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The SMPA Career Access Network (SMPA CAN) supports experiential learning, building professional connections and community between current students and alumni.
SMPA juniors and seniors will connect with prominent mentors from news organizations, government agencies, public relations firms, non-profits, and academia to learn and develop crucial workplace skills. Mentors will be matched with SMPA students based on industry and similar objectives and goals for the mentorship.
Applications are due October 31, 2016.
Questions or want to get involved in SMPA CAN programs? Send us an email!
Emily Creighton (BA '18) aspires to change the political pay-to-play system by bringing a leading non-partisan organization working to cut private money out of politics to the most politically active campus in America.
School of Media and Public Affairs Professor Jason Osder, attended Sundance Film Festival where he observed a trend of documentaries that move beyond the principles of journalism in favor of creative troupes found more frequently in fictionalized films. These films are more explorative, and the filmmakers aren’t afraid to hoodwink the audience to make a larger point.