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Three Ways to Get Involved With Your Local PRSA Chapter

This piece is part of the new series, New Pro? No Problem: The PRSA New Professionals Guide to Success. Graduation is around the corner and the job search is on! But what happens after you secure your first gig? It is important to stay involved in professional organizations like PRSA even after graduation for continued […]

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4 Things Every PR Student Should Be Doing On Campus

Think having a relevant internship is enough to land your dream job or internship? Think again. Today’s graduates need more than internships to stand out. When I review resumes, I look for involvement in the campus community. On-campus engagement shows the interviewer that you invest in your community, a quality that would transfer to your […]

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Get Busy: The Importance of Time Management in College

Being a part of college athletics is a life changing experience. Along with the countless hours of rehabilitation, athletic advising meetings, conditioning and practice times, it is essential to find “free time” to be involved in extracurricular activities as an aspiring public relations professional. This year, I am working in athletic communications for the Division […]

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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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5 Steps to a More Involved Membership

So you followed the recruitment tips, and your Chapter is full of new members. Now what? While increasing membership is good, getting members actively involved in your Chapter is even better. Here are the “AEIOUs” of getting your members involved: Ask for Opinions If your meetings usually involve the executive board talking at the general […]

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How to Recruit Diverse Members

What is diversity? Diversity has five definitions according to Webster’s Dictionary. However, each person has his or her own definition of diversity and what it means. As a Chapter, diversity should not only be encouraged but expected and exciting. When it comes to recruitment, follow these steps to diversify your Chapter’s membership: Know Yourselves This […]

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