Unemployment’s Silver Lining

For members currently without full-time work and seniors fearful of the economy, take heart – there is a silver lining to unemployment. I’m living it. If you’re like me, you’re passionate about one communications niche. After interning for the Philadelphia Flyers, experiencing the rush of working the Stanley Cup Final and, as a result, recognizing my passion for the hockey […]

What’s Up Social Media?

A series of blog posts discussing new things in social media and how Chapters can take advantage. Number One:  LinkedIn Gets a Makeover and YouTube Allows Easier Editing LinkedIn LinkedIn has recently released its first major enhancement since the introduction of “Groups” in August 2008.  The new features are intended to make the look and feel of the entire site […]

Are you the right candidate for a future position?

Lee Bush from Elon University recently wrote an article about the abundance of entry-level candidates and how students can set themselves apart. She discusses the benefits of internships and the hands-on experience students can glean from student-run agency opportunities.  Read the entire article on the PR News website, and then let us know how you have benefitted from your experience in a student-run agency. What have you done to become the […]

Most Asked Questions about National Affiliation

Because National Affiliation is required for firms to apply for the Student-run Firm Awards, directors have been doing a lot of work to achieve this status.  Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding National Affiliation to help out during the application process. Q. What is National Affiliation? A.  National Affiliation is status for which student-run firms can […]

Entry-Level Public Relations at an Integrated Marketing Agency

When you’re completing your public relations education, you frequently ask professionals and mentors, “What is a typical day in PR like?” Frequently, you get the same answer, “There is no typical day!” The reason? Because it’s very true! As public relations professionals, we have a wide range of skills, which allow us to be extremely helpful to an organization on […]