DePaul Students Promote Census, Win Bateman Award

For the first time in DePaul’s history, a team of College of Communication students won the Bateman Competition, PRSSA’s premier national case study competition for public relations students. The student team from University of Florida finished second, and third place honors went to High Point University in the highly competitive challenge undertaken by 57 student…… Continue reading DePaul Students Promote Census, Win Bateman Award

‘Living Legends’ Offer Career Tips to PR Students

Nearly 1,000 students woke up early Sunday morning in hip-and-happening Austin, Texas to have breakfast with some 30 PR pros and educators. What followed was a panel discussion where two “living legends” offered advice on how to turn college experiences into successful careers. University of Alabama senior Maret Montanari led the advice-rich conversation with Ray Kotcher and Cheryl Procter-Rogers, APR,…… Continue reading ‘Living Legends’ Offer Career Tips to PR Students

PR Pros’ Tips on Acing Agency Writing Test

By Andrew Willett Many PR students sweat the writing test agencies often require to get an internship.  What’s on it? Is there anything I can do to brush up for the test?  How can my writing help me stand out from other candidates? These questions and more were answered by a panel of PR pros…… Continue reading PR Pros’ Tips on Acing Agency Writing Test

A Young PR Pro’s Guide to Getting an Internship

By Andrew Willett Most PR students beginning the winter term this month have one thing on their minds–internships. To help guide PR students as they navigate the competitive race for coveted internship spots, DePaul’s PRSSA chapter earlier this week received tips from these four recent graduates whose initial internships launched their careers. MaLeah Peterson, AAE,…… Continue reading A Young PR Pro’s Guide to Getting an Internship

‘PR–The Chicago Way’ Conference Offers Job Tips

  On February 14-15, DePaul University PRSSA hosted “PR–The Chicago Way,” a conference dedicated to the PR industry in Chicago. More than 100 students from schools across the Midwest attended agency interacted with local professionals in agency visits, seminars and a career fair. The speakers provided an “inside look” at different aspects of the industry…… Continue reading ‘PR–The Chicago Way’ Conference Offers Job Tips