As stated in Minna Morse’s post on January 10th “networking is a vital part of career building. There are many ways to cultivate relationships on your way to success; one important one is making face-time with professionals in your chosen field.” Learn the top 10 networking post from Rita Gustin before attending one or more of these exciting upcoming events:
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AARP is back, and looking for spring interns for their print and online media, media relations, etc. Three SOC interns–undergraduate and graduate students–are there this fall, learning from the best in the field, and we have had numerous AARP success stories in semesters past. Don’t miss the AARP Open House and Resume Drop event on Wednesday, October 18th, 6-8 p.m.
Women and minority students are encourated to attend the T. Howard Foundation information session tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 17th, 5- 6 p.m. The foundation offers a competitive summer program with positions in a wide range of multimedia and entertainment companies.
There are two great events lined up on Tuesday night, October 6, on the first floor of MGC, focusing on two huge job markets in this unique “company town”: government and associations.
First, as part of Federal Careers Week, an overview session for those interested in exploring jobs and internships in the federal government, in MGC 4, 5:30-7. There are opportunities for communications specialists in every branch, in every department, in every part of the country. (P.S. Check out advisor Chris Hughes’ podcast debunking myths of Federal jobs!)
Mark Your Calendars for Tuesday night, October 6th, 7:15-8:30 in MGC 3!
Editor Hugh Delehanty oversees the two largest circulation publications in the world–one a lifestyle magazine, and the other, an issue-based newspaper. Previously an editor at Sports Illustrated, People, and Utne Reader, Delehanty also co-authored the national bestseller Sacred Hoops with NBA coach Phil Jackson; launched a number of new magazines; won numerous awards for editorial excellence; taught at Columbia School of Journalism; and is on the board of the American Society of Magazine Editors.
Want to help produce a magazine that profiles celebrities, tackles the biggest issues of the day, and has a circulation of 22 million readers?
Contribute to one of the nation’s largest circulation newspapers? Or work in online media, video, radio, marketing, advocacy, fundraising, or any of a number of other functions for an organization that ranks as one of the largest membership associations and most powerful lobbying groups in the country?
Then come to the AARP Open House and Resume Drop-Off with AARP representative Betsy Sprouse next Tuesday, September 8th, 5-6:30 p.m., in the Career Center Library. There are 27 internships open at AARP this semester, in media, advocacy and other areas, so sign into AUCareerWeb to check out the job descriptions, and RSVP for the event. Get your resumes ready!!!