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The Center for Communication is a nonprofit organization supported by major media companies to bring more diversity to the media industry and give students access to influential figures who can speak about the business today.

The Center’s mission is to better prepare students for careers in media by connecting them with the best minds in media and offering free seminars, featuring outstanding media leaders, who join with us to better inform college students on the ever-evolving media industry.

Center seminars cover all aspects and all fields of media, including journalism, television production, documentary and feature filmmaking, social media, magazine and book publishing, advertising, PR and marketing, First Amendment issues, ethics and standards.

Past speakers include: Edward Albee, Jeff Marks, Bill Keller, Sebastian Junger, Lee Daniels, Mike Francesa, Anna Deavere Smith, Pete Hamill, Sir Harry Evans, David Chase, Oliver Stone, Sydney Pollack, Todd Haynes, Sidney Lumet, Jeff Bezos, Jon Stewart, Doug Liman, Barbara Walters, Dennis Crowley, Jonah Peretti, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Gunn, Bill Moyers, Sy Hersh, Al Gore, Charlie Rose, Bob Costas, Brian Williams, Stephen Colbert, and many thousands more.

Annually, up to 4,500 of the best and the brightest students from over 185 colleges and universities in the Tri-State area attend our panels and on-location seminars.

Center for Communication is an independent organization with 501(c )(3) status. All events are presented free to students. The Center is supported by the media industry and the academic community.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (April 23, 2015) – The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)is pleased to announce it will present a 2015 scholarship award valued at $1,500 to a Connecticut resident who is looking to pursue a career in media.

In order to be considered an eligible candidate, an applicant must be a Connecticut resident who is currently attending – or planning to attend – any university, college, two-year community college or technical school with a concentration in media studies.

The scholarship will be awarded based on the candidate’s grades, volunteer service, extracurricular activities, adult recommendations and a 300-word essay explaining how the candidate’s planned studies will aid his or her pursuit of a career in media.

More information and the downloadable scholarship application are available on CPBN’s website at

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We are the CT Indian Council seeking eligible folks who can benefit and take advantage of our WIA (Workforce Investment Act) employment and training programs. We can help with up to $3,000.00 in job placement costs, or pay for WIA training and/or co-case-manage, and have limited funding for college students - for tuition or books assistance.

To be eligible, applicants must be:
Unemployed (or meet income guidelines)
Native American/American Indian (enrolled in a US tribe), and live in CT
Males ages 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service

Please contact Contessa Big Crow-Jenkins at 860-437-0013

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Developed to prepare practitioners for the dramatically changing landscape in higher education, our program at NEC is unique and meets the needs of full-time students as well as individuals working full-time. Rooted in a philosophy of theory-to-practice, the 40-credit program is completed in 10 months (September – June) with students taking two courses during each 7-week term. Two terms are the equivalent of a traditional semester. Each term is comprised of an online course along with an on-campus course.

To meet the needs of college student educators, our program is aligned with both the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies and the CAS Standards for Master’s Preparation Programs. Faculty are practitioner-scholars and leaders in the field from a variety of institutions across the country providing students exposure to diverse higher educational settings.

The program also includes a practicum experience for additional application of course material. Students intern in offices at local colleges and university based on their career interests. There are alternative practicum options students who are full-time employees.

For graduating seniors or anyone else looking to further their education in higher education please visit our program’s website at

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Find out at RecruitCT
Connecticut’s largest Career Fair connecting recent
graduates to top area employers, with over
150 businesses searching for candidates like you.

Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport, CT
Wednesday June 17, 2015
10:30am - 2:30pm

For more information and to register go to us at or call (203) 956-6523

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