Jackson Hole, Wyoming (PRWEB) April 26, 2013
Sydney Smoot, an intern with boutique travel and culture PR firm WordenGroup Public Relations based in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and Denver, Colo., released a tip sheet on the company’s WordenGroup PR Cred blog with suggestions on what to wear for a seasonal internship in public relations. Smoot had found herself fielding questions about what she’s learned in the PR trenches about appropriate attire for an internship in a world of business casual, casual casual, and – at least in Smoot’s case – sled dog race casual, with the Rocky Mountain PR firm’s roster of clients ranging from the largest sled dog race in the lower 48 states and a national art museum in the mountain resort town of Jackson, Wyo., to a Vail condominium hotel, to architects and an Africa safari outfitter in Denver.
Smoot admits in the post that every work event she has ever attended has caused some level of anxiety over how to dress. With the caveat that she’s lucky to be working for a PR firm in the already dressed-down Rocky Mountain West, attending work events and going to the office in Jackson Hole, Vail, and Denver, Smoot offers fellow interns a list of what-to-wear suggestions for an internship in the new world of business casual, adding that the list is “for winter through spring months and strictly for ladies – guys, you’re on your own”:
Finally, if that odd work event or situation arises where it’s not clear what’s appropriate – Smoot offers as example the time she, WordenGroup President Darla Worden and client and Antlers at Vail GM Rob LeVine attended a Hawaiian “luau” in a tent in a blinding snowstorm at the base of a Vail ski run – she suggests asking the boss or a coworker, who will no doubt be impressed by the intern’s desire to look professional. And in a pinch, Smoot adds, “remember that your energy, positive attitude and confidence are always more important than anything you’re wearing.”
Company Information: Founded in 1996, WordenGroup is a boutique public relations firm with offices in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and Denver, Colo., poised to serve the public relation needs of art, architecture, hospitality and tourism companies in the Rocky Mountain West. For additional WordenGroup information, visit http://www.wordenpr.com
Media Contact: Darla Worden, WordenGroup Strategic Public Relations, darla(at)wordenpr(dot)com, 307.734.5335.