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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: 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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Growing Up: Three Reminders for the New Pro

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. As we take our first steps into the real world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of our industry and to get swept away by deadlines and projects. Many young pros have this tendency […]

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Part I: Business Etiquette FUN-damentals

Who holds the door? Who gets on an elevator first? What do I do with my napkin when I need to excuse myself from the table? Do I pass food to my right or left? Do I have to go to another networking event? Questions of business etiquette plague all of us – from those […]

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Campus Connections: Get Involved Early

Wake up. Answer emails. Pitch media. Approve designs. Check email again. Just a typical morning in the life of a public relations practitioner. But wait – add ‘go to class’ to the list. Though it can be tough to balance class schedules and extracurricular activities, college is the prime time to get involved and start […]

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Five Things to Consider Before Accepting an Internship Abroad

Internships are a fantastic way to gain valuable work experience – especially if you decide to intern abroad. However, before you accept an offer, my colleagues and I at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau in the United Kingdom recommend you consider these five crucial factors before accepting your place. Relevance Is the content of your internship […]

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The Toe Tapper, the Pen Clicker and the Gum Smacker – Office Meeting Etiquette for Everyone

Whether it is an employee conducting a staff meeting, or a professional organization hosting a monthly luncheon, the “office meeting” can come in a variety of forms. Regardless of who, what, when and where, there are simple rules to follow to ensure you make the most of your meeting and allowing others to do the […]

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Snap & Tap: 16 Handles’ App Strategy

I am the community manager for 16 Handles, an East Coast frozen yogurt chain. One of my favorite parts of my job is testing out new apps and figuring out a way my company can use them; it’s almost like a puzzle. Outside of the day-to-day management of our Twitter, Facebook, and other channels, I […]

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The Benefits of Participating in Student Campaigns Won’t Be LessThanUThink

Have you worked on a project through your PRSSA Chapter or student-run firm that went farther than ever expected? For public relations and advertising students at the University of Alabama, this was the case with the “LessThanUThink” (LTUT) campaign originally created in the spring of 2009 for an American Advertising Federation student competition. Following the […]

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