Internship Profile - Ashley Piroeff, COMM
The four-year corporate communications program at the campus prepares students for careers in community relations, public relations and special events planning, which is exactly what Ashley Piroeff had the opportunity to do during her internship.
At Penn State Brandywine, 83% of graduates complete at least one internship compared to the national average of 69% for the class of 2014 (InternMatch survey). Penn State Brandywine emphasizes the importance of internships for their educational value, allowing students to apply classroom learning to real world experiences. Numerous other benefits exist including: increased self-awareness, skill development, discernment of interests, improved chances of employability, potential for intern to hire, expansion of professional network, professional maturity and development, the opportunity to exercise civic responsibility, preparation for graduate school application and building an impressive résumé.
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