Shadow a mentor or colleague in a large corporation, agency or sports team (ask to see press areas). Inquire about shadowing colleagues in other divisions, facilities, partner organizations to learn other skills.
Volunteer for PR at special events, races, fundraisers for non-profits, healthcare, etc.
When visiting hometown or other cities, seek information meetings with local PRSA, IABC members.
Check local association job bank.
Read the Phoenix Business Journal every Friday (get it at the library if you can’t order a subscription; or read general news online)