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Dallas-Fort Worth Professional Resources & Networking Groups About UNT PRSSA Who We Are The University of North Texas chapter of PRSSA seeks to provide tools for our members to reach their professional goals in their education in Public Relations. You do not need to be a PR major to join, as we provide helpful internship information and career development resources that are valuable to all majors. Our chapter promotes skills in social media, networking and self-development. About the Public Relations Student Society of America The Public Relations Student Society of America (www.prssa.org), headquartered in New York, is the world’s pre-eminent, pre-professional public relations organization. Founded in 1968 by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the organization has grown to more than 10,000 members at more than 300 Chapters across the United States and one Chapter in Argentina. PRSSA membership benefits include scholarships and awards; and internship, job and professional development opportunities. Public Relations Society of America, Dallas Chapter https://www.prsadallas.org Twitter: @prsadallas NuPros: @dallasnupros Public Relations Society of America, Fort Worth Chapter http://www.fortworthprsa.org Twitter: @fortworthprsa International Association of Business Communicators, Dallas Chapter http://dallas.iabc.com Twitter: @iabcdallas DFW AMA (American Marketing Association) http://www.dfwama.com Twitter: @dfwama National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) Dallas-Fort Worth chapter www.niridfw.org Twitter: @niriswrc PRSSA Mission To serve our members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to professional development opportunities; To serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well prepared professionals How to Join Membership dues are $80 for a full calendar year, which includes the stylish PRSSA T-shirt. Dues will be collected by March 1 (spring semester) and by October 1 (fall semester) each year. The general meetings are free and open to all UNT students. Paid members will have priority for outside events, field trips, conferences, officer elections, PRSA Dallas meetings, chance to apply for PRSSA scholarships and grants, PRSSA national newsletter and will receive the discounted PRSA me