Student Profiles - Angela Hernandez, '10

Major:

Integrative Public Relations

Minor:

Leadership

Best part of CMU’s journalism program:

“The best part of CMU’s journalism classes is that the faculty have worked in the field and are teaching students from their own experiences.”

Involved in:

  • Lem Tucker Scholarship recipient, 2006
  • CMU Honors Program
  • CMU Leadership Institute
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Public Relations Student Society of America
    • Secretary, 2008-09
    • Historian, 2007-08
  • PR Central
    • Secretary, 2008-09
    • Account executive, 2008-09

Biggest accomplishment at CMU:

“Being active in many different activities on campus while maintaining a 3.95 GPA. Also, completing a short-term study abroad in Ireland last spring.”

Internships:

“My internship at The Henry Ford Museum has allowed me to take what I learn in the classroom at CMU, and use it to gain hands-on experience in the real world.”

What she does to be competitive in her field:

“I've been gaining as much experience as possible by completing summer internships, and also by working as a student writer for CMU's Public Relations and Marketing.”

Dream career:

“My dream career would be to work in the public relations department of a major corporation in Chicago.”

Suggestion to students interested in the journalism program:

“Study and memorize the AP style book. Also, remember that even the best writing can be improved.” ​​

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