2012 JMC Days schedule

JMC Days activities start on Sunday and end on Thursday.

Sunday, Oct. 21: Showing of the documentary “Page One: Inside the New York Times,” with popcorn and candy, Mer. 106 at 3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 22: Panel discussion “Tips from the Pros: How to land your dream internship (and what to expect on the job),” Mer. 106 at 6 p.m.

Abe Goldstein, SJMC alum and Creative Director at Trilix, is addressing Ad Club in Mer. 104 at 4:30 p.m.. His topic: What Ad Creatives should know about Account side people.

Tuesday, Oct. 23: Speed networking with area professionals, 4-6 p.m. in Olmsted 310-11.

“AP Style Quiz Bowl” sponsored by SPJ, 6:30 p.m. in Mer. 125.

Wednesday, Oct. 24: “Battle-Tested: Deploying PR for the U.S. Army.” PRSA Institute speaker Greg Swan (JO ’03), VP of digital strategy at Weber Shandwick in Minneapolis, discusses his award-winning online engagement program, Mer. 106 at 6:30 p.m.

Louis Laurent Jr (aka “Little Lou”) will talk about careers in Ad Creative for the students in JMC 76, Ad Principles. 2-3:15 p.m. in Mer. 106.

Thursday, Oct. 25: “The Brand of You: Smart uses of new media,” Mer. 106, 7 p.m. Area experts share tips for selling yourself in the digital age. (Moderated by Justin Wise of Monk Development, with panelists Norah Carroll of Lava Row, Tom Brazelton of the city of Ankeny, Kelsey Jones of Two Rivers Marketing and Kristin Porter of “Iowa Girl Eats.”)

“Build Your Own WordPress Site Tutorial,” sponsored by Drake Magazine, at 8:30 p.m. in Mer. 104.

All week: Snacks, mock interviews, guest speakers in classes.