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Mentorship: Making a Difference by Modeling Young Minds

Having a mentor in the public relations industry is essential to success. Having a mentor, and being a mentor, can also be one of the most rewarding professional and personal experiences. Mentorship presents an opportunity for personal growth and professional development, but how are these relationships formed? Where can you find mentorship opportunities? What should […]

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A College Freshman’s Perspective on the Benefits of Joining PRSSA

On a large campus with over a thousand student organizations, the options were endless and everyone seemed so passionate. With so many opportunities, how was I supposed to know what was right for me? Before I started my first semester, I was determined to figure out if public relations was the right major for me, […]

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Talent Development: How to Uplift Future Leaders [National Assembly Recap]

Session: Talent Development and How to Uplift Future Leaders Presenter: Bonnie Upright APR, PRSA Board Liaison Joshua Gordon, Vice President of Member Services Victoria Lewis, Vice President of Advocacy Sarah Johnson, Vice President of Professional Development Gary Bridgens, Vice President of Chapter Development Recap: On her first day on the job at an agency, Bonnie […]

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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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Mentoring Management: From Mayhem to Merriment

When I graduated from college, I couldn’t have imagined where my public relations career would take me. I knew what I liked, and through on-the-job experience, I learned what I didn’t like. Every step of the way, however, I relied on a mentor to help me understand my next step and what I needed to […]

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New Professionals Panel: Advice on the Transition from School to Workplace [National Conference Session Recap]

Event: Transition to the Real World (Hosted by the New Professionals Section) Presenters: Hilary Jurinak, Communications Coordinator at Binny’s Beverage Depot Brian Price, Assistant Account Executive at Edelman JR Rochester, Digital Media Strategist at AAA Carolinas Moderated by Jessica Noonan, an Associate at Burson-Marsteller. Recap: Four former PRSSA National Committee members held a Q & […]

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Networking Essentials: Peers to PRos

Networking is an important part of any PRSSA Chapter. Networking can take shape in many forms from internal events to attending National Conference. How can you be sure to maximize these opportunities for your members? Make sure to stay organized, follow the guidelines below and utilize the resources already available to you. These resources include […]

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#PlankMentor Panel Recognizes Mentorship in Public Relations

Event: #PlankMentor Panel, DePaul University Presenter: Patrick Ford, Burson Marsteller; Barri Rafferty, Ketchum; Danny Rubin, Rubin Communications Group; Ron Culp, DePaul University Recap: The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations capped off its 10 year anniversary with the sixth annual Milestones in Mentoring celebration on Oct. 29. Public relations students from around the country […]

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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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