As I gear up to say goodbye to Bravo Group, one phrase has stuck in my head — tourist vs. pilgrim — and what that looks like in my community and work environment. I was introduced to the “tourist vs. pilgrim” concept while studying abroad in Australia around this time a year ago. While both… Read More I’ll Leave You With a Question: Are you a Tourist or Pilgrim?
Since when is it the end of the semester? I still can’t wrap my head around the fact that three and a half months have passed since spring intern orientation. Looking around the Wayne office, I try to remember my first days when everything was new and I, naturally, felt a nervous excitement to take… Read More Thank you, Bravo
Writing is an activity I have always found enjoyable and a skill I have invested time developing for professional use. In an effort to narrow steady career options that involve heavy amounts of writing, I got in touch with Bravo Group copywriter Drew Lawrence to get an experienced take on what the position entails. His… Read More Embracing Creativity and Collaboration: Copywriting at Bravo
As a soon-to-be college graduate, I can say with confidence I know the job application process pretty darn well. I’ve filled out my fair share of applications, and in doing so I’ve discovered a seemingly impossible task my peers and I face: gaining enough job experience before graduation. All hope comes to a halt as… Read More Are Internships the New Entry-Level Job?
One of the coolest things about interning in a public relations agency is you get to meet and work with amazing people. Last week, I had the great opportunity to tour Andculture, an experience design and web development firm in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It focuses on three main steps in its work — visual and interactive… Read More Have a Website? Here are 4 Vital Questions You Should Ask Yourself
On Feb. 7, I skipped class for the second time in my college career to shadow government relations specialist Margaret Durkin on Pennsylvania’s budget address day, an event that would surely spark excitement into an otherwise dreary morning. After dodging raindrops, I hopped on a train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg feeling eager to get my… Read More Keeping up with Government Decisions: The Importance of Government Relations
Last summer, I interned in Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey’s office on Capitol Hill. I had a lot of eye-opening experiences as a legislative intern. Working with the senator’s legislative correspondent for energy, agriculture and the environment, I was fortunate to be assigned to such a significant set of issue areas for my home state. Although… Read More Not Just Public Relations
I’ve lost count of the number of times someone has asked me, “Are you planning to work in the nonprofit or for-profit sector after graduation?” In a sense, I always feel cornered because my answer could be perceived multiple ways depending on the asker’s intent. Here’s how I always imagine it going: Scenario One “Are… Read More Why You Should Stop Pinning Your Career and Vocation Against One Another
A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of seeing the blockbuster hit “Hidden Figures” with my family. When the title screen rolled in and my eyes squinted against the sudden bright light, I was greeted with images that I don’t get to see enough of. The scene pictured a little black girl sitting… Read More Hard-hitting Figures: Black Women in Communications
Despite having faced a decent number of them, I still view transitions as a challenge. Fortunately, though, I am generally up for the task of adapting. Because I will be graduating this spring from American University when I complete my internship with Bravo Group, I have been contemplating the next significant transition to come. Upon… Read More Transitions and Adaptations: Discovering What Works