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Howard University Hosts NBCUniversal Day
Wednesday, March 21, 2012


WASHINGTON (March 19, 2012) –The Howard University community is invited to come learn, experience, and enjoy a series of events presented by NBCUniversal (NBCU).

The day will include panel discussions, interview sessions for intern and early career candidates, and exciting opportunities to network with Comcast and NBCU personnel and their diverse content offerings.

NBCU Day Schedule

Recruiter Meetings –10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Blackburn Center; Hilltop Lounge
Recruiters representing NBCUniversal, Comcast, and WRC-TV, Channel 4 will meet with candidates for one-on-one informational interviews for internships and jobs.

Comcast and NBCUniversal “On The Yard” – 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In front of Blackburn Center
Come grab giveaways and hear about all of the exciting things going at NBCUniversal and how you can get involved!

“The Universe of Opportunities @ NBCUniversal”12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Blackburn Center; West Ballroom
Executives from Comcast and NBCUniversal speak to students about a variety of opportunities available within their businesses. Lunch will be provided.

Featured Guest Panelist - Suzanne De Passe, Co-Chairman, De Passe Jones Entertainment Group, Producer-in-Residence at Emerson College, School of the Arts.

Discussion Topics: Ad Sales/Marketing, Journalism, Digital Content Production, Technology/Business Development, and Finance/Management.

Table Top Panels – 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Blackburn Center; Hilltop Lounge
Two intimate roundtable panels with opportunity for a more personal Q&A with panelists.
Panel 1 – Creating Your Own Path: The Creation of The Grio
Panel 2 – Breaking Into the Business: Comcast & NBCUniversal recruiters

Movie Screening of "Safe House" – 7:00 p.m.
Cramton Auditorium
Universal Pictures presents a free screening of the current box office sensation, "Safe House," starring Denzel Washington. Tickets are free and available now at the Cramton Auditorium box office.


Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 30 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at

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