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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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The 3 Mentors You Can’t Thrive Without

It’s no secret that a mentor can make a life-changing impact on your career. They can help guide your steps, expand your perspective and introduce you to the right people. People often ask the question, however, “What kind of mentors do I need and how many should I have?” These are the three types of […]

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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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3 Effective Ways to Start Your Internship Search Now

Too often, the pressures of new class schedules, quizzes and activities get in the way of starting the journey to scoring what will have a tremendous impact on your career—an internship. Looking for your ideal internship is a process that takes a long sequence of preparation to land in the right place. Here are three […]

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February Twitter Chat Recap: Better Together — Student-Adviser Collaboration

Thank you to everyone who participated in our February 2015 Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, National Faculty Adviser Robert “Pritch” Pritchard  (tweeting from @rspritchard) and Vice President of Public Relations Ethan Parry (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! [View […]

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Celebrate Public Relations with the Plank Center

Ten years ago, the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations was established and named after the “first lady of public relations,” Betsy Plank. The board of trustees at The University of Alabama established the Plank Center on February 4, 2005, to develop research, scholarships and forums that advance the ethical practice of public relations. […]

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How to Be a Great Chapter Member – No Leadership Position Required

As the new semester starts, Chapters around the nation will be welcoming new members and returning members alike. If you’re new or returning and are not currently holding a position, here are some great ways to be a great general member: 1. Ask questions and participate in discussions Many Chapters invite speakers to meetings, and […]

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