Public relations students may join the Public Relations Student Society of America, the student-run chapter of the professional organization, Public Relations Society of America.
Through Quinnipiac's PRSSA-the largest in the state and one of the largest in New England-students participate in fundraising and promotional activities as well as portfolio and resume assessment events.
Students also attend the PRSSA national conference, where they network with potential employers and industry leaders. Students also can join a student chapter of the Fairfield County Public Relations Association.
Campus guest speakers have included representatives from such organizations as the Dow Jones Institute, Jacobs and Prosek, Mason, Inc., the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Ketchum, Sikorsky and the FBI.