Intern Stories

Emily FryEmily Fry - Affton School District, Affton, MO, Fall 2013
When I was looking for internships, I only applied to a few organizations that I knew I'd be excited to be a part of.  I think this gave me a natural enthusiasm, along with my excitement for PR in general, that really came through To read more...



Amanda KarasAmanda Karas - City of St. Peters, St. Peters, MO, Summer 2013  I went to the Internship Expo at the beginning of Fall semester, and found the City of St. Peters. I immediately emailed the PR Specialist that night after I had spoken with her at the fair. To read more...


Kelly BoruffKelly Boruff Bruton Stroube Studios – St. Louis, MO, Summer 2013
I started contacting Bruton Stroube in February right after I met a representative at the Center for Portfolio Development's 2012 Internship Expo. I set up a meeting with the studio manager, and a month later I was all set to start To read more...


Kathy IoannKathy Ioannou Rung/Sprung - St. Louis, MO Spring 2013
It was a pleasure to be mentored by Rung and Sprung Executive Director, Mallarie Zimmer, who holds extensive knowledge in the non-profit sector. My internship was focused on various facets of the public relations practice. To read more...


Ryan DuffyRyan Duffy The Sheldon - St. Louis, MO, Fall 2012
The most rewarding experience while working at The Sheldon was setting up the Arnold Newman exhibit. Newman was one of the greatest portrait photographers of all time, and it was a joy to handle all his original darkroom prints. To read more...


Cassandra McDonaldCassandra McDonald Ronald McDonald House Charities - St. Louis, MO, Fall 2012
Before my interview, I fixed up my portfolio and really just practiced potential Q&As for a couple nights before the interview. I also spiced up my professional attire to make sure I looked the part! To read more...


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