Update July 2014
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WITH VOLUSIA/FLAGLER FPRA CHAPTER – The Volusia/’Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is currently accepting applications for interns. FPRA interns will get experience writing news releases, sending releases to media outlets, planning special events, creating event flyers, updating the media and membership directories, writing articles to be published in newspapers, compiling information for webmaster, working with social media accounts, coordinating monthly meetings, scheduling keynote speakers, participating in media coverage, working on public relations campaigns, marketing and more. Interns will have an opportunity to work with the area’s top public relations professionals. This is not a paid internship. Preference is given to students majoring in mass communications, public relations, marketing and related fields.
Internship Update by Shauntyra Sweeting
We’re raising money to help college students! –> 08-07-13 Auction
FPRA Volusia/Flagler internship program announced!
Student Members and Chapters:
The Volusia/Flagler Chapter is actively involved with Bethune-Cookman University’s Vision Chapter, which is under the leadership of Public Relations instructor Dr. Salvator Victor. Faculty and communications students at Daytona State College, Stetson University and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University are encouraged to join the Volusia/Flagler Chapter and participate in local activities. The student membership fee is $30.
ARTICLES FROM STUDENTS:
2/2013: Update from the “Vision” Student Chapter at Bethune-Cookman University: Vision newsletter FEB 2013 PDF
12/11/12: Update from the “Vision” Student Chapter at Bethune-Cookman University: BCU VISION CHAPTER UPDATE
Check out this article by Stetson University Senior Seah Bankston (class of 2013) about the best classes to take in preparation for a PR position: From a senior’s perspective – an FPRA article