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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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PRSSbAes to PRSS-bros: Crafting Friendships Across the Globe

Coming into college, I had no idea what I wanted to do or who I wanted to be. I was simply this kid from Sioux Falls, South Dakota who was leaving the only place and people he had ever known for a place called Minnesota State University . I spun the imaginary wheel of possibilities about […]

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PeeR Mentoring

When you think of a mentor, you probably imagine someone established in their career with a keen sense of the PR landscape and a respectable list of connections. This past year, thanks to PRSSA, I’ve developed a different kind of mentor/mentee relationship—one with a peer and fellow Regional Ambassador. Lenie and I became fast friends […]

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Finding a Mentor and Why You Definitely Need One

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a mentor is “a trusted counselor or guide.” However, a mentor is so much more. Through my experiences, both as a mentor and mentee, the relationship you craft with this individual goes beyond that. This person becomes a coach, cheerleader, adviser, confidant and, hopefully, a friend. My mentors have led […]

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Building Your Squad: Finding a Mentor

You probably already know all the reasons why you need a mentor but maybe you’re stuck on how to get one. Luckily, back-to-school season represents a prime period for building your network. Here are some things to consider while seeking a new mentor. Where to look. Establish a rapport with a faculty adviser – they […]

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Making Your Adviser Your Mentor

As members of PRSSA, there are a number of resources we have at our disposal. These resources come at the national, regional and local Chapter level. At the Chapter level, you are given two Advisers to work with: one Faculty Adviser and one Professional Adviser. Both are able to help guide you throughout your education […]

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We Are the Champions … for PRSSA: Interactive Website and Digital Directory is Launched

When students ask me what my favorite benefits of PRSSA are, I usually have a hard time choosing only a few. In my fourth year, and serving as National President, I’ve taken advantage of nearly every benefit the Society has to offer. But there is always one I make sure to emphasize — the Champions […]

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Mentorship: Making a Difference by Modeling Young Minds

Having a mentor in the public relations industry is essential to success. Having a mentor, and being a mentor, can also be one of the most rewarding professional and personal experiences. Mentorship presents an opportunity for personal growth and professional development, but how are these relationships formed? Where can you find mentorship opportunities? What should […]

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Mentoring Management: From Mayhem to Merriment

When I graduated from college, I couldn’t have imagined where my public relations career would take me. I knew what I liked, and through on-the-job experience, I learned what I didn’t like. Every step of the way, however, I relied on a mentor to help me understand my next step and what I needed to […]

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#PlankMentor Panel Recognizes Mentorship in Public Relations

Event: #PlankMentor Panel, DePaul University Presenter: Patrick Ford, Burson Marsteller; Barri Rafferty, Ketchum; Danny Rubin, Rubin Communications Group; Ron Culp, DePaul University Recap: The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations capped off its 10 year anniversary with the sixth annual Milestones in Mentoring celebration on Oct. 29. Public relations students from around the country […]

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