Events & Opportunities

A one stop shop for all things PRSSA! Find upcoming events, scholarships, and internships below.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarship

Apply by May 31, 2021

Presented annually in honor of past PRSA President, Betsy Plank, to PRSSA members in their junior or senior years. Three awards totaling $7,500 are given to students who are selected based on their commitment and leadership in PRSSA and the public relations profession.

Gary Yoshimura Scholarship

Apply by May 31, 2021

Established in memory of Gary Yoshimura. A $2,400 prize is awarded based on financial need and an essay competition open to all members of PRSSA.

National Gold Key Scholarship

Apply by May 31, 2021

The National Gold Key honors the outstanding public relations student and leader. Winners are those who excel in their academic study of public relations, have pursued ambitious professional development opportunities and are leaders in their PRSSA Chapter.

Neumeier Family Leadership Award

Apply by May 31, 2021

A $1,000 scholarship for a current PRSSA member who has demonstrated an outstanding record of effective leadership in the Public Relations Student Society of America (at the chapter, regional or national level) and other campus or community organizations.

Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship

Apply by May 31, 2021

This $1,000 scholarship is designed to honor a student for his/her mentoring of others and his/her commitment to public relations.

Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship

Apply by May 31, 2021

A $1,000 annual scholarship for recognition Of outstanding academic achievement. Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in a college or university journalism, mass communications and/or public relations undergraduate program.

Star Chapter Award

Apply by May 31, 2021

The Star Chapter Award is a distinction that chapters of any size can earn by meeting specific chapter and professional development goals. How many stars does your chapter have?

Stephen D. Pisinski Memorial Scholarship

Apply by May 31, 2021

A $1,500 annual scholarship for recognition Of outstanding academic achievement. Awarded to a junior or senior PRSSA member enrolled in a college or university journalism, mass communications and/or public relations undergraduate program.

Internship Opportunities

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Social Media Intern

Ellen Dudley Real Estate

Marketing Intern

SIOS Technology Corp

Journalism & Communication Intern

The Fund for American Studies

Summer 2021 Social Media Intern

Metter Media

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Summer Marketing Intern

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Summer R&D Communications Intern

Takeda Pharmaceuticals