Living in Isolation When You Have Flatmates

It’s my sixth week of working from home. During the past six weeks, I’ve moved apartment and started living with new flatmates. In a way, I’m glad this pandemic has happened now and not when I was in my final year of university. I was living by myself and only…

Guest Post: What It’s Like to Intern in Amsterdam

This article was written by Megan Bryant, an Online Marketer for StudentJob UK.  A little over a year ago, I was offered the position to work as an Online Marketer at Netherland’s largest recruitment agency, YoungCapital, to manage their UK website (known here as StudentJob). In 2018, I packed my…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to be the Best Intern

When I say ‘be the best intern,’ I really mean, ‘be the best intern the office has ever had.’ Really. You want to leave your mark and set the bar high for any intern that has to follow in your footsteps. I try my best to put everything I have…

Is It Such A Bad Thing to Be A ‘PR Girl’?

Sometimes I cringe when I see a #PRGirl post or even an account solely dedicated to the term on Instagram. Are we belittling ourselves by using that term? Do we want to be seen as everything cliché that comes along with that label? Personally, I’m not going to take serious…

Passing the Baton to the Next PR Intern

It’s my first day of unemployment and I don’t really know how to feel. I left our work group-chat this morning and felt a little anxious doing so, thinking of everything I’ll be missing out on. But this day was due to come around, and it came around quicker than…

The Highs and Lows of My Placement Year

Full-time work. Moving to a new city. Living in a house with strangers. Starting a new job. Fear of the unknown. Landing my dream job in PR. Last June before moving to London, I had a lot of things to look forward to, but I also had a lot of…

How to Make the Most of Your Placement Year

Second post of the week. So far, so good. Just three more days to go! For this one I thought I’d write about how to make the most of your placement year, because I definitely tried my best and in result, had the best year of my life. If you’re…

#PlacementYear: In Numbers

Can you believe it? Only four more days left of my placement. Four. More. Days. I can’t believe it. I had planned to post every day this week as a kind of ‘placement special’ but I’ve been super, super busy at work the past few weeks and I may not be able…

#PlacementProfile: Orlagh Shanks | PR & Influencer Marketing Assistant

Hello. Welcome to the final post in my newest blog series, where I have been documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week I have had a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how they…

#PlacementProfile: Monique Gillies | PR Intern

Hello. Welcome to the penultimate post in my newest blog series, where I have been documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week I have had a profile of a current placement student giving their thoughts on searching for placements, the competitiveness, how…