Our Mission Statement
Carolina PRSSA strives to connect UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism students with the resources and experience necessary to achieve their academic and career goals in the public relations industry.
Carolina Public Relations Student Society of America is UNC-Chapel Hill’s local student chapter of the world’s largest organization of public relations professionals, PRSA. As the official PR Club of the MJ-school, we offer a wide variety of opportunities for students to get involved and gain experience in the PR world. From workshops to conferences and networking nights, to the national Bateman case study competition course; PRSSA is a great way to network with professionals, fine tune your PR skills and gain hands on experience to land a great PR internship or job!
Making your resume the most qualified one in the stack, we strive to help MJ-school public relations students reach their full potential in the classroom and in their future workplace. Here’s how PRSSA prepares its members for careers in the PR industry:
- Networking nights
- Access to exclusive internship/career opportunity Listservs
- Agency tours
- Course credit
- And more!
PRSSA accomplishes its goal by hosting speakers from a diverse array of public relations careers, facilitating networking and resume building nights, providing its members with access to PRSSA contact lists and job postings and much, much more.
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is the largest and most widely known pre-professional public relations organization. Founded by its parent company, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the organization currently boasts more than 11,000 students and advisors in 300+ chapters in the United States, Argentina and Colombia.
For more information about PRSSA, be sure to visit PRSSA.org