Ethics Month – Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Ethics Month Twitter chat, “Like Nobody’s Watching: The Role of Ethics in PR.” Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Professional Development Joe Dunay (@JoeDunay13) and Vice President of Digital Communications Carolyn Lok (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. The Twitter chat was […]

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Esports Has a Branding Problem

One of the hottest words in the gaming industry right now is the term “esports”. This “explosive billion-dollar industry,” as coined by a CNN headline, has become synonymous with pretty much all forms of gaming entertainment. The visibility of gaming and esports is something that should be celebrated within the industry but also carefully looked […]

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[Editorial] How a Programmer Became Your Editor in Chief

If you would have told me in high school that I would major in public relations, you would have received a response asking what that was. Now you are reading an editorial I wrote while overseeing the blog of an organization for students interested in communications. And at least one person believes in my passion […]

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Turning Internships Into Job Offers

It is important to make a major step in your career in your early ages because your academic years are about to end faster than you think. Likely, you have heard before that you must get some work experience before you jump into the world of work. Later you will thank yourself for putting your […]

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Post-Grad Job Scams: An Open Letter

It is time we all take an honest step for transparency in the job search realm for young professionals. To the recent graduates or soon-to-be graduates, I hope this message finds you all well. After much thought and consideration, it is time to discuss the not-so-glamourous parts of post-grad life. To begin, this post is […]

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Taking Conference International

One of the greatest experiences of my life so far has easily been studying abroad and, believe it or not, International Conference plays a significant role in why I was able to get the most out of my time abroad. I joined PRSSA exactly a year ago, leading up to the Conference in Austin, Texas […]

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Exploring San Diego During International Conference

I hope you’ve been working hard on leg day because there’ll be a lot of walking in San Diego during our Conference! Luckily, the hotel we’re staying at is within walking distance of everything you’d want to do while in San Diego. For one, being late won’t be an issue as Conference is being held […]

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6 Ways to Fundraise for International Conference

The PRSSA 2019 International Conference is only a couple of months away and it is best to start saving and fundraising. The easiest way to save is by taking advantage of the Sept. 6 early registration deadline. A great way to come up with ways to fundraising is by checking out the Fundraising Playbook and […]

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Five Ways to Ensure a Mutually Beneficial Relationship With Your Intern

You’ve sent them their acceptance letter, now what? The point of internships is for students to learn, gain skills one can’t in the classroom and maybe even land a full-time role at the end. But this doesn’t have to be limited to the career-hopeful. Here are five ways to ensure a mutually beneficial internship experience […]

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An Open Letter to my Conference Committee

“Never work with your friends,” we’ve all heard it and may have witnessed the horror stories of giving a referral for a friend who turns out to be a less-than-stellar employee or is the furthest thing from a team player. What they don’t tell you, though, is that the people you work with should become […]

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