19 Aug 2013

PRSA YPN Accepting Career Contributions Submissions for September Programming

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PRSA Chicago is now accepting “YPN/PRSSA Career Contributions” submissions for the month of September. The program aims to contribute to the career growth of Chicago area PRSA YPN and PRSSA members by providing opportunities to apply and receive free admission to upcoming PRSA/YPN Chicago events, socials and workshops. For the month of September, applications will be accepted for the following

Application Deadline: Friday, Sept. 6, 5 p.m. CST

Application Process:

Click here to download the PRSA Chicago: YPN/PRSSA Career Contributions application and submit applications and a resume by the deadline via email to Alison Hamer (ahamer@lcwa.com) and Joseph Tateoka (joseph.tateoka@edelman.com).

Rules and Regulations:

  • Must be a young professional – graduated within the past five years – or active PRSSA member of a Chicago-affiliated chapter (Columbia, DePaul, Loyola, Roosevelt, Northern Illinois, Valparaiso).
  • If a young professional, must be a resident of Chicago, Chicago suburbs or NW Indiana.
  • PRSA Members and non-members may apply; students must be current PRSSA members.
  • Can apply to multiple award levels, but may only receive one per year.
  • Attendance at awarded event is required.
  • After attending an event or joining PRSA, award winners must submit a recap (within two weeks) of “what I learned” (250-500 words), along with a headshot to be posted to the YPN Facebook page and PRSAChicago.com. If summary is not submitted, individual will not be eligible to win future awards and may be required to repay financial obligations.