Congratulations on your graduation! Starting your career is an exciting and nerve-wracking time, and PRSA is here to help you transition from student to professional. You are the future of our profession!
Your first step toward professional success is to join PRSA’s vibrant community – it’s the world’s largest organization for communications professionals. By getting involved with PRSA, you’ll benefit in many ways.
Why transition to PRSA?
Simply speaking, by joining PRSA, you’ll continue growing your skill set, which will help you stay relevant and be competitive in the job market. PRSA offers a variety of free and discounted publications, webinars, workshops, conferences and on-demand training to provide you with ongoing professional development opportunities.
You’ll also build your network through access to the members-only MyPRSA community, where you can ask questions, get feedback and connect with more than 21,000 communications professionals. And whether you stay where you are or move to a new city or state, you’ll build a local community of mentors, colleagues and friends through your nearest PRSA Chapter.
PRSA also provides you with numerous volunteer and leadership opportunities at the local, regional and national level. It’s never too early to join a committee!
What are the membership options?
As a PRSSA member, you can join PRSA National for just $60 the first year – a savings of $200. Also, PRSA waives your $65 initiation fee!
There are several tiered, discounted Associate Member categories too join PRSA National and continue your membership based on your situation:
In addition to your PRSA National membership, you have more membership options:
How to join PRSA?
Invest in your career with a PRSA membership – you won’t regret it!
(Note: A version of this post originally was published on the PRSA Hoosier chapter website.)
Sonja Popp-Stahly, APR, Fellow PRSA, is Chair of the PRSA National Membership Committee and Professional Adviser to the Purdue University PRSSA Chapter. A former PRSSA National Professional Adviser and PRSA Hoosier Chapter President, she has also served on the PRSA National Board of Directors. As a student, she served on the PRSSA National Committee. A PRSSA National Hall of Fame inductee, Sonja works in Global Communications at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis.