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A warm welcome to returning and new students!

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2 months 4 days ago

A warm welcome to returning and new students!

We are so pleased to see all you ‘Canes enthusiastic for a great spring semester! If you are just joining the SoC, welcome to the family! If you are returning from the winter break, it’s great to have you back!
 
Be sure to check the Weekly Wire every Tuesday afternoon for important dates, events, special programs, scholarships, student organization information, jobs, internships and so much more. Scroll down to find a great spring internship or course that may still be available to you.
 
Good luck to all students as you commence an awesome new academic semester at the University of Miami.


Announcements

University of Miami Sport Industry Conference

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3 weeks 1 day ago

The 2017 University of Miami Sport Industry Conference will bring together leading sport industry experts to discuss some of the biggest issues currently facing the sport industry, while also giving attendees an opportunity to network and engage with potential employers.

  • Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • University of Miami’s Watsco Center, Coral Gables
  • To learn more about the conference, buy tickets and to see a schedule of events, please visit: https://miamisportconference.com/
  • Questions? Email Alicia Jessop UMiamiSIC@gmail.com

 


2017 Communication Meet-Up

Posted
1 month 6 days ago

Our annual networking and recruiting event is almost one month away! It will take place in the SoC Courtyard onWednesday, March 22 at 6 p.m. Meet our favorite recruiters and industry professionals who are willing to share advice and information on internships and jobs. More details coming soon. Need your resume looked at in preparation? Schedule an appointment with Kebrina Maharaj.


Media Law for Journalists & Students Workshop & Editorial Roundtable

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1 month 6 days ago

This is a one day workshop March 14 at Fusion in Doral. Experienced lawyers lead workshops on newsgathering, source protection, libel and privacy, copyright, FOIA and more. Top journalists from The Miami Herald, Fusion, and elsewhere will give tips for working in the field, career advice and take questions. The full day of workshops, plus breakfast and lunch, is only $20. Learn more and sign up here.


Travel, Journalism & Photography Internship Seminars in Cuba

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1 month 6 days ago

Journalism immersion in the local Cuban lifestyle, residing in two of its most emblematic cities, UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana and colonial Trinidad. Acquire the latest travel journalism skills through editorial meetings, journalism workshops, photography workshops, mentoring and feedback sessions. Students produce their own travel guide to Cuba. Upon completion receive a Portfolio of Publications, a Travel Journalism and Photography Internship Certification, a Certification of Academic Credit and a Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable. Tuition Fee: 3,500 Euros. Scholarships of up to 500 Euros available.


'Strangers to Peace' documentary needs your support

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1 month 1 week ago

The SoC’s Student Agency is up and running and one of their first clients is a UM alumni, Noah DeBonis. He is currently filming a documentary about guerrilla soldiers in Colombia who are trying to reintegrate themselves back into society after the recent peace deal in Colombia. Noah is self-funding this project and has received help from the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. Please support our alum and consider helping by donating to the project’s Kickstarter account.


Ibis Yearbook portraits

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1 month 1 week ago

Portraits will be done on the second floor of the Shalala Student Center, February 20 through March 3 from10 a.m. till 6 p.m. Underclassmen can walk in for free and seniors make their appointments at www.ibisyearbook.com. Senior portraits cost $25 in cash or check and you must be in business attire.


Scholarships & Competitions

2017 MMA Competition Awards

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1 day 18 hours ago

The Media Management Association will hold its second annual competition to recognize outstanding undergraduate student works in the area of media management at the Annual Student Media Awards. The submission deadline is Thursday, April 13, 5 p.m. To participate, e-mail Prof. Michel Dupagne dupagnem@miami.edu your completed application form (attached) and an electronic copy of your work by the deadline.


Nepal Filmmaking Contest

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3 weeks 1 day ago

One student will be awarded a 1-week all-expenses-paid assignment to Nepal with a professional videographer and a day back in the U.S. with a professional editor this summer. Entries are due April 9. Full details and application here.


2017 Byron Fellowship

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1 month 6 days ago

Byron Fellowship is available to 20-40 emerging leaders, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and social entrepreneurs who are both making a profound difference in their own communities and keenly attuned to the challenges we share globally. During 5 days (July 30 through August 4) participants learn alongside a collection of academic teachers and active practitioners. Fellows and mentors represent a wide spectrum of disciplines including the arts, natural science, social science, humanities and theology.


Young Globals International Student Competition & Internship Program

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1 month 6 days ago

The Global Awards, established 22 years ago, is one of the premier international award competition for Healthcare and Wellness Advertising. This is a chance for students to submit their creative work to bring home the honor and recognition that comes with such a prestigious award; and more importantly, a win gives them the opportunity to experience a potentially life-changing paid internship with a top Healthcare and Wellness ad agency.  More information about the Global Awards can be found on our website: www.theglobalawards.com. Deadline: March 1.


Suncoast Chapter 2017 Student Scholarships

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1 month 1 week ago

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors and to college/university students who reside within the SUNCOAST REGION that includes the State of Florida, the State of Louisiana, the Mobile–Pensacola Market area and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Students MUST plan to attend or currently attend a four-year college/university with a declared major in Communications/Broadcasting with a concentration in television in the Suncoast region.

For complete information and to apply online, go to suncoastchapter.org.

Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017


David L. Boren Scholarship/Fellowship

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2 months 4 days ago

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The campus deadline is January 20, 2017. All applicants must follow the detailed campus submission instructions found on the Prestigious Awards website at www.miami.edu/awards under the Boren scholarship listing to apply.