Involvement is Key to Job Success

What’s a great organization to impress employers? Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is an organization on campus for students interested in public relations and communications. The group is a student chapter to the national professional association, Public Relations Society of America. This organization allows students to network with potential employers and gain contacts for the post-graduation job search.

The Simpson College Chapter of PRSSAPRSSA shirt is very involved on campus sponsoring many campus wide activities. PRSSA designs the official Simpson College Homecoming t-shirt every year. This allows graphic design students experience in creating a design and getting it published. It also allows students to put their marketing tactics that they learn in the classroom to use by promoting the t-shirt to fellow students. Another famous event sponsored by PRSSA is the Goodwill Fashion Show. In addition to these events, PRSSA also hosts a winter blood drive, assists with the Belize Dance Marathon, and invites monthly professional speakers.

Why should you be interested in PRSSA? It is a great way to broaden your network and connect with future colleagues through regional and national events. When you join PRSSA, you have access to the PRSA Job Center which has many employment opportunities all over the world.

Want to know more? Contact Jane Murphy, our PRSSA advisor.