Student Blog

December 5, 2014
On a bright, lovely Saturday morning, the room is buzzing with Communications enthused young women excited for the day ahead. The day kicks off with an introduction of the keynote speaker: Rachel Sklar. Hearing Miss Sklar’s accomplishments — ...
December 5, 2014
The ultimate goal is to land that first internship or job, getting your foot in the door to jumpstart your career journey. “The Secrets of a Successful Job Search” panel at the 2014 Student Communications Career Conference allowed students to gain...
December 5, 2014
The Building Your Personal Brand session was a great opportunity for attendees to get the inside scoop on how to separate yourself from every other aspiring young professional. Moderated by co-host of VH1’s Morning Buzz and host of Sirius XM’s...
November 19, 2014
Okay ladies! It’s almost here! But instead of just buying your ticket and showing up, there are a few additional things you may want to do to prepare for the Student Communications Career Conference this Saturday. This is a huge networking...
November 19, 2014
Another year, another... blog post! We want to welcome you to the New York Women in Communications nywiciNEXT blog. I, Taylor Sassman, a junior at Rutgers University studying Journalism and Media Studies, will be your editor-in-chief. Your managing...
June 6, 2014
I remember the state of confusion I was in when I heard “static backup” for the first time as an intern in Meredith Corporation’s Digital Department. Then there was mobile optimized, branded targeted media and my personal favorite, the rising...
May 21, 2014
On Monday, May 12th, students and young professionals gathered at Bloomberg LP headquarters in New York City for a behind-the scenes tour of a leading global media, data and financial software company. The event included a tour of the newsroom, TV...
April 13, 2014
On Thursday, April 3rd students and young professionals gathered at the Mashable Headquarters in New York City for a behind the scenes tour of one of the biggest news websites. Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich and Megan Hess, co-chairs of the Student...
March 19, 2014
I’ve wanted to be involved in children’s book publishing since I was seven-years-old. I read a book called The School Story by Andrew Clements, which is about a girl who published her own book when she was 12, and it inspired me to want to be able...
February 25, 2014
NYWICI’s High School Outreach Committee has been buzzing with news lately! The HSO creates relationships with high schools and youth organizations to increase their awareness about the NYWICI organization. High school comes with its own lengthy list...
February 16, 2014
As an avid student and a hard-worker, I jumped at the opportunity to study at the Ithaca College London Center. London is one of the world's most renowned cities and I was thrilled to get the chance to work, learn and culturally immerse myself in a...
February 9, 2014
It would have been impossible to have even spent my life changing winter abroad in Salamanca, Spain had it not been for the Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship I won through NYWICI, and before I write any further, I have to thank the Scholarship...
January 1, 2014
When I reflect on my life, one of the biggest moments that stand out to me was receiving the New York Women in Communications Foundation WE TV scholarship. Growing up, I always had this big dream of being in the communications industry. People would...
December 28, 2013
When I received a scholarship from New York Women in Communications two years ago, it influenced my life in more ways than I could ever imagine. And to this day, it still has an impact. In a literal sense, the scholarship improved my college...
December 9, 2013
As you may have noticed from our SCCC '13 coverage seen here on the blog, Eva Chen, Editor in Chief of Lucky magazine, was our lunch keynote speaker and we were super excited about it! For those of you who unfortunately weren’t able to make the...

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