April 2nd, 2019
A LOOK AT THE SEMESTER…
April 5: PRSSA Bowling Social
April 9: Crisis Communication Workshop; Announce New Executive Board
April 12-13: Gamma Phi Circus Concessions
April 16: Guest Speaker, Aaron Schoenherr (Chapter time moved to 7 p.m.)
April 23: The Power of Memes
April 30: Senior Sendoff
2019-2020 Committee Chair Applications
Applications for 2019-2020 committee chair positions open NEXT week. Positions are available in Development Committee, Relations Committee, and PRi. More information to come next week!
It’s that time of year to start searching for and applying to internships to gain real-world experience that will build your resume and expand on what you are learning in the classroom. As a dues-paying member, you have access to internship opportunities provided at the national level. We also provide our members with updated internship applications at our weekly meetings.
The ISU School of Communication is looking for PR Interns for this semester and upcoming semesters. Attached to this email is a flyer with more information on this opportunity. Contact Tom Lamonica at email@example.com if you are interested.
The ISU Stevenson Center is searching for a PR Intern for the 2019-2020 school year. The PR Intern will work around 10 hours a week. Responsibilities include event planning and execution, social media, designing flyers, and more. For a full job description, scroll down to the bottom of the meeting minutes and download the job description file. To apply, email or drop off your application in person with your resume, a writing sample, and the Intern Information Sheet filled out (attached at the bottom of the meeting minutes).
COUNTRY Financial in Bloomington is accepting applications for a Knowledge Analyst Intern for summer 2019. This position includes partnering with business areas to write or update communications, appropriate brand and knowledge standards to provide clear instructions, and more. Please only apply if you are graduating in August 2019 or beyond.
Assurance, an independent insurance brokerage firm in Schaumburg, Ill is looking for a Marketing Intern. The position involves hands-on involvement in all aspects of the Assurance marketing and communications department. Responsibilities include writing blog posts, contributing to Assurance’s social media strategy via social listening, supporting webinar and video efforts by transcribing content and more. For more information and to apply, visit Assurance’s website.
For more information about available internships, contact Tom Lamonica at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you know of any internships that would be valuable to our members, please email email@example.com.
It’s time to start looking for scholarships!
The 2019-2020 PRSSA Scholarships are now available. To view a list of available scholarships and to apply, visit the PRSSA website.
PRSSA dues-paying members have access to thousands of communication and public relations job openings across the world! You can log in to the PRSA Jobcenter with your MyPRSA account, which is activated once you join PRSSA.
Also, Loyola Medicine is looking for someone to fill the full-time position of the manager of media relations. Interested? To learn more about the position, contact Chris Vicik at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRSSA BOWLING SOCIAL
PRSSA’s next Bowling Social is Friday, April 5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. It is at the ISU Bowling and Billiards Center. This event is FREE, and there will be pizza! Feel free to bring your friends. If you are interested, sign up by clicking here. Deadline to sign up is tonight at midnight.
PRSSA RESTAURANT FUNDRAISERS
PRSSA is having several restaurant fundraisers:
Please let us know your accomplishments (internships, scholarships, awards, etc.) so we can acknowledge your hard work! Email: email@example.com
GAMMA PHI CIRCUS CONCESSIONS
The Gamma Phi Circus is April 12-13. We will be working the concessions to raise money for PRSSA! Next year’s executive board and anyone interested in attending the PRSSA National Conference in fall 2019 should plan on working two shifts. You get MIPS for working! Interested in working? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APRIL 16 GUEST SPEAKER: AARON SCHOENHERR
The PRSSA meeting on April 16 is at a different time, 7 p.m. in SCH 138. If you are attending, please fill out this survey here.
PRogressive image (PRi): Student-run public relations firm that provides students with pre-professional experience by working with real world clients.
Relations: This committee is here to help you improve your writing, editing and research skills.
Development: Helps plan and execute all Chapter socials and fundraising events.
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SEE YOU NEXT WEEK!
Hope to see you at our next meeting on April 9 at 8 p.m. in SCH 138!
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Jessica Grzesiak - President