Student Blog

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...
December 9, 2013
After four tireless, sometimes unbearable years of journalism school, I didn’t think I would be the millennial who couldn’t find work. The current unemployment rate in the United States is roughly seven percent, 14% for young people. I’m an...
December 6, 2013
I have been to the Student Communications Career Conference in years past, but this particular opportunity felt a lot more real this year. As a senior, the idea of having an impending "career" is constantly on my mind. In applying for grants to...
November 20, 2013
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...
November 20, 2013
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...
November 20, 2013
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...
November 16, 2013
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...
November 15, 2013
As a Film and Television major at NYU, one of my favorite panels each year at the Student Communications Career Conference is the Film and TV panel. Headlining this year’s panel were HBO Creative Services Writer/Producer Nyree Emory, Martha Stewart...

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