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Seminars & Events

The Newhouse Career Development Center is ready to teach you how to find a great internship, conduct a proactive job search, and write a strong cover letter and résumé.

Scroll down for a list the seminars we offer on a regular basis or click the register button below to sign up for the session that fits your schedule.


How to Find an Internship

There are a lot of internships out there! In the How to Find an Internship seminar, the Newhouse CDC lays out the six steps to conducting a successful internship search, explains the internship resources that exist at Newhouse and on campus, and demonstrates how to use a unique networking tool (CareerShift) to augment any internship search. After attending, students will have the tools needed to create a focused and targeted search, and understand where to find leads, when to apply, and how to keep track of your many applications and networking contacts.

Job Hunt Series

The Newhouse Career Development Center offers a series comprised of two sessions that detail how to successfully conduct a proactive job search. Session one, Proactive vs. Reactive, covers how to organize a self-directed search and learn the strategies to plan a specific path to success. The second session, Mastering Networking, lays out networking best practices that are vital to being able to establish and maintain professional relationships in the communications industry. 

Résumé & Letter Writing

Over the years, the Newhouse CDC has received many compliments from employers about its method of résumé and letter writing. In this seminar, the CDC shows how to write an effective, one-page résumé and a strong cover letter that are suited to the communications industry and will make students’ applications stand out in a crowd of applicants. 



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Virtual Business & Communications Career Fair

Calendar iconOctober 1, 2021, 1:00 pm

Map marker icon Virtual

Each fall, the Newhouse School partners with Whitman to welcome professionals from top-notch companies to prospect for internships and entry-level talent.

This year’s virtual fair is an opportunity for students to meet representatives from industry-leading organizations about job and internship opportunities. Students will be able to stop by employers virtual booths and book one-on-one meetings.

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