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How to Kick-Start a Relationship with Your PRSA Sponsor Chapter

The dynamic nature of the public relations profession, coupled with the current market saturation of recent and soon-to-be graduates, requires that students go above and beyond to create meaningful connections and make themselves stand out. One of the most valuable benefits of PRSSA membership is the opportunity to befriend and learn from local PRSA professionals. […]

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Learning Lessons Outside of the Classroom

We all know what it’s like to sit through classes that don’t seem to connect with our careers. There comes a time when students have exhausted their opportunities for classroom learning and must make their entrance in the real world. Professors have experience, but no one can give practical advice like those who work in […]

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Connecting Across Chapters: How to Host a Relationship-Building Workshop

It’s a new school year, a new executive board and a new start for every PRSSA Chapter. How can a Chapter spice things up to keep its members interested and engaged? The answer lies in what public relations students do best – communication. Or more specifically, communication between Chapter. The University of Alabama PRSSA Chapter […]

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Celebrating PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month: Why You Need a Great Mentor

If someone asked me for tips on how to be successful in your career, one of my top answers would be “find a great mentor.” I would not be where I am today without the help of my mentors. Mentors help you navigate the waters of your career. Finding a great mentor is easier said […]

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Best Practices: Professional Growth Outside of the Classroom

At San Diego State University, we want to ensure our members gain knowledge outside of the classroom. This is one of the many reasons we encourage our members to connect and build relationships with our PRSA sponsor Chapter. Here are a few ways connecting with our sponsor Chapter has helped our members and how we […]

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October Twitter Chat Recap: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Thank you to everyone who participated in our October 2015 Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Vice President of Professional Development Sarah Johnson (tweeting from @SJo_94) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! […]

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Best Practices: The 3 Step Process to a Successful PRSSA/PRSA Relationship

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone you knew could give you tips for what to put on your resume, connect you to professionals in your field, teach you skills that match the ones under “job requirements” and help you build your career while you’re still in college? Many people may not be able to help […]

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Best Practices: Building Better Relationships with Your PRSA Sponsor Chapter

Networking is always a priority for PRSSA members as they seek guidance and work to grow as professionals, but it’s not always easy. Some members don’t feel comfortable reaching out to people and it’s not always easy finding a professional who has the time. Fortunately for PRSSA, we have the incredible opportunity to learn from […]

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Every Great Leader Starts with a Mentor: Kick Off PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month by Jump-Starting Your Mentorship Program

Let’s face it: No one has ever reached success alone. According to articles in publications like Forbes and Small Business BC, Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, was not alone. During the creation of the famous social media site, Steve Jobs mentored him. Jobs taught Zuckerberg to focus on high quality and the overall meaning […]

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