Preparing You for Professional Success
PRSSA provides a variety of information and resources needed to secure internship and job opportunities. To improve certain skills and develop as a young professional, using these resources can help you become more engaged with the Society and the public relations industry.
Career Resources Manual
The Career Resources Manual is an all-encompassing guide that highlights different aspects of public relations, the job search and ways for members to utilize PRSSA to secure an internship and entry-level position. It handles everything from sectors of public relations to salary negotiation, with some tips for resumes, cover letters and interviews.
Career Preparation Tools
The PRSA Jobcenter also offers you information about the profession and tools to help you enhance your interviewing and networking skills.
- Salary Snapshot for Agency and Corporate: Average salary information for the current year.
- Job Search Advice Pages: Forty must-read articles about pursuing a public relations career.
- PRSA Mentor Match: Discuss your goals with an expert.
The PRSA Job Center is a hub with educational resources, training programs and resume and cover letter tips to prepare for the job search. It also features sample job descriptions, social media and personal branding guidelines and the “ins” and “outs” of the job hunting process.
Another resource housed on the PRSA Jobcenter is the Strategic Career Advice Center. Through articles, career experts and the Job Mentor and Mentor Match Program, members are able to receive personalized career coaching and career development planning.