Besides confirming that Chicago pizza is better than its counterpart in New York, 45 DePaul University students returned from four days of agency, media and association visits in the Big Apple with a better understanding of The New York Way. Perhaps the biggest revelation from the special intersession course was the self confidence gained from…… Continue reading Chicago PR Students Discover ‘The New York Way’
Thanks to Kathy Cripps of the Council of PR Firms for the following post summing up an amazing day of interaction between agency heads, faculty and students at DePaul University last week. We know our success depends on our ability to maintain a continuous flow of bright, motivated professionals into our industry. But with rapid…… Continue reading Students and Agency Heads Discuss PR’s Future
Matt Soriano Summertime for businesses means not only softball leagues, company picnics and “fun Fridays,” but also a wave of fresh new professionals eager to trade their commencement gowns for business attire. The Council of Public Relations Firms hosted more than 100 aspiring PR professionals (from 14 different member firms) three weeks ago at our annual…… Continue reading Converting PR Internship Into Full-time Job
Q. I graduated three years ago with a degree in business/psychology and now work in sales. Everyone tells me I am a “natural” PR person. How can I go about confirming what they say? And is it a bad time to consider switching careers? -PT A. The Council of PR Firms offers an excellent “crash course”…… Continue reading Bad Time to Switch to PR Career?