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Tips to Finding an Internship in College

Finding an internship in college can be slightly overwhelming; it is one of the first times you have had to think seriously about what life after college will look like. Personally, I was hit with this overwhelming feeling during the middle of my sophomore year of college. I knew event planning and building relationships with […]

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Work from Your Dorm Room: Is a Remote Internship Right for You?

While classes give public relations students the fundamentals of our industry, it is the hands-on, field experience that defines the quality of a professional and how they understand effective communications. College towns are great for studies but not always for media industry employment if you are far from a major market. For those struggling to […]

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Unique Minors for a Standout PR Resume

You’ve made it into your school’s public relations program — congratulations! Now it’s time to plan your classes and schedule to make sure that you graduate with the right skills and internship experience. Enrolling in a minor can give you valuable skills from your undergrad experience. But why is it important? Do employers care about […]

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Let’s Talk Public Relations Certificate

As a diligent public relations student nearing graduation, you’ve likely served as a member in your PRSSA Chapter, completed an awesome internship at a local agency and have maybe even done your share of networking at industry conferences. But it’s no secret how competitive the entry-level job market can be. You’ve put yourself ahead of […]

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February Monthly Reading Round-Up — Social Responsibility, Journalism Fights for Survival, Love Letter to Millennials, Super Bowl LI

It’s been a busy month to say the least, which makes it difficult to stay on top of industry news and trends. Luckily for you, the Progressions Monthly Reading Round-Up is here to help fill you in on what you may have missed. Below are eight interesting articles from this month. How to Weave Social […]

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6 Common Phrases of a PRSSbAe

After spending three years in as a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America, I’ve had plenty of time to spot a “PRSSA phrase” when I hear one. So this goes out to all my #PRSSbAes who can probably relate to the quirky things that make us #PRassionate. 1. “I can’t hang out […]

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5 Reasons I Changed My Major to Public Relations

I am often asked why I chose to change my major to public relations. To be honest, it pretty much chose me. Public relations takes someone who can handle fast-paced environments with a constant Internet connection and coffee readily available 24/7. I’ve learned that most public relations practitioners spend their days working long hours, strategizing […]

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How PRSSA Helped Me Realize I’m Ready to Graduate College

It was the beginning of my senior year, a time everyone told me was supposed to be full of excitement, but I was terrified. As a student who has spent more than the normal four years in college, I was stuck on the fact that my college career was coming to an end. There were […]

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Fundraising Tips: Food is Key to Winning Over Your College Campus

Fundraising. It can be the bane of any Chapter treasurer’s existence. Not only that, but trying to raise funds on a college campus is difficult. The only simple solution to this conundrum is food. Everyone needs it and it’s an excuse for students to not eat campus food. I can guarantee if you ask anyone […]

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True Life: I’m a PR Student Living in a Non-Traditional Public Relations Setting

Close your eyes and envision yourself living out your dream public relations job. Ready…Set…Go… Do you see yourself strolling the streets of New York? Residing in a downtown high-rise? Having the world at your fingertips? Becoming the next Olivia Pope or Samantha Jones? As a profession that’s depicted to be glamorous, demanding and media-driven, public […]

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