Regional Activity Update: San Jose State University

Do you know what it takes to break into public relations? Do you have the survival skills that will put you on a trajectory for success? Are you ready to take risks, accept challenges and see the rewards?

The Survivor’s Guide to Public Relations,” the San Jose State University Chapter PRSSA Regional Activity, March 19–20, has an exciting line-up of speakers, case studies and workshops that will teach you the survival skills you need to start your career.

Our third annual Regional Activity will help you learn how to break through as a new public relations professional and survive and thrive in ever-changing markets. Especially in a down economy, you need to make the most of your skills and resources while keeping up with rapidly evolving communication tools.

Learn how to create an interactive resume that will push you forward and help you stand out at the Interactive Resume Workshop. At the Networking Social, meet professionals that are looking for interns and can offer valuable insight. At the activity, you’ll be able to learn and network at the following sessions and events:

  • Agency tours of Hoffman Agency, McGrath/Power and Marketing Maniacs
  • Breaking Into PR, Keeping up With the News panel discussions
  • Crafting Your Interactive Resume workshop led by Peter Young, Fullbright Scholar, and Kim Komenich, Pulitzer Prize Winner
  • Case study challenge designed by Dr. Dennis Wilcox, APR, Fellow PRSA, author of “Public Relations Strategies and Tactics,” “Public Relations Writing and Media Techniques” and “Public Relations Today: Managing Conflict and Competition”
  • Keynote brunch with Gerard Corbett, APR, Fellow PRSA, PRSA National Board of Directors, and Founder and CEO of Redphlag, LLC, who was named a “Public Relations All Star” by InsidePR Magazine
  • Optional tour of Wente Vineyards and discussion with Wente’s PR executives

The date is quickly approaching and space is limited. Register today.

Don’t miss out on these opportunities. Visit our Web site for more information or contact us directly at prssasjsu@gmail.com.

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