NRC Agency Tour hits Time Square

On Wednesday, Feb. 27th, twelve members of Marist College’s student-run Public Relations firm: North Road Communications, had the opportunity to venter off into Manhattan and meet with Marist alumni and former NRC member, Briana Flynn, at the Viacom headquarters. As snow began to fall in Poughkeepsie the students boarded the train and headed to Grand Central Station. After a quick lunch and some well-needed coffee, the NRC … Continue reading NRC Agency Tour hits Time Square

FOUR THINGS I LEARNED FROM A PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

Article by Sarah Lynch – EsPResso Committee Member Armed with a hefty notebook and my paper bag lunch, I timidly walked in the doors at my first PR internship. It was my senior year of high school, and though I had chosen PR as my intended major for college, I truly had no idea what I was walking into. I sent up a silent prayer, … Continue reading FOUR THINGS I LEARNED FROM A PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

MONICA COUVILLION WEBINAR

Article by Madison Gabor – EsPResso Committee Member On Wednesday, February 21st, Marist PRSSA hosted a Webinar event with Monica Couvillion, an Account Executive from a global public relations firm, Edelman. Monica is a Marist Alumni (’16) and former PRSSA member, therefore, it was extremely easy for the members to relate to her as she had once been in our shoes. The webinar began with … Continue reading MONICA COUVILLION WEBINAR

SENIORS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE AT MARIST PRSSA’S INTERNSHIP PANEL

Article by Paisley Haddad – EsPResso Staff Writer On October 25, 2017, Marist College’s  PRSSA held a senior internship panel that featured three seniors in the PR workforce. These seniors, Marina Ballentine (Health Quest), Brooke DiPalma (News 12 Long Island, Yahoo!,WABC-TV), and Lindsey Wells (Devrises Global, Jonesworks), all gave the audience a glimpse into what it’s like doing professional interviews, making connections, and balancing school … Continue reading SENIORS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE AT MARIST PRSSA’S INTERNSHIP PANEL

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop Recap

Article by Tatiana Miranda | esPResso Committee Member Summer is around the corner, so that means INTERNSHIPS (or jobs for you graduating seniors)! At one of our last meetings, the PRSSA eboard held a workshop and gave members advice on crafting resumes and cover letters. In case you missed out, Marist PRSSA offers these tips to keep in mind when working to applying jobs: Resumes and … Continue reading Resume and Cover Letter Workshop Recap

7 Tips for Landing the Perfect Communications Job: As Told by a Graduating Senior

Article by Nikki Childers | esPResso Staff Writer The job application process can be hectic, but knowing how to properly job prospect and prepare for an interview is all part of the secret. Having a solid resume is just the first step of the job application process. It is vital to not show up to an interview with just copies of your resume. Having a portfolio, … Continue reading 7 Tips for Landing the Perfect Communications Job: As Told by a Graduating Senior

PRSSA Alumni Panel

Article by Monica Couvillion | esPResso Staff Writer On Nov. 11, Marist PRSSA welcomed Meredith Lowe, Emily Baksa and Julianna Sheridan to sit on an alumni panel open to all Marist PRSSA students. Lowe graduated in 2013, Baksa in 2014 and Sheridan in 2015,  and today they each work in the professional public relations industry. The visiting alumnae spoke candidly about their work in PR as well … Continue reading PRSSA Alumni Panel