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How to Break Into Journalism with No Prior Experience

Five years ago, I was a senior at Syracuse University with no writing or reporting experience, no published articles, and certainly no journalism internships to show for.

Fast forward to today and I have been a full-time journalist for …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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UMass Amherst Journalism Dept. Public Relations Concentration

Public relations is a dynamic, complex and fast-paced industry with multiple career opportunities. The Public Relations concentration at UMass Amherst is designed to help you become a better communicator and strategic thinker, preparing you for professionally oriented careers working in …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Why You Can’t Get a Job Without Solid Writing Skills

Learn these six kinds of writing, and employers/clients will be knocking down your door

https://www.mediabistro.com/climb-the-ladder/skills-expertise/solid-writing-skills/

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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SBS Peer Advising Interns

SBS Pathways Center Peer Advising Interns are SBS students who can provide useful insight into how to plan your SBS Pathways, which include planning for your academic, experiential, and career and professional development opportunities. Our Peer Advisors come from all different places and backgrounds, have various SBS majors, and are sophomores, juniors and seniors. Read their bios below!

Peer Advising drop-in hours are M-W 10-4, and Th/F 10-2 in The SBS Pathways Center in 128 Thompson. You can also submit a question to the peers via the button below.

Andrew Abramson’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Suepriya Adhikari’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Jennie Chang’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Sabrina Chhorn’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Mary Hamilton’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Kerry Howard’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Nia Hyppolite’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Kaego Ndiweka’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Patricia Pasin’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Caroline Roscoe’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Dan Salatiello’23

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Charlotte Salmon’22

SBS Pathways Peer Advising Interns,Student Profiles

Professionals In-Residence / Industry Experts

Richard Pisciotta’18

Professionals In-Residence / Industry Experts

Vinayak Rao’15

Professionals In-Residence / Industry Experts

Cristina Sunkel

Professionals In-Residence / Industry Experts
  • Washington, DC
  • Independent Consultant

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