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How do I get an entry level job in public relations?

Hello. I graduated December 2005 with a BS in Communications, concentrating in broadcast journalism. I've spent the time since then trying to get into law school, and while I succeed, I hated it and didn't want the debt. So I was trying to see if I could get a job in public relations. I have ample public speaking and news writing classes from my degree, but no PR-specific internships which is the big source of entry-level jobs. How would I go about procuring one with my credentials? I don't have a portfolio per se, but some clips from my news writing classes. Any ideas? If you desire more details, just ask. Thanks!

Asked By: atomicfrog81 - 10/1/2006
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you could always do a functional resume. instead of listing your work experiences in chronological order, you can put your skills. for example, you have communications and writing skills. so each skill could be a section within your resume, along with objective, education, etc. under each section, you can list how... More
Answered By: cuteazndude84 - 10/1/2006
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Take another class or two from some place like Specs Howard - that will get you in with the professors and will help you get placed with an internship - you can just do some post-grad work to get the connections.
Answered By: girlwhoknowsitstrue - 10/1/2006
 
Maybe you can try here: http://www.ruderfinn.com/career_main.asp?career_page=6
Answered By: IAskUAnswer - 10/1/2006
 
Post your resume online and get employers to contact you. Try www.BuySellListings.com - in the classifieds section you can post your resume with the option to add a photo for free. Good luck.
Answered By: escpforever - 10/6/2006
 
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