Hilltop on the Hill 2018 is just around the corner. Students interested in a career in political communication should not pass up this excellent opportunity. During October 6-11, Drs. Rita Kirk, Sandy Duhé, and Christopher Salinas will lead students on a backstage tour of Washington DC politics. See how Congressional aids, journalists, campaign managers, and consultants have made careers in Washington DC. All applicants will be qualified financial assistance as Bauer scholars. Applications should be turned into the CCPA office no later than September 14, but please apply early as spaces are limited. To access the application, drop by the CCPA office; click on the link below; and/or request an application and questions about the application process by emailing [email protected] When: October 6-10, 2018 Where: Washington DC Who: Faculty Leaders: Drs. Salinas, Kirk, and Duhé To access the Hilltop Application, click on the following link: Hilltop Intel and Application 2018
Check out three different internships Susan G. Komen is offering for spring of 2019: Community Health Intern Fund Development Intern Marketing & Events Intern Apply now as the deadline is approaching. While the positions are unpaid, they are a great opportunity to supplement your CCPA classroom experience with a national non-profit. Interested students should email their resumes to Crystal Clayton at [email protected] by Monday, October 15.
Applications to join Hilltop-on-the-Hill, the fabulous opportunity to meet and network with key players in Washington D.C. are due Friday, Sept. 14. If you are interested download the application, complete it and take to the CCPA office. If you have questions, please email Dr. Chris Salinas. Space is limited so don’t delay.
DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE Mission: Mi Escuelita Preschool teaches English language and early learning skills to children from all cultures and prepares them for academic success. We strive to have children that are academically, socially and emotionally prepared to excel and become self-sufficient and productive members of our community. We also encourage families to support life-long learning through a very effective parent engagement program. We embrace the magnitude of our responsibility for laying a strong educational foundation and take our job as educators very seriously. Position Summary: Support from the community is vital the success of the Mi Escuelita program. Financial support is obtained from the federal and state government, private contributions, United Way, foundation grants, fundraisers and parent-paid tuition. The organization has a very active board and marketing is done both in-house and with the aid of pro bono work in the community. The Development Associate is responsible for fundraising, events, and grant writing. Mi Escuelita is forecasting considerable growth over the next three years and offers an opportunity for the successful candidate to make a measureable impact in the life of children.
"Presidential Power" is the topic of the debate team's first public debate of 2018-19, scheduled at 7p, Thursday, Sept. 13 in ULEE 241. All are welcome. If you arrive late, please be polite and enter from the back door to ULEE 241.
Two dynamic public relations professionals will share their view of how public relations has changed and a glimpse of where it might be going. The speakers are Nancy Banks, Director, Center for Communication Toyota Motor North America and Crayton Webb, Owner and CEO of Sunwest Communications Public Relations ǀ Public Affairs. The meeting is at 6p Wednesday, September 12 in Porticos B-C-D in Hughes-Trigg Student center. All SMU PRSSA members and students interested in becoming members are urged to attend this timely presentation. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from two of the top practitioners in the public relations field.