The very first post I wrote on this blog was providing advice on the Humber PR program, on the day I finished my 8 months as a student. Fast forward two years and I’m still receiving emails from prospective applicants and students on a regular basis with questions about the program, especially the application process.… Continue reading Humber PR // Frequently Asked Questions.
We all grew up with stories. Many of us still remember the childhood storybooks that resonated into adulthood. One of my personal favourite stories is the Giving Tree. Storytelling is a common and shared human experience that transcends culture, language and time. Storytelling is also at the heart of public relations and communications. In PR,… Continue reading Importance of Storytelling in PR.
I’m very glad recent stories in the news are bringing the exploitative nature of unpaid internships to light. It’s no surprise that articles like “Unpaid Internships Exploit Young Workers” and “Unpaid Interships May be Illegal” are making the rounds on Twitter and Facebook among my peers starting out in PR and journalism. It was only… Continue reading Dear Employers, Pay Your Interns!
Update (05/28/2013): I’ve created a FAQ blog post with various Humber PR-related questions I’ve received through this blog about the application process (interview and writing test), the program and job prospects. /// The last eight months I spent as a student in Humber College’s postgraduate certificate program in PR was the most challenging and rewarding… Continue reading Surviving Humber PR.