The PRSA National Capital Chapter (PRSA NCC) Diverse New Professionals
Fellowship Program was originally established in 2020 to deliver on the chapter’s strategic objective to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that cultivates a diverse and collaborative membership reflective of the profession and community.
In 2022, The Diverse New Professionals Fellowship Program will officially launch to help provide recent graduates who are Black, Latino/Hispanic, Indigenous, or Asian with access to professional development and networking opportunities. Recipients will also be assigned a dedicated mentor to help guide and connect them as they enter the professional communications field.
Program Benefits / Offerings:
- A full year of PRSA National membership and membership in the National Capital Chapter for four recent graduates
- A stipend of $500* per professional to attend NCC professional development and networking events throughout the year (to be awarded as credit / promotional
code to use when registering for NCC events)
- A dedicated mentor for each professional to receive regular support and guidance throughout the year
- Recent graduate (defined as having graduated in the last three years) with a degree in public relations, communications, or similar field, with a committed
intent to pursue a career in the field Currently residing in or plans to pursue a career in the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area
- Self-identified as Black, Latino/Hispanic, Indigenous, or Asian Demonstrated commitment to the communications profession based on a written
statement and resume
- At least one letter of reference from an academic advisor or supervisor (e.g. from an internship or fellowship)
*Stipend amount is subject to change based on the NCC’s financial resources available to fund the program
Thank you to our Fellowship Program sponsor