Student Blog

December 20, 2015
  Having a career in broadcasting is not easy, but can definitely be rewarding, according to the women on the “Television & Radio Broadcasting” panel at NYWICI’s 2015 annual Student Career Conference. Many of the panelists described how they...
December 20, 2015
  Okay, don’t get me wrong, there is actually no direct way to buy your way into the industry. However, the power of coffee is extremely underestimated.     This idea was first brought to my attention last fall, when Ithaca’s College chapter of...
December 20, 2015
  Moderated by Doreen Naor, manager of Brands and Organizations and director of the Academy, the Lifestyle and Entertainment panel proved to be a successful session with inspirational insights from women in the industry. To start, Doreen asked the...
December 9, 2015
At the NYWICI Student Career Conference on Nov. 7, 2015, every moment was an opportunity to share words of wisdom…including lunchtime. The second keynote of the day was by Paula Rizzo, senior health producer at Fox News Channel. Paula shared the...
December 9, 2015
Young, ambitious women filed into NYU’s Kimmel Center on Nov. 7, 2015, to attend the annual NYWICI Student Communications Career Conference. The event hosted hundreds of college-aged students and young professionals, as well as dozens of...
December 4, 2015
According to the American Marketing Association, a brand is defined as a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that identifies one seller's goods or services as distinct from those of other sellers.   Take a moment… Let that simmer.   Now...
December 3, 2015
Being a content creator is easier than you think. You’re probably doing it right now. That tweet you just sent? Content. That blog post you just wrote? Content. Creating content makes you influential, and as the panelists on the “Conversations About...
June 6, 2015
One of the things that impressed me about my mentee, Lauren Ryan, a NYWICI Scholarship winner, who is a rising senior at Ithaca College, was her success in landing internships in her field of interest. These have provided stepping-stones to a career...
May 4, 2015
Have you ever felt you didn’t belong somewhere? Have you ever felt the need to change and feared where that change would lead you? Have you ever pursued your dreams before society set priorities for you?   I have been through all this. I come...
May 4, 2015
Ever since I was a kid, my parents have planned almost everything out for me in regards to vacationing or traveling alone. My mom is one of those moms (the best mom), who plans every second of a vacation with backup plans B, C and even D, just in...
May 4, 2015
Content is everything from newspapers and novels to blogs, social media, podcasts, video and more. “The world of the content is changing so quickly,” said Emily Listfield, Chief Content Office at KAPLOW, who moderated the Conversations about Content...
March 23, 2015
Fashionable females filed into The New York Times board room promptly at 8 am, eager for morning coffee and an informative conversation. Panelists Judith Harrison, Joshua Henderson, Joanne Lipman, and Evan Shapiro sat before the eager crowd. Each...
February 16, 2015
I waited in great anticipation for the release of The Theory of Everything. Having heard of scientist and author Stephen Hawking, I pictured a film focused on a man in search of knowledge while challenged by greater outside forces. I thought it...
January 30, 2015
With the beginning of the year comes the season of resolutions and goal-setting, both personally and professionally. For those of you considering a career in communications and public relations, listen up. Here are three recommendations for actions...
January 25, 2015
On Nov. 22, 2014, New York University’s Kimmel Center hosted the 2014 NYWICI Student Communications Career Conference. The center was bursting with excitement from hundreds of young ladies ready to learn and take advice from influential women in...

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