Resources for Students

Did you miss recent National Advisory Council sessions for CofC Communication students? Scroll below to view available recordings, courtesy of our Council and Department of Communication administration.

 

Continuing to Explore Communication During the COVID-19 Era

March 11, 2021

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Level Up: Your Resume, LinkedIn, and Personal Brand
CofC Student Moderator: Michael Joe ‘21 (Lambda Pi Eta Member)
Council Hosts: Kat Blomquist, Carrie Kurlander, TR Straub, Gina Stouffer

Join this session with your resume, LinkedIn, and personal brand questions ready. Explore how to make your profile attractive to employers, tips for expanding your network, and what to avoid doing.

(View Session Recording Here)

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Part Two: Cases of Excelling in Communications in the COVID-19 Era
CofC Student Moderator: Fern Wooden ‘21 (Martin Scholar)
Council Hosts: Patty Tucker, Jeannie Bunton, Mike Touhill

Join these Council hosts, in Part 2 of this session, as they highlight examples on how the communications field has adapted and excelled in the COVID-19 Era. See Part 1 from the Fall 2020 by scrolling below.

(View Session Recording Here)

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What to Expect in a Remote Internship or Job in a Primarily Virtual World?
CofC Student Moderator: April Silva ‘22 (COMM Protégé)
Council Hosts: Cat Taylor, Topper Ray, Kyle Rees, Brian Jones

Anticipating launching into a remote internship or job? Tune in to hear advice on what to expect and how you can best prepare to join the pandemic era virtual workforce.

(View Session Recording Here)

 

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What’s Next: Post-Vaccine Communication
CofC Student Moderator: Victoria Hicks ‘21 (Campus Representative for National Millennial and GenZ Community)
Council Hosts: Linda Rutherford, Bruce Haynes, Mike Neumeier, David Campbell

COVID-19 vaccines are underway across the nation in phased roll-outs. What trends do these experts foresee being an asset (or an issue) to communication practices and strategies? What does the future of communication look like post-vaccine? What will stay around? What will return to normal? Join these Council members as they discuss the potential future of communication.

(View Session Recording Here)

 

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Exploring Opportunities Outside of “The Plan”
CofC Student Moderator: Chris DuRant ‘22 (COMM Protégé)
Council Hosts: Mark Dole, Michael Moore, Steve Cody, Scott Novak

“Not what I’m looking for, not interested, that sounds hard…” But what if you choose an opportunity that isn’t exactly what you are seeking, but is in the field? Join these Council hosts as they discuss the benefits and potential for rewarding challenges in opportunities that lie outside of your plan.

(View Session Recording Here)

 

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Fighting the Fatigue: Staying Engaged and Inspired During a Pandemic
CofC Student Moderator: Bobby Valach ‘21
Council Hosts: Keith Lindenburg, Mary Garrett, Jim Hickey

Zoomed-out has increasingly become the new “burned-out”. How can we fight the fatigue and stay engaged and inspired as the pandemic lingers? Join these hosts as they give practical advice on re-engaging, even in a virtual world.

(View Session Recording Here)

 

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Dear Me: If I Could Give My Pre-Pandemic Self Advice, This Would Be It
CofC Student Moderator: Charlie Havens ‘21 (Martin Scholar, President of Lambda Pi Eta)
Council Hosts: Courtney Hicks ’19, Whitley Taylor ’20, Celie Shankman ’21, Nick Mancabelli ‘21

Tune in for this group discussion between CofC seniors and recent alumni as they reflect on their journey through the pandemic as a college student or new to the workforce. What would they tell their pre-pandemic and underclassmen self? How could they have prepared for this? What would they encourage?

(View Session Recording Here)

 Panelists: Jeannie Bunton, Mike McCurry, Greg Schneiders, and Tucker Eskew. Moderator: Dr. Beth Goodier.

“Divided We Fall: Civility in Political Debate” panel with the Bully Pulpit Series.
October 22, 2020
View the full event promotion with bios on each panelist (linked here) or the post-event discussion (linked here).

 

Coaching Conversations with Communication Students

October 22, 2020

Career Routes in the Communication Field – What’s Out There?
CofC Host: Charlie Havens ‘21 (President of Xi Chi, Lambda Pi Eta | Martin Scholar)
Council Hosts: TR Straub & Patty Tucker

Join Xi Chi, the CofC chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (national communication honor society), in this coaching conversation with Council members about the careers available to graduates with a degree in communication. Explore what exists beyond the typical!

(View Session Recording Here)

New City, New Job, New Networking
CofC Host: Jada Davis ‘21 (Martin Scholar)
Council Hosts: Julia Race & Kyle Rees

Join the Martin Scholars Program for this personalized coaching conversation with Council members on how to tackle a new city, new job, and new networking scene post-graduation. Hear from Council members on their experiences, tips, and tricks!

(View Session Recording Here)

 

Council Sessions with Students: Exploring Communication During the COVID-19 Era

October 22, 2020

How to NFH (Network from Home) Effectively
Council Hosts: Tom Martin, Keith Lindenburg, & Aaron Hite

Join to get tips on how to successfully network from home!

(View Session Recording Here)

LinkedIn & Resumes: Beginners
Council Hosts: Mary Garrett, Brian Jones, & David Campbell

No resume or LinkedIn yet? No problem! Join this session for tips and tricks on crafting your first resume and what to include on LinkedIn. Come prepared to take notes!

(View Session Recording Here)

Cases of Excelling in Communications in the COVID-19 Era
Council Hosts: Steve Cody, Mike Touhill, Michael Moore, & Linda Rutherford

Join these Council hosts as they highlight examples on how the communications field has adapted and exceled in the COVID-19 Era.

(View Session Recording Here)

LinkedIn: Advanced Features & Networking Guidelines
Council Hosts: Ted Birkhahn, TR Straub, & Bruce Haynes

Join this session with your LinkedIn questions ready. Explore how to make your profile attractive to employers, tips for expanding your network, and what to avoid doing.

(View Session Recording Here)

Converting to 100% Virtual Marketing, Communications, & Well Everything in a Pandemic
Council Hosts: Ted Birkhahn, Topper Ray, & Mark Dole

Think being a student with remote learning is hard? Join these Council members as they discuss how their firms handled going 100% virtual this year, and what it might mean for the future.

(View Session Recording Here)

Nurturing a Sustainability Mindset in Communication Practices
Council Hosts: Michael Fanning & Patty Tucker

What does it mean to be sustainable in communication? What are some best practices? Join this session as the hosts explore forward-thinking practices and tips.

(This session was an open conversation with student attendees. A recording is not available. We thank the hosts and student audience for a thoughtful and lively discussion!)

Fusing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion into Communication Practices
Council Hosts: TR Straub & Brian Jones

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. As a student in communication or a soon-to-be graduate, how can you play a role in these topics? Join this session to hear from Council members working with this in the field.

(This session was an open conversation with real experiences shared. A recording is not available. We thank the hosts and student audience for a thoughtful and lively discussion!)

Developing Your Personal Brand & Digital Portfolio
Council Hosts: Tom Martin, Julia Race, & Aaron Hite

What’s your brand? What makes you, you? Join this session to get tips and tricks on how to define your personal brand, and create a digital portfolio that accentuates it.

(View Session Recording Here)