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Friday, January 20, 2012

PRSA / PRSSA Pro-Am Day

Pro-Am Day (short for Professional-Amateur Day) is an annual mentoring event matching Twin Cities public relations professionals with PRSSA students in an effort to provide a day of job shadowing and networking for participating students to learn more about the public relations industry.

Schedule of events
Job Shadowing: 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at professional’s work place
Speed Networking: 3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Weber Shandwick in Bloomington

How to participate
To participate in Pro-Am Day, please register by no later than Tuesday, February 21. Participation is free for professionals and $25 per student.
Hours for participation are flexible and most professionals meet with their student starting at 9 or 10 a.m. While in your work setting, students can:
  • Review their resumes with you
  • Attend meetings
  • Talk with you about the work that you do each day
  • Meet with other people in your business or communications department
Minnesota PRSA Fellows Fund
To help offset the cost of Pro-Am Day, students may apply to have their registration fee covered by the Minnesota PRSA Fellows Fund. Fellows Fund applications are due by no later than Tuesday, February 14. (Note: The e-mail address you provide on the application should be one you check frequently.)

Professional match notification
Students will receive notification of their professional match on or before Tuesday, February 22.

Questions
If you have any questions, please contact Becca Bijoch at becca@lolaredpr.com or 763-350-8593.