FPRA Student Members
Public relations students know that gaining professional experience while in school is the key to the start of a successful career. That’s why many Florida students choose to join FPRA.
The Association offers scholarships, networking opportunities and internships that provide valuable insight into your chosen profession – all while providing you with a chance to expand your portfolio.
Students can take advantage of joining one of the 11 student chapters located at universities and colleges throughout the state of Florida. Please click here to find a student chapter.
|FPRA student memberships are available to full time students enrolled in an accredited institution of learning and who are interested in public relations. Student memberships take effect from September 1 – August 31 each year. |
Student Brochure and Membership Application
FPRA Student Membership Benefits
|Real World Experiences |
FPRA’s student members participate in exciting and productive public relations activities including: producing campaigns, providing community service, developing strategic plans, implementing special events and giving back to their schools and communities while learning and gaining valuable experiences.
Students have access to the Association’s Membership Directory and can attend professional workshops and seminars at any of the 15 professional FPRA chapters. Students are just a click or phone call away from mentors, internships and first-time job opportunities.
|Annual Conference – Student Track |
Widely regarded as Florida’s most outstanding professional development offering in public relations, FPRA’s Annual Conference features a student track specially designed for its student members. Students can network with professionals from various industries and compete in the student division of the Golden Image Awards.
| Scholarships |
Students can fulfill their continuing education goals through the Association’s Education Foundation scholarship program. Chapter scholarships range from $500 to $1,350 and at the state level, FPRA offers a $1,500 scholarship each year.
FPRA’s Website includes an exclusive Members-Only area which features a library of resources, job bank, membership directory, speakers' bureau and much more. Members can also connect with the several social media communities FPRA moderates: FPRA’s blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
|Leadership Opportunities |
Students are given the opportunity to develop leadership skills by serving on FPRA’s student chapter and professional boards. FPRA also offers a variety of committees to keep students involved.
|Student Chapter Start-Up |
If your school does not have a chapter and you would like to create one, please call the FPRA State Office at 941-365-2135.