Interns Caught in Ethics Scandal

In case you missed the uproar this weekend, Techcrunch, a popular technology blog that often reports about bad public relations practices, posted a story that alleges a public relations firm uses its interns to post positive reviews on the iTunes app store for clients. According to Techcrunch, interns monitor message boards and gauge online communities —fairly common for interns working […]

Get Active Now

This is a guest post from Jarrett Cocharo, a senior at the University of Alabama and PRSSA member. Jarrett is also the PRSA summer intern, which he earned through a PRSSA award. Have you had one of those life moments where you can recall every single detail? You remember the smell of the room, the people around you, what was […]

Issues Facing the Profession

Last week, the Counselors Academy, a PRSA Professional Interest Section, released survey results discussing the top three issues facing the profession. Check out the PRSA release describing the survey and how it was conducted. Also, for reference, the full results of the survey can be found here. According to the survey, the top three issues facing the profession are “providing authentic strategic counsel,” “demonstrating […]

Tips For A Successful Internship

I had the opportunity to ask Heather Crowley, recruitment specialist for Edelman in Chicago, some questions about how to be successful in a summer internship. At Edelman, she is responsible for recruiting interns and entry level employees, so she has seen her fair share of good interns. Her tips and advice are below: What are some of the top traits for successful interns? It is important for interns to […]

PRSSA Leadership Rally

The following is a guest post from Alyssa Bronikowski, PRSSA Chapter President at DePaul University. She is also a blogger and you can find her blog, “PR Thoughts From An Undergrad,” here. Last week, PRSSA Chapter Presidents and executive board representatives traveled to sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, to attend the 2nd Annual PRSSA Leadership Rally. The theme for this year’s rally […]