ABC Weekly Update – February 19, 2014

Next Meeting is Tuesday, February 25 at 6 p.m. in the Curet Room

Our guest speaker for the next meeting is Dr. Meghan Sanders, who will be speaking to us about making our resumes and cover letters stand out for jobs and internships. Dr. Sanders will also be speaking to us about how to present ourselves at interviews for jobs and internships.

**Important Note** If you need someone to print your résumé and cover letter prior to the meeting on Tuesday, email Bria at and she will print it for you.

PR Fellowship/Internship with Ketchum PR Agency in Atlanta 

Ketchum fellows are assigned to client accounts where they apply their existing skills and learn new skills. Our fellows may be exposed to media training, research, media placement, event planning and a host of other topics. As an integral part of an account team, fellows may gain hands-on experience in publicity, promotions, communications, media research, planning, media relations and much more. These experiences help to provide useful technical skills and a strong background in public relations. Seniors who demonstrate our core competencies and values at the end of the program may have the opportunity to interview for a full-time position as an Account Coordinator.The deadline to apply is February 27th, 2014

Apply here:

Full-Time Job Opportunity with the National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of the millions of Americans affected by mental illnessWe currently have an opening for a Communications Coordinator.  The Communications Coordinator will perform tasks to support the communications team as well as contribute to the overall organization through project management, content creation and digital production.

Apply here:


Dues for new members due March 11

Dues for new members are due at the March 11 meeting and they are $15 for the year.

WWL’s Sally-Ann Roberts to speak to ABC at 12:30 on Tuesday, March 11

WWL’s morning anchor Sally-Ann Roberts will speak to ABC in the Curet Room of Hodges Hall on that Tuesday in March. Sally-Ann has been at WWL for nearly 40 years and is a well-known figure in New Orleans. Lunch will be provided. Bring a friend!


How Can To Leverage Social Media To Build Your Personal Brand

NCAA Social Media Manager Jessica Smith writes about how to “take advantage of this digital world we live in, and start transitioning your online presence from personal to professional now.”

Read more here:


Hope to see you all at the next meeting!

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