Communication Day 2012 Schedule

Time Event Location

8:30am - 9:20am

Coffee with Faculty and Professionals
This is an opportunity for students to network with organizations that will have booths in the Comm. Day Expo and with professionals from companies that are hiring interns. Coffee, tea and juice will be available for the first 100 people attending. In addition, Department of Communication t-shirts will be given out to the first 100 students at the event..

Foyer

9:30am - 9:35am

Welcome – Dr. Charla Markham Shaw, Chair, Department of Communication

Bluebonnet South

9:35am – 9:40am

Remarks from Dr. David Silva, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Bluebonnet South

9:40am – 10:15am

Keynote – Jennifer Lanter

Bluebonnet South

11:00am - 11:45am

Building Your Resume
Students will get tips on how to add to their resume during college and after. Discussion topics will include how to get an internship and also ways to add other items to their resume (experience, scholarships, etc.).

Rio Grande

11:00am - 11:45am

The Dos and Don'ts of Using Social Media
Students will learn essential information about how to use social media to their advantage while also gaining tips on how to avoid the pitfalls of this new frontier.

Rio Grande

11:00am - 11:45am

Professional Etiquette
Students will be offered a crash course in professional etiquette, from how to write a professional email, to conducting yourself properly during meals with professionals and writing thank you notes.

Bluebonnet South

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Art of Interviewing
Learn what the most commonly asked question are during an interview, even better, how to answer them. Other tips for the interviewing process will be discussed, including how to dress and what questions you should ask.

Rio Grande

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Expectations in the Real World
Communications professionals will offer students insider information about the profession and what they need to know to stand out.

Rio Grande

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Portfolio Preparation
Tips from professionals on how to put together those resume supporting materials.

Bluebonnet South