Student Steering Committee Profile: Matthew Palmer


Meet your 2014/2015 Student Steering Committee!

Over the next few months, we will be posting profiles of CPRS Toronto’s 2014/2015 Student Steering Committee Student Representatives. Stay tuned for more!


Matthew Palmer, Student Rep
Humber College, Public Relations Diploma

This is my first year being a part of CPRS Toronto’s Student Steering Committee representing Humber College. I am incredibly excited to work with the many driven Public Relations students and professionals that are a part of CPRS.

Where are you from?
I am born and raised in Burlington, Ontario!

What are you most excited for this year?
I am actually really excited about everything to do with CPRS this year. Networking with my peers and professional in the industry is an amazing opportunity that I hope to extend to my classmates as well!

Have you interned anywhere?
I volunteered with the communications and public relations teams with Fan Expo HQ Canada. Learning about what goes on behind the scenes at Toronto Comicon and Fan Expo Toronto was an eye opener and I gained a lot from the experience.

What is your dream job?
I am really into sports, so working for an organization like the MLSE would be a perfect balance between my interest and my job.

What do you do outside of school?
I balance a part time job with school and being a part of the CPRS Student Steering Committee. Outside of that I loving playing pool with my friends.

Tell us something random about yourself
I have a healthy obsession with loose leaf tea, especially from DavidsTea. I have about 30 different kinds of tea at home and try to find interesting flavour combinations with them.

Find Matthew on:

Twitter: @Matt_Palms

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