PRSSA MEMBERS HIT THE ROAD
dents are able find out exactly what area
to-face with guest speakers most important.
they want to work with. They can say okay,
Olubela says it helped her find her niche in
I want to stay in this lane. From there they
public relations, which ranges from special-
can find out what the professional does in
ties in tourism, food, sports, and crisis com-
their daily work routine. Then they can find
munications just to name a few.
out when the company may accept interns,â€? said Olubela.
Olubela transferred from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, where she majored in
Of the many opportunities for involvement
linguistics, to the University of South Florida
and experience offered by PRSSA, students
in the spring of 2011, where she double ma-
find attending conferences and talking face-
jors in creative writing and public relations.
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