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I've been trying for years to get into the field I studied in college. I majored in Public Relations, but most job postings I find in this field are one where you need about 10 years of experience. I'm tired of the job I have right now. It's not going anywhere. Any advice?

Asked By: Neenie - 7/5/2007
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Not sure where you are working now, how many years' experience you have or if you've already explored this, but I always recommend starting with a PR agency. Big or small, you get a ton of experience in a variety of fields, industries and practices... More
Answered By: Social_Butterfly - 7/9/2007
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Try working for a large company that frequently needs spokespeople for the media. If you can get a job in that capacity (after working in entry level in another department first) you can then apply for something better with the experience you got.
Answered By: elletera - 7/5/2007
 
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