Friday, February 10, 2012

Student Event: PPRA Presents Public Relations Careers 101, March 20th

Open to students and young professionals in the Philadelphia region, this session is your chance to meet and hear from top PR minds from all areas of the profession, including agency, corporate, sports and travel and tourism. On Tuesday, March 20th panelists will share insights into their careers and the realities of working in public relations, as well as tips on how to stand out in this difficult job market.

Confirmed Panelists:
Moderator: Lori Doyle, Senior Vice President of Communications, Drexel University
Megan Smith, President, Brownstone PR
Lauren Tosti, Marketing Manager: Communications/Interactive, Sesame Place
Rob Zeiger, Senior Vice President of Communications, Philadelphia Eagles
Mary Beth Casey, Corporate Communications, Comcast

*New this year* After the panel discussion, you will have the chance to network with public relations professionals during our topic-specific high-top table networking session. Explore each table and meet pros who work in agency, non-profit and corporate communications. Stop by the 'college to career' table and meet with young pros who can give you firsthand insight on how to translate your college experience into a successful public relations career. Be sure to bring your resume and cover letter and stop by the resume/cover letter review table. Finally, stop by the PPRA and PRSA membership tables to learn how you can get involved.

All pre-registered participants will be entered into our raffle for the chance to win a "shadowing day" with a PR pro, plus other great prizes (must be present to win)!

Careers 101 attendees are eligible for an exclusive membership offer! Join PPRA now at the associate rate of $50 and get six additional months of membership for FREE! (Membership will be up for renewal in August 2013.)

Please use the hashtag #PRCareers101 to join the conversation on Twitter before, during and after the event!

Click here to register online.

Drexel Univ. Bossone Research Center
3140 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

7:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Registration & Networking
7:30 - 8:15 p.m. - Panel Discussion
8:15 - 8:30 p.m. - Raffle Drawing
8:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Topic-Specific High-Top Table Networking Session

Registration Fees: Only $10 per Person!

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