Grady Career News
Grady College Student Newsletter
Greetings from the Grady Career Consultant
I hope that you all had a restful break and are ready for this upcoming semester! There are a lot of upcoming events that may be of interest to you happening soon, and please don't hesitate to reach out to me during this busy time of internship applications.
Please see below for more info on UGA Grady Careers programming, the Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day on Feb. 10, and more!
Spring Drop-In and Walk-In Hours
Career Center walk-in hours in Clark Howell Hall have also resumed, every day from 12-2 p.m. I will cover walk-ins on Mondays.
UGA Grady Careers Spring Programming
Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day 2016
Look out for more information in the coming weeks on Career Day prep events, attending the networking meals during Career Day and a list of employers attending!
For a full schedule of events, please check the Career Center website.
From LinkedIn to WordPress: Creating Digital Portfolios
Thursday, Jan. 21
Come to this workshop, led by Grady Career Consultant Samantha Meyer, 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.
Upcoming Career Center Programming
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, Jan. 20
Job and Internship Searching Overview
Monday, Jan. 25
General Career Center Resume Critique Days
Jan. 26-28, Feb. 1
Tate Grand Hall
For details on these and other Career Center events, please visit our website.
Meet with Samantha
To schedule an appointment, call 706-542-3375. Receive assistance with resumes, statements of interest, cover letters, job search strategies, interviewing, applying to graduate school and any other career-related topics.
Meet for drop-in hours, which are quick, 10-15-minute appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the Journalism Building. They’re from 1-3 p.m. in room 309-D in the Academic Advising Suite. No appointment necessary!
Samantha also does walk-in hours at the Career Center on Mondays, from 12-2 p.m. in Clark Howell Hall.
If you would like a document edited/critiqued, please bring a printed copy.
Samantha Meyer Bio
Samantha joined the UGA Career Center in December 2014 as a Career Consultant for the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Samantha is a proud "Double Dawg" and Grady graduate, with Bachelor's degrees in public relations and women's studies, and a Master's degree through the Grady ADPR 4+1 program. During her time as a student at the University of Georgia, Samantha was on UGA's PRSSA Bateman team and was a member of the Demosthenian Literary Society, as well as the Women's Studies Student Organization, where she helped plan the annual Athens Take Back the Night event. She is delighted to be able to work with Grady students. Go Dawgs!