ‘Engagement’ Mean In the Age of Social Media?

Whether you’re an aspiring social media strategist, or you’ve already started your career, chances are you’ve heard of how important it is to track the engagement your social content is getting. But do you know what engagement really means or how to use it like a pro? Strategic communications professors Alison Gaulden and Bob Felten […]

By Alexa Solis | Internship & Career Advice
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Dow Jones News Fund Accepting Applications for Summer 2018 Internships

The Dow Jones News Fund is now accepting applications for its 2018 summer internship program. The internship program includes placements in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and multi-platform editing. All internship positions are paid. In addition to offering internships at top publications, the Fund’s internship program offers students a week of advanced training in […]

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Online portfolio sites to help your work stand out from the competition

Don’t have an online portfolio? Maybe it’s time to start one. With the different tracks the Reynolds School offers, it’s easy to get confused on how to get a job in your chosen field. Just as with the different focuses and work that goes into each, you might wish to showcase  your work in different […]

By Adrianna Owens | Internship & Career Advice . RSJ Updates
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2017 Student Projects: interning at Era of EDM Magazine

Reynolds School senior Sheradyn Wood is an intern at The Era of EDM Magazine this summer. She’s been able to get in on the ground floor of a new publication and watch it grow – picking up a lot of great skills in the process. Q: What was your inspiration for doing this internship? A: I […]

By Adrianna Owens | Internship & Career Advice
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2017 Student Projects: Joey Lovato’s internship at The Nevada Independent

Joey Lovato, a senior at the Reynolds School, interns at The Nevada Independent and is spending his summer producing podcasts and writing stories alongside top-notch political journalists at the Nevada Independent.  Stories like Gov. Brian Sandoval’s recent signing of bills related to autonomous vehicles. We picked Lovato’s brain about his summer internship. Q: What was […]

By Adrianna Owens | Internship & Career Advice
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