Public Relations

Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • Mediabistro: Jobs, news, education, events and research for the media industry. 
  • MEOjobs: aggregates career opportunities in media, communications and the arts
  • O’Dwyers: News, rankings of PR firms, blogs, job postings and a monthly magazine. 
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs: Job and internship opportunities in government and nonprofits in DC and nationwide.
  • PR News: Conferences, webinars, job postings and current news about PR. 
  • PRWeek U.S.: News, career center, blogs, case studies and salary surveys. 
  • PRWeek.com: Weekly newsletter with global news, company ratings, job postings, best places to work survey and other information. 
  • TalentZoo.com: Job board for full-time positions and internships. 
  • The Institute for Public Relations: Independent nonprofit dedicated to the science behind public relations, with a strong research focus. 
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics: Overview of PR work and labor projections.

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership- based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.