PRSSA SJSU || Spring 2020
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PRSSA Alumni Internship Panel! 

For our second meeting, hear from alumni about their career paths! It's an internship panel featuring Aubriana Muna, Joanna Acevedo, Eva Chotani, and Heather LeCon. The meeting will be on Tuesday, February 9th from 6 - 7 pm. 

Join PRSSA to network with PR professionals, connect with other students, and participate in our projects. You can drop in to meetings throughout the semester. 

Zoom link for meetings:

Fill out the PRSSA DREAM COMPANY SURVEY 2021 to let the board know which companies to reach out to! We want to engage with agencies and companies this semester. 
Programs & Opportunities 
Juniors and seniors! PRSSA and FINN Partners are helping diversify the workplace and increase internship opportunities. “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview,” will provide 50 PRSSA members from HBCU and HSI PRSSA Chapters with a virtual preview to their mentor/internship program.

Accepted applicants will gain an agency mentor, hear from a panel of young professionals of color regarding their experience at FINN and more. The program is scheduled for March 10 & 11, 2021 and selected applicants will be paired with a mentor on March 3 & 4.
To Apply
Applicants must be member of a HBCU or HSI PRSSA Chapter and a junior or senior.  The following materials must be submitted:
  • Completed application.
  • Mini cover letter (2–3 paragraphs) on why you want to participate, and how the program will benefit you.
  • Resume.
  • PRSSA Adviser letter.
Do not miss this opportunity. Apply by February 16.
Finding yourself with more free time than you know what to do with? Join an upcoming PRSA webinar and connect with PR professionals from your home! Most of these webinars are free for members. Make sure that the PRSSA member discount still applies before checking out!
  • February 8th at 2 PM PST Love Yourself, Love your Career: The Balance Between Social Media and Mental Health Join this session with PRSSA and the Marketing Manager of Social Engagement for McDonald's to hear about the impact social platforms have on our mental health. This session will discuss how to balance the two, ways to unplug, what to do with the content you are consuming, and how to continue to love a career in digital media.
  • February 19 at 11 am PST PRSA SV #FridayForums Multi-Cultural Media in a Pandemic  Join to hear Julian Do, Director of Media Relations at Ethnic Media Services, offer practical information about how to tap into multicultural media, support the field, increase community strength, and share critical communications.
You can also find public relations and communications training courses on the PRSA Calendar of Events

Cool Jobs and Internships! 

Full-Time Positions
Coca-Cola - Sr Manager, Digital Content
Infinite Global - Junior PR Account Executive
Apple - Public Relations Specialist 
Golden State Events - Marketing Associate

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