Non-Profit Organizations Offer PR Students a Place to Start Their Careers


A major sector of the public relations workforce revolves around work done for non-profit organizations.  During Tuesday’s non-profit event hosted by EMU PRSSA, this section of PR was explored with Bob Sadler, PR director for the Detroit Historical Society.

Sadler received his bachelors degree in Communications  from the University of Detroit, and his MBA from Wayne State.  He discovered that his love for writing and communicating could be harnessed in the world of public relations.  Facilitating information for journalists was where Sadler decided he would be best served while exploring his career choices.

His career path started in the non-profit sector with the Epilepsy Center.  From his experiences, Sadler believes that students looking to gain hands-on knowledge in the PR world would be best served getting an internship with a non-profit organization rather than an agency setting.

There are several different categories of non-profit organizations that need PR…

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