Favorite insights from PRSSAIC

 By: Rachel Ornstein Without a doubt, I came back to UD with so much new knowledge and insight into the PR Industry after International Conference, more than I ever thought I would. The conference provided us the opportunity to hear from industry professionals from different paths and concentrations. Here are some of the things IContinue reading “Favorite insights from PRSSAIC”

“Everything you need to know about LinkedIn” Skill Slam Recap

By: Rachel Ornstein We all know the importance of LinkedIn as a professional social network, yet there are many students that don’t have an updated, or even any, LinkedIn profile. This is super important to the eyes of future employers. Jenna Newman, our Vice President of Professional Development, talked through the important aspects of aContinue reading ““Everything you need to know about LinkedIn” Skill Slam Recap”

“The Interview Process” Skill Slam Recap

  By: Katie Coulson All jobs and internship hiring processes have one thing in common: the interview. Students will typically have numerous interviews throughout their college careers, some that end well and some that end not so well. Jenna Newman, the PRSSA Vice President of Professional Development, hosted the first skill slam of the semesterContinue reading ““The Interview Process” Skill Slam Recap”

My Freshman Internship Experience and What I Learned

By: Rachel Ornstein We all know how challenging it is to land internships, especially as an underclassman. With the help of the PRSA website, I was lucky enough to find a small and local Public Relations and Event Management company. The owner was willing to bring me on board for an unpaid internship, and IContinue reading “My Freshman Internship Experience and What I Learned”

Entering the World of PR: A Chat with Mindie Barnett

BY: MARISSA DIGIACOMO On Monday, May 13, our chapter of PRSSA got to meet with Mindie Barnett, a previous broadcast journalist and current author and founder of her own PR firm, MB and Associates. Her organized and energetic presentation shared tips on How to Crack the Code and Enter the World of PR, Must-Do Moves,Continue reading “Entering the World of PR: A Chat with Mindie Barnett”

PRSSA-UD in NYC: Spring Field Trip Recap

BY: FAWN BARTOK On May 3rd, our chapter visited two PR firms in New York City; Derris and Momentum Communications. This field trip served as a great opportunity and extension to our general meetings. These two agencies introduced us to the real world of public relations and how PR firms operate. We were able toContinue reading “PRSSA-UD in NYC: Spring Field Trip Recap”

Making Connections from Coast-to-Coast

BY: JENNA NEWMAN After being on the executive board from PRSSA Delaware for two years, I had still not attended National Conference or any other PRSSA national event and honestly, WOW, I was missing out. This spring, I finally had the opportunity to attend PRSSA National Assembly in Portland, Oregon. Before I talk about myContinue reading “Making Connections from Coast-to-Coast”

A Chat with Joey Silver: General Meeting Recap

BY: MORGAN ZYSMAN On March 18th, Joey Silver, a UD alumnus, joined us via skype. He discussed his time at UD and what he was involved with on campus, his past experiences, and his current position as a Data Account Manager at PINCHme. Joey said what makes him unique and sets him apart from othersContinue reading “A Chat with Joey Silver: General Meeting Recap”

Media Pitching Skill Slam Recap

BY: GILLIAN ZUCKER: As public relations and communications professionals, having strong writing skills is essential to our craft. It isn’t uncommon to apply for a role in the industry and be expected to provide a portfolio of samples or to complete a timed writing task even before scoring the coveted interview. On the job, asContinue reading “Media Pitching Skill Slam Recap”