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5 Easy Steps to Overcome Speech Anxiety

By: Brooke Stafford, Strategic Planning Committee Member Do you become short of breath when speaking to a room full of people? Do you stutter, shake, or shut down when giving a presentation? Do you forget everything you wanted to say as soon as all eyes are on you? Then you, my friend, have speech anxiety. Speech…

5 Ways Studying Abroad Can Help Your Career

By: Jess Savarese, THON/Philanthropy Chair “So you spent this past semester abroad, that’s great! Can you tell us more about it?” On the surface, an easy question that should give you plenty to talk about in an interview if you are studying/have studied abroad.  But beyond the generic response, “I had an incredible time and…

How to Find Your Dream Internship

By: Miranda Kulp, THON/Philanthropy Chair As the school year slowly comes to an end, it’s time to start looking into summer plans and future internships. As we all know, internships are extremely important, especially in the public relations world. The right internships can set you up for your first real job after college. Since some people are still…

Five Guys Fundraiser to Take Place This Wednesday

We’ve been busy learning public relations tactics and putting them to use through planning fundraisers. This spring, our first fundraiser of the semester is a food fundraiser because who doesn’t like food?! The fundraiser will take place this Wednesday, April 15,  from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Five Guys. PRSSA will benefit and receive a portion of the proceeds.…

Guest Speaker Preview: Alyson Joyce to Provide Insight into Communications Industry

Currently an Associate in Stakeholder Relations at Seneca Resources Corporation, Alyson Joyce will be visiting Penn State on Tuesday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m. in 260 Willard to provide insight to those interested in the communications industry. Alyson returns to Penn State once again to talk about her experience in the public relations industry. Alyson has held previous positions…