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Five PRSSA Membership Benefits That Will Launch Your Career

PRSSA offers a multitude of benefits to all its members. Below are five of my favorite benefits for members to take advantage of. 1. Scholarships and grants PRSSA members have access to more than $50,000 worth of scholarships and awards to apply for annually. Scholarships are not only a great way to fund your education, […]

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January Monthly Reading Round-Up — Trump’s Twitter Environment, Thought Leadership, Filler Words, Winter Issue of FORUM

It’s a new year, and there is no shortage of news. But with the spring semester starting and trying to keep up with resolutions, it’s hard to find time to catch up on the latest industry news and trends. Below are eight interesting articles you may have missed this month. 5 Things to Know About […]

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What’s Your PRSSA IQ?

You may know your Chapter like the back of your hand, but how well do you know PRSSA National facts and figures? Take this quiz to discover your PRSSA IQ. — Meghan Caprez is a second-year graduate student at Kent State University, studying mediated and mass communication. A six-year member of PRSSA, Meghan has served […]

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November Twitter Chat Recap — Perfecting Your Prose: Best Practices for Writing in PR

Thank you to everyone who participated in our writing focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA (tweeting from @mdbarber), PRSSA National Publications Editor in Chief Krista Watson (tweeting from @watson_krista) and Vice President of Public Relations Joshua Lachica (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please […]

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August Monthly Reading Round-Up — Golin’s New CEO+ Structure, Layering Content Effectively, Fall Issue of FORUM

The fall semester is about to begin, which means it’s even more difficult to find time to keep up on industry news and trends. Luckily, the Progressions Monthly Reading Round-Up has the latest news and trends in one place. Here are eight interesting articles you may have missed this month. 1. Fred Cook Moving Upstairs as […]

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How to Stay Involved During the Summer Months Without an Internship

Working as a full-time summer camp counselor is certainly not the same as completing a public relations internship, and neither is completing an online biology course. Despite having a full-time job, taking classes, and participating in other activities, there are many ways you can work on your public relations skills without an internship this summer. […]

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Which Came first, the Internship or the Experience?

Obtaining an internship is no easy task. It takes a certain set of skills and a polished resume to land an internship that will (hopefully) guide you to the career of your choice. But what happens when you don’t have the skills necessary for the internship that you want? As a young student in PRSSA, […]

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Infographic: 2013-2014 Annual Report

According to prssa.org, each Annual Report “explains the accomplishments of the past academic year and the future of the Society.” The following infographic highlights the 2013–2014 Annual Report, published by PRSSA earlier this summer. Let us know your favorite PRSSA memory from last year in the comments below.

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Looking Ahead to the Future of PRSSA

  “Membership starts with you.” That’s the first line of the PRSSA membership guide. After joining PRSSA in 2010, I quickly discovered that statement’s meaning. There were plenty of membership benefits waiting. I just had to take the initiative to access them. Now that I’ve begun my second year on National Committee, the meaning of […]

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Landing the Internship…After Conducting an Interview

I have been a project manager since May for Utah Policy Daily, a publishing branch of The Exoro Group, a public affairs firm in Salt Lake City. The opportunity came to me before I was actually interviewed for the position. In fact, it was the opposite. Several actions led to obtaining the internship, the first […]

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