Life After College: Why New Professionals Should Join PRSA

After your college days are over, it is challenging to find a similar community of like-minded communicators who share your professional interests and can offer useful advice. To address those challenges, many new professionals have found that joining PRSA is a great solution.

Within PRSA, you can draw on a wide range of informative webinars and workshops, bounce ideas off people in similar fields, expand your network of contacts and explore ways to advance your career. You can find out more about all those things that they didn’t teach you in college!

New PRSSA graduates or new professionals with fewer than three years of PR or communication experience can receive a FREE one-year New Professionals Section membership (a $20 value) when they join PRSA as an Associate Member for only $60 a year and waived initiation fee (a $65 value) by using promo code AM17.

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Ignite Your Career- Join PRSA!


There are many reasons why PR and communications professionals join PRSA. Here are just a few:

  • Take Charge of Your Career – Expand your skills so that you are prepared for your next career opportunity. Our compelling content — webinars, publications, e-newsletters and in-person events — is developed to help you refine your skills and stay up to date on the latest trends. Take advantage of enriching professional growth and development opportunities. Elevate your knowledge through thought leadership.
  • Expand Your Sphere of Influence – Share your knowledge with PRSA’s more than 21,000 members, while increasing your influence, reputation and value in the marketplace through opportunities, such as the Silver Anvil Awards.
  • Develop Strategic Connections – Explore different disciplines and connect with communications professionals in every industry across the country both online and in person. Build and expand your network of trusted confidants and mentors.
  • Give Back to the Profession – Share your expertise and help shape the future of the industry.
  • Stay Inspired and Motivated – Engage in stimulating conversations, ignite your creativity, and renew your enthusiasm for your career at events featuring strategic innovations.

Membership in PRSA, a local Chapter and a Professional Interest Section(s) is an ideal way to advance your career. We encourage you to enhance your membership by joining the Chapter and Section(s)* that are right for you.


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