Member Spotlight: Sydney Scheiner

PRSSA-UD Sydney ScheinerName: Sydney Scheiner

Year: Freshman

Major: Communication Interest

Dream Job/Internship: “My dream job and/or internship would be at NBC to somehow work with Saturday Night Live. I am a huge fan and working behind the scenes would be a dream come true.”

Bio:¬†Sydney Scheiner is from Old Bridge, New Jersey. She is a freshman communication interest major pursing a degree in mass communication with a minor in advertising. In addition to being a Communications Committee member for PRSSA, she is the fundraising chair and an active volunteer for Lori’s Hands.

Member Spotlight: Betsey Coulbourn

PRSSA-UD Public Relations Student Society of America at University of DelawareMany PRSSA-UD members had internships this winter, and Betsey Coulbourn was one of them. 

Coulbourn is a sophomore and she interned under the public relations director for Meals on Wheels Delaware over winter session.

“I learned how to write effective blog posts, tweets, and Facebook statuses for the organization,” Coulbourn said. “I also was there for two of their big events so I learned about event planning and advertising.”

Internships are essential to understanding just what it’s like to work in public relations. PRSSA members receive access to an internship and job database as part of their dues. For more information about PRSSA, visit www.prssa.org.