ICON 2020 Session Highlight- Inclusion and Addressing Imposter Syndrome

ICON 2020 Session Highlight- Inclusion and Addressing Imposter Syndrome

This post is part of PRSSA’s ICON 2020 coverage. Be sure to check out our student recaps on Progressions as well as other coverage on PRSay,the official blog of PRSA. Corporate diversity and inclusion have been hot topics for the past few years and lately have gained more attention through social justice movements like Black Lives Matter. Major companies have listened […]

October Twitter Chat Recap- #PRoud to be Diverse

The ongoing discussion around diversity, equity, and inclusion hit Twitter recently for many PRSSA students as PRSSA National hosted their latest Twitter chat. “#PRoud to be Diverse: The Importance of D&I in Chapters” was hosted by PRSSA National and Haniya Shariff, the PRSSA vice president of diversity and inclusion. The Twitter chat generated discussions on how we can improve diversity […]

What’s Wrong with Unpaid PR Internships: A Lot

In a perfect world, students would complete a paid internship in their junior or senior year of college and then receive a full-time offer from the employer they have been working for. But that’s not always the case for students majoring in public relations. In several cases, PR internships are unpaid. While it’s true that unpaid internships are in decline […]

How Remote Internships lead to Diverse Workforces

“You need experience.” Many young communication professionals have heard these three words. It’s true. Entry level positions and even some internships require past experience to be considered. There is nothing wrong with requiring previous skill, but finances and other factors may exclude diverse talent from having relevant experience on their resume. New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas and Philadelphia are […]