Monthly Archives: March 2015

Website Building with Wix

Rachel Weeks ‘16 Wix.com is a free, intuitive website builder with numerous options for creating and customizing a website for both personal and professional uses. A diverse website builder, Wix.com is host to websites representing people and businesses from photographers, to bloggers, to professional chefs. Particularly relevant to PWR students is Wix’s notable versatility in terms of representing your professional … Continue Reading

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Culture Shock in the Workplace

Kaitlyn Stahl – Class of 2015  This semester, I have been working as an editorial intern at Cultureshock Media in London. Cultureshock is a company that specializes in both print and online publishing, and their clients typically pertain to culture such as museums, music venues, or fashion companies. The first half of my semester in the United Kingdom was spent … Continue Reading

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The Rhetoric of Appearance

Carolyn Braganca— ENG ’15 When average people think of rhetoric, they tend to think of words—either written or spoken. Students of rhetoric, though, know it extends beyond just words. However, how often do people consider the rhetorical nature of their appearance? After all, psychologists love to point out that much of what you communicate to others is communicated through non-verbal … Continue Reading

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7 Tips to Get You Through Your Internship Interview

Mags Bryant ’16. “So, where have you, are you, or are you hoping to intern?” It’s like the college version of “So, where are you applying to go for college?” It’s no question that internships can enhance not only your college experience, but also impact your future as well. It’s almost Spring, which means internship fever is in the air. … Continue Reading

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Resurrecting the Business Card: How an Unconventional Design Can Up Your Potential in the Post-Graduate Career World

Jessica Trinidad ‘16 As a young professional attempting to break into the ever-challenging post-graduate job network, it is extremely important to develop a sophisticated professional identity that will be distinctly recognized by potential employers. This identity should be clear in your resume (check out Taylor Logeman’s article on resume design here) the language you use when interacting with potential employers … Continue Reading

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How to Make a Weebly

Abbey Foucart, English PWR Major ’17 With all the website makers to choose from, Weebly stands out as a great choice for any purpose or audience. Among its options are both professional and recreational appearances, and straightforward instructions make it fairly easy to use. To sign up for a website, go to the homepage, www.Weebly.com, and enter a username, email, … Continue Reading

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Working with WordPress

Ciara Corcoran ’17 WordPress is a media content platform, often used for blogging. PWR students can use this platform to create their portfolios and enhance their brand identity. Once mastered, WordPress is an accessible platform and knowledge of the site can also be a draw for potential employers. Create an Account Select a site address that promotes your professional identity. … Continue Reading

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