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Freshman Today, Leader Tomorrow: Why Age Doesn’t Matter in PRSSA

One of the goals of PRSSA is not only to cultivate the next generation of leaders, but also breed new ones. Some people go through college not knowing what they want to do until mid-way through their junior year. Others have an idea, but aren’t sure of the opportunities that are available to them. When […]

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A Taste of PR: Corporate Communication to Consumers [National Conference]

Editor’s Note: The PRSSA 2013 National Conference was in Philadelphia from October 25-29. All National Conference posts can be found here. Arianna Stefanoni knows that people love food. As communications manager at Pepperidge Farm, she understands the connections that people of all ages have to the company’s many products. Pepperidge Farm is a commercial bakery and maker of […]

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From Intern to Full-Time

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. In the public relations industry, intern experience is typically a vital component to landing an entry-level position, especially at a big agency. If you’re already interning at your dream company, you can take the right steps to make your […]

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Intern Talk: Dealing with Unethical Practices at an Internship

As public relations students, we learn about ethics as it relates to school and PRSSA. But what happens when an ethical dilemma actually arises in the workplace? Navigating the ins and outs of propriety at internships is difficult; thus, dealing with unethical or questionable practices takes forethought, commitment to upholding the ethical values of the […]

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Utilize the PRSSA Internship Center in Six Easy Steps [Infographic]

Finding an opportunity on the PRSSA Internship Center is easier than you think. All PRSSA members and affiliate members have access to the Internship Center to use as a resource in career preparation. Follow the instructions in the infographic below to login and begin your search today.  

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Lessons From a “New” New Professional

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. Starting a new job as a new professional can seem a little scary. During my first few months as a new professional at Finn Partners, I’ve learned many things – about working in the social/digital space, engaging with consumers, […]

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Intern Talk: Crafting a Standout Résumé

The process of applying for jobs can be overwhelming due to the many variables – especially with résumés – that can affect your hiring potential. If you prepare and research in advance, it is much easier to craft a résumé that stands out among the rest. Remember that it’s not all about you On its surface, a […]

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Changing Career Paths to Find Success

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. When I graduated almost six years ago, I knew my career would not look as I had planned through those four years in school. As a new Navy wife, I knew that my husband’s career would often take precedence […]

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Intern Talk: 3 Ways to Develop Professional Skills Without an Internship

As vice president of career services, my goal is to provide PRSSA members with the tools to secure internships and make the most of their professional experiences. I am excited to re-introduce Intern Talk as a monthly column on Progressions, which will tackle various aspects of the public relations industry. Gaining professional experience is an […]

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The PRSSA Internship Center Unveiled: Three New Features

PRSSA National recently launched a new and improved Internship Center website for members and Affiliate members. The website interface was redesigned and simplified with the needs of PRSSA members in mind – finding internships has never been easier. Here are three features of the new Internship Center that will streamline your internship search. Upload your […]

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