Monday, October 18, 2010

Some kids dream of Disneyland...

This weekend, I was able to represent Indiana University at the Public Relations Student Society of America National Conference in Washington, D.C.

On the south lawn of the White House for a tour.

I've found that being involved in college organizations has provided as many learning opportunities as in the classroom. Being a part of professional organizations and fraternities like PRSSA provides students with educational and professional development education, practice and networking opportunities.

The Capitol and Grant Monument.

The convention held a networking night, sessions in skill development and career advice, keynote addresses and a career fair. I have been able to make connections with students from across the country, while promoting our chapter and the upcoming regional event our chapter will host for PR professionals and students in the spring.

The Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool by night.

As a journalism and political science major, I've made a point of making time to see all the sights during my first trip to our nation's capital. I've been able to go on a tour of the East Wing of the White House, the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, all the monuments at night, Georgetown and a garden tour of the White House. It's been a long weekend but a great trip!

Me outside the White House-a dream come true!

1 comment:

Lauren said...

So totally cool!!! Proud of you, cousin.