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Go to National Conference. That’s an Order.

The PRSSA National Conference is the closest thing the public relations industry has to a super bowl. Featuring an all-star cast of guest speakers from the likes of Southwest Airlines, IBM and SXSW and wrapped up in one of the country’s coolest cities, this year’s Conference certainly won’t disappoint. So, as your PRSSA 2018-2020 National […]

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Regional Conferences: Feeling Empowered With Real-World Experiences

With less than two weeks until the deadline to submit a bid, it is a perfect time to dive into the world of Regional Conferences! For those of you that may be unfamiliar, a Regional Conference is an event hosted by one or more PRSSA Chapters that successfully receive endorsement and advisement from PRSSA National […]

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Success Stories of Corporate Social Responsibility [PR in Peru; RC Recap]

Session: Success Stories of Corporate Social Responsibility Presenters: Milagros Zamudio (Member of the Stakeholder Council of the Global Reporting Initiative) Miguel Narváez (Head of CSR and Sustainability at Cencosud) Leyla Perea (Head of the Fundación Telefónica Volunteers programme) Ricardo Cuba Garcia (General Manager of CTC Consultants) On the last day of the Conference, we had the […]

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How and Why Students Should Grow Their Global Network

As a soon-to-be public relations professional, I am always looking to grow my network, whether it be at my university, my current internship or during my travels. I recently concluded my semester abroad in Melbourne, Australia. While school was my main priority abroad, I also used my time in a new foreign environment to grow […]

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Communication in Government: Our Role in the State [PR in Peru, RC Recap]

Session: Communication in Government: Our Role in the State Presenter: Estela Roeder, Consultant in Strategic Communication Recap: Estela Roeder began her presentation by talking about the function that the communicator has in the State. She proposed this question, “Do we communicate to govern or do we govern to communicate?” She emphasized the development of communication […]

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How to Make the Most of an Internship

Summer internships are a time for young adults to get real-life experience and learn about the possible career they may want to pursue. After my own experience interning in Washington, D.C. at the White House and an international human rights organization, I knew I wanted to pursue a public relations career in Washington, D.C. The […]

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Dear Class of 2019

As a soon-to-be college graduate (I see you, May 4, graduation day), I feel like I am entitled to pass on a few words of wisdom and advice to you upcoming seniors. These past four years have flown by (cliché I know but true). Looking back on my college career, there are aspects I know I […]

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Leadership Summits: Hosting and Growing Through an Event

Executive board members and rising leaders of the PRSSA chapters at Florida International University (FIU), the University of Southern Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF) came together for the first Southeast PRSSA Leadership Summit February 10. For the half-day summit, UF PRSSA invited PRSSA chapters across the southeast region to make the trek […]

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Simple Tips from a Networking Expert that will Help You Land Your Dream Job

Networking — it’s like that daunting semester-long project worth 50 percent of your final grade. You know it’s essential to your success but you avoid it because it’s too much work and you aren’t even sure how to do it yet. However, unlike those dreaded projects, networking is worth a lot more than 50 percent […]

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Creating Your Personal Brand

First thing, establish what your personal brand is. According to The Balance, a personal brand is defined as, “how you present yourself online and offline.” Now that we’ve established what exactly a personal brand is, let’s focus on the best ways we as PRSSA members can build ours. Decide on your skillset. Before you can […]

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