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Seven Things to See and Do While in Washington, D.C.

You’ve printed your business cards, updated your resume and purchased your flight tickets. It’s official — you’re going to the PRSSA 2014 National Conference. Even though you’ll be busy attending amazing sessions and learning about the profession, you’ll also have some free time to do some sightseeing. Wondering where to start? Here are a few […]

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Looking for Innovative Solutions? Create a Diverse Team

The next time you’re in a meeting, look around and see who’s involved. Website issues? Interactive department. Employee training? Human resources. They’re experts in the subject, they have experience in the field and surely if anyone can solve a problem, it’s the people who know the most about it. This makes sense, of course. Except […]

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Five Tips to Stand Out as a Super Intern

About to start your internship?  Stand out above the rest by following these five tips. 1. Show up early and leave late. Maybe not EVERY day, but as much as you can. Taking on a small project that may require you to spend 10 extra minutes at work won’t overwork you. Running out the door as […]

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PRSSA National Conference– What Are Your Looking Forward To?

As our members prepare for the PRSSA 2012 National Conference in San Francisco in October, members of the 2012-2013 National Committee shared what about the Conference they are most excited about. –Kate Ryan, Vice President of Member Services –Robert “Pritch” Pritchard, APR, Fellow PRSA, National Faculty Adviser –Lauren Gray, National President –Elizabeth Pecsi, APR, Fellow […]

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Summer Time is the Perfect Time to Get Ahead

School is over for the summer and you are ready to begin your internship or job. You might not have yet thought of your plans for next fall–but are there things you should do during summer to prepare for the upcoming school year? The answer is yes. Read the great advice below from members of […]

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10 Tips to Make the Most of National Assembly

Annually, representatives from PRSSA Chapters gather at National Assembly to make decisions that affect the entire Society. This year, PRSSA will gather in Charlotte, NC March 15-18. If you are the lucky delegate from your school follow these 10 tips from the 2011-2012 National Committee to make the PRSSA 2012 National Assembly an event you will remember. […]

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Motivated? Dedicated? Run for PRSSA National Committee

Ever wondered who manages much of the PRSSA member benefits and national initiatives? The PRSSA National Committee leads these important professional development opportunities. Interested in contributing to national leadership? If you are a motivated student and dedicated Chapter member, running for the National Committee at the PRSSA 2012 National Assembly could be just the thing […]

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How To Solve Your PRSSA Questions

As an organization with more than 10,000 members and more than 40 years history, PRSSA offers countless benefits and resources, some that members may not fully know or understand. If you have a PRSSA question, below are four ways you can find the answer: Ask Chapter Leaders First Whether you are a returning or new […]

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So You Want to Be on the National Committee?

Borrowing the opening line of one of my favorite Nickelodeon shows growing up: “Do you have it? GUTS!” OK, so being on the National Committee doesn’t mean you’re going to be facing the Aggro Crag (or playing Slam Dunk, or completing the Tornado Run), but it does mean you’re choosing a path that requires hard work, […]

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Responding to Attack Journalism

The following was submitted by Dr. Steve Iseman, APR, Fellow PRSA, who currently serves as the faculty advisor for the National Committee. Jack O’Dwyer has been a long time critic of PRSA and I congratulate him for it.  I think that critics are important.  They cause organizations to think about what they do and examine […]

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