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Scrippas on the rise: Samya Epps

HAMPTON, Va. (July 7, 2020) - Samya Epps, a rising senior Strategic Communication major in Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, is a public relations intern for Apple in Cupertino, California, working remotely from West Hartford, Connecticut.

Samya Epps

What I am doing:

-Monitoring and reporting on news, reviews of Apple hardware and software, company news and broader industry news relevant to Apple

-Working with PR team members on projects related to Apple products, including the Mac, iPhone, iPod and iPad

-Assisting with PR activities related to events, press tours and other media relations programs

How Scripps helped me get here: Scripps taught me principles of public relations that I apply to this internship every day and gave me a strong foundation to build upon as I learn more.

How you can join me: Be on the lookout for Thurgood Marshall/Apple HBCU Scholars Program applications, which will open in the fall.