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Road to Communication and Media Kick-off Event

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Student Activities Center, Raritan River Lounge

Attention all first-year, sophomore, junior, and transfer students:

What does it take to make it in a fast-paced communication career? What steps do you need to take to go from campus to career? Get answers to these questions and MORE from successful, expert alumni who were once in your shoes! University Career Services is hosting a panel of alumni professioanls to share how to achieve career success in their field. Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear insider tips, information, and advice on how to break into Communication and Media. Also, learn more about how you can participate in the brand new Road to Communication and Media mentoring program where you are paired with an alumni within the industry for 1-on-1 support. More information about the mentoring program is available at http://careers.rutgers.edu/RTCM

Panelists include: JUST ADDED: Heather O''Rourke - Reporter, ABC Eyewitness News Alfred Edmond Jr. – Senior Vice President and Executive Editor-at-Large, Black Enterprise Jim Rhodes – Deputy County Administrator, Camden County, NJ Calvin Schwartz – Writer and Producer, NJ Discover and Rock on Radio Gloria Vanderham – Global Head of Social/Digital Media, Novartis Oncology

Recommended dress code is business casual. Seats are filling up quickly- reserve your seat today!!

Registration Information:
This program requires preregistration. To register:

  1. Login to your CareerKnight account
  2. Select "Events, Workshops & Contests" on the left menu bar
  3. Select "Workshops" in the secondary gray bar
  4. You can use the keyword search field to search through the various programs in the system to locate this event
  5. Only students who RSVP for information sessions are guaranteed seats. Others will be allowed into the room five minutes prior to the start time if space is available.


RSVP No-Show Policy:


Participants are considered "no-shows" when they fail to cancel their RSVPs through CareerKnight with sufficient notice (within 24 hours of the program). Failure to attend events for which students have submitted RSVPs will result in a suspension of all CareerKnight privileges, including On-Campus Interviews and job postings. In case of inclement weather, please check www.rutgers.edu to determine the University's operating status. We will follow all closings and delays.

Why we need a no-show/cancellation policy for events: Please note that when participants no-show for events that require an RSVP, it is unfair to potential participants who wanted to attend but couldn't due to a possible waitlist. In addition, for some events (not all) we have employers and organizers who participate and they are giving their time to assist RU students/alumni. Thus, having no-shows for RSVP events not only reflects negatively on you, but on Rutgers University as well. Moreover, such lapses of etiquette are generally not tolerated in business and civic settings.

For additional information: Contact University Career Services at careerservices@echo.rutgers.edu