PR students: 10 tips to jumpstart your career

Just because you’re in school doesn’t mean you can’t start prepping for a post-grad job. Add these tips to your schedule to get what you want.

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Class is back in session, and you finally decided PR is your calling. Here are 10 tips for public relations majors that will get you the grades and the job.

1. Define your morning (or late-night) reads.

Create time in your schedule—between classes, work and homework—to read PR and marketing news and tips on sites likePR Daily, PRWeek (most articles are paid, but some are free), Social Media Explorer, and Mashable.

These are all great sources to learn about how current events affect the industry, as well as which companies to keep on your radar. If you are interested in fashion PR, make sure to add PR Couture, Women’s Wear Daily, The High Low, Fashionista and FMM to your list.

2. Get organized.

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