Wishing everyone a wonderful last week of September! Students, if the job and internship search has snuck up on you, here are some events you can attend to get some networking in before the end of the month. Recent graduates and CCPA alumni, these are great for you to find new talent for your organizations or new opportunities for yourself! Scroll down to find this week’s DFW event that fits your career interests the most.
Class Helps Toyota With Airbag Recall
by Karna Small
“And we thought all we were getting were swag bags,” says recent alumna Liza Buss. Dr. Eaddy announced that her crisis management class would be partnering with Toyota for the semester. However, no student imagined becoming $1,000 richer in the process.
Sana Merchant, a SMU CCPA 2011 graduate was named today to the Forbes 30-under-30 list for marketing and advertising. Sana, 29 lives in Los Angeles and is the Senior Manager, Club Social Media Strategy for the NFL. While at SMU, she was a member of the KTA honors program and President of the SMU PRSSA chapter.
Boulevard Consulting alumni Brittney Effner and DeAngelo Garner accept a Pegasus Award from PRSA Dallas
Boulevard Consulting, a class-based public relations student agency took top honors in PRSA Dallas’ Pegasus Awards today. The student group competed against other professional groups in the Integrated Marketing Communication category.
The Student Team
The award-winning Boulevard Consulting team included Lindsay Bowman, Hollis Byram, Chloe Canton, Eva Coke, Brittney Effner, Hannah Ellisen, DeAngelo Garner, Tamara Karram, Kelly Landen, Allison Nichols, Stephanie Ryan, Whitney Smith and Julia Traylor, They were guided by CCPA Professor Kim Millea.
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