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Seven Truths: Trends That Will Affect Your Work as Students and Professionals [Leadership Rally Recap]

Saturday’s Keynote and case study speaker was Keith Burton of Grayson Emmett Partners. His presentation covered seven truths that he believes are affecting students and professionals in the industry. The seven truths, according to Mr. Burton are: 1) Average is officially dead. The field of public relations is moving and changing quickly. If older models […]

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Beyond Graduation: Launch Your Career With PRSA

To all the graduating students out there … Congratulations on your graduation! Starting your career is an exciting and nerve-wracking time, and PRSA is here to help you transition from student to professional. You are the future of our profession! Your first step toward professional success is to join PRSA’s vibrant community – it’s the […]

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Is Graduate School The Right Move?

When deciding whether or not to attend graduate school, you must ask yourself an abundance of questions to determine if it is or is not the right time to continue your education. In my personal reflection on what to do with myself, post undergraduate career, it became blatantly obvious to me that graduate school was […]

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Build Your Foundation: Three Crucial Career Buildings Blocks You Can Strengthen by Getting the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Congratulations! You’ve made it this far, but this isn’t the end of your journey yet. There are three major things that you will need to have a strong career – Knowledge, Credibility and Confidence. Here’s how getting the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations can help build your foundation for a more successful career. Knowledge […]

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Do Yourself a Favor

What do a seasoned professional, a novice practitioner and a college student all have in common? They can all benefit from having a . Whatever stage you’re in your career and whatever your age, you can always gain from the knowledge others have to offer. It’s important to have someone invested in your career success […]

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Three Reasons Every PR Student Should Have a Cover Letter

  When applying to internships or potential jobs, pr students face a series of questions such as: “Should I include a summary on my resume?” “Should I include a cover letter?” “If I have a summary on my resume, why should I have a cover letter?” “Why isn’t my resume not enough for the recruiter?” […]

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The Interview: How to Slice Through the Competition

The receiver clicks but you are still holding your cell phone with a grin that reaches from ear to ear. Most of the conversation that just took place is a blur but this one phrase is pulsating like an electrical current in your mind: upon reviewing your resume, we believe you are a potential candidate […]

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Simple Tips from a Networking Expert that will Help You Land Your Dream Job

Networking — it’s like that daunting semester-long project worth 50 percent of your final grade. You know it’s essential to your success but you avoid it because it’s too much work and you aren’t even sure how to do it yet. However, unlike those dreaded projects, networking is worth a lot more than 50 percent […]

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When PR Meets Entrepreneurship

PR work from home to co-founding one of the fastest growing tech companies in the nation, Podium. Today Podium has more than 100,000 users and 250 employees. With more than $32 million in investments, Podium looks to hire 400 new employees in the next five years and construct an exclusive building in Lehi, Utah. When […]

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Five Ways to Rock Your Internship Search

Internships serve as an important stepping stone in a young professional’s career. They offer you valuable experience and insight, preparing you for your post-grad journey. But how do you search for such an experience? For me, the internship search illuminates a mixture of excitement and anxiety. It’s as if you have endless yet limited possibilities […]

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