On April 4, 2014 a group of MSU PRSSA members traveled to Chicago to get a feel for big-city agency life. Here's a recap of their experience! 1. What are the benefits of participating in firm tours? “Firm tours give members the chance to test drive different company work styles and cultures without the added … Continue reading 2014 Chicago Firm Tours
By Heidi Halseth @heidihalseth In the past two weeks, I have met with two of my supervisors from past internships. If you are a soon-to-be graduate I suggest you do the same. I’ve spent the past three months worrying about finding my first dream job, and of course, struggling with critiquing my resume and cover … Continue reading Meeting With Mentors
By: Danielle White@DanielleN_White Over spring break, I went to New York City with an MSU class and two professors: John Besley and Andy Corner. In addition to having a lot of fun, I learned so many important lessons about the professional world and how get a job.#1 Business CardsI know as students, we do not prioritize having business cards. Most people … Continue reading 3 Things I learned on my trip to New York City.
By: Account Associate, Emily Chapman @em_chapman More often than not, college students question the path that they’re on. Changing their majors in an attempt to plan their life after graduation, as if it was that easy. As an undergraduate searching for an internship or a job after graduation, it’s very reassuring to hear the advice … Continue reading Recap from MSU PRSSA: Clare Perreault, Discovery
By: Kelsey Crawford @crawf_kelsey. The Michigan State University Public Relations Student Society of America kicked off Electing Excellence: Public Relations in Government and Politics, a regional conference hosted at the MSU Union on Saturday, February 8. MSU PRSSA welcomed public relations professionals and PRSSA chapters from Wayne State, Eastern Michigan University, and Illinois State University. … Continue reading Never Stop Learning – Another Lesson at the MSU PRSSA Regional Conference
By: Account Executive, Casandra Spahr @cSPAHR10 Last Friday, eight other girls and I explored the world of public relations in downtown Lansing. Many of the other group members had never ventured into downtown Lansing, so it was a whole day of new things. We visited Truscott Rossman, Marketing Resource Group (MRG) and Edge Partnerships. We … Continue reading Friday Funday, Firm Tours in Lansing!
By: Danielle O'Brien @danielleobrii Michigan State University’s PRSSA chapter has been selected to host the 2014 Regional Conference on Feb. 7-8 in East Lansing, Mich. This year's theme, “Electing Excellence: Public Relations in Government and Politics,” will feature prominent public relations and communications professionals from the across the state. The conference is a perfect opportunity … Continue reading You’re Invited!
This week MSU PRSSA was fortunate enough to take a Friday off and go explore some of the major public relations firms in the metro-Detroit area! I was really impressed with the scope of work presented by each firm. Everyone was very friendly and eager to share their tips and tricks for succeeding the in … Continue reading Welcome to (metro) Detroit City!
By: Hanna Porterfield @citygirlhanna Some people grow up in small towns, attend small universities and stay living in their home state. Other people grow up not knowing their entire high school graduating class, attending a university where the athletics are televised nationally and then moving to the world’s largest and most diverse cities. This summer … Continue reading Tips for conquering a big city
By: Claire Carroll, Executive Director Why Hubbell Connections is the best way to get involved Hubbell Connections is so special because it gives students interested in the public relations field the ability to get a taste of working in an agency. Hubbell offers great experiences to students. Unlike certain internships, students are not just fetching … Continue reading Meet your new Executive Director, Claire Carroll