The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 2

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 2

This article offers reflections from various PRSSA students who participated in “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview” a collaborative program created by PRSSA and FINN Partners. To learn more about the program, see part one of our coverage here. Giselle Gallegos — California State University, Fullerton My recent participation in the FINN Partners x PRSSA Partners for Diversity program was […]

It Builds Character

Editor’s Note: The following blog post reflects the opinions and thoughts of the author alone and should not be viewed as official statements or positions of PRSSA. PRSA/PRSSA advocates for employers to offer interns compensation in the form of class credit or financial compensation. For more information on content guidelines, see the Progressions blog policy. You know the saying, “money […]

You’ve Completed Your Internship: Now What?

Internships are pivotal steps towards landing the job of your dreams. As public relations students, we need to take full advantage of different internships, extracurriculars and volunteer opportunities. If you’ve recently completed a summer internship, you are probably wondering what to do next. Remain connected with your previous colleagues. One of the most important ways to utilize your internship opportunity […]

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 […]