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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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The Final Goodbye

Ryan Greene ’15 – Media Arts and Entertainment, Broadcast & New Media, PWS Minor The Final Goodbye Goodbyes are always hard. But goodbyes are also always important. From my internship experiences, I have learned that the last day of work comes a lot faster than expected. There is SO MUCH an intern has to do before he or she leaves the … Continue Reading

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The Writing Center, from an Insider Perspective

Miranda Allan- ENG, PWR ’15 To finalize discussion about the Writing Center, guest blogger and consultant Miranda Allan gives a look at exciting happenings and services! Hello all! If you haven’t seen for yourself already, the Writing Center has some exciting new tricks up its sleeves this semester. The redesigned space offers a collaborative, multimedia-friendly environment that you’re sure to find … Continue Reading

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What’s Going On In The Writing Center: Part Two

Alexa Dysch- ENG, PWR ’15 Hi everyone! Welcome back to our coverage on the Writing Center. As mentioned on Monday, there is lots going on! Aside from their events, the Writing Center is an important place to visit on a daily basis. Try to remember some of the following tips when planning a visit! Possible Types of Writing Writing Center Consultants … Continue Reading

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What’s Going On In The Writing Center! Part One

Alexa Dysch- ENG, PWR ’15 Hey everyone! As we discussed last week, now is the time to sign up for ENG 319: Writing Center Workshop! If you do well in this course, you can become a Writing Center Consultant. If not, read on to see how else you can get involved! Considering that there is a month of classes left … Continue Reading

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Understanding Professional Yet Multicultural Standards of Communication

Alexa Dysch- ENG, PWR ’15 As we discussed on Monday, there are a number of cross-cultural factors to consider within visual rhetoric. This same theory can apply to professional communication, written or oral. Within modern business practices, all the more consideration must be lent towards cultural differences within communication. Assumptions about specific cultures, without extensive research and practice, can lead … Continue Reading

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