Career Launch Day

Clemson communication students, and area communication professionals: Mark your calendars for:

Career Launch Day

Wednesday, April 8 12-3 pm

Clemson House ballroom

What to expect:

  • internships
  • networking
  • career advice
  • resume critique

Students, please register here.

If you’re a communication professional (PR, journalism, etc.) and would like to participate, please register here.

This event is organized by 5 Clemson communication students, with financial help from Clemson Student Government, the Department of Communication Studies, and Clemson PRSSA.

Cover Letters for PR job applications

Students often ask me about how to write a cover letter, so I thought I’d compile some tips & info:

A word of advice for students:

  • don’t ask professors how to write a cover letter. There’s so much information out there, show me you can teach yourself. You’ll ask me later to write a recommendation letter, and all I’ll be able to think about is how you couldn’t figure out something as simple as how to write a cover letter…
  • it’s OK to make an appointment and ask a trusted professor to look over your letter.
  • do make an appointment with Career Services and ask them to critique your resume and cover letter. They’re much more tuned in to the market than professors.

For faculty: here’s a guide on how to write a letter of recommendation.