By Lauren Webb


Wouldn’t you agree the semester is flying by? This week is already the beginning of midterms and once it’s over we roll right into the much-needed respite from classes  (better known as spring break). Before we lose you to all nighters and out of town adventures,  we wanted to let you know about some awesome events taking place this month. See my picks for the most noteworthy events taking place in and around town in March!  



SOC Dean’s Intern Reception  

Host: Dean Jeff Rutenbeck and current interns

When/Where: March 8, 2017, 6:30-8 PM, Doyle/Forman Theatre

Why You Should Go: Learn about the Dean’s Internship program, an SOC collaboration with media organizations such as The Washington Post, NPR, National Geographic and USA TODAY that provides internship opportunities to distinguished students. If  earning bylines, production credits and professional recognition for your work interests you then you should attend. Hear about new opportunities with SOC partners and meet current interns. Refreshments will be served.



Spring 2017 Job & Internship Fair

Host: The Career Center

When/Where: March 22, 2017, 1-4 PM, Bender Arena

Why You Should Go: If you are looking for a job or internship this event is a must-attend. Connect with over 140 public, private and nonprofit employers offering a wide range of full and part-time jobs and internships. Explore your interests and launch your career here.

Students and Alumni seeking more info and connections: register here.


PRSA NCC Presents: The Trump Era: How DC Communicators are Capitalizing on Change

Host: PRSA National Capital Chapter

When/Where: March 23, 2017, 8-10 AM, U.S. Navy Memorial’s Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004

Why You Should Go: Learn the tools, techniques, and theoretical knowledge that can help build change expertise in the era of Trump. Understand the roles of communication and advocacy professionals in change strategies related to the new Administration. Panelists include:

Jamie Hennigan, VP, Strategic Communications, National Association of Manufacturers

Michael McManus, VP, Corporate Communications and Government Affairs, Asia Pulp and Paper

Greg Staley, Senior Vice President, Communications, U.S. Travel Association

Also use this chance to meet DC PRSA members working in the field. Tickets $10 for PRSSA students. Registration closes March 22, 2017.

For more information visit their website


ADCHELLA: AAF DC’s 57th American Advertising Awards

Host: American Advertising Federation’s DC Chapter

When/Where: March 24, 2017, 6-10 PM, Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, DC 20001

Why You Should Go: Are you into advertising? Want to see who’s kicking butt in the DC area? Check out the agency festival of the year….Adchella. Your ticket includes: T-shirt, wrist band, live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and a celebration of the best advertising work of 2017. Students $25.

To learn more and register visit the website.


Warschawski Presents Marketing Communications 101

Host: Warschawski, a boutique marketing communications agency in Baltimore

When/Where: March 29, 2017, 5:30-7 PM, 1501 Sulgrave Ave., Suite 350, Baltimore, MD 21209

Why You Should Go: Have you ever wanted to be a PR star, a graphic designer extraordinaire or development guru? Ever wondered how to prepare for a career in marketing communications and what it takes to land your dream job? Get tips on how to get hired at a marketing agency, what you should be learning now to help you prep and how to prepare for interviews from CEO and Founder David Warschawski and other senior leaders. Hear what it’s like to work in marketing communications and how different areas, like design, development, social media, PR, digital, and more, all play together



Design Your Life for Success

Host: Chris Palmer

When/Where: Part I – March 30, 2017, 7-8:30 PM, MGC 200

Why You Should Go: This three-part workshop is designed to help you learn what really matters to and how to live your life with passion. If you want to reflect, consider how to find purpose and meaning in your live, explore goals and learn effective time management skills this is a must attend workshop.

Professor Chris Palmer, a passionate advocate of personal growth and how people can become successful, productive, and fulfilled leads the seminar.

Students and Alumni seeking more info: click here.