Public Relations

Visiting a Full-Service Creative Agency at PRSSA National Conference

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In October 2016, 11 members of the LSU PRSSA Chapter, myself included, embarked on a journey to Indianapolis, Indiana for the PRSSA National Conference. During this conference, I networked with professionals in the public relations field, handed out business cards, attended informational sessions, drank too much coffee and toured a full-service creative agency in town. […]

Public Relations

The 2015-2016 PRSSA at LSU PRogram

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We are pleased to announce the completion of this year’s PRogram. To my Chapter, One of my favorite parts of every year is flipping through the PRogram to see our accomplishments, and this year is no exception! Our members (that’s you!) work so hard to do great things within our organization, our school and our community. […]

Internships

Why PR is the best profession

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Public relations is absolutely the best career, in my humble opinion. PR is in everything. It is one of only a few professional positions that is found in nearly every industry and business. That is what makes the PR degree incredibly exciting; the opportunities are limitless and unbounded. Many public relations practitioners will tell you […]

PR Tools

Confessions of a First Time Event Planner

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The event planning industry is no easy feat. Though it is often overlooked or underestimated, the amount of work that truly goes into pulling off events with no disasters or explosions is remarkable. Through my experience in helping to plan the Dine Like A Professional event hosted by PRSSA at LSU, I have gained a […]

Executive Board Tells All

Vice President Q&A

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What made you want this position? Originally, I was going to run for a different position, but after being approached by the outgoing president about running for vice president, I changed my mind. I thought that I was not qualified to be VP, but she convinced me otherwise. I am so glad I listened to […]

Executive Board Tells All

Secretary and Treasurer Q&A

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What made you want this position? Miranda: I had been involved in PRSSA for the past year and wanted to take my involvement to a new level. I enjoyed the meetings and the events that were thrown my freshman year, so it made me interested in the executive board. I’m organized and good with my […]

Internships

Crafting a Career Storybook

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“What is your greatest triumph?” “Tell me about a time you failed.” “Are you a team player?” All of these hypothetical interview questions require examples, or real life stories, as support. But for most 20-somethings, figuring out your greatest triumph is a bit daunting. We all have applicable successes and failures – it comes from […]

Public Relations

Business Banquet Dont’s

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So you’ve created a great resume, made it through the interview and finally have that dream job. Smooth sailing from here on out, right? Well yes… until your boss invites you to a business lunch. Here are some of the most common mistakes young professionals make at business dinners: Trumping the host. It may seem […]

Executive Board Tells All

Q&A with President Tara Hebert

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What made you want this position? After a very involved three years, I cared deeply about PRSSA. I decided to step up in leadership because I wanted to make a positive impact on the future of an organization that gave me so much.   What is the most demanding part of the position? What has […]