As a student studying public relations, you may start seeing everyday situations differently. Problem solving might become more strategic, purchasing decisions analyzed more closely and holiday marketing might have a different perspective when viewed through your rose-colored PR glasses. Let’s take Valentine’s Day as an example.
You have to be proactive in your planning, but if a student organization you are involved in is doing any kind of campus or community project relating to Valentine’s Day, it could serve as an opportunity to pitch the story to the campus or local newspaper. Take a look at the tips on “How to Pitch Valentine’s Day” from the Tin Shingle.
If using Valentine’s Day for an assignment doesn’t tug at your heartstrings, then maybe you want some gift ideas. With juggling coursework, internships, jobs and deadlines, you might want to show a little love to yourself this Valentine’s Day. Here’s a unique list of Valentine’s Day gifts that an up and coming PR pro like yourself might enjoy.
If you aren’t into gift buying for Valentine’s Day, maybe you’ll enjoy sharing this top 10 list about why you love PR! It’s also a great reminder of all the different career opportunities available to public relations professionals. What’s not to love about that?
Speaking of different career fields, here are some “Valentine’s Day PR tips for hoteliers and hospitality pros” or take a look at this list of some of the “Top Valentine’s Day PR Stunts” of 2016. All of these stories point to creativity, one of the most-loved characteristics of the public relations industry.
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