Poster Contest Winner

Congratulations to Lenny Schnier '13 who submitted the winning design below to this year's poster contest.

300 votes were cast by Brandeis community members, including students, faculty and staff. Thanks for your participation!

lenny poster
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Communications Forum

Below please find event details, registration information, the keynote speaker and a list of attending employers.

Event details

Communications Forum
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Sherman Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center
Undergraduate RSVP now!

View photos from last year's forum.

Join the Hiatt Career Center for our third annual Communications Forum! The event will feature an introduction by Professor Grace Zimmerman, followed by a keynote presentation by Bill Imada, Chairman/CEO of IW Group. After the keynote, students will be able to participate in round table networking sessions with industry professionals (including alumni, practitioners and recruiters) from top advertising, public relations and other communications-related employers.

New! @HiattatBrandeis will be tweeting live from the event. Follow the conversation using hashtag #deisforum, and submit questions for the keynote using hashtag #askbill.

Registration & preparation

Undergraduate RSVP: B.hired > Events > Career Forums

Alumni, GSAS, Heller, & IBS RSVP: here

Professional dress is required.

In preparation for the event, review Hiatt's How to Work the Communications Forum PowerPoint or attend the in-person workshop on Monday, January 28, at 4:00 p.m. at the Hiatt Career Center. RSVP for the prep workshop via B.hired > Events > Workshops. 

Download the event guide (pdf) featuring a list of all attending employer reps with links to their LinkedIn profiles to help you with your pre-forum research.

Can't make it to the prep workshop?  View slides here.


The event's keynote speaker is Bill Imada, Chairman/CEO of IW Group, a marketing and communications firm that specializes in reaching the growing Asian-American community in the United States.

View Mr. Imada's bio (pdf).

Attending employers*

AMP Agency

Arnold Worldwide

Black Frame PR

Blitz Media

Brandeis University Office of Communications

The Clarks Companies

Club Passim


Cone Communications

Constant Contact

Design Museum Boston

Dunkin' Brands


Hearst Magazines

Hill Holliday


IW Group

Lois Paul and Partners

Mass Life Sciences Center

Merck Serono

Mills Public Relations

Mount Auburn Hospital Community Health

Havas Media



Racepoint Group

She Knows, LLC


Tufts Medical Center



*Check B.hired for the most up-to-date list of attending employers and their descriptions.