Often we find that there are more women in the public relations field. Without any explanation, everyone goes along with it as if the career was made for women. I was talking to a friend a few months back who was an undecided major. Of course, being a public relation major, I suggested that he join the public relations program at EMU. Without hesitation, he laughed and said, “No, I’m okay. I don’t think that program is for me.” Looking at him, I asked, "Why don't you think it
A majority of public relations majors fall victim to the same evil question: “What is public relations?” According to the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), public relations (PR) is defined as “a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics.”
Public relations is a communication entity comprised of marketing, journalism and communication.
This raises the question, “What exactly do you do in P
You spent the last few months applying for internships when, all the sudden, you’ve been accepted! That’s great and all, but how do you make the most of your internship, especially alongside the headache that is college life? To try and help you, here are a few tips for succeeding in your internship. 1. Proactivity: There’s no better way to make your job better, and impress your supervisor, than to actively search for new projects and stay ahead. The more work you get used to
Becoming a member of Eastern Michigan University's Eleanor Wright Chapter of PRSSA offers many opportunities for networking, career advancement, resume enhancement and much more. Each bi-weekly meeting holds a different agenda and topic, providing members a chance to expand their knowledge on public relations beyond the classroom. So much of what the Public Relations student Society of America does within our student body brings ample opportunity for promising professional de
Fall semester has begun and our campus is buzzing with new and familiar faces. Now that you feel refreshed from summer break, It’s time to put your best foot forward. Joining a campus organization can have a huge impact on the success of your semester, your college experience, and, ultimately, your future career. Here are six reasons why the Public Relations Student Society of America at EMU is the organization for you! 1. Meet New People PRSSA is a great way to meet new peop