Member Resources

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UTK PRSSA Member Benefits 

  • Opportunity to build and foster relationships with fellow PR, Advertising, and or Journalism students. 
  • Receive advice and mentorship from the UTK Chapter executive board members. 
  • Attend workshops and panels to build your resume and professional portfolio for the career you want. 
  • Utilize PRSSA to discover the right internship or job through a variety of networking opportunities, and the PRSSA member portal.
  • Receive expert advice from public relations practitioners as they share their experience in the PR industry. 
  • Gain leadership experience by serving on the executive board.
  • Pay reduced membership dues for the PRSA Volunteer Chapter post-graduation.

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National PRSSA Member Benefits 

  • Scholarships and Competitions: PRSSA awards nearly $20,000 in scholarships and award competitions to members each year.
  • Click here to check out scholarships PRSSA members are eligible to apply for!
  • National Conference: Members from across the country convene annually for the PRSSA National Conference. The conference offers professional development sessions, socials, resume critiques, networking opportunities and more.
  • FORUM: is PRSSA’s national newspaper, which contains society and industry news, tips for writing, job hunting, and other topics. Any member can submit pieces to this publication – a wonderful addition to your portfolio.
  • Regional Activities: Chapters in each section of the country offer mini-conferences each spring. They provide daylong seminars on different facets of public relations, as well as chances to network.