FREE PR and COMMUNICATION CAREER EVENTS!

See the Center for Communication site for more details, more events and great resources!  Most events are FREE to students. http://www.centerforcommunication.org/upcomingseminars/

MEDIA & TECH: WHERE THE JOBS ARE

  • Thursday, October 6, 2016
  • 6:30pm  8:00pm

Leading recruiters from the hottest operations in the business discuss the dynamic opportunities available in the booming media and tech sector and share insight on the do’s and don’ts of the job search. Brush up on the skills you need to land a position in this exciting field. RSVP

BEHIND THE SCENES AT DROGA5

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016
  • 11:30am  12:30pm

An independent advertising network, Droga5 is “creatively led, strategically driven, technology friendly, and humanity obsessed.” They work with leading brands likeGoogleChaseUNIQLO, and the Clinton Foundation. Droga5 does everything from social and analytics strategy to design and UX. Learn how this midsize agency is perfecting the art of the sell.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early. Selected students will be contacted with location information.

THE FACES BEHIND PODCASTING

  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
  • 6:30pm  8:00pm

As podcasts thrive and grow in popularity, many hosts are becoming household names. Find out how they developed the idea for their show; how they generate new ideas and produce each episode; and how they sustain interest and grow an audience through social media and newsletters. RSVP

SOCIAL MEDIA SUPERSTARS: THE NEW BRAND AMBASSADOR

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  • 7:00pm  9:00pm

Social influencers are more than their follower count. Creators. Artists. Filmmakers. Photographers. Entrepreneurs. They have spent years cultivating organic audiences, starting in college dorms and childhood bedrooms often with no more than a basic webcam. With the rise of “influence marketing” there’s a trend for major media companies to seek out social media influencers to grow their brands. Hear from social media superstars and the companies that love them. RSVP

WANT TO WORK IN PR? VISIT KETCHUM

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
  • 2:00pm  3:30pm

If you want to work in PR, don’t miss this opportunity to visit Ketchum, a communications agency owned by Omnicom Group. With offices in more than 70 countries, Ketchum works with brands like Häagen-DazsIBMMattel, andDoubleTree to deliver strategic communications and measurable results that build reputations.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early. Selected students will be contacted with location information.

FASHION+MEDIA: THE NEW INFLUENCERS

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016
  • 6:30pm  8:00pm

New York’s biggest and most exciting industries come together in fashion media, with jobs in PR, editorial content, marketing, blogging, and social media.  Fashion media pros share how to break into this cutting-edge industry. RSVP

TAKE A TRIP TO TUMBLR

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
  • 11:00am  12:00pm

Take a trip to Tumblr, the microblogging platform that remains a social media powerhouse. Hear from the team on how Tumblr continues to grow its dedicated user base and why it is home to more than 300 million blogs worldwide.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early. Selected students will be contacted with location information.

LGBTQ NEWS COVERAGE AND THE WHITE HOUSE RUN

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2016
  • 6:30pm  8:00pm

In recent years there has been a profound shift in mainstream media’s coverage of LGBTQ issues — what was once marginal is a vital part of campaign coverage. Journalists at BuzzFeed, Mic, and Fusion discuss their approach to writing and reporting LGBTQ issues; how they work with their team on reporting and finding stories; and how this election year has been watershed for  the LGBTQ community.RSVP

THE NEW TASTEMAKERS: VICELAND AND CULTURAL CRITICISM

  • Monday, November 7, 2016
  • 7:00pm  8:30pm

When it debuted in February, Viceland pledged to buck the conventional wisdom that millennials will continue to flee TV. In their initial slate of programming, Viceland has introduced programs with unique voices who shed light on aspects of our culture (food, music, travel, fashion, film), making these subjects personal and helping viewers understand the world that we live in. See how they do it. RSVP

VISIT MASHABLE

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
  • 3:00pm  4:00pm

Join us at Mashable and hear from the team behind this global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Find out why Mashable is the go-to source for all things digital culture, tech and entertainment content for its dedicated audience of 45 million from around the globe.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early. Selected students will be contacted with location information.

FIRST LOOK: VIMEO

  • Friday, December 2, 2016
  • 3:00pm  4:00pm

Video-sharing platform Vimeo, founded by a group of filmmaker friends more than a decade ago, now reaches millions of people from around the globe to let users share their videos with the public, or just friends and family.  Hear about how the Vimeo team builds and innovates for a growing community, and what’s next at Vimeo.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early. Selected students will be contacted with location information.

BEST PLACE TO WORK: HORIZON MEDIA

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • 3:00pm  4:30pm

Check out one of the “Best Places to Work in New York City,” according to Crain’s New York and Advertising Age. Horizon Media is one of the fastest-growing independent media services companies in the world. The agency provides clients, such as Corona, Geico, and History Channel, with complete communications planning across all traditional and emerging channels, including digital, social and mobile.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early. Selected students will be contacted with location information.

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