"The opportunities I have had here are endless. On top of the guest speakers that all of my professors bring in to talk and network with, I have had the chance to hold numerous leadership positions, attend conferences and take on six different internships."
"As an assistant account executive, I am responsible for creating content for social media, blog posts and newsletters, reviewing content for educational resources, media outreach to key trades and occasionally national media, and coordinate with vendors for trade show participation," she said.
"The classes I took required that I go out and shoot and write stories on tight deadlines - sometimes solo, sometimes in a team - which is the exact skill you need when you take your first job," said Sasso.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Point Park University's Annual Etiquette Dinner allowed more than 50 students across all majors to network with employers while practicing their dining etiquette over appetizers and a gourmet meal.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
"Thanks to my knowledgeable professors and hands-on classes at Point Park University, I am living my dream! I am currently a television news anchor and reporter in my hometown viewing area, a station I grew up watching," she said.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
From PNC Financial Services to Live Nation Entertainment, Point Park University students and alumni networked with more than 70 recruiters at the Spring Internship and Job Fair, held Feb. 9 in the Student Center.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Junior sports, arts and entertainment management majors Ryan McMahon, Miranda Peel and Olivia Siemer are spending their semester in Florida interning for one of the world's most-admired entertainment companies — Walt Disney World.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Recruiters from 110 business and organizations throughout the Pittsburgh area came to Point Park Sept. 27 looking to hire full-and part-time employees, as well as interns, for a variety of positions.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
"Point Park is one of the best schools to get an education if you're ready to work ... Not only will you have professors who are qualified in their respective fields, but also you will meet people who are as dedicated as you. I've learned so much in my two years so far, and I wouldn't be the person I am today without this school," he said.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
As the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched the Stanley Cup June 12, several Point Park University alumni and students had a lot to celebrate — including the experience of working or interning for a championship professional sports team.
Friday, June 10, 2016
"I found that the M.A. in Media Communication was a great fit for my interests and career goals. I like the flexibility in the programs, like on ground, hybrid and online courses," she said.
Friday, June 3, 2016
Seven sports, arts and entertainment management students and alumni had the opportunity to work in VIP services, production running and floor seating at Beyoncé's The Formation World Tour May 31 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
"I received my job offer a week after graduating in December 2014. I credit my success in landing a job to some of the wonderful faculty at Point Park who supported me," she said.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
"My Point Park experience is truly memorable. The people I've met, the friends I've made and the teachers who had to put up with me made my experience. Learning from professors who truly care about you is the best experience any student could ask for," he said.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
"The professors at Point Park took me from being a novice writer to someone who could jump into the Post-Gazette and get up to speed quickly in a fast-paced newsroom environment," he said.
Friday, January 8, 2016
"I chose Point Park for several reasons - I really liked the location in Downtown Pittsburgh, class sizes are small and I wanted the one-on-one experience with my professors, the broadcast program is top notch and I was lucky enough to receive scholarships. It made sense for me to choose Point Park and I'm so glad I did," she said.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Five Pittsburgh marketing management professionals working in a variety of industries — from banking and fashion to higher education and retail — led a panel discussion about careers and networking at Instructor Chris Lovett's Advanced Marketing Management class Oct. 2.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Less than two years after graduating from Point Park, alumna Celina Pompeani is an Emmy Award-winning host of Pens Trends, an online show that highlights what's trending with the Pittsburgh Penguins on social media.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
"Point Park is a dynamic and creative place that is bursting with opportunity and excitement. Considering the city environment, industry-seasoned professors and dedication to hands-on learning, Point Park was the ideal fit for me," she said.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Junior sports, arts and entertainment management majors Amber Flevaris, from Fair Oaks, Pa., and Logan Farren, from Monroeville, Pa., are interning for the Pittsburgh CLO as Gene Kelly Awards coordinators.
Friday, January 30, 2015
"Point Park offers a smorgasbord of opportunities for students to make an impact in the community. You'll grow, learn and leave Point Park with so much more than a degree. I know I did," said Richelle Szypulski.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
"Appreciate every bit of advice your professors give you, and don't be afraid to reach out to them when you're feeling unsure about where you are headed or what you are doing," she said.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Sports, arts and entertainment management alumni Craig Woolridge and Evan Schall, along with cinema production graduate Jayme Jennings, interned at New Perspective Communications Agency spring 2014.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Karley Ferlic completed internships with The Jim Rome Show, "The Real" talk show pilot and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She also assisted with Cher and Bon Jovi's concerts in Pittsburgh.