The Shippensburg chapter of PRSSA attended the national PRSSA conference in the Fall 2002 in San Francisco. This year the Shippensburg chapter will be in attendance again at the national conference, being held in New Orleans, October 24-28.
The conferences are an invaluable opportunity to network, meet other PR students, and generally increase perspective in terms of the field of PR.
Our PR Director/Historian, Dora Housekeeper, just brought some info back from the Advertising Women of New York conference she attended. Thanks Dora! There are extensive links and resources here, also some tips and tricks, and even sample resume´s and interview info.
After attending the San Francisco conference, those who attended compiled a book containing articles summarizing key presentations from the conference. I urge you to read as many of these as possible (if not all), as the tips and tricks come from some of the best known professionals in the PR industry: