Congratulations to FPRA student members Dohzay Staples, left, and Joseph Carter, middle right, on their graduation from Bethune-Cookman University! Dohzay and Joseph are members of the FPRA Vision Chapter at B-CU, and they have been active with FPRA Volusia/Flagler all through college. We wish them well as they launch their professional careers! Also pictured are Vision Chapter member Lina Lexine, middle left, and Volusia/Flagler Chapter President Jeannette Duerr, APR, right.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WITH VOLUSIA/FLAGLER FPRA CHAPTER – The Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is always looking for motivated and talented 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.
Email your resume to FPRAvf@gmail.com with the subject line “FPRA Volusia/Flagler Internship” if interesting in applying today!
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.
Check out this article by Stetson University student about the best classes to take in preparation for a PR position: From a senior’s perspective – an FPRA article