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Thursday, February 19, 2009

PRSA - NY Career Forum April 18 (Register NOW)

Hosted at The Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC
on Saturday, April 18, 2009

Registration online at www.prsany.org

Are you a college graduate or student applying for your first position or internship, a new professional or seasoned pro ready to make a move in the industry, or seeking information on continuing education? Then bring your resume and be prepared to meet representatives from top public relations and communications companies and gather information on leading continuing education programs.

Special guest, Peter Shankman, an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and networking extraordinaire will keynote this year’s career forum. Peter is the founder and CEO of The Geek Factory, Inc., a boutique marketing and PR Strategy firm located in New York City, with clients worldwide. Most recently, Peter launched Help A Reporter Out (www.helpareporter.com) which connects journalists with the sources they require using a social media platform.

Alan Cohen, a certified executive career and leadership coach and president of Acts of Balance (www.actsofbalance.com), will be on hand to give attendees tips on how to make an impression at the forum. Alan works with public relations executives in the areas of career and professional development, helping them to better navigate the ever-changing landscape of their industry.

About the PRSA-NY Career Forum
The yearly forum is hosted by PRSA-NY’s New Professionals Committee and aims to provide an opportunity for attendees to network and meet with top public relations and communications companies, as well as learn of continuing education programs. Last year, over 300 attendees from across the US attended the forum— ranging from college students, recent graduates, new professionals and seasoned pros. Visit www.prsany.org for more information.

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