More internships added to website!

Have you checked out the Internship Listing on our SHSJC site?

Several internships added multiple times per week.

Visit the Internship Listing page here.

And remember, AD Marisa Porto is available to review your application package. Just reach out to her at marisa.porto@hamptonu.edu

Baretz and Brunelle: Searching for Associate in NYC or Chicago

Baretz and Brunelle: Searching for Associate in NYC or Chicago

Baretz+Brunelle is a national corporate communications agency that helps its clients to be respected, trusted and remembered – the three things all great individuals and organizations want to be.

While we have been named the "Best PR Firm in the US for Law Firms" by The National Law Journal; the "Best PR Firm for Law Firms" by the New York Law Journal; the "Best Crisis Management Firm" by Legal Times; and a "Leading PR Firm for Hedge Funds" by Hedge Fund Alert... we are by no means your traditional public relations agency. In addition to our core PR work, we leverage best in class digital content marketing strategies and leading technologies to maximize our clients' message across industries, geographies and marketplaces.

Our clients are elite law firms, top financial advisors, high-profile individuals, hedge funds and leading corporations. We help our clients achieve their business goals and protect their reputations by building targeted, strategic messaging and PR campaigns. We have worked with more than 50 of the nation's top law firms and their clients for over 20 years--building firms' brands, announcing mergers, providing litigation support and navigating crises.

We service clients globally from our offices in New York, Chicago, Charlotte, Detroit, Richmond, Houston and Los Angeles.

Position Description: This position is ideally based in Chicago, but New York City is possible. This position entails servicing clients on every level, including coordinating the development of client strategy, media outreach and monitoring, researching current events and tracking court cases pertinent to our clients' businesses.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential as this position requires corresponding and speaking with high-profile national and international reporters and editors, as well as writing pitches, articles and other marketing-related materials. Associates also must have strong decision-making, problem-solving and research skills. They should be flexible and able to function independently and as part of a team. Creativity, initiative, good judgment and the ability to express thoughts clearly and simply are also essential for success. Familiarity with social media, graphic design or marketing automation software is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the news and be well versed in current events
  • Perform issue research on a variety of legal, legislative and financial topics
  • Prepare press releases, bylined articles and a variety of media pitches
  • Develop lists of targeted media outlets and reporters to contact on behalf of clients
  • Pitch stories to and develop relationships with targeted media outlets and reporters
  • Plan and host meetings for clients and media
  • Prepare annual reports and write proposals for various projects for clients and for the firm
  • Track print, television and online media for client placements and items of interest
  • Take a proactive approach to client service by finding and developing media opportunities
  • Communicate with the team about current projects
  • Work with the B+B team to promote the firm
  • Perform other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Major in business, communications, economics, finance, political science or related field preferred

Advancement:

Significant opportunity for advancement and increased responsibility exists for candidates who demonstrate maturity and aptitude. Associates must take ownership of projects, becoming the point person for all aspects of an engagement from start to finish.

B+B is a boutique firm and all team members are engaged on substantive projects.

Contact: Poonam Jain at pjain@baretzbrunelle.com

3/31: HBCU Career Week Webinar: Getting The Career You Want In Entertainment

HBCU Career Week: Getting The Career You Want In Entertainment Q&A - March 31 6:00 PM ET, Hosted by HBCU Pulse RSVP

Join us for this exciting Q&A with industry leaders discussing what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry. Learn about different career paths and how to get the job you want post-graduation.

Learn more and register here.

Check out other events on the SHSJC Calendar page at http://shsjc.hamptonu.edu/about/calendar.cfm

You're Invited: April 6, 2021 – 3:30pm "Thinking Like a Business Journalist"

"Thinking Like a Business Journalist"

This FREE workshop is for:

Journalism majors graduating in May

  • Students from any major who have taken AD Maier's Business Journalism class at Scripps
  • Students from any major who are considering taking the JAC 414 Business Journalism class in the fall
  • For those who are not familiar with the Business Journalism class, in the past three-plus years, six students from the class earned a free trip to Bloomberg in Washington, D.C., four students earned paid internships with Bloomberg in New York and D.C., and three of them work for Bloomberg LP, a billion-dollar financial media company.

Workshop participants will learn why the core principles of journalism bring transparency to global and local issues.

Instructors from Bloomberg News will include:

  • Sonali Pathirana, Managing Editor, News Internships and Entry-Level Hiring
  • Ellen Braitman and Elizabeth McGowan, News Training Team, Americas

For more information or to register, contact AD Maier at edward.maier@hamptonu.edu

This and more events located on our site calendar here.

3/28 Deadline: Facebook HBCU News Fellowship

Have you been checking the Internship Listings on the SHSJC website? We're updating it almost daily -- and this Facebook HBCU News Fellowship deadline was just extended through 3/28.

The Facebook HBCU News Fellowship elevates emerging Black talent and future media professionals by pairing them with established national and local news organizations across the US. Fellows will work to enhance the organization's presence on Facebook and Instagram by developing youth-relevant and culturally inclusive angles.

Eligibility Requirements:

HBCU College junior, senior, or 2020 graduate

You are 18+ and a US resident.

Cover letter

Resume

Previous internship, work, or academic experience in the field

Relevant work sample 25 undergraduate/recent grads of HBCUs will be placed at 25 newsrooms across the US to serve as Fellows for 8 weeks throughout the summer of 2021.

Students can apply here.

Deadline Monday, March 29 at 9am: SOAR Award and Fellowship 2021

Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University and Allison+Partners is pleased to announce its new Scripps Opportunity and Achievement (SOAR) Award, a mentorship program designed specifically for a top student attending SHSJC in 2021-2021. This award is underwritten by Allison+Partners Founder Scott Pansky.

Dean Da'Vida Plummer said, "Without the generosity of Scott, this SOAR Award would not be possible. It not only is an important tool to recognize excellence among our students, but it also supports bringing experts who will help uplift and inspire them to even greater heights. The name SOAR award is completely apropos in this regard."

The award is part of a new partnership with Allison+Partners that includes:

* Working with the SHSJC student-run agency, Brand 757, on a campaign for The Special Olympics.

* Working with two SHSJC students involved in a networking partnership program with San Diego State's Broom Center

* The SOAR Award. The program includes a $5,000 investment in the program will be used for travel expenses, a reception and a student stipend.

A student who receives the SOAR Award will receive a mentor chosen specifically to guide them int their career interests. The program will include networking and career opportunities that will help the student in his or her career goals.

The student chosen for SOAR Award must be a junior or senior in strategic communications, must have a 3.0-average or above and must have shown promise in strategic communication through their work.

Students who are interested should email Assistant Dean Marisa Porto with their media resume, grade point average, student number and a 450- to 500-word essay to that would help to identify a mentor to support their career goals.

In the essay, students should answer these questions:

* Based on what you have learned about public relations, what areas are you most interested in pursuing for your career after you graduate (i.e., digital marketing, multicultural marketing, technology PR, corporate PR, consumer brands, public affairs, purpose/social impact, etc.)

* What industry are you most interested in building your career (i.e., healthcare, retail, technology, travel & tourism, sports & entertainment, etc.) and why?

* Are there any companies you admire and hope to work for one day?

Applications for the SOAR award are open until 9 a.m. March 29, 2021. Essays to be vetted by Dean B. Da'Vida Plummer and Assistant Dean Marisa Porto. Final candidates will be interviewed by Dean Plummer and Mr. Pansky, who will choose a winner.

When does advisement start? UPDATED plus other questions!

When does advisement start?

Advisement begins MONDAY, MARCH 29, and lasts until APRIL 9, 2021.

What should I do to get advised?

Email/Phone your adviser your transcript, your filled out course request form and set up a time for advisement.

Where can I find my course request form?

http://docs.hamptonu.edu/student/Course_Request_Form_20210120152849.pdf

What if I think I'm going to graduate soon? If you are a rising senior on track to graduate in May 2022, read this http://registrar.hamptonu.edu/graduation.cfm

Fill out the graduation application here https://www.hamptonu.edu/docs/student/20200519115733-12927-graduation_application-_updated_5-18-20.pdf

Students who previously applied for graduation but did not graduate and are applying for a different date must fill out a graduation update form located here:

http://docs.hamptonu.edu/student/Graduation_Update_Form_20210201165151.pdf

Email it to your adviser as well so you can discuss this as well during this preregistration meeting.

As a reminder, ALL STUDENTS MUST APPLY FOR GRADUATION A YEAR IN ADVANCE.

What do I do next?

Show up for your meeting on time. Your adviser will talk about any adjustments for your course request form. Make certain you have discussed your graduation paperwork if you are planning to graduate soon. Your adviser will send the graduation application to the registrar.

What happens next?

You will sign your finalized course request forms. At the end of the session, you will receive your registration pin. You must then go to HUNet and register for classes. Then you must send your adviser the schedule you have signed up for.

What happens if a class is full or isn't offered this semester?

If a class isn't offered or it's full, Then you would return to your adviser for additional advisment to select an alternate class. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR CLASSES THAT ARE NOT APPROVED BY YOUR ADVISER.

What happens if I am scheduled to graduate in December and I can't get into a class?

Students who are scheduled to graduate in December can be added to full classes. This process also goes through the adviser. All other students must wait to take the class next semester.

Who is my adviser?

Please copy and paste this list somewhere you can find it again next semester.

Dibari

Sophomores K-O

Seniors P-Z

Ford

Freshmen A-J

Sophomores A-J

Heffron

Freshmen K-O

Maier

Seniors K-0

Minors/Areas of Emphasis

Moore

Juniors P-Z

Reynolds

Freshmen P-Z

Sophomores P-Z

Waltz

Juniors A-J

Seniors A-J

Woodard

Juniors K-O

3/23 @ 4pm -- Exclusive Creative (Film Industry) Panel Event!

Join representatives from The Walt Disney Studios, ESPN, and Pixar Animation Studios as they share their life-changing experiences with one of the most recognizable brands in the world. Learn from industry leaders about their career progression and have a chance to win a 6-month Disney+ subscription*. Students who attend this event will have the opportunity to engage with leadership, and connect with other HBCU students from across the country.

The webinar will be held on March 23, 2021 at 4 pm EST. Click download below for attached pdf.

Register today! Disney Creative Employees Share Their Stories - And a Chance to WIN Disney+

https://disney.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dpTjwoReT0eDid1RnFZiUw

3/23: You're Invited: Soul of a Nation HBCU Watch Party & Kickback

ABC News' "Soul of a Nation" is very excited to invite you to an exclusive watch party and kickback with the HBCU community Tuesday, 3/23 in support of the groundbreaking series' episode on "Black Joy."

Hosted by ABC News and HBCU Buzz, the event will kick off with a pre-game turn-up with beats by DJ Jae Murphy at 9pm ET before we begin watching the episode at 9:20pm ET. The event will be emceed by CDK, the #1 ranked HBCU host in the country, and feature conversation with series creator and ABC News SVP of Integrated Content Strategy Marie Nelson, ABC News Correspondent Janai Norman and ABC News producer Jade Lawson. There will also be some time for 1:1 networking with HBCU students and alums at the end of the event. Giveaways will be reserved for HBCU students only.

"Soul of a Nation" is the first broadcast network newsmagazine that aims to put Black life in America front and center. It presents viewers with a unique window into authentic realities of Black life, unpacks issues critical to Black Americans through intimate storytelling and bridges the past, present and future. In each episode familiar faces - from performers, activists, and scholars to clergy members – join The View's Sunny Hostin for an entertaining and provocative conversation about current events. Plus some of the nation's greatest musicians deliver stunning performances to close out each show.

We hope you can join this exclusive event next week. You can RSVP at this link: https://hopin.com/events/soul-of-a-nation-hbcu-watch-party-kickback

SEE DATES: WHEN IS FALL 2021 PREREGISTRATION/ADVISEMENT?

When does advisement start?

Advisement begins MONDAY, MARCH 29, and lasts until APRIL 9, 2021.

What should I do to get advised?

Email/Phone your adviser your transcript, your filled out course request form and set up a time for advisement.

Where can I find my course request form?

http://docs.hamptonu.edu/student/Course_Request_Form_20210120152849.pdf

What if I think I'm going to graduate soon? If you are a rising senior on track to graduate in May 22, read this http://registrar.hamptonu.edu/graduation.cfm

Fill out the graduation application here https://www.hamptonu.edu/docs/student/20200519115733-12927-graduation_application-_updated_5-18-20.pdf

Students who previously applied for graduation but did not graduate and are applying for a different date must fill out a graduation update form located here http://docs.hamptonu.edu/student/Graduation_Update_Form_20210201165151.pdf

Email it to your adviser as well so you can discuss this as well during this preregistration meeting.

As a reminder, ALL STUDENTS MUST APPLY FOR GRADUATION A YEAR IN ADVANCE.

What do I do next?

Show up for your meeting on time. Your adviser will talk about any adjustments for your course request form. Make certain you have discussed your graduation paperwork if you are planning to graduate soon. Your adviser will send the graduation application to the registrar.

What happens next?

You will sign your finalized course request forms. At the end of the session, you will receive your registration pin. You must then go to HUNet and register for classes. Then you must send your adviser the schedule you have signed up for.

What happens if a class is full or isn't offered this semester?

If a class isn't offered or it's full, then you would return to your adviser for additional advisement to select an alternate class. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR CLASSES THAT ARE NOT APPROVED BY YOUR ADVISER.

What happens if I am scheduled to graduate in December and I can't get into a class?

Students who are scheduled to graduate in December can be added to full classes. This process also goes through the adviser. All other students must wait to take the class next semester.

Who is my adviser?

Please copy and paste this list somewhere you can find it again next semester.

Dibari:

Sophomores K-O

Seniors P-Z

Ford:

Freshmen A-J

Sophomores A-J

Heffron:

Freshmen K-O

Maier:

Seniors K-0

Minors/Areas of Emphasis

Moore:

Juniors P-Z

Reynolds:

Freshmen P-Z

Sophomores P-Z

Waltz:

Juniors A-J

Seniors A-J

Woodard:

Juniors K-O

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