Grady Career News

Grady College Student Newsletter

Greetings from the Grady Career Consultant

I hope you're all enjoying the start of spring and aren't letting tests and allergies get you down!


For those of you whom I haven't gotten to interact with yet, my name is Samantha Meyer and I'm the Career Consultant for Grady and pre-Grady students.


Be sure to check out the updates below, especially if you're still looking for a summer job. Feel free to contact me with any questions!

In This Report

1. TOMORROW: Summer Employment Fair

2. Grady Mentoring Program

3. Exclusive Brunner Atlanta Internship Opportunity

4. @UGAgradycareers

5. Meet with Samantha

6. Presentations for Grady Student Organizations

7. Spring Career Center Events

UGA Summer Employment Fair Tomorrow

Looking for a summer job? Come to the Summer Employment Fair tomorrow in Tate Grand Hall from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Some highlights regarding the fair are below:


  • Roughly half of the 70+ employers are in Athens, including 8 UGA departments
  • Besides the typical camps and lifeguard positions, 32 employers have noted they are hiring interns. It's not too late to find an internship!
  • Georgia Peach World will be there! Selling peaches near the beach...talk about a summer job! Check out some more info here: http://www.georgiapeachworld.com/about-us.html


If you'd like to see who else will be attending, please click here: bit.ly/summerUGA

Grady College Mentoring Program

Grady College recently launched a NEW mentorship program where alumni will serve as mentors to our students! Mentors can assist you with questions, discuss career opportunities, and generally serve as your first professional networking connections.


To be matched with a mentor, please complete this form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_zonXqF0uK0QaYUnDeecpSCQNFMoomXy6aeNepq4mF8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link.

Exclusive Grady-Brunner Opportunity

Exclusive Opportunity for Grady AdPR Students


You are invited to apply for the Brunner Atlanta Internship Program.


Brunner (http://www.brunnerworks.com/) is looking for two Grady students to work in paid full-time art director (1 intern) and media (1 intern) internships from June 1 to August 7, 2015 (10 weeks). Interviews will be conducted April 13-May 11.


Brunner is a full service integrated marketing agency with a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. We provide marketing services to a wide variety of clients across numerous categories both nationally and globally. With offices in Pittsburgh and Atlanta we provide services in strategy and creative development, communications planning, social media, public relations, and video and digital production.


Apply by April 7 at 4 p.m. Find detailed descriptions of each position here: http://bit.ly/1EEjXh5

@UGAgradycareers

Follow this account for updates on internships and jobs in all areas of communications, as well as campus recruiting events and job search tips. This is another great way for you to learn about upcoming opportunities all in one place, and in real time. We'll be sure to update with reminders as deadlines and events are approaching.

Meet with Samantha

Walk-Ins at the Career Center

These quick 10-15 minute appointments are offered Monday through Friday from 12-2 p.m. Students can get “just in time” career help with resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, etc. Walk-in hours begin each semester when classes start (first day) and end the last day of finals.


Samantha will be covering walk-ins on Fridays from 12-2 p.m. during spring semester 2015.


Satellite Hours in Grady

Satellite hours are short visits (10-15 minutes) about resumes, cover letters, internship/job search strategies, statement of interest editing and other major- and career-related topics. Satellite hours begin the first week of classes and end the last full week of classes.


Samantha's satellite hours are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. in the Journalism Building academic advising suite room 309-D.


Make a One-on-One Appointment

To make a one-hour one-on-one appointment, students can 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.

Presentations for Grady Student Organizations

Grady student organizations are invited to request presentations on career-related topics during the day or in the early evening. Ad Club, Association for Women in Sports Media and IABC are a few organizations who have benefited from this service.


If you are a member of a Grady student organization and want to schedule a presentation, complete the presentation request form online http://career.uga.edu/presentation_request. Please plan to schedule at least 2 weeks in advance.
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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 planned the annual Athens Take Back the Night event. She is delighted to be able to work with Grady students. Go Dawgs!