Professional Development Week 2013

UT PRSSA has an exciting three days of events planned for Monday, April 1 through Wednesday, April 3. If you’re looking to dust off your resume, practice your networking skills and connect with public relations peers and professionals, read on.

On Monday, April 1, UT PRSSA will partner with PRWeek Agency of the Year 2013 Cohn & Wolfe Austin and UT Association for Women in Communication to host a Resume + Networking Workshop. Come for valuable, first hand tips from some of the best in PR to kick off a week of professional development.

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What? Cohn & Wolfe Resume + Networking Workshop

Where? Student Services Building (SSB) G1.310

When? Monday, April 1 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


On Tuesday, April 2, UT PRSSA will host its fourth bi-annual Longhorn Networking Event. The chapter’s signature event, Longhorn Networking will enable you to network with top communications professionals and local university students. Be ready to talk shop, snack on hors d’oeuvres and swap business cards. The event could be key to landing you a dream job or internship – you never know who you could meet.

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What? Longhorn Networking

Where? Opal Divine’s Freehouse, 700 W. 6th St.

When? Tuesday, April 2, 6:30 – 8 p.m.


Last but not least, on Wednesday, April 3, the Spring 2013 Communication Job & Internship Fair will take place right here at UT Austin’s DKR Stadium from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Grab your updated resume, dress the part and plan to meet as many potential employers as possible. There will be a lot of employers at the event, so brainstorm your strategy beforehand. There are plenty of guides about the companies, resume writing, business attire, and more on the Career Service’s website to keep you in the know.

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What? Spring 2013 Communication Job & Internship Fair

Where? DKR Stadium, entrance gates 14 & 16

When? Wednesday, April 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Happy networking from UT PRSSA!