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Finding a Mentor and Why You Definitely Need One

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a mentor is “a trusted counselor or guide.” However, a mentor is so much more. Through my experiences, both as a mentor and mentee, the relationship you craft with this individual goes beyond that. This person becomes a coach, cheerleader, adviser, confidant and, hopefully, a friend. My mentors have led […]

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How To Follow Up After National Conference

The basic format of an introductory networking conversation between two public relations professionals is often simple: share who you are and what you do, then swap business cards. As often as we have encounters like this, many people often don’t take the necessary post-interaction steps to sustain a connection with newly acquired relationships. In this […]

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Networking Into PRSA: Starting Up PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month

For many people who seek a job in public relations, you go to school, participate in internships and join PRSSA – but what else can you do? Don’t miss a key step to obtaining that job after graduation: utilizing the relationship between PRSA and PRSSA. October is PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Month and a great time to […]

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Transforming Traditional Into Digital: The New Ways of PR

Professional development is essential for students looking to increase their knowledge and skills in a field that is undergoing an aggressive transformation. One of the opportunities PRSSA students have to invest in their professional development is through Regional Activities. By taking the time to attend these events, students are able to invest in their future […]

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