PRSSA SJSU || Fall 2019
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PRSSA National Conference Meeting Today!

Please attend today's meeting if you are attending the PRSSA National Conference this weekend. This meeting is mandatory for conference attendees. Meetings are held in DBH 117 at 6pm. 

Sign up to tour eBay and Imperva!

We have secured a tour to visit eBay and Imperva on Friday, November 15 in San José and Redwood City.
If you would like to attend, please fill out this form by Friday, November 8. This is on a first come first serve basis for official PRSSA members. Dues can be paid to chapter Treasurer Gabi Avella at PRSSA meetings.

The tour will begin at 9:00 a.m. at eBay. We will then head to Imperva at 11:30 a.m., where lunch will be provided!
RSVP here!

Upcoming events this month!

Tuesday, October 29: Meet the Bay's Top PR Agencies

SAVE THE DATE! 6:00 p.m. in DBH 117. PRSSA is hosting an exclusive panel with PR and communications professionals from top Bay Area agencies. Light food, drinks, and networking will take place prior to the panel discussion. This event is open to all SJSU students.


Tuesday, November 5: PR Powers the Silicon Valley 

SAVE THE DATE! 6:00 p.m. in DBH 117. PRSSA is hosting an exclusive panel with PR and communications professionals from top Bay Area technology corporations. Light food, drinks, and networking will take place prior to the panel discussion. This event is open to all SJSU students.

Drum roll, please! PRSA Silicon Valley Spotlight Awards is now accepting nominations. Click on the link below and cast your vote today! Finalists will be recognized at PRSA Media Predicts on November 13!
Vote now!

Help PRSSA SJSU win this year’s Bateman Competition!!! This survey takes 60 seconds to complete and you’ll be entered to win a Starbucks gift card. 

On-Campus Job Opportunity: International Experience Student Assistant 

College of Health and Human Sciences is currently hiring a Student Assistant to help with the International Experience program. Duties include: creating content for CHHS International Experience website including photos, text and graphic elements, designing flyers, signs, and invitations using Adobe Suite or Canva, and managing the International Experience Mailbox and social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram, etc. Past study abroad experience is required. 

If you are interested, send a cover letter, resume, and class schedule to

Internship Opportunity: CookIt Media

CookIt Media is searching for an Influencer Marketing Intern who can work remotely and is passionate about the field of influencer marketing. This is a part-time paid internship with the potential for full-time for the right candidate.

You must be: motivated, self-sufficient, detail-oriented, organized and trustworthy, have a love for all things food and cooking, team player, creative and analytical thinker, and strong communication skills.

  • 1-year experience in marketing field (agency experience preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of social media marketing industry
  • Strong interest in the influencer landscape, especially food and food lifestyle
  • Interest in brand strategy and content creation
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Google Analytics and Hubspot a plus
Please email your resume and a short introduction to

More jobs and internship opportunities! 

Internship Opportunity: Connext Social Media Marketing Internship

About the internship: 20-24 hrs/wk onsite in Pleasanton office, with remote Fridays. Walking distance to BART. Compensation: $20/hr. Applicants are skilled concise writers who find typos for fun, extremely detail-oriented and organized with a sense of urgency and drive, eager to learn new skills, and grow beyond this specific role. 

How to apply: Email the four documents listed below as attachments to with the subject line "Pick me!"

1. Resume and link to LinkedIn profile
2. A paragraph or two telling us why you're perfect for this role
3. List of 10 Things You Love and 10 Things You Hate
4. Marketing samples (include visual and written content you've produced)
Internship Opportunity: The City of San Jose Mayor’s communications office

About the internship: Part-time, unpaid internship opportunities for fall and spring. The internship program offers a hands-on experience for those looking to augment their studies with practical politics and application of their learning. 

How to apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 writing samples to
Job Opportunity: Highwire PR

About Highwire: Highwire Public Relations is a leading technology public relations agency based in San Francisco with offices in New York City, Boston, and Chicago. They work with a wide range of clients across cloud technology, enterprise, security, financial services technology, and healthcare as well as consumer products and services.

About the internship: paid position, for six months with a substantial review at three monthsApplicants should be recent grads, have the ability to navigate and master social media and social networking sites, interested in tech, and have a background and/or experience in PR, journalism, English, political campaigns, technology and/or marketing is preferred. 

How to apply: on Highwire website

Job Opportunity: Golin PR Healthcare Associate

About Golin: Golin is a progressive public relations agency with expertise ranging from brand-building and cutting edge digital content, to corporate reputation, healthcare advocacy, and measurement.

About the Job: applicants are recent grads with 1-2 years of experience under their belt. In the role, you will participate in client and account team interaction, assist in creating client meeting and call reports, activity reports, status documents, and results reports for the agency team. 

How to apply: apply on Golin website

Career & Professional Workshop with the LaGrant Foundation

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) is co-hosting a Career Development & Professional Workshop on Friday, October 25th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The workshop will be led by global communications and integrated marketing agency WE Communications in its office in San Francisco. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about career and internship opportunities, participate in a Q&A panel with the WE team, and get a one-on-one resume review with a WE professional. Lunch is also included.

To RSVP, interested attendees can email their resumes to asap.

PRSSA meetings are every Tuesday at 6 PM in DBH 117. 


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