Learn more about Comm Lead with these Admissions Events

Are you thinking of applying to the Communication Leadership Master’s Program?

We’re here to help you decide — and set you up for success in your application. If you have any questions please contact our Outreach Coordinator, Marina Baur at

Career Panel: Navigating a Career in Communications in the Post-Pandemic Era

In this career panel, we will talk to some of our accomplished industry professionals about applying for jobs during the pandemic, adapting to work remotely and finding new clients in the current environment, and learn more about their current roles, career trajectories and industries.

October 22nd, 2021, 4:00-5:30 p.m. PDT
Register Here.

Open House

Attend this open house to hear from different members of the Comm Lead community to get a holistic perspective of our professional graduate program. Our program director and faculty will introduce you to the three degree tracks and share insights about program courses and our staff will give you a glimpse of how we build our incredible community of thoughtful practitioners of communication.

November 18th, 5:30-7:00 p.m. PST     
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Student Ambassador Q&A Sessions

Curious about diverse student experiences at Comm Lead? Comm Lead ambassadors will talk about the two tracks, life at UW, early, mid-career, and international student experiences and answer any questions you might have during these Zoom sessions. 

  • October 15th, 2021 – 6-7 p.m. PDT (Getting to know the degree tracks)
  • December 17th, 2021 – 5-6 p.m. PST (International Student Experiences)
  • January 14th, 2022 – 4-5 p.m. PST (Early v/s Mid-Career Professionals)

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Onine Information Sessions

Hear more about the program and get to know some of our faculty, staff, and students who will alternate as hosts for these information sessions. Email us for information or with any questions. 

  • December 9th, 2021,  12-1 p.m. PST
  • January 21st, 2022,  5-6 p.m. PST
  • February 18th, 2022, 12 -1 p.m. PST (applications+experiences)
  • March 10th, 2022, 5-6 p.m. PST (last-minute application-related questions)

Register Here.


Past Events

Virtual Open House on November 20, 2020:

This open house is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about how the program prepares you for a career rooted in impactful storytelling, whether it involves community and leadership, communication and culture, advocacy, marketing, content strategy, user experience, or media production.


Career Panel on October 29, 2020:

Our panelists Yvonne Xiao (UX Content Designer, Microsoft), Brittany Hoffman (Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Partner, T-Mobile), Sarahy Sigie (Technical Writer & Digital Communications, Senior Manager, Barefoot Books), and Juancho Misa (Content Designer, Facebook) shared insights for Navigating and Launching a Career in Communications Amidst a Pandemic.


You can watch more Comm Lead info sessions and event videos on our YouTube channel. If you’re ready to apply, here’s how to get started.

And we’re always here to answer your questions via email at

Alex StonehillLearn more about Comm Lead with these Admissions Events
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