Erin Hassanzadeh


Category: journalism

3 Things to Consider Before Taking an Unpaid Internship

An unpaid internship could be the key to your success.

You shouldn’t just take any unpaid internship. It’s important to weigh your desire to work for the company and what you will gain from the internship. Here are a few things to consider before accepting an unpaid position.

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Why NPPA Named KCCI Small Station of Year

I would like to take a moment to brag about the people that I work with every day.

The photography staff at KCCI is one talented group. Their skill was recently rewarded when the National Press Photographers Association crowned them as the 2013 Small Market Station of the Year.

They won the award for sixth time in the last eight years. I can promise you that it’s not a coincidence.

KCCI Photography Staff NPPA

KCCI Photography Staff

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Why You Should Take An Unpaid Internship – How It Changed My Career

To put it simply: Taking an unpaid internship could make your career. 

Deciding whether or not to take an unpaid internship can be confusing. You find yourself asking questions such as, “Do I deserve to be paid?” “Am I able to do this financially?” “Should I look for an internship that pays?”

After completing paid, unpaid, part-time, full-time, three-week and summer internships I would almost consider myself a professional intern. Here’s what I have learned about unpaid internships: you will not walk away from the internship without anything to show for it. 

In fact, my unpaid internship kick-started my career.

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5 Tips Every Journalism Major Should Know

College goes by quickly. If you play it right, your college years will prepare you for the job market. As a graduating senior, I’ve compiled a list of tips that every journalism major should know. Think of it as a list of must-dos to accomplish before you graduate. These tips will not only help you make the most of your college years but they will help you land a job after graduation.

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