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Career Tips from the PRSSA National Committee

Chances are, mentors, professors, peers and colleagues have given you gold nuggets of information about how to land your dream job, nail an interview or make a positive impression. As part of the National Committee, we found that the advice we have been given has made a profound impact on how we approach our own […]

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Countdown to Conference: 3 Things You’re Sure to Take Away from the PRSSA 2015 National Conference

One can never underestimate the importance of attending professional conferences. While it’s easy to jump to the conclusion that conferences are made up of typical professionals wearing the same grey suit, uncomfortable rooms and monotone speakers, we should never assume the cons outweigh the pros. As someone who has never attended a PRSSA National Conference […]

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Make the Most of This Year’s National Assembly

One of the best benefits about being a PRSSA member is attending the events; from Leadership Rally to National Conference to Regional Conferences and, of course, National Assembly. While all enhance your PRSSA membership, Assembly gives you the opportunity to have a say in the future of the Society. During my time in PRSSA I […]

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Tools That Every New Chapter Should Know About

Congratulations, you’ve been granted a charter to become a Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America! You and your team have worked for this, and after the initial excitement passes, you realize that it’s time to get to work. As a new Chapter, there is a long list of things to do on […]

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Why You Should Attend the PRSSA 2014 National Assembly

The PRSSA 2014 National Assembly is an event dedicated to leadership training and Society development. The Assembly gathers each spring to also make influential, long-term decisions about the future of the Society, elect a new National Committee and review the bylaws. This year’s Assembly, March 13-16 in Charleston, S.C., is one that promises to provide […]

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Summer Time is the Perfect Time to Get Ahead

School is over for the summer and you are ready to begin your internship or job. You might not have yet thought of your plans for next fall–but are there things you should do during summer to prepare for the upcoming school year? The answer is yes. Read the great advice below from members of […]

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How To Solve Your PRSSA Questions

As an organization with more than 10,000 members and more than 40 years history, PRSSA offers countless benefits and resources, some that members may not fully know or understand. If you have a PRSSA question, below are four ways you can find the answer: Ask Chapter Leaders First Whether you are a returning or new […]

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So You Want to Be on the National Committee?

Borrowing the opening line of one of my favorite Nickelodeon shows growing up: “Do you have it? GUTS!” OK, so being on the National Committee doesn’t mean you’re going to be facing the Aggro Crag (or playing Slam Dunk, or completing the Tornado Run), but it does mean you’re choosing a path that requires hard work, […]

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Resources for Student-run Firms

It’s no secret that student-run public relations firms around the country are growing and thriving. There are more than 100 student-run firms around the country and 15 of these are Nationally Affiliated. I wrote a guest post for Culpwrit giving advice for student-run firms, but wanted to expand the advice and point out additional resources. […]

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