Monthly Archives: December 2014

Digital Portfolios and the Best Platforms for You

Brittany Wenner ’15, Strategic Communications Major and PWS Minor When summer gets into swing, new graduates are seeking employment, and underclassmen are beginning their pursuit of internships. Unfortunately, it has become abundantly clear that the job market is not only limited, but also full of highly competitive and qualified college students and postgrads. It becomes exponentially more important, then, to … Continue Reading

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Rhetoric in Operation: An Atlanta Newspaper Operations Internship (Part 2)

Hannah Silvers ‘17 – ENG, PWR and CRW Major Hello all! I’m Hannah Silvers, a rising sophomore English major with concentrations in PWR and Creative Writing and a minor in Economics. I’m an Honors Fellow at Elon and a copy editor for The Pendulum, our student newspaper. This summer, I worked as the operations intern for Creative Loafing, a multimedia company … Continue Reading

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Rhetoric in Operation: An Atlanta Newspaper Operations Internship (Part 1)

Hannah Silvers ‘17 – ENG, PWR and CRW Major Hello all! I’m Hannah Silvers, a rising sophomore English major with concentrations in PWR and Creative Writing and a minor in Economics. I’m an Honors Fellow at Elon and a copy editor for The Pendulum, our student newspaper. This summer, I worked as the operations intern for Creative Loafing, a multimedia company … Continue Reading

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Why Networking is ALWAYS a Good Idea

Ryan Greene ’15- Media Arts and Entertainment, Broadcast & New Media, PWS Minor If you’re an Elon student, “networking” is a word you hear almost on a daily basis.  Your professors and internship coordinators tell you to “network, network, network” everywhere you go and, to be honest, before this summer networking was something I practiced, but never really preached to other students. … Continue Reading

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A Summer of PWR: Applying Academics to a Real-World Internship

Maggie Miller ’16 – ENG, PWR and CRW Major This summer, I had the opportunity to complete an internship as a Marketing Project Manager at FMI Corporation in Raleigh. FMI (http://www.FMInet.com) is a consulting company for the construction and engineering industry, and one of its main services is offering courses on how those in the industry can better manage, sell, … Continue Reading

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