How To Use LinkedIn To Its Fullest Potential

LinkedIn is one of the most underused tools for students and professionals. You can make connections, participate in discussions, search for jobs and more. According to the LinkedIn website, it operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 100 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. That’s a huge network for professionals and students […]

PRSSA to PRSA: Making the Transition

Making the transition from PRSSA to PRSA can be intimidating – especially for individuals who have not secured a job post-graduation. But what many students do not realize is that taking the next step in public relations means exposing your personal brand and networking with PRSA professionals. Lucky for PRSSA members, establishing oneself as a PRSA member can be accomplished […]

Miss National Conference? Attend Regional Activities in Spring 2011

With the end of National Conference comes the beginning of Regional Activity planning season! Regional Activities are smaller than National Conference but include professional development sessions, career fairs, case studies and networking opportunities. Each event focuses on a different theme of public relations and is located in different area of the United States. If you were unable to attend National […]

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 […]

Guest Post: My Leadership Rally Experience

The following is a guest post from Jocelle Untalan, Chapter President from California State University, Long Beach. One of the most rewarding PRSSA events I’ve ever participated in since becoming Chapter President was the PRSSA Leadership Rally. Leadership Rally is a “weekend getaway” in Scottsdale, Ariz., where you can enjoy the scenery while strengthening your leadership skills and learning how […]

The Next Phase of Your Career

Many of us graduating seniors around the country are working on finishing the last semester or quarters, passing on leadership positions to future leaders and enjoying our last few months as college students. It’s also important to start thinking about your career and the tools at your disposal to help in your job search. If you are graduating this spring, […]