As the preeminent pre-professional
organization for students of public relations,
PRSSA offers its members numerous opportunities to develop professional
and personal skill sets.
Join the Buff State Chapter for three reasons:
YOUR Future Career!
Meet and mingle with other students
looking for jobs, professionals offering tips, or employers looking for you to be the newest addition to their PR Department!
- Membership can link you up on a more friendly level with the same people you’ve met in class.
- Membership offers the opportunity to attend events held by the Buffalo-Niagara Chapter of PRSA and meet the very professionals
who have walked your shoes and are now working public relations around Buffalo...the same people who may soon be reading your resumes!
- Membership gives you unlimited resources when it comes to being familiar with the public relations industry. With access to insider news, industry newsletters, professional advice, and thorough websites, membership
can lead to a positive out-of-class experience.
- Membership can give you inside knowledge about several on-and-off-campus events where you can meet and interact with
other people interested in the PR industry.
- Membership offers the opportunity to attend the National Conference where
PRSSA chapters from colleges around the country bring ideas together to help students make it through the field of PR.
- Membership offers a leadership role at the National Assembly where high-level
decision-making and policy-scripting for the entire national PRSSA organization is carried out.
- Membership offers the chance to travel with the group to Regional Activities
where other schools host seminars that are intended to be fun and exciting while still educational. The Buff State Chapter may soon host a regional activity for other chapters.
- Membership can put you in contact with other PRSSA chapters from local colleges including Canisius, UB, St. Bonaventure,
- Membership gives the ability to apply for $20,000 worth of scholarships a year that are given exclusively to PRSSA
Learn how to do things, and do them well!
- Membership offers you a chance to get involved in the planning stages of various events, promotions, and activities
that the organization sponsors.
- Membership gives you a chance to publish articles for the newsletter, create additions for the website, or put your
information out to the group in several other ways.
- Membership creates the opportunity to get involved with the student-run firm which implements full-scale public relations
campaigns for specific clients who need it. In the past few years, the Buff State
Chapter has begun campaigns for Students for Peace (a new organization on campus) and the Buffalo Blue Bike campaign (a new
business in the city).
- Membership gives you great abilities to create, update, or enhance your resume, cover letter, portfolio, or any other
tools needed to get the job after college.
- Membership gives you the ability to be elected to the Executive Board and attain the responsibilities and accomplishments
that a fancy title like President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Events Coordinator, or Editor can add to any resume.
Jobs in the Public Relations Industry
PRSSA can prepare you for a broad career in many different fields...
Membership gives you first hand accounts of how to make it into the PR industry.
Membership gives you the ability to search for jobs made exclusively available to PRSA/PRSSA members through their
Membership will prepare you for an exciting PR career in almost any field you could imagine...
Corporate Public Relations
Educational Public Relations
Employee Relations/Human Resources
Financial Public Relations
Government Public Affairs
Health Care Public Relations
International Public Relations
Political Public Relations
Public Relations Firms
Real Estate Marketing
Sports Public Relations/Sports