Tag: internship

Interning at a PR Agency During COVID-19: 5 Lessons Learned By Mikayla Gardner

When I began my internship at T.J. Sacks & Associates in January of 2020, I never expected what was to come. I don’t think anyone did. As a result of COVID-19 and all the craziness it brought, however, I learned some fantastic lessons that I will take into my professional future! Be flexible, especially during […]

Why Interns Should be Paid

As owner of a New York-based public relations agency who has been working with college-age interns forever, I wanted to go on record saying that it is time that the rest of you realize that they are not slaves, nor in indentured servitude.   If they are providing a valuable service, well, then they should be […]

Tips for the Replacement PR Intern

By: Dayna Sorrento One of the hardest parts of leaving a current internship is making sure all of your ducks are in a row,  including the replacement intern. Picking out the “new you” is not easy,  especially when they have so much to learn. Here are some tips you should leave for the replacement intern: Make […]

Why PR Interns Should be Paid

As owner of a New York-based public relations agency who has been working with college-age interns forever,  I wanted to go on record saying that it is time that the rest of you realize that they are not slaves,  nor indentured servitude.   If they are providing a valuable service, well, then they should be compensated for […]

Tips for When You Interview at a PR Firm

OK, story so you got yourself that interview with a public relations agency. Now what do you do? 1. Review their website. I can’t stress enough the importance of becoming familiar with the agency, its philosophy, client categories, client list and work samples. From this you’ll be able to discern whether this is the shop […]

5 Qualities of the Best PR Interns

      I always said that I could tell a good PR person within minutes of meeting him/her. And the more that I have worked in the business, the more I see that it is not necessarily age and experience that are the best qualities,but often it is their native ability. Recently I had attended a […]