This Land is Our Land

July 15, 2020 by | Career Advice

Unless you are famous, no one hopes to receive an email that starts off with your name. For example, Tabitha Weston immediately loses the attention of her recipient, when she writes: “Hi, I’m Tabitha Weston, a recent graduate of Chapman University.” Now, if you are – or when you are – a highly visible expert


Tweaking Is for Winners

June 26, 2020 by | Career Advice

A very successful creative director once said, “Without a deadline, nothing would get done.” Because Alice was renowned (and recruited) for her rare combination of imagination and leadership skills, her reliance on the pressure of the clock might be shocking. Of course, Alice simply revealed the ultimate determinant of great advertising: when is the ad


Are You Crushing on a Job Posting?

June 19, 2020 by | Career Advice

“I found the absolutely perfect job. It’s me! I have to work there!” These can be the most nerve-wracking, heart-breaking, and time-wasting sentiments a job seeker can have. Having a job crush means you found an attractive and exciting opportunity that stops you in your tracks. You fixate on it. Read the post over and


Marketing and Brand Activation in the Beverage Industry

June 11, 2020 by | Alumni

Ella Parlor graduated from Chapman in 2011 with a degree in Communication and minors in Political Science and Gender Studies. Originally pre-med, Ella was recruited for a marketing internship that changed the trajectory of her career. Below she shares what she is doing now and how her communication degree helped her get to where she


Communication in the World of Artificial Intelligence

June 11, 2020 by | Alumni

Sara Wagner graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Strategic and Corporate Communication and a B.A. in Psychology. We caught up with Sara to hear about her Chapman experience and how her communication degree prepared her prepare for life after college. If you want to connect with Sara, you can find her on LinkedIn. Where


Appreciating the Little Things

June 10, 2020 by | Internships

Since the ripe age of sixteen, most of the internships I’ve done have been in more of a corporate realm. A classic 9-to-5 job, where you do your tasks for the day and then repeat the same things over and over again. Although I enjoyed these internships, sometimes all I could really think about was


From Chapman Student to Higher Education Advocate

June 5, 2020 by | Alumni

Wil Del Pilar graduated in 1995 from Chapman University with a degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations. He went on to get a Master’s of Education and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration. Getting his start in higher education as a work-study student in Chapman’s admissions office, Wil has since focused


Reconnecting To My Multicultural Roots

June 4, 2020 by Beatrice Lam | Students

It’s pretty amazing to think that I graduated with a degree in a major that didn’t exist when I first stepped on to Chapman’s campus. I changed my major once even before beginning my college career, from Psychology to Communication Studies, and I thought that would be my final decision. I was certain of my


5 Unexpected Work-From-Home Job Interview Questions

June 4, 2020 by | Career Advice

Employers have a right to ask you about your workspace and your ability to manage on your own, now that you are likely to start a new job by working from home. You don’t need to showcase an Instagram perfect loft, but you do need to prove you can manage to get everything done in

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