The Hoosier Chapter’s PRSSA committee assists accredited Indiana PRSSA chapters by providing access to professional development opportunities, and helping to develop highly qualified, well-prepared professionals. Take advantage of what the committee has to offer:
HALF DAY WITH A PRO: NOV. 18
Duration: One 90-minute – 2 hour virtual session with PR professional(s)
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
About the Event: The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is pleased to host a Virtual Half Day with a Pro event aimed at connecting Indiana’s PRSSA students with our state’s leading public relations professionals.
Who can participate: Students enrolled in Indiana PRSSA Chapters and PR pros interested in connecting with PRSSA students to share their experience.
Why participate? The event offers Indiana PRSSA students a unique opportunity to enhance their understanding about the practice of public relations while building meaningful connections with Indiana’s leading PR professionals.
Participating students will be paired with PR professional(s) from diverse industries and backgrounds and will be invited to join them for a 90-minute to a two-hour virtual session for a focused interaction on various topics including but not limited to:
- PR pros day-to-day responsibilities and current projects
- company and team profile
- professional journey
- areas of specialization
- PRSA and/or other volunteer engagements
- professional and career development guidance
- resume and/or portfolio critique
- available internship or job opportunities etc.
More information will be shared with participating students and PR pros to help them make the most of this event.
- Students: This is a professional event and your attendance is expected if you register. We encourage you to respect the time it takes PR professionals to prepare for your virtual visit – if you must cancel, do so at least 48 hours in advance.
- PR professionals: Individuals and/or their organization can register to participate. Since this is a virtual event, we would like to encourage you to consider hosting more students than you normally host in an in-person setting.
Questions? Please email Elizabeth McGlone or Deeksha Kapoor at firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLY FOR A PRSA HOOSIER CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
PRSA Hoosier Chapter will award undergraduate and/or graduate students scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 later this year. The deadline to apply for both the undergraduate and graduate scholarships is Nov. 1.
Click here to apply for a PRSA Hoosier scholarship.
REQUEST CHAPTER AID
Each chapter is entitled to file for one $100 aid request per academic school year. Chapters may use the aid for any PRSSA sanctioned purpose. All chapter aid requests for the 2020-21 school year must be submitted by Dec. 10, 2020. Click here to fill out the chapter aid request form.
INVITE AN INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL TO SPEAK TO YOUR CHAPTER
The Hoosier Chapter has more than 370 active professional members with varying backgrounds and expertise. Interested in learning from a PR pro at an upcoming chapter event? Contact us and we will help set it up.
ATTEND A PRSA LUNCHEON OR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT
Discounted student rates are offered at most PRSA Hoosier professional development events, including luncheons, which take place every other month. Click here to register for upcoming events for your chance to network with industry professionals.
UPDATE YOUR CHAPTER’S LEADERSHIP CONTACTS
To communicate effectively with your chapter, we ask for updated officer and advisor contact information each year after chapter elections. Send us an email if your chapter leadership changes during the 2020-21 school year.
Become a PRSA Hoosier Chapter member after graduation
Are you a college senior interested in becoming a PRSA Hoosier Chapter member after graduation? Contact us for membership (and perhaps discount) information!