By Roisin Mulcahy Congratulations! You’ve finally got that dream internship and your resume is about to get a whole lot more impressive. However, if you’ve got a weird… Read more “Are You Being Used? Internship and Work Experience 101”
By Roisin Mulcahy All your hard work drafting that killer cover letter and resume has paid off and you’ve scored an interview – congratulations! But now what?… Read more “How To: Ace the Job Interview”
Kate Atkinson is a former QUT student who, in a very short time, has managed to accomplish massive achievements and is now working for one of biggest… Read more “My Story: Kate Atkinson”
Brendan ‘Sauce’ Hertel has worked at the Reds since the end of the 2011. His nickname ‘Sauce’ stems from his bright ginger hair and beard, which is how everyone came to know him at Queensland Rugby Union (QRU).
From brainstorming sessions, client meetings, to working on entire campaigns, your first internship is your first step towards a career in your field. I’ve sat down with Philippa Noble, a final year communications student at QUT who has just started at her first internship to find out about her experience on the job.
Imagine being on a film set. The harsh lights shining down. Two-stories of scaffolding being set up in front of your eyes to emulate a building. Breathing in the same air as your favourite movie star as she gets her glam done. Sounds like an absolute dream, doesn’t it?
In today’s competitive media and communication industry, it is becoming increasingly important for undergraduate students to obtain industry experience. Work experience or internships in your chosen career field provide you with the best chance for securing an undergraduate position; high academic results are no longer enough.
A trend currently occurring amongst university students is completing work experience whilst studying abroad on a student exchange or simply whilst travelling overseas. But is an overseas internship a feasible venture?
After undertaking a number of internships, it became evident that culture within many media organisations is highly valued. It is important in your first few weeks to… Read more “The 4 Step Guide to Nailing Your Internship”
I sat down with Media and Communication student, Tess Catiglione, to gain an insight into her experience as an intern. Tess has completed numerous internships in the PR sector of the Media and Communication industry, and discusses her typical day in the life as an intern through a quick interview and Snapchat footage.