Our professionals-in-residence program brings in leading national figures from journalism, advertising, and public relations to deliver lectures, visit classes, critique portfolios and more.
Each semester you’ll have access to five to seven professionals-in-residence, sponsored by the college or the department. In 2013-2014, professionals-in-residence included:
We also invite alumni to campus to share their experiences, perspectives, and advice. In 2013-2014, we featured two panels of graduates. These alumni discussed the school-to-career transition and how to make the most of your time on campus:
Alumni of our graduate programs came to campus this past academic year to share the ways in which advanced study can contribute to career development or career change. Panelists included:
Professional Advisory Councils
Each of our major sequences has a advisory council composed of dedicated alumni and practicing professionals. These councils help track important trends in journalism and strategic communications, provide advice on curriculum development, and build our network with influential professionals who will be important to your career. Council members combine class visits and guest lectures with their visits to campus giving you opportunities to meet them.
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