Unit 9: Careers in Public Relations
Well-honed public relations skills have a place in just about every human enterprise from international commerce to campaigns for public office to solving social ills. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the employment opportunities for public relations practitioners will grow in the years ahead. Among the issues to consider for those contemplating a job in public relations are the skillsets required, the working conditions, the potential for advancement, and salary levels. This unit will introduce you to employment resources available that aid public relations aspirants in finding their first job and advancing through a professional career.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 5 hours.
9.1: Job Outlook for Public Relations Professionals
9.2: PR Employment Tips
9.2.1: Just Starting Out
9.2.2: Public Relations Internships
9.2.3: Entry-Level Public Relations Jobs
9.2.4: Career Advancement
9.3: Research: Employment Resources for Public Relations Job Placement
Unit 9 Discussion