What is the IPR Street Team?
The IPR Street Team is a group of motivated college students who volunteer their writing or graphic design skills to help IPR share the latest research with the industry. The team was founded in 2015 at the IPR Headquarters at the University of Florida. The University of Florida’s chapter currently has 40+ students who work with us!
What will members gain from being part of the Street Team?
Members of the Street Team have the opportunity to get their work published on the Institute for Public Relations blog. In addition, being on the Street Team presents unique networking opportunities, opportunities to build a professional portfolio, a look into the latest research, and a first-hand look into the latest advancements in PR and communication.
What is required to join?
Members of the Street Team should have:
-Strong writing skills
-Good time management skills
-Critical thinking skills
-Motivation to supply quality work
-Writing samples are a plus!
What does membership entail?
Street Team members generally write blog posts for the Institute for Public Relations. Many of these posts will be summaries of recent research studies. Calls for blog posts will be emailed throughout the semester; blog authorship positions will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Blog posts are typically required to be 600-900 words, and must include major concepts from the summarized research such as: an executive summary, method used in the study, results, implications for the industry, etc. More detailed guidelines are provided in the initial call for blogs.
For additional questions or requests to join the Street Team, email Nikki Kesaris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the University of Florida IPR Street Team, email Olivia Kresis at email@example.com.
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