Grady Jobs & Internships

1.19.16

Contents:

  1. Follow us on Twitter @UGAGradyCareers
  2. Journalism & Mass Communication Career Day
  3. Career Day Breakfast & Luncheon RSVPs Now Open
  4. DEADLINE TODAY: HW Creative Inbound Marketing Certificate
  5. Career Outcomes Survey for Grads
  6. DAWGlink Jobs & Internships
  7. Jobs and Internships by Major
  8. Diversity Internships & Scholarships
  9. Jobs and Internships at Major Media Companies
  10. Advertising and PR Agencies in the U.S.
  11. Sports Jobs Resources
  12. Additional Job Search Resources
  13. Tip of the Week: Questions to Ask Hiring Managers in Interviews
  14. 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.

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


CAN I REGISTER MY STUDENT ORG? Student organizations interested in having a booth at Career Day, please email Ryan Carty at wrcarty@uga.edu.

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RSVPs are now open!

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. 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/

The Grady College is pairing with the experts at HW Creative Marketing and HubSpot to bring Grady students a comprehensive and exclusive course in inbound marketing. The Inbound Marketing Certification offers the perfect way to immerse yourself in the ever expanding world of digital marketing. During this 11-week course, you will experience the intricacies of the inbound marketing methodology including content marketing, search engine optimization, social and digital media, and the processes that interlock each of them. The certification course will be held in the Journalism Building and begin Tuesday, February 2nd, meeting every Tuesday from 5 until 6 p.m., concluding on April 19. Apply at http://www.ugainbound.com/.

Only takes TWO minutes!

The purpose of the Career Outcomes Data is to provide the UGA community with a snapshot of the post-graduation status of each graduating class. All data is confidential and will be reported in aggregate form only (by college/school and major). If you have already secured your post-graduation plans (full-time or part-time job, internship, grad school, or freelance), please take the two-minute survey by clicking your graduation date below:


August 2015 Grads

December 2015 Grads

DAWGLINK JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

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


  • Graphic Design Intern - PAID, Community Bankers Association of Georgia, Deadline: 1/13/16
  • Marketing Intern, Atlanta Financial Associates (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 1/18/16
  • Marketing Intern, Phase 3 Marketing & Communications (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 1/20/16
  • SPANX Direct to Consumer Internship, Spanx, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 1/22/16
  • Marketing/Social Media Intern, Oconee Properties, Inc. (multiple locations) Deadline: 1/26/16
  • Digital Marketing Manager, SaaSOptics (Peachtree Corners, GA) Deadline: 1/28/16
  • Public Relations Intern, AirWatch by VMWare (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 1/28/16
  • Marketing Internship, RaceTrac (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 1/29/16
  • Event Management Internship, Smith-Gilbert Gardens (Kennesaw, GA) Deadline: 1/29/16
  • 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

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:

DEADLINES

  • Spring 2016 Inbound Marketing Certificate Program (must be available Tuesdays 5-6pm), HW Creative Marketing (Athens, GA) Apply at http://www.ugainbound.com/. Deadline: 1/19/16
  • AHP Student Awards ($750), American Horse Publications (Orlando, FL on June 16-18, 2016) http://bit.ly/1UuMtLj Deadline: 1/22/16
  • Summer Insiders Challenge, MSLGROUP (several U.S. locations) http://bit.ly/mslinsidersapp16. Please put Kristen Heetland (kristen.heetland@mslgroup.com) in the referral field on the online application. Deadline: 1/29/16
  • Chicago - Posse Summer Internship, Edelman (Chicago, IL) http://bit.ly/1Q1a2w0 Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Summer 2016 Internships (many), Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, Burbank, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.) http://bit.ly/1mCBqz1 Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Summer 2016 Internship, Green Olive Media (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1SKcxBk Deadline: 2/26/16
  • Summer 2016 Internship, Mythic Ad Agency (Charlotte, NC) http://bit.ly/1ME5JkP Deadline: 2/26/16
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), http://bit.ly/1mmMDJG Deadline: 2/29/16
  • Summer Internship, Leo Burnett (Chicago, IL) http://bit.ly/1PnGS5B Deadline: 3/31/16
  • 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) http://bit.ly/1WgoggO Deadline: 3/28/16


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Part-time Jobs:

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Full-time Jobs:

DEADLINES

  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), http://bit.ly/1mmMDJG Deadline: 2/29/16


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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:

DEADLINES

  • Spring 2016 Inbound Marketing Certificate Program (must be available Tuesdays 5-6pm), HW Creative Marketing (Athens, GA) Apply at http://www.ugainbound.com/. Deadline: 1/19/16
  • Summer 2016 Internships (many), Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, Burbank, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.) http://bit.ly/1mCBqz1 Deadline: 2/5/16
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), http://bit.ly/1mmMDJG 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) http://bit.ly/1WgoggO Deadline: 3/28/16


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Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

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Full-time Jobs:

DEADLINES

  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), http://bit.ly/1mmMDJG Deadline: 2/29/16


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  • Web Designer, Education Strategy Consulting (Charlottesville, VA) http://bit.ly/1O3hsfL
  • Digital Communications Specialist ($35,842/yr, Adobe Premier, Final Cut, and/or Avid and basic graphics with Adobe After Effects skills required) Chattahoochee Technical College (Acworth, GA) http://bit.ly/1Z6epM3
  • Open Positions (many), Cox Media Group TV (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1PdCNkh
  • Open Positions (many), Cox Media Group Radio (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/22J1yyP
  • Sales Assistant, OUTFRONT Media (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1UucQ3V
  • Sales Planner (1 year of experience in digital/radio/mobile/online planning or buying), Spotify (Atlanta, GA) http://spoti.fi/1RfyBH2


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:

DEADLINES

  • Spring 2016 Inbound Marketing Certificate Program (must be available Tuesdays 5-6pm), HW Creative Marketing (Athens, GA) Apply at http://www.ugainbound.com/. Deadline: 1/19/16
  • AHP Student Awards ($750), American Horse Publications (Orlando, FL on June 16-18, 2016) http://bit.ly/1UuMtLj Deadline: 1/22/16
  • Google Journalism Fellowships, http://bit.ly/1arjAYw Deadline: 1/31/16
  • Summer 2016 Internships (many), Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, Burbank, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.) http://bit.ly/1mCBqz1 Deadline: 2/5/16
  • ASCD Annual Conference (earn $500 in one weekend), Georgia World Congress Center, (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1kJANI4 Deadline: 2/22/16
  • CBS Internship Program http://bit.ly/1UHFAoY Deadline: 2/28/16
  • Summer 2016 Journalism Internships, Society of Professional Journalists (Honolulu, HI), bit.ly/1ONECZc Deadline: 2/28/16
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), http://bit.ly/1mmMDJG Deadline: 2/29/16
  • Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarship and Internships http://bit.ly/1l5D5m4 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) http://bit.ly/1Rkj20s Deadline: 3/18/16
  • Summer 2015 Internships, NPR, http://n.pr/1JSDNfp Deadline: 3/20/16
  • Summer/Fall 2016 Editorial Internships ($15/hr, housing & travel grants available), The Nation (New York, NY) http://bit.ly/WRJlAZ Deadline: 3/28/16
  • Summer 2016 Corporate Communications Temp, The Weather Company (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1WgoggO Deadline: 3/28/16


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Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

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  • News Production Assistant (part-time), WCIV-TV (Charleston, SC) http://bit.ly/1JGtDQS
  • Communications Student Worker, Walk Georgia (Athens, GA) http://bit.ly/1ONECZc
  • UGA PA Announcer, Georgia Athletics (Athens, GA) bit.ly/1OpvaaP


Full-time Jobs:

DEADLINES

  • Atlantic Media Fellowship - July 2016 (seniors, grad students & grad students only), Atlantic Media Company (Washington, DC or New York, NY), http://bit.ly/1mmMDJG Deadline: 2/29/16
  • Summer 2015 Internships (open to recent grads), NPR, http://n.pr/1JSDNfp Deadline: 3/20/16
  • Summer/Fall 2016 Editorial Internships ($15/hr, housing & travel grants available), The Nation (New York, NY) http://bit.ly/WRJlAZ Deadline: 3/28/16
  • Summer 2016 Corporate Communications Temp, The Weather Company (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1WgoggO Deadline: 3/28/16
  • Multimedia Fellowship ($23,136 stipend and free housing, HTML and CSS skills required), Scripps Howard Foundation Wire http://bit.ly/1LOwPKI Deadline: 4/1/16


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  • Web Designer, Education Strategy Consulting (Charlottesville, VA) http://bit.ly/1O3hsfL
  • Sales Assistant, OUTFRONT Media (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1UucQ3V
  • Sales Planner (1 year of experience in digital/radio/mobile/online planning or buying), Spotify (Atlanta, GA) http://spoti.fi/1RfyBH2
  • Digital Communications Specialist ($35,842/yr, Adobe Premier, Final Cut, and/or Avid and basic graphics with Adobe After Effects skills required) Chattahoochee Technical College (Acworth, GA) http://bit.ly/1Z6epM3
  • Multiplatform Content Creator, Fox Television Stations (Atlanta, GA) http://bit.ly/1O95eQz


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

Article: Nine Killer Questions Candidates Ought to Ask the Interviewer

From The Undercover Recruiter:


"Participating in the interview is one factor, but what distinguishes candidates from the others is when they actively participate with the interviewee by asking them questions. Not only does this demonstrate your sincere interest in the position, it also illustrates that you’ve done your homework on the company and the position offered."


For the full article, read here.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

NABJ Event: What's Good In Radio - 1/20/16

Open to public, members and non-members at 7pm in Grady College Studio 100.
Find out what is happening in Radio and how to prepare for a changing medium. Business casual is encouraged, but not mandatory and we ask that students interested bring their resumes on a electronic device.
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Red & Black Info Session - 1/21/16

Do you want to be published? Do you want to be part of the team that creates the top publications serving the UGA community? Come join The Red & Black!


Write news, features and sports stories. Share your opinions on the editorial pages. Contribute to our award winning magazine, Ampersand. Make our pages and website come alive with your photo, video and design skills. Help our publications get into readers' hands with the marketing and advertising teams.


To learn more, attend our open house information session:

  • Thursday, Jan. 21, 5:30 p.m.


The open houses are held at the Red & Black office at 540 Baxter Street (two-story brick building next to Jimmy John's). Meet the editorial team and learn what it takes to complete the recruitment process and join staff. Please do not double park.


Send any questions to recruitment manager Joe Youorski at jyouorski@randb.com.


And check out the latest news, photos and more at redandblack.com.

Date: January 21, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150


Come to this workshop if you'd like more information on creating a digital portfolio to showcase work you've done and help make yourself more competitive in the job and internship search! We'll discuss information and sections that should be included in a digital portfolio, the differences between popular platforms and how to include your portfolio link on your job/internship search materials to ensure views.

Media Student-Mentor Connect - 1/23/16

Saturday, Jan 23, 9:30 am until 1:30 pm


SCAD Digital Media Center (this is not the main SCAD bld, it is down the street from WSB-TV)


1611 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA


12+ industry professionals including Archer, adult swim & more! design. animation. branded entertainment. directing. production. visual effects.

Includes lunch where students can network with the professionals in attendance.


For more information and a list of panel participants, click here.
To register, click here.

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

A multicultural career workshop designed to provide students in-depth insight into the exciting, evolving media industry, as well as concrete career advice for a competitive edge. Accomplished students from all majors (including business, sales, marketing, math, computer science, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.


PROGRAM: Learn about the various career opportunities available within a major, diversified company such as Cox Media Group. The conference will take a close look at the business side of CMG, focusing on exciting opportunities in areas that include sales, digital, marketing and research. The day will include morning panel discussions, followed by afternoon networking and interviews with company representatives.


Applicants who are selected to attend the Career Day will:

  • Gain an understanding about how the various divisions of Cox Media Group work together to become a successful enterprise.
  • Receive career planning advice and professional tips from company executives.
  • Interview with company representatives for possible jobs, internships or career advice.
  • Hone networking skills while interacting with a broad range of industry professionals.


For more information and an application, click here: http://irtsfoundation.org/irts-atlanta-career-day.html.

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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