Union’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is sponsored by the Memphis PRSA chapter. Monthly luncheons and networking opportunities to see and be seen by prospective employers as well as mentorship opportunities are available to all members. Through the national society’s forums and Twitter chats you can network with other students about jobs, internships and class projects.
Both the Memphis and Nashville PRSA chapters have internship directories and contact information available only to PRSSA members. Additionally, PRSSA has a national internship database. Union’s PRSSA chapter provides opportunities to build your resume and portfolio by partnering with local organizations. Chapter meetings offer professional development workshops designed to prepare students for interviews, internships and a successful career. PRSSA sponsors a number of national competitions each year.
Don’t know what you want to do when you graduate? Chapter trips enable you to experience a variety of public relations opportunities first hand. Recent destinations include Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C. and New Orleans. PRSSA has a national job center available only to PRSSA members. PRSSA national conventions provide job fairs, cutting edge professional development workshops, resume critiques and networking opportunities.
For more information about the Public Relations Student Society of America check out their website.