To join PRSA Chicago, you must fill out an application on the PRSA National website.
Be Part of Your Local PR Community
PRSA Chicago is the fourth largest chapter in the country. The chapter was founded in 1948 to provide professionals with programs and activities designed to meet their needs for professional development and networking. Today, its almost 500 members represent a cross-section of industries, with a diverse mix of Fortune 100 corporations, public relations agencies, associations, and non-profit organizations.
The goal of PRSA Chicago is to advance the profession of public relations, promote high professional and ethical standards and build the reputation of the profession in the Chicago area.
Broaden Your Knowledge Base
PRSA Chicago offers monthly programs, professional development workshops, job search services and an annual awards program. Chapter programs addresses trends and challenges that impact the profession, with top-notch speakers who provide relevant, how-to information to help you stay current with a rapidly changing profession.
Expand Your Professional Horizons
Become involved through volunteer opportunities and committees to help sharpen your leadership skills, make new contacts and grow as a professional. The Young Professionals Network (YPN) provides a forum for recent graduates. Accreditation, a voluntary certification program administered by PRSA, is a great way for professionals to demonstrate their commitment to the profession and make a leap in career and personal development.