The Bulletin 10/14
UW Department of Communication News & Updates
Week 3: Go get 'em, Huskies!
Fall quarter is just beginning, but we are in full swing with activities, internship opportunities, and more!
The Bulletin is your weekly guide to all things Comm - so be sure to check it out to find out what events are coming up, what resources are available to you, and how to make the most of your time in the Department of Communication!
Career Exploration: Costco and NYC
On this trip, we will be taking 5 students to Costco in Issaquah to learn about corporate communication from experts who know the ins and outs of internal and external strategies.
When: Wednesday, October 21 from 11 to 1 p.m.
Apply here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/leezelr/282456
Application deadline: Monday, October 19 at 5 p.m.
*If chosen, more details will be emailed to you prior to the visit
New York City
****************Deadline this Friday, October 16 at 5 pm!**********************
Are you interested in pursuing a career in the Big Apple after graduation? We’ll meet with Communication professionals for two full days of career exploration, networking, and getting to know what it would be like to work and live in New York City.
Applications are open: September 30 – October 16
Travel Dates: November 12 – 14
Cost to Students: $100 to cover all expenses, including airfare, food, hotels, etc.
Apply here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/tbonnes/281891
Watch videos from past trips: http://www.com.washington.edu/ck/career-exploration/
Professional Development Workshops
Using Microphones & Editing Sound
When: Thursday, October 22 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Room: CMU 302
Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-media-workshop-using-microphones-editing-sound-tickets-18939955918
When: Thursday, November 5 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Room: CMU 302
Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-media-workshop-illustrator-tickets-18940506565
When: Monday, November 9 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Room: CMU 322
Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-media-workshop-premiere-tickets-18941644970
Interview to Internship: JJ Caprices
JJ Caprices, a new online fashion boutique that features extraordinary handmade women's accessories, is looking for a Marketing / Social Media Intern. Duties include: taking brilliant Instagram pics, creating interesting Pinterest boards, blogging about fashion (and travel), writing clever tweets, and helping with marketing projects.
More info: http://www.com.washington.edu/ck/internship/
When: Wednesday, October 21 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: CMU 102E
Sign up for your 15 minute interview slot: https://calendly.com/i2i/jjcaprices10-21/10-07-2015
Available Internships and Opportunities
Government Career Fair
Are you interested in gaining a career opportunity working in a government setting? Don’t miss the Government Career Fair sponsored by the Career Center. This event is a great opportunity to interact and connect with government employers looking to recruit Huskies for part-time, full-time and internship opportunities. Bring your resumes, dress to impress, and come join us for this fun event!
Tuesday, October 27th, 2-5pm
Mary Gates Hall, Commons
Open to all students and alumni from all 3 campuses
Please click here for a list of attending employers
Questions? Please email email@example.com or call 206-543-0535.
The NASA Astrobiology Debates Western Championship
"Resolved: an ethical obligation to protect and preserve extraterrestrial microbial-life and ecosystems should be incorporated into international law."
More information can be found here: http://www.nasadebates.org/Western-Championship-Information-and-Registration.php
Join the Public Relations Student Society of America!
Get further involved in the Department by joining the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). PRSSA is the premier pre-professional organization for students interested in public relations and communications. Join them for their fall kick off meeting on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30PM in CMU 120. Come learn about the professional organization, meet the leadership team, and turn in your application found here: http://www.com.washington.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/PRSSA-Application.pdf.
Members have access to bi-weekly meetings and workshops focused on professional development, leadership, and industry trends. This quarter PRSSA is bringing in professionals from companies such as Twitter, General Motors, Weber Shandwick, Edelman, Porter Novelli, and more!
PRSSA strives to connect members to lifelong opportunities, experience and professional growth. Take a step forward in your professional life and be part of UW PRSSA to take advantage of the many benefits:
· Exclusive internship listing
· Create a professional portfolio
· Networking events
· Office visits
· Scholarships and awards
· Competitions/Case studies
· Leadership opportunities
· Travel to nation-wide conferences