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Internships Available!

This is about summer internships with the State of North Carolina, and there are a lot of Communications internships out there in a variety of subject areas. In just glancing through this, if anyone is interested in PR and Public Schools, Museums/History, Parks/Recreation, Citizen Science, Government Affairs, etc., there are internships available. It does seem like most are in Raleigh, but not exclusively.

- Dr. Scott Eldredge, Assistant Professor WCU, Communication Department

Deadline Friday, December 19 (post marked)
Internship Promo File Click Here

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Meeting Minutes 11/17/2014


Executive Board Meeting – 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

  • UC Dogwood Room
  • 11/1/14
  • Attendees:
  • JD Arch
  • Lance Riddle
  • Dr. Eldredge
  • Hilary Underwood

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SPJ Workshop with Ceillie Simkiss

On November 14 at 6 p.m. we had a SPJ Workshop hosted by Ceillie Simkiss titled “Social Media Verification, or how to not make an ass of yourself on the internet.” It was a really good workshop that started out with a picture of a vampire deer (with antlers) and the question was posed, is this real? How do we verify this?

We were then taken through a list of websites to know how to verify, here are just the ones we talked about:

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Future PR Pros Shadow Porter Novell

Learn What it Takes to Land a PR Job

Authors Channing Lovett and Hilary Underwood

porter_novelli_logo_detailPorter Novelli facilitated a shadow day event hosted by the Georgia PRSA Chapter on Oct. 16 in Atlanta, GA, to educate and inspire future PRSA professionals interested in corporate work.

PRSA Georgia invited PRSSA student organizations from surrounding states to participate in the event.

Western Carolina University students and WCU PRSSA chapter Vice President Hilary Underwood and Treasurer Channing Lovett attended the event.


Porter Novelli’s Atlanta office offers a variety of services to its clients, such as media relations, strategic planning, analytic and data research, along with corporate and sports reputation management.

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