Luisa-Maria Mrcela, in the 3rd semester of her Master's degree in "Public Relations and Digital Marketing" at the Frankfurt Campus, was amazed when the university management informed her that she had won the Deutschlandstipendium. Here, she tells us a bit about her volunteer work and her work-study activities. Incidentally, Luisa successfully completed her Bachelor's degree in "Journalism and Corporate Communications" at HMKW in Cologne.
During her internship abroad, former journalism student Hannah Kersting (HMKW Cologne) was able to get a closer look at working at a radio station. While volunteering at Hitradio Namibia in Windhoek, she not only had the chance to gain practical experience, but also to explore the fascinating country in southern Africa.
HMKW student Julius Heyers has long enjoyed working with children and young people. Since the beginning of the year, he has been passing on his business know-how to students as part of IW JUNIOR - and won a Deutschlandstipendium at the start of the semester. We interviewed the dual B.A. Media and Business Psychology student.
Caroline Cassinelli studies the distance learning program M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology in her 3rd semester. Here she reports on her internship at the renowned Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington D.C.
Alumna Johanna Koch pursues two professions with great enthusiasm: She has been working at the EUREF campus since the summer as a project manager in the area of marketing and business development. At the same time, she is active in local politics: In the current election, she was elected to the district council for the FDP Berlin Mitte. When we met her for a coffee, we chatted with her about her career start, her current jobs, and her goals for the future.
At this year's graduation ceremony, alumna Lea Kämpken (B.A. Media and Event Management) was awarded for one of the best theses. Congratulations! In her thesis, she examined street art and street art events in brand communication in detail. After graduation, she was able to seamlessly tie in with her research topic: she now works as a sales manager at the Cologne-based agency Perfectly Placed Media.
Tessa Behrens successfully completed her bachelor's degree in Media and Event Management and will soon complete her master's degree in M.A. International Marketing and Media Management. In addition to her studies, Tessa Behrens has already worked for Apple Retail Germany and has since gained a foothold at the social media agency StoryMachine, which specializes in strategic storytelling for top international brands, personalities and political institutions.
Nduku Mutinda is about to finish her M.A. in Public Relations and Digital Marketing, where she is writing her master's thesis on brand activism and researching the potential of effective marketing to influence consumers' behavior. We invited her for an interview and asked her about her studies at HMKW, her life in the multicultural city of Berlin and her current job at a Berlin-based language tech company.
With her studies in Game Design and Interactive Media, Chelsea Gröper is already a big step closer to her dream of working in the games industry one day. In this interview, we asked her about her favorite courses so far, her experiences at HMKW Berlin, and her personal recommendations for prospective students.
Intern, working student, trainee: Saskia Damaschke moves seamlessly from her studies into professional life. Already in October she starts her job at the renowned Frankfurt communication agency PSM&W Kommunikation and will support the team in the development of effective campaigns. We wish her a good start in her first job and thank her very much for the interview!