Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), Ballroom
Gain career advice and network with some of the nation’s leading communication professionals. Interactive, small-group mentoring sessions offer an opportunity to speak to 20 professionals representing a wide range of career paths – corporate communication, media production, journalism, marketing, public relations, and more. Explore your future now! Don’t wait until you graduate.
Join Keynote Speaker Rana Novack at the Communication Career Forum.
Rana is a Mason Comm alum and is now the Leader of IBM’s Global Business Services North America Communications Strategy, Solution Owner of IBM’s Refugee and Migration Predictive Analytics Solution, and a Syrian American advocate for refugees and civilians in conflict. To learn more about Rana and the Department of Communication visit our site.
Mentoring round table sessions begin will be led by professionals representing organizations including Mars Candy, Booze Allen, Northrop Grumman, Goodwill Industries International, Fenton Communication, NBC News, CBS Channel 9, Sage Communication, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, National Fisheries Institute, H+K Strategies, National 4H Council, Washington Nationals, the Press Secretary for the Mayor of D.C., and more!
Table 1 Internal Communication/Interpersonal Communication
Table 2 Federal Government
Table 3 Local Government/State Government
Tables 4/5 External Relations/Corporate Communications/Strategic Marketing
Table 6 Non-Profit
Table 7 Trade Associations and/or Advocacy Organization
Table 8 Political Communications
Tables 9/10 Media Relations
Table 11 Media Production
Tables 12/13 Journalism
Tables 14/15 Agencies
Public Relations (2 Tables for PR Industry Mentors)
Table 16 Advertising/Marketing
Table 17 Sports Marketing
8: 30 a.m. Registration opens
Networking Reception & Refreshments sponsored by Airbus
9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker, Rana Novack
10:00 a.m. Mentoring Round Table Sessions Begin
(six rotations, 20 minutes each, five minutes between)
10:00 – 10:20 round one
10:25– 10:45 round two
10:50 – 11:10 round three
11:15– 11:35 round four
11:40 – 12:00 round five
12:05– 12:25 round six
12:30 p.m. Adjournment