UTSA to host public relations student mixer and panel discussion Sept. 26

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(Sept. 19, 2013) -- The UTSA Office of University Communications and Marketing and the San Antonio chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators will co-host "PR, Pizza and Pros," a mixer, internship fair and panel discussion for students interested in the field of public relations. The event will be 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26 in the University Center Retama Auditorium (2.02.02) on the UTSA Main Campus. Free and open to students, snacks will be provided.

For the panel discussion, public relations and career professionals will offer their perspectives on the PR world. Free snacks will be available.

Panelists will include Audrey Magnuson, director of the UTSA Career Center, who will discuss resumes and proper dress for interviews; Joe Izbrand, UTSA associate vice president for communications and marketing, who will share perspective on the university and corporate settings in PR; and Jesus Chavez, UTSA communications marketing associate, who will offer the perspective of someone relatively new to the workforce.

Additionally, there will be representatives from the San Antonio corporate PR world who will discuss career opportunities. The panel will be moderated by Tim Brownlee, UTSA associate director of internal communications.

For more information, contact Tim Brownlee at 210-458-5112.