Grady Jobs & Internships

2.2.16

Contents:

  1. Follow us on Twitter @UGAGradyCareers
  2. Journalism & Mass Communication Career Day
  3. Career Day Breakfast & Luncheon RSVPs Due TODAY
  4. Coca-Cola North America EXCLUSIVE Internship - Due Feb. 5
  5. DAWGlink Jobs & Internships
  6. Jobs and Internships by Major
  7. Diversity Internships & Scholarships
  8. Jobs and Internships at Major Media Companies
  9. Advertising and PR Agencies in the U.S.
  10. Sports Jobs Resources
  11. Additional Job Search Resources
  12. Tip of the Week: 7 Steps to Achieve All-Star Profile on LinkedIn
  13. Upcoming Events
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Get Hired! #GradyCareerDay

Date: February 10, 2016
Time: 9:00 am until 3:00 pm

Location: Tate Student Center, Grand Hall - 5th Floor


This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Internships and full-time positions will be available. All majors are encouraged to attend. Career Day events are free for all students and alumni. Seats may be reserved on a first come, first served basis.


SCHEDULE: To find a full schedule of events, click here.


WHO'S COMING? 65+ companies have registered so far. Click here to see who's coming (updated daily).


CAN I REGISTER MY STUDENT ORGANIZATION? Yes, registration is FREE for all student organizations. Those interested in having a booth at Career Day, please email Ryan Carty at wrcarty@uga.edu.

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RSVPs are due TODAY!

Please note that only first-semester Grady students and above may attend the networking breakfast and luncheon.


To RSVP for the networking breakfast (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.) and/or luncheon (12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.), please log in to your DAWGlink account on career.uga.edu. On the left-hand side of the page, go to Events, then Information Sessions. Look for both events listed under UGA- Career Center.


Please ensure you are responding to the appropriate event and that your schedule will allow you to attend before you RSVP. Once you RSVP, you will receive an email confirmation and reminders prior to the event.


Students will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Priority deadline: Tuesday, February 2, 2016. You will be added to our wait list if you RSVP after all spaces are filled. Please check your email for notifications that you have been taken off the wait list.


RSVP here (scroll to bottom of page): http://career.uga.edu/

PR Majors are strongly encouraged to apply!

Summer internship available to Grady College students; strong preference for candidates who will have completed junior year with a major in Public Relations, and will be returning to school for the fall semester.


This position is based in Atlanta, working in Coca-Cola North America’s Public Affairs and Communications function, reporting through Coca-Cola's Brand and Business Communications Group. Group's primary responsibility is to protect and enhance the reputation and image of the company and its brands, through relationships and communication with key constituencies, principally the media and consumers through the media.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 5. For more information and application instructions, click here.

DAWGLINK JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

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

  • Brand Marketing Intern - Summer 2016 (sophomore, juniors), Newell Rubbermaid (Charlotte, NC) Deadline: 2/3/16
  • Public Relations Graduate Training Program (graduating seniors), Inventive Health (New York, NY) Deadline: 2/4/16
  • Production Assistant/Writer ($17/hr), Sockeye Media, LLC (New York, NY) Deadline: 2/6/16
  • Production/Admin Assistant ($17/hr), Sockeye Media, LLC (New York, NY) Deadline: 2/6/16
  • Marketing and Product Development Internship, CORE, LLC (Athens, GA) Deadline: 2/20/16
  • Social Media Intern, Georgia River Network (Athens, GA) Deadline: 2/25/16
  • Marketing Intern, Gwinnett Medical Center (Lawrenceville, GA) Deadline: 3/1/16

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:

*NEW*

  • Corporate Communication Summer 2016 Internship, Southern Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/15/16 at 5:00 p.m. EST (also apply via DAWGlink)
  • Summer 2016 Intern, Partnership for a New American Economy (also apply on DAWGlink) (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/1/16
  • Digital Marketing & Communications Intern, SimplePart (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/4/16 (also apply via DAWGlink)
  • Marketing Internship (starts March 1), Golf.org (Athens, GA)
  • Communication Specialist (immediate hire), Kevin Price Construction (Athens, GA)


DEADLINES

  • Chicago - Posse Summer Internship, Edelman (Chicago, IL) Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Summer 2016 Internships (many), Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, Burbank, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.) Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Summer 2016 Internships, Mcgarrybowen (New York and Chicago) Deadline: 2/19/16
  • Summer 2016 Internship Program, Porter Novelli (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/22/16
  • Summer 2016 Internship, Green Olive Media (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/26/16
  • Summer 2016 Internship, Mythic Ad Agency (Charlotte, NC) Deadline: 2/26/16
  • Public Service Fellows Internship Program, Partnership for Public Service (Washington, DC) Deadline: 2/27/16. After you apply online, please send your resume to Samantha Donaldson at SDonaldson@ourpublicservice.org and include the position title.
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), Deadline: 2/29/16
  • BBDO Summer Internship, BBDO (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/1/16
  • Summer 2016 Internships, Cramer-Krasselt (Chicago, New York, Milwaukee, and Phoenix) Deadline: 3/1/16
  • Summer Science-Writing Internship ($15/hr for undergraduates, $17.50/hr for graduate students, housing included), Argonne National Laboratory (Chicago, IL Area) Deadline: 3/4/16
  • Summer Corporate Communications Temp, The Weather Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/28/16
  • Summer Internship, Leo Burnett (Chicago, IL) Deadline: 3/31/16


REPEAT

  • Summer 2016 Internships, ESPN (multiple US locations) Apply early. After you apply online, please send your resume to ugagradycareers@gmail.com and include the position applied for.
  • Media Intern, IgnitionOne (Atlanta, GA)
  • Summer 2016 Internships, Energy BBDO (Chicago, IL) Search "Internships"
  • Student Intern - Law Clerk (Pre-law students preferred), CBS46-Meredith (Atlanta, GA)
  • Intern – Digital communications, Edelman (Washington, DC)
  • Intern – Creative Designer (Digital), Edelman (Atlanta, GA)
  • Content Development Intern, Preparis (Atlanta, GA)
  • Integrated Production Internship, BBDO (Atlanta, GA)
  • Digital and Social Media Intern, Arby’s Restaurant Group (Atlanta, GA)
  • Campus 2 Career Internships, NBCUniversal (many locations) After you apply online, please send your resume to ugagradycareers@gmail.com and include the position applied for.
  • Account Management Intern, Ideas United (Atlanta, GA)


Part-time Jobs:

*NEW*


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:

*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), Deadline: 2/29/16
  • NCAA Digital Post-Graduate Intern – Marketing & PR, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16


REPEAT
  • Assistant Account Executive, JWT (Atlanta, GA)


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer 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*

  • Digital Marketing & Communications Intern, SimplePart (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/4/16 (also apply via DAWGlink)
  • Creative Development Internship, The Walt Disney Studios (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/5/16


DEADLINES

  • Summer 2016 Internships (many), Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, Burbank, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.) Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Stuart Scott Internship (NABJ Members Only), ESPN (Bristol, CT) Deadline: 2/12/16
  • Public Service Fellows Internship Program, Partnership for Public Service (Washington, DC) Deadline: 2/27/16. After you apply online, please send your resume to Samantha Donaldson at SDonaldson@ourpublicservice.org and include the position title.
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), Deadline: 2/29/16
  • Summer Science-Writing Internship ($15/hr for undergraduates, $17.50/hr for graduate students, housing included), Argonne National Laboratory (Chicago, IL Area) Deadline: 3/4/16
  • Summer 2016 Corporate Communications Temp, The Weather Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/28/16

REPEAT
  • Campus 2 Career Internships, NBCUniversal (many locations) After you apply online, please send your resume to ugagradycareers@gmail.com and include the position applied for.
  • Spring 2016 Program Planning & Scheduling Intern, truTV (New York, NY)
  • Summer 2016 Entertainment Intern – TCM Digital, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA)
  • Production Internship (paid minimum wage and mileage reimbursement) BARK BARK (Atlanta, GA)
  • CNN Digital Homepage, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA)
  • Social & Digital Media Intern, Big Bang (Atlanta, GA)
  • Intern (HTML skills preferred), Amazon (Atlanta, GA)
  • Newsroom and Sports Media Internships, USA Today (Atlanta, GA)


Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

*NEW*


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:

*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), Deadline: 2/29/16
  • NCAA Digital Post-Graduate Intern – Multimedia, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16


REPEAT


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer 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

  • Summer 2016 Internships (many), Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, Burbank, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.) Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Stuart Scott Internship (NABJ Members Only), ESPN (Bristol, CT) Deadline: 2/12/16
  • Summer Internship Program, The Daily Press Media Group (Newport News, VA) Deadline: 2/12/16
  • National Radio Talent Institute, Georgia Association of Broadcasters (Athens and Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/19/16
  • ASCD Annual Conference (earn $500 in one weekend), Georgia World Congress Center, (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/22/16
  • Public Service Fellows Internship Program, Partnership for Public Service (Washington, DC) Deadline: 2/27/16. After you apply online, please send your resume to Samantha Donaldson at SDonaldson@ourpublicservice.org and include the position title.
  • CBS Internship Program Deadline: 2/28/16
  • Summer 2016 Journalism Internships, Society of Professional Journalists (Honolulu, HI), Deadline: 2/28/16
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), Deadline: 2/29/16
  • Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarship and Internships Deadline: 3/1/16
  • Summer Science-Writing Internship ($15/hr for undergraduates, $17.50/hr for graduate students, housing included), Argonne National Laboratory (Chicago, IL Area) Deadline: 3/4/16
  • EXCLUSIVE Summer 2016 News Internship, NewsON (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/18/16
  • Summer 2015 Internships, NPR, Deadline: 3/20/16
  • 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


REPEAT


Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

*NEW*


REPEAT

  • News Production Assistant (part-time), WCIV-TV (Charleston, SC)
  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:
*NEW*

DEADLINES

  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), Deadline: 2/29/16
  • Summer 2015 Internships (open to recent grads), NPR, Deadline: 3/20/16
  • 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
  • Multimedia Fellowship ($23,136 stipend and free housing, HTML and CSS skills required), Scripps Howard Foundation Wire Deadline: 4/1/16


REPEAT
  • Journalism Matters, The Times (Gainesville, GA)


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer 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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JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS AT MAJOR MEDIA COMPANIES

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

ADDITIONAL JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

From Circle Studio:

"Your LinkedIn profile might be the first impression you make on a prospect or contact, so it is important that your profile is complete and compelling... Achieving All-Star profile status isn’t nearly as daunting a task as it may seem. We’ve outlined 7 easy steps to help you improve your profile strength and make the most out of LinkedIn."

Read the full article here.

Also, attend the UGA Grady Careers LinkedIn All-Star Profile info session:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in Journalism Room 412

UPCOMING EVENTS

ADPR 4+1 Informational Meeting - 2/3/16

If you're majoring in Advertising or Public Relations, come find out how you can earn your master's degree in one year!

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at 12:15 p.m.
Journalism Building, Room 205

Spring 2016 All-Majors Career Fair - 2/3/16

Meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume!


Shuttles will run from campus to the Classic Center between 11:30 am and 5:00 pm. Bus stops for students include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Chem, Physics, across from the Library, and Classic Center.


Employers recruiting Grady majors:

Aflac

Altria Group Distribution (Advertising only)

American Junior Gold Association

Apex Systems, Inc.

Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Collabera

Insight Global, Inc.

Meltwater Group

Newell Rubbermaid

Powerserve

Toyota

YP


The above list does not include the 100+ employers recruiting “All Majors.” Find the full list of employers here.
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7 Steps to Becoming a LinkedIn All Star - 2/3/16

Date: February 3

Time: 5-6:15 p.m.

Location: Journalism Building room 412


Learn how to present the best you on LinkedIn in seven simple steps! In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to increase your visibility, effectively communicate with professionals, and how to expand your network on the world's largest professional networking site.


LinkedIn Open Labs:

Date: February 4 and 5
Time: 12-3 p.m.

Location: Journalism Building lab 418

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Info Session - 2/8/16 (Diverse talent encouraged to attend)

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a Career Prep Program with a network of 250+ selected African-American, Latino American and Native American students around the nation. The MLT Career Prep Program connects fellows to its 80+ corporate partners during the 18-month long fellowship. Corporate partners include: Google, LinkedIn, Disney, Deloitte, Vanguard, Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, Creative Arts Agency, and the list goes on! MLT fellows are given a coach to help them through their career exploration, and they attend 4 seminars in various U.S. locations in addition to submitting various assignments each month.

UGA proudly has 15 current MLT Career Prep Fellows, and they are seeking to help the next class of phenomenal students. Below is the information for their upcoming MLT informational and workshop. It is highly encouraged for you to attend if you are interested in business, communications, computer science, engineering, banking, etc.

Join them on Monday, February 8th at 6:00-8:00pm in Sanford Hall 309 (on North campus) to learn more about the opportunities MLT has to offer and to get started on your application!
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PRSA Real World PR Conference - 2/19/16

Interested in a career in public relations, integrated marketing or communications? Attend Real World PR, a one-day collegiate conference on Friday, Feb. 19th for a day of networking, panel discussions and workshops. Hear from Keynote speaker Nick Nelson, CMO of Liquid Soul on “The Business of Entertainment Publicity.”

Registration is open now! Learn more about the conference and register.

FREE TLF Career & Professional Development Workshop with Aflac - 2/19/16

Aflac and The Lagrant Foundation (TLF) are hosting a FREE career and professional development workshop on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 12:00PM- 2:30 PM


  • Location: Aflac Worldwide Headquarters in Columbus, GA
  • Transportation will be provided for students in Atlanta (students will receive more information once they RSVP)
  • Lunch will be provided


College students who are interested in the career field of advertising, marketing and public relations are encouraged to attend!


Students will have the opportunity to network with the corporate communications executives at Aflac, the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the US, and learn about internship/job opportunities at Aflac.


TLF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations.


Students need to RSVP directly with Christina Lim at christinalim@lagrant.com and send in their resumes.

Judson Women's Leadership Conference - 6/21/16, free until 2/29/16

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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