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Things Nobody Tells You When Starting a Student-Run Firm

The University of Nevada, Reno Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA Nevada)’s student-run firm Wolf Pack Relations, just turned one on Jan. 20.  To celebrate I thought I’d share what I’ve learned that’s not in the handbook about the process of starting and running a firm. You will contemplate getting a second minor in […]

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City Series: Public Relations Thrives in Indianapolis, the Crossroads of America

If you’re like many public relations students, you may feel you should move to a big city such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago or Atlanta to have a flourishing career after you graduate. I thought that, too. I went straight to New York City after graduation to work at a public relations agency. However, […]

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Edelman Agency Tour: Know Your Story [National Conference Recap]

Event: Agency Tours Organization: Edelman Recap: My first morning of the PRSSA 2015 National Conference was spent participating in the agency tours. My agency tour was held at the Edelman Atlanta office in Midtown Atlanta. Edelman was founded in 1952 and is currently the world’s largest independently owned public relations firm. Edelman boasts an incredible […]

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Rubbing Shoulders with Senior Leadership (and Other Perks of Interning at a Small PR Agency)

Big agency? Small agency? Any agency? These are the questions we can’t help but obsess over when trying to secure an internship that will deliver the most return on our investment of time and effort. As a student, you may not have the luxury of getting to choose from a long list of agencies, but […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Pros Comment on Challenges, Benefits of Entertainment and Sports PR

If you have ever wanted to know more about the different types of public relations careers straight from professionals, then the PRSA Sections Series is here to help. The PRSA Sections Series highlights the 14 different PRSA Professional Interest Sections. Each month, professionals will answer questions about their specific subcategory of the industry. Our seventh […]

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October Monthly Reading Round-Up: The Future of PR, Emotions and Advertising, PRSSA 2015 National Conference

October is over and November is upon us. This means a few things: the PRSSA 2015 National Conference is almost here, we’re over the hump of the fall semester and a whole month of relevant articles has passed. But the Progressions Monthly Reading Round-Up is here to help. Below are eight interesting articles you may […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Counselors Academy Members Lead Agencies Throughout the U.S. and Canada

If you have ever wanted to know more about different types of public relations careers straight from professionals in each area, the PRSA Sections Series is here to help. The PRSA Sections Series highlights the 14 different PRSA public relations professional interest sections. Each month, two professionals will sound off on their specific sub-category of the […]

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How My Job in Retail Prepared Me for a Public Relations Internship

Working in retail means interacting with all types of people, and responding to all sorts of situations. I spent three years working in retail and ended up enjoying it more than I thought I would. However, last summer, I was hoping to secure an internship and it didn’t happen. At first, I was disappointed, but […]

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Day in the Life Of: Mike DeFilippis Gives a Sneak Peek Into Agency Life

I hate clichés, but I’m going to start with one. Working at an agency, there really is not a typical day. A lot of people say that, but I genuinely mean it because agency life, although sometimes stressful, is so unique. That said, I don’t want to talk about just one “day in the life,” […]

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InternTalk: A Crash Course on Interning in a New City

You worked your network, polished your résumé and landed your dream internship in a new and exciting city. Now what? Next steps include packing outfits for multiple months — while staying under the 50 pound luggage limit imposed by most airlines, finding affordable housing and making the most of living in a new city. These […]

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