2017 Student Communications Career Conference

November 18, 2017

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT. On-Site registration will be available during the event.

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The 2017 Student Career Conference will take place on Saturday, November 18 at NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South 

Each year, the New York Women in Communications hosts a day-long conference, featuring over 30 communications professionals speaking on 10 different topics. More than 250 students attend to get career tips on various communication fields, ranging from entrepreneurship to marketing to broadcasting.

Check out this year's program here

Thank you to our host

 

Student Career Conference Schedule

8:00 am – Onsite Registration Opens (lobby level)
8:30 am – Breakfast | Event Kickoff
8:45 am – Welcome Address: Meredith Long, Senior Vice President/GM, News, Luxury & Style, Time Inc, @TimeInc.

9:05 am – Breakfast Keynote

Tiffany Pham, Founder & CEO, Mogul @tifftpham

 


10:15- 11:15 am Morning Panel Sessions
PANEL 1: The Many Facets of Careers in Communications

Moderator: Deanna Zammit, Executive Producer, Digiday CUSTOM Studios @DeannaZammit
Brittany Hennessy, Director of Influencer Talent, Hearst @2Legit2Britt
Charlotte Japp, Senior Creative, Vice @charliehorsejapp
Alana Kalin, Director, North America Partnerships, Blippar @AlanaSarah
Vanessa Marquez, Marketing Partner, NA., Diageo @lookathebeautiful
Kristin Russ, Wardrode Stylist, MTV @MTV

PANEL 2: How to Land the Perfect Job/Internship

Moderator: Gabrielle Simpson, Director of Communications and Public Relations, ​FCB Global @_GiftofGab_
Alyssa Greenfield, Senior Branded Content Editor, WayUp @LyssGreenfield
Alice Ling, Recruiter, Google @Google
Marie Delage, Director of Community and Partnerships, FindSpark @marieeliseNYC
Jane Turkewitz, Founder, .comRecruiting @letstalkturkey

​PANEL 3: Defining Personal Brand

Moderator: Nina LassamDirector, Ad Innovation, The New York Times @nytimes
Dorene BairLife Coach, "Just Ask Dorene" @JustAskDorene
Meghan Brockmeyer, Associate Marketing Manager, LinkedIn @LinkedInMktg
Robyn Hatcher, Coach, SpeakEtc. @SpeakETC
BrandON Miltsch, CMO Luminary, Oracle @brandONmiltsch

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Workshop Sessions
WORKSHOP 1: Creating Your Killer Elevator Pitch

Speaker: Carla Perrotta, Staffing Expert/Career Coach
Mandy Carr, Communications Manager, The New York Academy of Sciences @MandyTTCarr
Julia Corbett, Account Executive, Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) @julia_corbett
Nicole Godreau, Sales Coordinator, Spotify @Spotify
Amanda Livingston, Intern, MedShadow & WantLeverage @amandarliving
Gena Wolfson, Social Media & Content Producer, SiriusXM Radio @gwolfson

WORKSHOP 2: Your Best Answers to Every Interview Question

Speaker: Ingrid Clausen, Career Coach, Challenger Gray @ChallengerGray
Stephanie Agresti, Corporate Communications Specialist, Scholastic @sdagresti
Sarah Bertolino, Director of Marketing, Howard F. Freedman & Co., CPAs
Naomi Ducat, Business Analyst, Deloitte Consulting LLP @DeloitteUS
Bridget Jackson, Coordinator, Digital Enterprises, NBCUniversal @bridge_jackson
Alexandra Osten, Account Manager & ERG Leader, Nielsen @amosten93

WORKSHOP 3: Negotiating Your Way to Success

Speaker: Meeka Bondy, SVP Legal, HBO @HBO
Chelsea Cirruzzo, Digital News Intern, WUSA9 Washington D.C. @ChelseaCirruzzo
Melody Liu, Communications Associate, Carfrae Consulting
Mandisa Shields, Associate Account Executive, Cognito @MandisaShields
Casey Silvestri, Production Assistant, NBC News @casey_silvestri
Gabby Reese, PR Coordinator, Fran DeFeo PR @frandefeopr

12:45 pm – Lunch
1:00 pm – Lunch Address and Intro to Keynote:
           Meredith Long, Senior Vice President - News, Luxury & Style, Time Inc. @TimeInc.

1:05 pm – Lunch Keynote
Kelle Jacob
Global Marketing Manager for Victoria Beckham Estée Lauder Collaboration and
The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder, The Estée Lauder Companies @EsteeLauder

 

 

2:15 – 3:15 pm Afternoon Workshop Sessions
WORKSHOP 1: Your Guide to Successful Freelance Writing

Speaker: Estelle Erasmus, Freelance Writer, Writing Coach & Writing Instructor, Writer's Digest @EstelleSErasmus
Lauren Dugan, Reporter, FOX46 Charlotte WJZY-TV @DuganFOX46
Jenn Lavelle, Digital Content Officer, American Jewish World Services (AJWS) @jennlavelle
Ashley Schwartz, Associate Producer, PeopleNow at PEOPLE Magazine @AshleyObserves
Justine Re, Traffic Reporter, News 12 Westchester @JustineRe12
Hilarey Wojtowicz, Editor, @HilareyAnn

WORKSHOP 2: Negotiating Your Way to Success

Speaker: Meeka Bondy, SVP Legal, HBO @HBO
Chelsea Cirruzzo, Digital News Intern, WUSA9 Washington D.C. @ChelseaCirruzzo
Melody Liu, Communications Associate, Carfrae Consulting
Mandisa Shields, Associate Account Executive, Cognito @MandisaShields
Casey Silvestri, Production Assistant, NBC News @casey_silvestri
Gabby Reese, PR Coordinator, Fran DeFeo PR @frandefeopr

WORKSHOP 3: Your Best Answers to Every Interview Question

Speaker: Ingrid Clausen, Career Coach, Challenger Gray @ChallengerGray
Stephanie Agresti, Corporate Communications Specialist, Scholastic @sdagresti
Sarah Bertolino, Director of Marketing, Howard F. Freedman & Co., CPAs
Naomi Ducat, Business Analyst, Deloitte Consulting LLP @DeloitteUS
Bridget Jackson, Coordinator, Digital Enterprises, NBCUniversal @bridge_jackson
Alexandra Osten, Account Manager & ERG Leader, Neilson @amosten93

3:30 – 4:30 pm Closing Panel Session | NYWICI Leaders

Moderator: Lauren Dugan, Reporter, FOX46 Charlotte WJZY-TV
Judith Harrison, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Weber Shandwick @JudithDiversity
Meredith Long, Senior Vice President/GM, News, Luxury & Style, Time Inc @TimeInc.
Saundra Thomas, Vice-President of Community Affairs, WABC-TV @ABC7NY
Kristine Welker, Media Executive

Pricing for 2017 Student Communications Career Conference

Please note there will be no refunds on cancellations after Monday, November 13.

$75 Student members
$120 Student non-members
For Student Non-Members Only:
$125 for Conference Admission + a NYWICI Student Membership! 
$100 Young Professional members
$150 Young Professional non-members
For Young Professional Non-Members Only:
$200 for Conference Admission + a NYWICI Young Professionals Membership! 
$175 Professionals

Save $15 per student when you register as a group of 10+ individuals! 

For questions or if you'd like to register a group, please contact Anna at amcmanus@kellencompany.com.  

 

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