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PRSA Liaison Committee Overview

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This is a presentation was put together by the Central Ohio PRSA Liaison Committee co-chairs.

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PRSA Liaison Committee Overview

  1. 1. PRSA + You = A Good Idea! Andrea Slesinski & Erin Pope Central Ohio PRSA Liaison Committee Ohio University PRSSA January 11, 2010
  2. 2. What is PRSA? <ul><li>National organization </li></ul><ul><li>Regional chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Central Ohio PRSA </li></ul>
  3. 3. PRSA Opportunities for Students <ul><li>Monthly luncheons </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding Graduate PRism Award </li></ul>
  4. 4. Central Ohio PRSA Liaison Committee <ul><li>PRSSA + PRSA </li></ul><ul><li>Support six regional PRSSA chapters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Liaison Committee Focus Areas <ul><li>Mentoring/events </li></ul><ul><li>Professional advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><li>PaRtners Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Misc. (e.g. social media, one-on-one mentoring) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Focus Area: Mentoring/Events <ul><li>Connect students to professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Speed Networking Event 10/09 </li></ul><ul><li>30 professionals, 40 students </li></ul><ul><li>Intern match day & luncheon planned for 3/10 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Focus Area: Professional Advisors <ul><li>Ensure professionals attend PRSSA meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Resume/cover letter review </li></ul><ul><li>One-on-one meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Updates from Central Ohio PRSA </li></ul><ul><li>Industry/trend updates </li></ul>
  8. 8. Focus Area: PRSA Associate Membership <ul><li>Take advantage of recent grad discount! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Membership dues = $60 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regular annual membership = ~$280! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PRSSA Member upon graduation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have been out of school for two years or less </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can apply five months PRIOR to graduation – rake in the savings! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Focus Area: Internships <ul><li>Internships = crucial! </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-weekly internship e-mails – should be getting from Chapter president/liaison </li></ul><ul><li>Check Central Ohio PRSA Web site for latest openings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click “My PRSA” to login </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “Jobs” tab, then “Internships” to view latest internship opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Focus Area: PaRtners Conference <ul><li>Support annual Central Ohio PRSSA student conference </li></ul><ul><li>April 24, 2010, Otterbein College </li></ul><ul><li>Networking breakfast planned – stay tuned! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Resources/Misc. <ul><li>Connect with us on social media! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Importance of networking </li></ul><ul><li>Reading/research/current events </li></ul>
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Other chapter presentations from Networking Event: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ohio State University PRSSA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ohio Northern University PRSSA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ohio Dominican University PRSSA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Otterbein College PRSSA </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li>National PRSA </li></ul><ul><li>National PRSA Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Membership application </li></ul><ul><li>PRSA on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>PRSA Job Center on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Central Ohio PRSA </li></ul><ul><li>Central Ohio PRSA Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Central Ohio PRSA Facebook Fan Page </li></ul><ul><li>Central Ohio PRSA on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Central Ohio PRSA on LinkedIn </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thank You! <ul><li>Andrea Slesinski, MediaSource </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com/aslesinski </li></ul><ul><li>Erin Pope, Fahlgren Mortine/ </li></ul><ul><li>Nationwide Children’s Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com/epope </li></ul>

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