Upcoming Events for Students
Featured Event: Communications Careers Week 2023
During the Fall semester, the School of Communications brings in industry leaders representing a cross-section of organizations, from nonprofit journalism to full-service entertainment production companies. With a combination of presentations, workshops, networking sessions, panel discussions and an internship expo, Webster students can jump-start their own communications career. Details and schedule coming soon!
Livella Brand Group Roadshow
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sverdrup Building
Communications Careers Week
Monday, Oct. 9–Friday, Oct. 13, Sverdrup Building
Kooyumjian Gallery Opening Reception: Andrew Richard Hara: Light & Darkness
Friday, Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Kooyumjian Gallery
Current Exhibit at the Kooyumjian Gallery
Sonya Revell: Revelry + Reverie
Friday, Sept. 8 through Wednesday, Oct. 4
Communications Careers Week
Monday, Oct. 9–Friday, Oct. 13
During the Fall semester, the School of Communications brings in industry leaders representing a cross-section of organizations, from nonprofit journalism to full-service entertainment production companies. With a combination of presentations, workshops, networking sessions, panel discussions and an internship expo, Webster students can jump-start their own communications career.
The School of Communication Internship Expo is held every Fall semester, in October or November.
This event is open to all School of Communications students of Webster University. There will be a variety of Internship Program partners ready to share information and discuss internship opportunities for spring and summer. Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, the Internship Expo is an excellent opportunity to gather internship information. Seniors and juniors can find out about available internships and more. Sophomores and freshmen can chat with internship partners about classes or experience needed for internships. The expo will provide an opportunity for students to speak with employers. Students actively seeking internships and students wanting to connect for future opportunities are encouraged to attend.
Media Academy is a premier annual event of the Webster University School of Communications and our industry partners. Media Academy 2023 included two days of presentations, workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities with senior executives from national media companies including Epic Games, Lion Forge, ScriptHop, Another Reality Studio, SmithGeiger Consulting and more.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
- 3:30–5 p.m. Panel Discussion
Sverdrup Complex, Room SV123
Brian Austin: Co-Founder/CEO, ScriptHop
Terrence Coles: Cedar Grove Holdings, Inc.; Advisor, WowYow, Inc.
Andrew Finlayson: Executive VP of Digital and Social Media Strategies, SmithGeiger
Scott Foster: Co-founder/Creative Director, ScriptHop
Seth Geiger: President and Founding Partner, SmithGeiger
Jamie Hurcomb: Unreal Engine Academic Advisor - Film and Media, Epic Games
Allison Levin: Adjunct Professor of Sports Communication, Webster University
Brad Martin: Founder/CEO, Another Reality Studio
Carl Reed: CEO, Composition Media; Executive Producer, Lion Forge Animation
Mark Sableman: Partner, Intellectual Property, Media and Internet Law, Thompson Coburn LLP
Michael Vamosy: Co-Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Vivid Zero
- 5–6 p.m. Networking Reception
Thursday, March 9, 2023
- 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Check-In and Registration
- 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Workshop Sessions
- 1–3 p.m. Student Showcase and Networking Reception
The Student Showcase features nominated students from all majors in the School of Communications displaying their most accomplished portfolios and projects including video games, photos, films, recordings and more. Communications professionals, alumni, staff and faculty are invited to attend for the opportunity to network and offer career-related feedback for students.
It is open-house style, so attendees can stop by for just 15 minutes, or stay the whole time.