Grady Jobs & Internships

3.22.16

Contents:

  1. Follow us on Twitter @UGAGradyCareers
  2. Grady Goes Applications - DUE TOMORROW
  3. Seacrest Studios Info Session
  4. DAWGlink Jobs & Internships
  5. Jobs and Internships by Major
  6. Diversity Internships & Scholarships
  7. Jobs and Internships at Major Media Companies
  8. Advertising and PR Agencies in the U.S.
  9. Sports Jobs Resources
  10. Additional Job Search Resources
  11. Tip of the Week: 7 Critical Skills You've Left Off Your Resume (But Shouldn't)
  12. Upcoming Events
Grady College Career Services has a Twitter account! Follow us for updates on communications internships and jobs, upcoming campus recruiting events, job search tips and much more.

On April 1, Grady College students will visit Atlanta by bus to tour print, digital, and broadcast news organizations (including The AJC and 11 Alive). On this exciting trip, students will meet with alumni and professionals in various journalism career fields. Students will also have a chance to tour the organizations, network with recruiters and alumni, and learn how to break into the industry. This trip will last from 7am-7pm. If selected, there is a refundable $10 deposit to hold your spot and you will receive it once you board the bus.


Deadline to apply is March 23, 2016. Click here to access the application.

Seacrest Studios Info Session – March 23

FREE pizza provided!

Seacrest Studios will visit Grady College on Wednesday, March 23 and meet with students to fill internship roles. Wendy Threatt, program coordinator, and her colleagues will host an info session at 11:30 a.m. in the Journalism Building Studio 100 with interviews to follow. Interns will work anywhere from 2-4 hours/month starting Fall 2016 through Spring 2017. Open to current sophomores and juniors. Open to all Grady majors (especially beneficial to those who have an interest in broadcasting or video production). All students are welcome to attend the morning info session. Find more information about The Ryan Seacrest Foundation and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta here.


Info Session – Journalism Building Studio 100, 11:30am-12:30pm (pizza provided)

Interviews signups are full. For those who selected an interview time, check your email for updates.

DAWGLINK JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

(Just a few of the many jobs available, Log into DAWGlink and search the job title to apply!)

  • Account Executive, Raycom Media-WTVM (Columbus, GA) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Marketing & Communications Student Worker, UGA - Public Affairs (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Business Sales Leadership Development Program, AT&T (Nationwide) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Communications & Development Summer Intern, Park Pride (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • News Anchor/Writer WGAU-FM, Cox Media Group (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • Innovation Center Intern (Graphic Design), Southern Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/25/16 (paid position, plus housing stipend available for non-local students)
  • Management Trainee, ABF FreightSystem, Inc. (Nationwide) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • Student Worker, UGA Archway Partnership (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • Brand Ambassador, Colossal Athletics (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/26/16
  • Sports Writer, isportsweb.com (Nationwide) Deadline: 3/30/16
  • Executive Sales Training Program for Recent College Graduates w/ Paid Relocation, Teq (Nationwide) Deadline: 3/31/16

  • Development Assistant, Naim Media Group (Washington, DC) Deadline: 3/31/16

  • Social Media Writer (20 hrs/week, $10/hr), UGA Office of Online Learning (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/1/16
  • Advertising Sales & Marketing Internship (Spring and/or Summer), Student Media Group (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/1/16
  • Sales & Marketing Intern, Hooked (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/8/16
  • Summer 2016 Internship Program, SCOUT Marketing (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 4/9/16 ($2,500 stipend)
  • Social Media Intern, Benson's Hospitality Group (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/13/16
  • Marketing Intern, Indie South Fair (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/14/16
  • Part-time Jobs with Marketing, Promotions and Audience Development team, The Red & Black (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/14/16
  • Social Media Intern, UGA Career Center (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/15/16
  • Multiple Internships (Digital Media Analyst, Graphic Designer, Photographer, Market Analyst), Fire & Flavor Grilling Co. (Athens, GA) Deadline: 4/18/16

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS BY MAJOR

Note:

  • Several positions listed below are open to all majors.
  • Early applications are STRONGLY encouraged. DO NOT wait until the last minute to apply.
  • Entry-level jobs in communications are need-based and typically posted 2-3 weeks before the company plans to fill the job.
  • Always tailor your resume to the job description. Create/format your own resume here.
  • NETWORK - Find a connection who works at your targeted company/organization by using LinkedIn's Find Alumni option and request an informational interview.

ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS POSITIONS

Paid Internships:

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DEADLINES


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  • News/Social/Visual Interns, The Trace (New York, NY)
  • Telematics Marketing Internship (graduate students preferred), Verizon Wireless (Atlanta, GA)
  • Writer Internship, MLT Creative (Atlanta, GA) (pay is contingent on performance within first 20 days)
  • Part-time Communication Internship (12 months or longer, 6-15 hours/month, and $9/hr. Graduate student preferred), Holistic Therapies & Consulting (Athens, GA)
  • Public Relations Intern, MSL Group (Boston, MA)
  • Marketing and Design Intern - Digital Revenue & Ops, Cox Media Group (Atlanta, GA)
  • Client Services Intern - Health, Edelman (Atlanta, GA)


Part-time Jobs:

*NEW*


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Full-time Jobs:

*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • NCAA Digital Post-Graduate Intern – Marketing & PR, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16


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Unpaid Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:
*NEW*

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  • Multiple roles (including marketing and social media), U.S. Army Cadet Command (Fort Knox, KY) (travel reimbursement, housing and food stipend provided) Deadline: 3/24/16


Unpaid Publishing/Writing Opportunities:


*See your academic advisor about possible course credit for internships

ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA STUDIES POSITIONS

*Film Job Search Tip: Many crew and casting positions are not posted online and are often filled through networking. If you do not see a position that interests you, visit the film commission website for the state in which you want to work, click on the crew/production directory and email or call the production company. Inquire about open positions and be ready to discuss who you are, what you’ve done relative to the job, and what you want to do. Many entry-level film jobs are freelance jobs and will be listed under the title, "Production Assistant".


Film Crew/Production Directories by State:


Paid Internships:

*NEW*


DEADLINES


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  • Radio and Media Counselors (housing included), Camp Weequahic (Lakewood, PA)


Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

*NEW*

  • Student Designer (immediate hire, 15-20 hrs/week, $10/hr), Spectrum Studio (Athens, GA)


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:

*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • Hearst Television Producing Fellowship (graduating seniors only), Hearst Television Inc. (nationwide, USA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • News Associate Program (recent grads preferred), NBCUniversal (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/27/16
  • NCAA Digital Post-Graduate Intern – Multimedia, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16
  • Videographer/Editor, WPLG - Promotions (Miami, FL) Deadline: 4/1/16


REPEAT


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:

*NEW*


REPEAT


Unpaid Publishing/Writing Opportunities:


Film/Entertainment Job Search Websites:


*See your academic advisor about possible course credit for internships

JOURNALISM, DIGITAL AND BROADCAST POSITIONS

Paid Internships:

*NEW*


DEADLINES


REPEAT


Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

*NEW*


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:
*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • Hearst Television Producing Fellowship (graduating seniors only), Hearst Television Inc. (nationwide, USA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • News Associate Program (recent grads preferred), NBCUniversal (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/27/16
  • Summer/Fall 2016 Editorial Internships ($15/hr, housing & travel grants available), The Nation (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/28/16
  • Summer 2016 Corporate Communications Temp, The Weather Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/28/16
  • NCAA Digital Post-Graduate Intern – Multimedia, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16
  • Digital Journalist (job ID: RBL-000335), WRBL-TV (Columbus, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16
  • Assignment Editor, WPLG - News (Miami, FL) Deadline: 4/1/16
  • Videographer/Editor, WPLG - Promotions (Miami, FL) Deadline: 4/1/16


REPEAT


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:
*NEW*
  • Health Podcast Internship - Summer 2016, WNYC (New York, NY) (includes $12/day travel stipend) Deadline: 3/31/16

REPEAT


Unpaid Publishing/Writing Opportunities:


*See your academic advisor about possible course credit for internships

DIVERSITY INTERNSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Apply Early!

Many internships are offered to students with diverse backgrounds. Check out some of them below:


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ADVERTISING AND PR AGENCIES IN THE U.S.

Advertising Agencies list (state-by-state) by The Creative Ham:

https://thecreativeham.com/the-list/


Public Relations Firms list (Top 122) by O'Dwyer's: http://www.odwyerpr.com/pr_firm_rankings/independents.htm

From LinkedIn article:

How many times have you heard something like this in a rejection letter:


“While your qualifications were impressive, this round of candidates was excellent.”


Against such competition, how do you win? What do you need on your resume to jump up into the “excellent” level?


Read this article for some critical skills that should be on your resume.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Atlanta Tech Village's Startup + Student Connection Job/Internship Fair - 4/4/16

Calling all students and job seekers! Atlanta Tech Village's intern/job fair is April 4th from 6-8pm. 50+ startups looking for talented people- admin, sales, engineering, marketing. Don't miss out! RSVP here: http://sscspring2016.eventbrite.com/

Careers in Freelance Communications Panel - 4/5/16

Date: April 5, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, 148


Come to this panel event to learn more about freelancing in the communications industry from professionals. We'll discuss types of opportunities available, some of the reasons professionals may choose to do freelance work and some of the challenges associated with being a freelance communicator.


For more information, click here.

Grady College Virtual Networking Events - 4/6 & 4/19/16

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Connect with Fellow Grady Alumni and Current Students In April


Grady College, in partnership with the UGA Career Center, will host two virtual networking events for current students and alumni. Both events are free and easy to use!


The first event will be the Grady College Virtual Networking Hour, designed to connect current Grady students with alumni in their industries. This will be on Wednesday, April 6 from 12-1 p.m. EDT. Register here: https://app.brazenconnect.com/events/uga-grady-college-2016


During the Grady Alumni Connect on Tuesday, April 19, you can expand your network by connecting with fellow alumni in the communications industry. Register here: https://app.brazenconnect.com/events/uga-grady-college-2016-2


For any questions, please contact Samantha Meyer at sam610@uga.edu.

GACE Statewide College Career Fair - 4/13/16

April 13, 2016

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cobb Galleria, Exhibit A


The Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers sponsors the GACE Statewide Career Fair every April to provide an additional opportunity for students and employers to connect for employment opportunities. A variety of employers (160+) will be seeking college students and graduates for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs. Graduate schools also participate in this event. To participate, you MUST be a current student or alumni of one of the GACE participating member schools listed.


How Can I Attend?


Bring your school ID or a driver's license and a copy of your resume with your GACE member school listed at the Student Registration area to get in the doors! You do not need to pre-register for the event.


Click here to see a list of employers and graduate schools in attendance.

Judson Women's Leadership Conference - 6/21/16

The JCI Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to helping young women achieve greatness in their lives through thought leadership, positive mentorship and education. Its goal is to provide additional tools for young women to become successful leaders in the community.

The Judson Women’s Leadership Conference is a Free Leadership and Career Development event for Young Adult Women, in particular College Students. The event is June 21st, in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. Student tickets will be free until February 29th. To access the registration page directly, log on to 2016jwlc.eventbrite.com or through our foundation page, jcifoundation.org.

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