The PR Council is pleased to announce our 14th annual PRC/Howard University Career Fair, to be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. We expect to have over 50 prescreened candidates with a demonstrated interest in internships and full time positions in public relations attending.  We urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to find highly-qualified, diverse candidates.

The deadline for firm registration is Tuesday, January 16.  To register, contact Donna Renella at

Howard Job Fair Information:

Location:  The Interdisciplinary Research Building, 2201 Georgia Ave NW, Washington 20059

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Time: 10 am to 3 pm

Cost: There is NO CHARGE for Council members to attend this event

Process: Resumes will be available online for review for each participating firm. Agencies can select candidates to interview, or interview candidates on a “walk in” basis. Scheduled interviews will be slotted for twenty minute meetings. Firms may have more than one schedule.

Tentative timeline: 

  • January 16 – deadline for firms to sign up
  • January 16 – deadline for firms to submit a one page PDF that can be distributed to the participating students
  • January 30 – online access to resumes for interview selection
  • February 16 – deadline to submit names of candidates selected for interviews and confirm the number of schedules requested
  • February 28 – receive interview schedules from the Office of Career Development, Cathy Hughes School of Communications, Howard University

Fast Facts:

  • Howard University is the only Traditional Black College to be accredited by the Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.
  • The Howard University Office of Career Development for the Cathy Hughes School of Communications invites other colleges such as Spelman, Florida A&M, Temple and Clark to participate.
  • Student participants are advised that most participating firms will not know their hiring needs for the spring/summer of 2018 and internship deadlines may has passed for some agencies, but all will interview for future internship and full-time opportunities.


If you have any questions or to register to participate, please contact Donna Renella at