Student Communications Career Conference

 

SCCC 2014

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.

The 2017 Student Career Conference will take place on Saturday, November 18 at NYU. 

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 - News, Luxury & Style, Time Inc, | @TIME

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
Brittany Hennessy, Director of Influencer Marketing, Hearst | @2Legit2Britt
Charlotte Japp, Senior Creative, Vice
Alana Kalin, Director, North America Partnerships, Blippar | @AlanaSarah
Vanessa Marquez, Brand Manager, Diageo | @lookathebeautiful
Kristin Russ, Wardrode Stylist, MTV

PANEL 2: How to Land the Perfect Job/Internship

Erika Beckles, HR, ABC
Irene Huhulea, Senior Editor, WayUp
Alice Ling, Recruiter, Google
Jane Turkewitz, Founder, .comRecruiting

​PANEL 3: Defining Personal Brand

Dorene Bair, Executive Director Conde Nast/Life Coach, "Just Ask Dorene"
Meghan Brockmeyer, Associate Marketing Manager, LinkedIn
Robyn Hatcher, Coach, Speaketc. | @SpeakEtc.

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

Carla Perrotta, Staffing Expert/Career Coach

WORKSHOP 2: Your Best Answers to Every Interview Question

Ingrid Clausen, Career Coach, Challenger Gray

WORKSHOP 3: Negotiating Your Way to Success

Meeka Bondy, SVP Legal, HBO

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

1:05 pm Lunch Keynote: TBD

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

Estelle Erasmus, Freelance Writer & Writing Instructor, Writer's Digest

WORKSHOP 2: Negotiating Your Way to Success

Meeka Bondy, SVP Legal, HBO

WORKSHOP 3: Your Best Answers to Every Interview Question

Ingrid Clausen, Career Coach, Challenger Gray

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

Moderator: Lauren Dugan, Fox Charlotte Reporter, Fox
Judith Harrison, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Weber Shandwick | @JudithDiversity
Meredith Long, Senior Vice President/GM, News, Luxury & Style, Time Inc | @TIME
Saundra Thomas, Vice-President of Community Affairs, WABC | @ABC

4:30 pm – Raffle

Pricing:
$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 off the Student price when you register as a group of 10 or more! Please contact info@nywici.org for more details.

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Thank you to our host:

The 2016 conference took place on Nov. 5, 2016. Read a recap of the event on our Aloud Blog, view photos from the day, or read tweets from the conference.

 Past Conference Program Schedules:

Visit our compiled list of career resources for Students.