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Division Scholarship Opportunity – opens today, February 9 – closes Friday, March 2

2018 General CCPA Divisional Scholar Award Announcement and Application 2018 Bauer Scholarship Info sheet HELLO CCPA MAJORS, THE DIVISION OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF SCHOLARSHIP SEASON TODAY! SCHOLARSHIP SEASON FOR THE DIVISION WILL CLOSE WITH A FIRM DEADLINE DATE OF FRIDAY, MARCH 2ND. INTERVIEWS WILL BE SCHEDULED ON ONE (OR MORE) OF THE FOLLOWING DATES TUESDAY, MARCH 6 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 THURSDAY, MARCH 8 IT IS LIKELY THAT ALL INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 – PLEASE KEEP YOUR CALENDAR OPEN… Please email Mrs. Hewitt at rhewitt@smu.edu with any questions.

2018-02-09T13:57:32+00:00 February 9, 2018|Categories: Division Scholarship Opportunity|Tags: |

Mar. 2 Boot Camp in Ft. Worth at OCG+ Agency

The purpose of this boot camp is to provide students with the necessary tools to obtain an internship, maximize their opportunity during an internship, and for qualified students to receive an internship opportunity at the end of the boot camp. We would love for your junior and senior level students majoring in communications, public relations, advertising, and marketing to attend!   The boot camp on Friday, March 2, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. will feature free food, and panel discussions on personal branding, the importance of an internship, how to turn your internship into a full-time job, and much more. The application link below, also found on the OCG+ website, is due by February 9th.   https://form.jotform.com/70255381159154 OCG+ is a multicultural, integrated agency hosting a one-day internship boot camp for free, with other premier North Texas agency influencers, to help provide internships for minority students. OCG+ Bootcamp_Flyer

2018-02-05T12:16:35+00:00 February 2, 2018|Categories: CCPA|

Internship: Summer 2018, Sunwest Public Relations

Posted by Rebecca Hewitt: rhewitt@smu.edu. THE SUNWEST PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN EXPERIENCE... Beginning Summer 2018 - interviews and communication welcome now... At Sunwest, our philosophy on interns is simple: jump in and get as much experience as you can. Our interns are exposed to the full scope of agency life – from pitching media to team happy hours, and everything in between. We currently have an opening for a summer intern. In addition to working in a challenging and fast-paced environment, Sunwest interns have the opportunity to experience multiple facets of PR through our diverse client list. The role includes, but is not limited to, the following assignments: Assist with media relations efforts through developing contact lists, writing pitches, making follow-up contact to secure coverage, and collecting and reporting coverage Generate strategies and content for agency and client social media initiatives Contribute general event, program and special project support Conduct research for client work and new business opportunities Participate in brainstorming and staff meetings Regularly meet with assigned mentor The ideal candidate is a talented upper-level college student or recent graduate with the following qualifications: A strong work ethic and interest in public relations or communications Experience in today’s digital/social media landscape Excellent verbal and written communication skills Attention to detail and deadlines Strong presentation skills, poise and professionalism The summer internship typically runs from May to August. Hours and start date are flexible. To

2018-01-11T09:02:12+00:00 January 11, 2018|Categories: Internships|

Take a Look at SMU Look, SMU’s New Fashion Magazine with Editor-in-Chief Sam Klaassen

SMU Look, SMU’s fashion magazine is in its second year of publication and Editor-in-Chief Sam Klaassen is excited to see where the fashion and beauty publication is headed. SMU Look, SMU’s New Fashion Magazine SMU Look is a student-led publication focusing on fashion and beauty. Additional sections are dedicated to home, culture and food. Despite being in circulation for only a little over a year, SMU’s new fashion magazine is a finalist for the Magazine Pacemaker Award from the Associated Collegiate Press. Its target audience is the SMU student body, alumni and the general public. It often features fashion-savvy students, Dallas events and fashionable ensembles at SMU events — such as the campus’ signature pre-football game “Boulevard.” “The Style File” is a section featuring SMU alumni interviews. “A lot of other colleges have fashion magazines, and it was almost kind of strange that SMU didn’t,” said Sam Klaassen, editor-in-chief of SMU Look. “So we started SMU Look.”

2018-01-10T11:54:33+00:00 January 10, 2018|Categories: CCPA, Featured, Students|

Scholarship: The LAGRANT Foundation

Posted by Rebecca Hewitt: rhewitt@smu.edu The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Scholarship Program. Ethnic minority college students pursuing careers in advertising, marketing, public relations or graphic design are eligible to apply. For consideration, students must complete and submit an application by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 PM PST. Questions? Feel free to email Carmen Huerta at carmenhuerta@lagrant.com or Christopher Juarez at christopherjuarez@lagrant.com  

2018-01-10T09:38:26+00:00 January 10, 2018|Categories: Featured|
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