The PR Professional’s Guide to Work Life Balance

Apply for jobs and internships, network, start a blog, read trade publications, rework your resume, update your LinkedIn—is anyone else exhausted? As aspiring PR professionals, we are constantly on the go and competitive by nature. Between writing your next content calendar and copy editing that press release, it can sometimes feel like we never catch […]

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3 Ways to Catapult Your PR Career While in College

While it’s only been eight months since I’ve graduated, it feels like I’ve gained eight years worth of knowledge and experiences. In the process of holding two different public relations roles since graduation, I’ve also had the pleasure of gaining insight into the hiring process as I hired my predecessor for one position and am […]

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PRSSA: Oh, the Places You’ll Go

While students struggle to find a place in the communications industry, PRSSA guides young professionals to their communications careers  Like most students, when Andrew Cook, PRSSA National immediate past president, joined PRSSA, he had no idea where his career path would lead. Using his PR skills and his PRSSA network, he found his path. With his […]

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Essential Tips for a Successful Interview

Kevin Campbell, a Marketing Communication Lead at Siemens Healthcare, spoke to the Millersville University PRSSA Chapter about the importance of effective interviewing. Below are some of his best tips. Interviewing is nothing more than a social exercise. Do not focus on your competition because you do not know the competition nor their qualifications or the […]

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Ring In the New Year with Resolutions and Regional Conferences

There are a number of opportunities to advance your education, broaden your network and launch your career with the Public Relations Student Society of America, and there’s no better time to seize the benefits of your membership than with the start of a new year. If your resolutions include focusing on professional growth and networking […]

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An Interview With Brandi Boatner

Brandi Boatner is a Social and Influencer Communications Lead at IBM and a member of PRSA. In addition, she was a speaker at the 2018 PRSSA National Conference. In this interview with Brandi, we discussed her experience with public relations, advice she has for students and the improvements she feels are needed in the PR […]

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Work from Your Dorm Room: Is a Remote Internship Right for You?

While classes give public relations students the fundamentals of our industry, it is the hands-on, field experience that defines the quality of a professional and how they understand effective communications. College towns are great for studies but not always for media industry employment if you are far from a major market. For those struggling to […]

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Invest in 2019: How to Become a PR Pro This Year

With the holidays behind us, it’s time to begin a new year filled with opportunities and motivation. Luckily, if you’re a young, rising PR professional, you’ve come to the right spot. Below I’ve laid out a handful of products and services that I believe every young professional should invest in to take their career to […]

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How Robots are Taking Over the Communications World and Why You Should Let Them

Chatbots are allowing PR professionals to work smarter not harder. In the heat of the Sept. 2018 Utah wildfires, robots, although intimidating, were key to crisis communications. Citizens were amidst disaster when two major Utah wildfires consumed 87,000 acres of land and caused more than 6,000 people to evacuate from their homes. Utah residents were […]

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Dear Future Chapter Presidents

The thought of running a national, pre-professional organization on your campus may seem overwhelming and quite scary. While it will have its challenges, don’t let a little challenge discourage you from continuing and enhancing your Chapter. It will be one of the most rewarding experiences you will have during your college career. When I ran […]

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