2014 Scholarship – Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Los Angeles 

The HPRA Scholarship Program was created to assist students of Hispanic descent in California achieve their educational goals. The HPRA Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding undergraduate academic achievement and community service among students who are pursuing a career in public relations and related communications fields. Each year, the program awards five scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000*. Each recipient is then automatically considered for the Esther Renteria Community Service Scholarship based on contributions to the community.

Eligibility requirements and the application can be found on the website at http://www.hpra-usa.org/laR/scholarship-program/.

Elections for 2014-2015 Executive Board

As a PRSSA member, you enjoy the benefits the Executive Board makes possible for you each and every semester. To be apart of the very experience that enhances the growth of your peers and your professionalism, run for a position to lead PRSSA into yet another successful term, all while building your resume.

OPEN POSITIONS:
President (open to past E-Board members only)
Vice President (open to past E-Board members only)
Vice President of Advocacy (open to past E-Board members only)
Director of Member Services
Director of Public Relations
Director of Finance and Administration
Historian
 

Please consider:

1. You must be a PRSSA member to run for and while serving in your office.

2. You need excellent leadership, time management, creative thinking and problem solving skills.

4. You must be able to work well independently and in a team.

5. Be aware that you will devote time each week to PRSSA.

To apply: please fill out the candidacy form (link below) completely, and send it to prssa.csun@gmail.com by Thursday, May 1st no later than 5 p.m. You may apply for more than one position.

Elections will be held Tuesday, May 6th at 7 p.m. (Location TBA). You will need to prepare a 3 minute speech unique to each position you are applying for and recite it on election day at the specified date and time.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our President Claire Marshall at claire.elizabeth.marshall@gmail.com.

If you are unable to make elections, please contact Claire and she will work something out with you.

 2014 Executive Board Candidacy Form

PRSSA Executive Board Job Descriptions

TLF Career & Professional Development Workshop

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Benefits, Anyone?

Created by: Shaili Ahl, Director of Public Relations

Benefits, Anyone?

The advantages of becoming a PRSSA member are endless. If you are already a member, be sure to make use of all of the opportunities available to you. Visit http://www.prssa.org for more details.

Guest Speaker – Jannis Swerman, Hospitality PR

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2014 Scholarship – Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Los Angeles

The HPRA Scholarship Program was created to assist students of Hispanic descent in California achieve their educational goals. The HPRA Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding undergraduate academic achievement and community service among students who are pursuing a career in public relations and related communications fields. Each year, the program awards five scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000*. Each recipient is then automatically considered for the Esther Renteria Community Service Scholarship based on contributions to the community.

Download application here: http://www.hpra-usa.org/la/scholarship-program/. Image

Spring semester kick-off meeting

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Burson-Marsteller Open House – Date Changed

For those of you who have already sent an RSVP for the Burson-Marsteller Open House on Thursday, January 30, 2014, please make note that the event is now being held on February 6, 2014.

Details of the event:

February 6, 2014

4:30-6:30 P.M.

2425 Olympic Blvd., Suite 200E

Santa Monica, CA 90404

If you are interested in applying for Burson-Marsteller’s Summer Internship Program, please review the following information:

Application Deadline: February 14, 2014

Requirements

• Rising seniors, 2014 graduates, and current graduate students may apply.

• A cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or equivalent.

• Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Process

• Visit http://www.bm.com/careers/internships to check out full program details and application procedures.

• Apply online by submitting one application that contains all of the following items:

– Resume, cover letter, college transcript

– Press release and essay submission

FAQs

• Visit http://www.bm.com/careers/internships for details and submission guideline.

Scholarship Opportunities and Deadlines

With these scholarship deadlines quickly approaching, make the most of the following opportunities:

Gary Yoshimura Scholarship

Deadline: January 27, 2014

Award: $2,400

For this award, you must meet the following requirements:

-Be pursuing a higher education in the public relations field.
-Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Demonstrate financial need.
-Be a PRSSA member.

For application details, please visit:

http://www.prssa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/yoshimura/

Daniel J. Edelman/PRSSA Award for the Most Outstanding Public Relations Student

Deadline: January 31, 2014

Award: $1,500 cash and a 3-month paid internship for the winner

Applicants must be PRSSA members. Judges will look for the following in the application:

-Leadership.
-Public relations-related achievements and activities.
-Digital presence.
-Recommendations from public relations faculty and/or industry professionals.

For application details, please visit:

http://www.prssa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/edelman/index.html

Ruth Edelman/PRSSA Award for Achievement in Women’s Leadership Development

Deadline: January 31, 2014

Award: $1,500 cash and a 3-month paid internship for the winner

Applicants must be PRSSA members. Judges will look for the following in the application:

-Leadership.
-Demonstrated interest in women’s studies/issues.
-Contributions in the field or public relations as it relates to women’s issues.
-Recommendations from public relations faculty and/or industry professionals.

For application details, please visit:

http://www.prssa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/Ruth%20Edelman/index.html

Public Relations as it Happens

Burson-Marsteller is putting on an event next week with Microsoft, The National Journal and The Atlantic at CSULA. If you’re interested to see first-hand some of the work they do, please attend.Microsoft Updated Invite for Students

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