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“Think, Link & Learn”

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Welcome New Ad/PR Majors!

February 11 (Thursday) - 12:30 - 2 PM (Club Hours)
Welcome Reception for New Ad/PR Majors - #290 Shepard Hall

Attendance Strongly Recommended

The faculty will officially welcome new Ad/PR majors, introduce themselves and share a little about life in the major, courses students will experience in coming semesters and answer questions. Come learn how you can excel in the communications field—expected to grow 24% by 2018, according to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Light refreshments will be provided!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Spring 2010 Professional Development Events

February 4 (Thursday) American Advertising Federation (AAF)
FREE MOSAIC Career Fair 2010
New York Athletic Club
180 Central Park South

http://www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=733

* DEADLINE to upload resumes (required) is Thursday, January 28
* Recent graduates may also attend
* Circulate to friends & February ’10 grads
* Students MUST pre-register for career fair online & submit resumes in ADVANCE
* Business attire
* Nearly 30 recruiters are expected
* Excellent opportunity for AAF chapter members and interested students
* AAF membership is not required to attend


February 5 (Friday) LaGrant Foundation
Council of Public Relations Firms & New York University
FREE Career Development Workshop
Noon-4 PM :: NYU Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd St. – Room #431)
(between 5th & 6th Ave., 4th Floor)

http://www.lagrantfoundation.org

* Registration deadline Wednesday, February 3, 2010
* Business attire – additional details below
* Send email to Ericka Avila with name, email address, phone number, school, major and year (junior, senior + when you’ll graduate)
* Space is limited, students advised to register early
* Subject Line should read –
Feb. 5 Career Development Workshop Registration

Contact: Ericka Avila – Programs Manager
The LaGrant Foundation
323.469.8680, ext. 223
erickaavila@lagrant.com


February 10 (Wednesday) - 8 AM
FREE MCA Internship Boot Camp - #492 Shepard Hall

http://www.internshipinsight.blogspot.com
* Complimentary “Basic Training Breakfast” provided
BYOC - Bring Your Own Coffee : )
No advance registration required

If you’re thinking about an internship for Summer or Fall ’10, then this workshop’s for you because deadlines are fast approaching. Ad/PR, Journalism and Film/Video Majors are welcome to attend.

Bring your resumes and questions about potential employers. Seniors and guest speakers will share success strategies as you learn from others who’ve been in the trenches. Student / workplace tip sheets will be provided. Juniors/third year students should attend this session PRIOR to your meeting with Internship Advisor Prof. Lynn Appelbaum.

Boot Camp Drill Sergeant: Prof. Lynne Scott Jackson, #466 Shepard Hall lynne.scottjackson@gmail.com; 917.748.8917 – cell; 212.650.7114-office.