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Expanding my “Whuffie”What I’ve Learned… By: Lauren Hopkins
Publications/Writing News Releases Media Kit Business Card Adobe Indesign CS4 Resume Cover Letter
Student Behavior Be Professional even as a student Being a student is the “9-5 job” Seek advice when needed Team Player Character and Reputation are at stake
Novels I’ve Benefited From Whuffie Factor A Thousand Splendid Suns The Kite Runner Longitudes and Attitudes
Networking: Why is it Important? Seek professional advice Research Internships Practice Writing & Communication skills Be Professional! Expand Your Knowledge
Social Media Websites Twitter- connections, internships, PRJobs LinkedIN- post blog, resume, accomplishments PROpenMic- seek advice from other colleagues, professors in the same field Wordpress- personalize what you write Weebly- be on the Web 2.0 Bandwagon
Blogging: What is the Purpose? Gets your name out there Discuss interesting topics Increases knowledge Creative Writing skills
Interview Tips Leave behind a resume and some portfolio pieces Pick only pieces that define your creativity and knowledge Be prepared to be asked what novels do you read & how do you keep up with social trends
Interview Tips (con’t) Etiquette is everything! Don’t be flashy! Dress like your grandma/grandpa! Talk to the Janitor or Secretary!