March 28: PRSA Miami: Opportunities to Connect with PR Students & More
Florida International University Welcomes PR Professionals
Hiring? Join the FIU Career and Internship Expo: March 28 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The School of Communication + Journalism (SCJ) at Florida International University is partnering with FIU’s Career and Talent Development Department to hold an Career and Internship Expo on Tuesday, March 28 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami.
This is a great opportunity for employers looking to hire interns for Summer and Fall 2017 and/or employees to table at the fair and meet with students. FIU SCJ offers a degree in Communication with tracks in Advertising, Broadcast Media, Digital Media Studies, Journalism and Public Relations as well as a degree in Communication Arts with an Organizational Communication Studies Track so students are well-prepared to contribute in all fields of Communication as well as Marketing.
If you are interested in attending the Career Expo, you may register as soon as possible at http://go.fiu.edu/CAREEREXPO-EMPLOYER and select Professional Networking and Coaching option to attend the Career Fair segment.
If you would like to participate, but cannot remain on-campus for the full event, or you have questions, please contact Page Johnson, FIU Advisor, pwjohnson and/or telephone at (305) 919-5235.
FIU PRSSA Invites PR Pros to April Meetings
FIU’s PRSSA chapter would like to invite PRSA Miami members and PR professionals to serve on a panel, be a guest speaker, or even offer a special presentation at their next chapter meetings. Upcoming meetings are scheduled for April 5 and April 19 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus.
The PRSA Miami College Relations committee would be happy to organize a panel and/or make arrangements for a guest speaker. If interested in learning more or getting involved, please email Suzette at sespinosa ASAP.
March 28 PRSA Webinar – Free for PRSA Members
With increased competition and the rise of terms like fake news, public relations pros need a new set of skills to deal with today’s growing challenges. Join PRSA on Tuesday, March 28 at 3 p.m. EDT for a webinar highlighting “The Evolving Skill Set of a Modern PR Professional to Remain Career-Relevant.”
During this webinar, sponsored by LexisNexis, you will hear tips from three experts on how to improve your toolkit in a variety of key ways such as utilizing influencers, managing reputations, analyzing data, improving your SEO skills and incorporating the latest multimedia options.
At this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn techniques on how to:
- Seek and find vetted sources,
- Monitor and manage reputations,
- Analyze data relevant to your brand objectives, and
- Utilize influencers and multimedia to boost SEO.
The webinar will be led by Ryan Williams, director of enterprise media intelligence at LexisNexis; Lauren Doyle, APR, vice president of Wordsworth Communications; and Sean Parker, vice president and public relations director for Fifth Third Bancorp.
PRSA Members can attend for FREE! Register here.