student communications career conference

SCCC '13 Coverage: Final Thoughts From The Closing Panel

Realistically, we don’t know how we are going to get to our ultimate career goal. We can’t predict what will happen; yet we still carefully plot, work nonstop and fear missteps.

At the end of a day filled with advice on how to achieve our professional aspirations, the closing panel of the 2013 NYWICI Student Communications Career Conference, Next Steps: What to Do with Everything You Learned Today, let us know that, simply, it will all be okay. As long as we remember why we are choosing our paths – why we are working so, so hard – that is enough to guide us to our success.  

SCCC '13 Coverage: Getting Your High Heel in the Door: Strategies for Today’s Job Seeker

The Secrets to a Successful Job Search panel discussion was one of the most popular at the 2013 Student Communications Career Conference. Moderated by career coach Arlene Newman, president and founder of Career Bound Success, Inc., the panelists Elizabeth Colodny, founder & president of Synergy HR Partners; Jessica Discipio, human resources generalist with Warner Bros.

SCCC '13 Coverage: Starting Your Own Business & Being an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial hopefuls flocked to The Kimmel Student Center located at 60 Washington Square Park South on November 9th for a panel entitled ‘Starting Your Own Business | Being an Entrepreneur.’ The panel was a part of the 2013 New York Women in Communications Foundation Student Careers Conference hosted by New York University.

Panelists included Soraya Darabi, co-founder of, Janna Meyrowitz-Turner, Founder of Style House PR, and Amanda Pressner-Kreuser, Managing Partner and Vice President of Business Development at Masthead Media. 

SCCC '13 Coverage: The Big Idea - Social Media Branding for Yourself & Your Job

In a digital era where social media can be used as an effective tool to position oneself as an innovator or thought leader, “ideas are more important than air” says panelist, Cosmopolitan social media editor, Elisa Benson.  Ideas will allow you to remain competitive and relevant in the communications industry, regardless of whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting, advertising, or public relations.

Inspirational Breakfast With Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani kicked off the Student Communication Conference on November 9, 2013 as our breakfast keynote speaker. Reshma is the founder of the national organization Girls Who Code, a philanthropic effort that gives young women the opportunity to learn how to computer program. Reshma refers to Girls Who Code as the twenty first-century Girl Scouts, because it’s not just a non-profit, it’s a movement. This movement started with only 20 girls; by the end of this past summer, Reshma has taught 152 girls in underserved cities ranging from New York to San Francisco.

Raise Your Hand: 3 Tips For Making The Most of a Q&A

The 2013 Student Communications Career Conference is just a day away! That being said, are you ready?  Have you planned your outfit down to the last detail? Do you have your pens and notebooks packed? Oh, good... you've got everything, right? Wrong! There's one more thing you need to come fully prepared—questions! Here are some tips for what to ask when you're at each panel:

1. Show What You Know


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