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 […]

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 […]

Executive Board Tells All

Safety first, meetings last

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Last week, our e-board gathered at 4:30 for our bimonthly meeting held right before PRSSA meetings. We were going on about business as usual, when the TVs in the Holliday Forum flashed a message on the screens: “Tornado Warning in East Baton Rouge Parish. Take shelter.” We knew we had been under a tornado watch, […]

Executive Board Tells All

For the Introverted PR Major

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A’s and B’s decorate your public relations classes. Your portfolio has everything, from press releases to proposals. You’re so active on social media that verified agencies follow you — and you’ve never missed an episode of Scandal. However, there’s just one small detail that might make you anxious: you’re an introvert. For you, that means it’s easier […]

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What does it mean to be a leader?

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A couple of weeks ago, I participated in LSU Campus Life’s Geaux Lead Retreat in Tall Timbers. I didn’t know what to expect when I signed up, but I was excited to meet other LSU students and learn what it means to be a leader. The retreat consisted of around 30 LSU students who were […]

Public Relations

5 Things I Learned At Leadership Rally

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Leadership Rally is a meeting of Chapter leaders, mostly presidents, from across the country. PRSSA hosts this meeting annually to train new leaders and connect them in a tight support network. From May 28 to May 31, I attended Rally and gathered some great knowledge that I aim to share with all of you. While […]