One internship, two internships, three internships…more!

An internship is good, right? What about two internships? What about, dare I say, six internships? Working as an intern in public relations is an almost guaranteed way to get hands-on, relevant experience in the profession. You have the opportunity to surround yourself in a communications environment, work on projects and network with fellow employees. Is one internship enough? What […]

Collaborating With PRSA

One of the cool parts of my job as National President is my responsibility to work with PRSA. In June, I attended the PRSA Leadership Rally on behalf of PRSSA. Connecting with PRSA leaders from around the country made me realize that PRSA Chapter leaders share many of the same challenges and goals as PRSSA Chapter leaders. Among the most […]

Agency Internship Realities

As someone who has worked in three different agencies and witnessed the hiring process change and develop during the past three years, I wanted to offer some advice to those applying for internships with public relations agencies. To properly disclose, this post is based on my perspectives, as well as those in my network. This is by no means absolute […]

Regional Activity Update: Utah State University

Do you know how many aspects of a company involve public relations? Business, communications, marketing, media relations and writing are just a few of the concepts that public relations professionals need to understand. Utah State University invites you to join in as they explore how to adapt public relations techniques to various professions and company practices at the Mountain West […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership

The following is a guest post from, Kimberly Ciesla, Rowan University Chapter President. In PRSSA, students are exposed to a number of opportunities to lead. But often times, teams don’t work together as cohesively as they could because leaders make common mistakes that can break down the morale of the team. During PRSA’s recent webinar, Getting to Great Leadership and […]

Regional Activity Update at Michigan State University

The following is a guest post from Kylie O’Brien, MSU PRSSA vice president of public relations. The public relations field offers opportunities in a variety of specialties; it’s not a simple choice among agency, corporation or non-profit. It’s a career filled with niches ranging from entertainment to government to health care. So how are we, college students aspiring to enter […]