Getting the Most Out of Your Professional Adviser

Editor’s Note: To commemorate PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Month, PRSSA is running a series of posts on how to grow your relationships within the profession. An archive of PRSSA professional development posts can be found here. More information can also be found in the PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Manual. While most, if not all, PRSSA members know their Chapter’s Faculty Adviser, a disappointing few […]

An Intern’s First-Day Survival Guide

You painstakingly revised your resume. You exhausted your network in search of available positions. You managed to conquer your nerves and ace the big interview. Congratulations — you landed a public relations internship! An internship can set the precedent for your entire career. You will meet valuable new members of your professional network and enhance your skill set. You will […]

A PR Life Is the Life for Me: A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Professional World

East Carolina University hosted its first PRSSA Regional Activity, “A PR Life Is the Life for Me: A Guide to Becoming Successful in the Professional World.” The first keynote speaker was Elizabeth Schuler, a former ECU PRSSA Chapter President and an account executive at Garage Branding in Winston Salem, N.C. She described the transition from being a college student to […]

Finding a Job with Twitter

Below is a guest post from Amanda Aviles, a PRSSA member at the University of Alabama. Social media are great: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Four Square and blogs are fun, and social networks can help you reconnect with old friends and make new ones. But we, as public relations folks, know that there is so much more depth to social media […]