Grady Jobs & Internships

2.9.16

Contents:

  1. Follow us on Twitter @UGAGradyCareers
  2. Journalism & Mass Communication Career Day is TOMORROW
  3. #GradyCareerDay Schedule of Events
  4. Jobs and Internships by Major
  5. Diversity Internships & Scholarships
  6. Jobs and Internships at Major Media Companies
  7. Advertising and PR Agencies in the U.S.
  8. Sports Jobs Resources
  9. Additional Job Search Resources
  10. Tip of the Week: 10 Tips for Networking at Career Fairs
  11. Upcoming Events
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Get Hired! #GradyCareerDay is TOMORROW - Full Schedule:

Date: February 10, 2016

Full Schedule below.

Networking Breakfast 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

*Pre-registered guests only

Journalism Building, Peyton Anderson Forum Provided by UGA Campus Catering


Panel: Get Hired —
How to Stand Out in the Job Search
10:10 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.

Journalism Building, Studio 100

  • Moderator—Brian Hughes, PR Content Supervisor, UPS
  • Jonathan Andrews, Digital News Manager, Meredith Corporation: CBS46
  • Nicholas Levan, Campus Recruiter, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Jimmy Sanders, General Manager, WUGA-FM


Panel: Networking Tips —
How to Work the Career Fair
11:10 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Journalism Building, Studio 100

  • Moderator—Trey Sheneman, Vice President, Blueprint Digital
  • Neal Maziar, CEO, National Collegiate Sports Archives
  • Christian McKinney, Digital Content Director, WALB-TV
  • Steffan Pedersen, Digital Strategist, Object 9


Networking Luncheon 12 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.

*Pre-registered guests only

Tate Student Center, 5th Floor Grand Hall Provided by Panera Bread


12th Annual Career Fair 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Tate Student Center, 5th Floor Grand Hall


Click here to see the 70+ companies attending the career fair!


Use the hashtag #GradyCareerDay throughout the event to participate in the conversation online, and follow us at @UGAGradyCareers!


For more information, click here.

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)
  • Omnicom-Grady Future Leaders Fellowship Program (Exclusive for Grady, December 2015 or May 2016 grads), Omnicom Group agencies (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/22/16
  • Communications Summer 2016 Internship, Novelis (Atlanta, GA)
  • Spring 2016 Yarbrough Internship (w/ crisis comm. focus), Yarbrough Internship Program (Athens, GA)
  • Marketing Internship (one year full-time - stipend and housing included), Florida Studio Theatre (Sarasota, FL)
  • Summer 2016 Internships, Erwin-Penland (Greenville, SC)
  • Summer 2016 Internships, 22squared (Atlanta, GA and Tampa, FL) Deadline: 2/26/16

  • Summer 2016 Internship Program, 360i (Chicago, IL and New York, NY)

  • Summer 2016 Corporate Intern: Communications, Caterpillar (Peoria, IL)

  • Summer Internships- Graphic Design (must search for internship), AFL Telecommunications (Greenville/Spartanburg, SC)
  • Summer Internships- Marketing Communications (must search for internship), AFL Telecommunications (Greenville/Spartanburg, SC)

  • Digital Marketing Internships, Cardinal Web Solutions (Atlanta, GA)


DEADLINES

  • 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
  • Summer 2016 Intern, Partnership for a New American Economy (also apply on DAWGlink) (New York, NY) Deadline: 3/1/16
  • 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
  • Digital Marketing & Communications Intern, SimplePart (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/4/16 (also apply via DAWGlink)
  • 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

  • Communication Specialist (immediate hire), Kevin Price Construction (Athens, GA)
  • Marketing Internship (starts March 1), Golf.org (Athens, GA)
  • 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:


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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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*

  • Multi-Media Journalist, WCTV-TV (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Multi-Media Journalist, WIAT-TV (Birmingham, AL)
  • Multiple Internships (one year full-time - stipend and housing included), Florida Studio Theatre (Sarasota, FL)
  • Social Media Coordinator, UberPrints.com (Atlanta, GA)

  • Coordinator, Corporate Communications, NBCUniversal (New York, NY)
  • Social Media Coordinator, NBC Sports (Stamford, CT)


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
  • 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


REPEAT


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:

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*

  • Minority Science Writers Internship Program, Science Magazine (Washington, D.C.)
  • Corporate Communication Summer 2016 Internship, Southern Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 2/15/16 at 5:00 p.m. EST (also apply via DAWGlink)
  • Communications Summer 2016 Internship, Novelis (Atlanta, GA)
  • Spring 2016 Yarbrough Internship (w/ crisis comm. focus), Yarbrough Internship Program (Athens, GA)


DEADLINES


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
  • Multimedia Journalist, WFXL (Albany, GA) Deadline: 3/1/16
  • Summer 2015 Internships (open to recent grads), NPR, Deadline: 3/20/16
  • 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
  • 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:


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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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

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We talked to 10 Comcast recruiters about what makes people stand out at events. Here’s their advice for you to put into practice the next time you mix & mingle."


Click here to read the full article.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Bloomberg’s News Internship Info Session at Grady - 2/11/16

"Come learn about our exciting news internship and how you can make your mark at Bloomberg!"

February 11, 2016

Info Session: 5 p.m.

Journalism Room 412

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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.

Moxie Social Media Marketing Workshop - 2/26/16, deadline to apply 2/16/16

Moxie is working in partnership with the Grady AdPR Department to present a Social Media Marketing Workshop:


• Learn from today’s premier leaders in digital innovation.

• Designed specifically for AdPR seniors and AdPR MA students.

• Learn about best practices and work in teams to explore, develop and present your recommendations.


Friday, February 26, 2015

Workshop: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Reception: 4:00-4:30 p.m.


Applications are located in Journalism 215 (AdPR main office).

Application deadline: Wednesday, February 16, 2015.

For more information, please contact Dr. Karen King

(kwking@uga.edu) or Dr. Karen Russell (karenm@uga.edu)

The Lagrant Foundation Scholarship Program Deadline - 2/29/16

TLF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. This year, TLF Scholarship Program will be awarding $150,000 to 40 ethnic minority undergraduate and graduate students.

The deadline for the 2016 TLF Scholarship Application is February 29. College undergraduates and graduates who are pursuing a career in advertising, marketing and public relations are encouraged to apply!


More information: www.lagrantfoundation.org

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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