Opportunities logoIn the spring, The Center hosts a networking event for students and organizations. The Center's annual OPPORTUNITIES event takes place in the University Center, where representatives from student and professional clubs, associations, and societies are invited to meet with students and share information about their organizations and the importance of networking.

OPPORTUNITIES 2015 took place on Wednesday, February 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Representatives from media professional associations, student organizations, and student media participated. School of Communications students who attended familiarized themselves with the organizations and learned how to get involved.

Professional Organizations
American Marketing Association - St. Louis AMA
Audio Engineering Society St. Louis Regional Section - AES  
Business Marketing Association of St. Louis - BMA
Gateway Media Literacy Partners
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees - IATSE Local 493
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - Mid-America Chapter - NATAS
Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis
Public Relations Society of America - St. Louis Chapter - PRSA
St. Louis Media Communications Association - MCA
Visual Effects - VFXSTL
Student Organizations
Audio Engineering Society - AES
Idea Tree
Public Relations Student Society of America - PRSSA
The Ampersand
The Galaxy Radio
The Journal
Webster’s SIGGRAPH
Webster’s Video Game Club


Center for Portfolio Development & Internships ExpoIn the fall, the Center for Portfolio Development & Internships hosts the  Internship Expo, where students have the opportunity to speak with organization representatives, learn about potential internships, hand out resumes, and show professional portfolios. Students at any stage of their academic career can benefit from this excellent networking opportunity. 

The 2014 Internship Expo took place on Thursday, October 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Expo was held in the University Center, Sunnen Lounge on the Webster Groves Campus. We were host to a full range of media and communication organizations - from journalism to audio, visual and social media to strategic planning and beyond. 

Attending Organizations
Affton School District
ALIVE Magazine
Bad Dog Pictures
Bruton Stroube Studios
Cinema St. Louis
City of St. Peters
Coolfire Studios
FOX 2/News 11
International Institute of St. Louis
Ironman Sound Industries
Jacquin Studio Photography
KDHX Community Media
Live Nation
Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club
Missouri Botanical Garden
Nine Network of Public Media
Phat Buddha Productions/Blayzer
Red Carpet USA, LLC
Regional Arts Commission
Saint Louis Science Center
Shock City Studios
St. Louis Public Radio
Vidzu Media
Vital VOICE Magazine
Webster-Kirkwood Times, South County Times, West End Word

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