Public Relations Resources

Public relations professionals must possess multiple skills: a sense of timing, the ability to quickly evaluate the dynamics of a developing situation, the capacity to gauge the impact of an event on public perceptions, the creativity to better package products and personas, and the ability to write well and tell a good story. Above all, they need to be good communicators who enjoy reaching out to others and interacting with people of all kinds.

Preparing a Resume:

     Resume Fundamentals
     Resume Sample 1
     Resume Sample 2
     Resume Power Words
    Resume Action Verbs

    Preparing a Cover Letter:

          Cover Letter Fundamentals
          Sample Cover Letter 1
          Sample Cover Letter 2

          Cover Letter Checklist

Preparing for an Interview:

     Interview Fundamentals
     Sample Interview Questions
     Advanced Interview Skills

    Conducting a Job Search:

          Handshake & CareerShift Instructions
          Popular Links & Industry Overview

Professional Development:

     Networking Fundamentals
     Graduate School Advising

    General Resources:

          Social Media and Your Career
          What Can I Do With This Major?
          Career Development Videos
          Content For All Degree Programs