Awards, Enrollment and May Graduation

All CCPA majors, Below are bullet points regarding graduation, registration, and the senior awards and new major ceremony. We welcome our newest majors to the division and we bid a fond farewell to our graduating seniors!

2018-04-02T12:30:36+00:00March 21, 2018|Categories: CCPA|

Paid Internship: Oncor Marketing & Communications

Posted by Rebecca Hewitt Oncor Marketing & Communications Internship Position: Paid Marketing & Corporate Communications Internship Primary Location: Dallas Texas Schedule: Full Time (Summer) or Part-Time (Fall/Spring) *Must work minimum of 20 hrs/week Qualifications: • Completion of at least two years toward a bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, political science, English, or public relations • And/or currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, political science, English, or public relations Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) An Oncor Marketing & Communications intern will be exposed to various facets across the public relations, marketing, strategic communications, public affairs, advertising and social media disciplines. Oncor interns will provide support for both internal and external communications, drafting articles for the Oncor intranet and our external brand journalism website, The Wire, in addition to media relations video development and other departmental projects as assigned. Under the direction of full-time staff, the intern will: • Assist with drafting, writing and editing articles for internal employee publications and external publications • Create talking points and other media-related content • Publish content for the company’s internet and intranet • Assist with managing social media accounts and publishing tools • Provide support for employee communications events and other projects, including planning and executing large corporate events • Video development • Administrative support and assist with other projects as needed About Oncor: Headquartered in Dallas, Oncor operates the largest

2018-07-19T13:27:02+00:00July 19, 2018|Categories: CCPA, Internships|

Internship Opportunity: Fall 18 VOLK PR

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt VOLK PR is seeking bright and motivated individuals for the Fall 2018 semester. They are looking for individuals with multi-tasking skills and outgoing personalities who can balance school and a fun, fast-paced internship. VOLK PR handles a variety of clients across all verticals: lifestyle, fashion, fitness / health, entertainment, art, non-profit, restaurant, hotel, etc. The internship is a great opportunity to learn public relations first-hand, as it exposes interns to clients, events, writing, and the ever-changing lifestyle of a publicist. QUALIFICATIONS They are looking for interns who can manage all major social media platforms, who have a sufficient understanding of Excel and Google Docs, and who are able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment. Being a quick learner and thinking outside of the box is a bonus! In addition, interns must meet the following criteria: full-time / part-time college student or recent graduate living within the Dallas area fall semester commitment, working a minimum of 2-3 days each week RESPONSIBILITIES may include: Attending and working events hosted by clients of VOLK PR Attending client meetings and actively taking notes Utilizing Meltwater, our media database (training is provided) Media tracking press hits and researching information for all clients and potential clients Contacting magazines and other publications regarding pitches, editorial / advertorial opportunities, editorial calendars, etc. Having a working knowledge of the Dallas area and significant influencers Managing VOLK PR’s social media

2018-07-13T13:34:14+00:00July 13, 2018|Categories: CCPA, Internships|

Internship: Fall 2018 with The Power Group

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt One of our very own students interned at The Power Group during her last semester at SMU and found the experience to be invaluable... The Power Group – Fall 2018 Internship The Power Group is looking for savvy, motivated interns for the fall semester! If you’re in the Dallas area and want to gain real world experience, check out the job description below. Trust us, you won’t be going on coffee runs! More about The Power Group We believe in powerful stories. At The Power Group, we live by this mantra every day. Established in 1999 by Amy Power, our roots remain in public relations but we have since expanded to include digital services. We work with a wide variety of clients in an array of industries including: healthcare, food and beverage, technology, franchising, and commercial real estate among others. Every employee at The Power Group strives to live by our core values: do the right thing, win together and create happiness and fun. These three values drive our paths to success both internally as collaborators and externally with clients. Ultimately, our aim is to be forward-thinking, collaborative and safeguards of our clients’ brands. Job Description: Interns at The Power Group will be assisting the public relations and digital account teams on various projects. Regular responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, developing media lists, researching client opportunities, crafting

2018-07-09T15:14:34+00:00July 9, 2018|Categories: CCPA, Internships|

Paid Internship: Fall 2018 w/ Dala Communications

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt Dala Communications is a Dallas-based, woman-owned public relations agency that works to bring brands and messages to life. They collaborate with industries across the board and their interns have the chance to touch client accounts ranging from commercial real estate to education and corporate social responsibility. Dala Communications is offering a paid fall internship. The deadline to apply is July 23rd at 4 p.m. Dala Communications has had some amazing interns  from SMU over the years! Get your application in! The full description is provided in the following link: Internship description. Interested students can send: cover letter, resume and two writing samples to  [email protected] for consideration. See Mrs. Hewitt with any questions.

2018-07-09T12:33:42+00:00July 9, 2018|Categories: CCPA, Internships|

Student Shadow Day: TruePoint Communications

TruePoint Communications is hosting a Student Shadow Day. Register to learn about PR and agency life from professionals. Registration is limited, so be sure to sign up soon. You will receive a confirmation once your registration is accepted.  TruePoint University’s Student Shadow Day What: Local PR professionals host hands-on workshop to learn what it’s really like to work at a PR agency and how to get hired. When: August 10, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: 14800 Landmark Blvd. Dallas, TX 75254 Registration Here:

2018-06-25T07:59:38+00:00June 25, 2018|Categories: CCPA, Featured|
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