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Is the PRK exam for you?

If you are starting your career in public relations and wondering if the PRK exam is for you, you may find it helpful to understand PRK exam learning objectives that are being tested:

  • identify commonly understood public relations theories and practices;
  • formulate communications strategies and tactics appropriate for a number of described business situations;
  • distinguish between correct and incorrect terms and processes typically used in public relations, corporate communications and marketing communications;
  • employ appropriate editing skills to create error-free copy;
  • clearly and correctly express concepts and arguments in writing;
  • analyze a described workplace situation and apply sound judgment in creating an appropriate solution.

Next exam:

The next Public Relations Knowledge (PRK)® exam will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in most major urban centres across Canada. The following date is May 16, 2015.

Registration closes:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015, midnight PST (subject to availability of exam centre) 

 

Consider doing the PRK exam if you have graduated from a PR program in 2014 or will be graduating in 2015, or if you are a junior public relations practitioner. 

 

The PRK Readiness Program is a good tool to prepare for the exam and includes:

 
  • The Study Guide and recommended reading list
  • Membership in the online PRK Discussion Forum
  • Live webinar to prepare for the exam and ask questions
 

Congratulations!


Congratulations to all who have successfully completed the Public Relations Knowledge (PRK)® Exam!

 
Kate Abel | CV
Vivian Binnema
Leanne Laverick | CV
Kealy Litun
Taylor Blades
Joshua Brighton | CV
Jacquie Lycka | CV
Shelby MacLeod
Emily Brennan
Kimberly Castlemain
Shantae Manders
Octavio Ulises Martinez
Audrey Champagne
Warren Mitchell
Jennifer Collins | Bio Mallory McCredie
Michelle Crossland | Bio Heather Olynick | CV
Ashley Degrace Dahlia Orcajada
Colleen Dunbar| CV Samantha Peck
Jaclyn Edwards
Nicole Fitch
Calyn Pettit
Hannah Rose Pratt
Jordan Fitzgerald| Bio
Stephanie Jeans
Stephanie Rochefort
Kelsey Rosenkranz
Phil Gaudreau | CV
Kim Rudolph
Anne Stevenson
Jerrica Goodwin
Jodie Scoular
Zuzanna Somora | CV
Kelly Hall
Roselyn Templeton
Katie Hayes
Robert Hickey
Shelley Ingram | Bio
Rachel Velsher
Leslee Vivian
Amy Watkins
Amanda Kemsley
Maria Kotovych | CV
Lars Wessman
Brandon Westman | CV
Salem Woodrow

Is the Public Relations Knowledge (PRK)® exam for you?
  
You should consider writing the exam if you are a:
 
  • graduate (or about to graduate) from a public relations program and want to demonstrate your foundation of public relations knowledge and boost your visibility by posting your CV on the CPRS website
  • junior public relations professional motivated to distinguish yourself
  • professional who has been working in a public relations or communications position but had not graduated from a public relations study program



Detailed information on the PRK exam is available HERE
    Exam Locations
    Exact location information available after registration

    Halifax

     
    Montreal
     
     
    Ottawa
     
     
    Toronto
     
     
    Kitchener/Waterloo
     
     
    Regina
     
     
    Edmonton
     
     
    Calgary
     
     
    Vancouver
     
     
    Victoria