Grady Jobs & Internships

3.15.16

Contents:

  1. Follow us on Twitter @UGAGradyCareers
  2. Q&A with Maria Taylor from ESPN & the SEC Network
  3. Seacrest Studios Info Session & Interviews
  4. Grady Goes Applications
  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: 4 Strategies for Telling a Compelling Story
  13. Upcoming Events
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UGA NABJ will host Q&A with Maria Taylor from ESPN & the SEC Network - March 21

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Seacrest Studios Info Session and Interviews – March 23

FREE pizza provided!

Seacrest Studios will visit Grady College on Wednesday, March 23 and meet with students to fill internship roles. Wendy Threatt, program coordinator, and her colleagues will host an info session at 11:30 a.m. in the Journalism Building Studio 100 with interviews to follow. Interns will work anywhere from 2-4 hours/month starting Fall 2016 through Spring 2017. Open to current sophomores and juniors. Open to all Grady majors (especially beneficial to those who have an interest in broadcasting or video production). Sign up now to hold your spot for interviews (limited spots available). All students are welcome to attend the morning info session. Find more information about The Ryan Seacrest Foundation and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta here.


Info Session – Journalism Building Studio 100, 11:30am-12:30pm (pizza provided)

Interviews – Journalism Building Studio 100, 12:30pm-3:00pm (must sign up first)

*DATE OF TRIP CHANGED to April 1

On April 1, Grady College students will visit Atlanta by bus to tour print, digital, and broadcast news organizations (including The AJC and 11 Alive). On this exciting trip, students will meet with alumni and professionals in various journalism career fields. Students will also have a chance to tour the organizations, network with recruiters and alumni, and learn how to break into the industry. This trip will last from 7am-7pm. If selected, there is a refundable $10 deposit to hold your spot and you will receive it once you board the bus.


Deadline to apply is March 23, 2016. Click here to access the application.

DAWGLINK JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

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

  • Account Executive, Raycom Media-WTVM (Columbus, GA) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Marketing & Communications Student Worker, UGA - Public Affairs (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Business Sales Leadership Development Program, AT&T (Nationwide) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Communications & Development Summer Intern, Park Pride (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/23/16

  • Innovation Center Intern (Graphic Design), Southern Company (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/25/16 (paid position, plus housing stipend available for non-local students)
  • Management Trainee, ABF FreightSystem, Inc. (Nationwide) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • Development Assistant, Naim Media Group (Washington, DC) Deadline: 3/31/16

  • Summer 2016 Internship Program, SCOUT Marketing (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 4/9/16 ($2,500 stipend)

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*


DEADLINES


REPEAT

  • Public Relations Intern, MSL Group (Boston, MA)
  • Marketing and Design Intern - Digital Revenue & Ops, Cox Media Group (Atlanta, GA)
  • Client Services Intern - Health, Edelman (Atlanta, GA)


Part-time Jobs:

*NEW*


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:

*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • NCAA Digital Post-Graduate Intern – Marketing & PR, Turner Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/31/16


REPEAT


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:
*NEW*
  • Multiple roles (including marketing and social media), U.S. Army Cadet Command (Fort Knox, KY) (travel reimbursement, housing and food stipend provided) *Deadline EXTENDED: 3/24/16

REPEAT


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


REPEAT
  • Radio and Media Counselors (housing included), Camp Weequahic (Lakewood, PA)


Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

*NEW*

  • Crew needed for: “Office Holiday Party” film, Sony/ABC TV Pilot “The Jury”, "When a Woman Loves” the play, WB/CW TV Pilot and more http://bit.ly/1rAa2C5


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:

*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • 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:

*NEW*

  • Multiple roles (including photojournalism and social media), U.S. Army Cadet Command (Fort Knox, KY) (travel reimbursement, housing and food stipend provided) *Deadline EXTENDED: 3/24/16
  • TV Development/ Production Intern, Pogo Pictures (Atlanta, GA)
  • Administrative Intern, RGStaffing (Atlanta, GA)


REPEAT


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*

  • POLITICO's Journalism Institute, POLITICO (Washington, DC and Arlington, VA) Deadline: 3/18/16 (housing and travel expenses covered)
  • Career Development Intern, UGA Career Center (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/18/16 at 5pm
  • Hearst Television Producing Fellowship (graduating seniors only), Hearst Television Inc. (nationwide, USA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • Digital News National Content Desk Intern, Cox Media Group (Atlanta, GA)
  • Intern Broadcast (News), WGCL-Meredith (Atlanta, GA)
  • News/Social/Visual Interns, The Trace (New York, NY)


DEADLINES

  • Summer 2015 Internships, NPR, Deadline: 3/20/16
  • Communications Summer Intern, ACCG: Georgia’s County Association (Atlanta, GA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • Multiple Internships, HW Creative Marketing (Athens, GA) Deadline: 3/25/16
  • 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
  • Editorial Fellowships, Washingtonian (Washington, DC) Fall deadline: 7/1/16


REPEAT


Part-time & Freelance Jobs:

*NEW*


REPEAT

  • AppleCare College Advisor, Apple (remote)


Full-time Jobs:
*NEW*


DEADLINES

  • 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


Unpaid Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:
*NEW*
  • Multiple roles (including journalism and broadcasting), U.S. Army Cadet Command (Fort Knox, KY) (travel reimbursement, housing and food stipend provided) *Deadline EXTENDED: 3/24/16
  • TV Development/ Production Intern, Pogo Pictures (Atlanta, GA)
  • Internships, WRBL-TV (Columbus, GA)

REPEAT


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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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

Since our Grady students are storytellers, here is an article based on the following tips for telling a compelling story:

1. Base your story on a defining moment.
2. Keep your story brief and to the point.
3. Tell your story with enthusiasm.
4. Share how your story truly changed you.

To read the full article, click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

2016 Digital News Bluejeans Workshop - 3/18 & 3/19

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Student and professional journalists are invited to join us for the 2016 Digital News Bluejeans Workshop
Friday - Saturday, March 18-19, 2016


Each year the Bluejeans workshop looks at current trends or issues in the profession. This year we have expanded this year’s program to include some Friday sessions for no additional fee and developed a track for managers. Many media professionals have told us their managers need more advice on leadership and how to make decisions. We’ve tailored this year’s session to just that issue.


For more information and registration: http://grady.uga.edu/bluejeans

Atlanta Tech Village's Startup + Student Connection Job/Internship Fair - 4/4/16

Calling all students and job seekers! Atlanta Tech Village's intern/job fair is April 4th from 6-8pm. 50+ startups looking for talented people- admin, sales, engineering, marketing. Don't miss out! RSVP here: http://sscspring2016.eventbrite.com/

Grady College Virtual Networking Events - 4/6 & 4/19

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Connect with Fellow Grady Alumni and Current Students In April


Grady College, in partnership with the UGA Career Center, will host two virtual networking events for current students and alumni. Both events are free and easy to use!


The first event will be the Grady College Virtual Networking Hour, designed to connect current Grady students with alumni in their industries. This will be on Wednesday, April 6 from 12-1 p.m. EDT. Register here: https://app.brazenconnect.com/events/uga-grady-college-2016


During the Grady Alumni Connect on Tuesday, April 19, you can expand your network by connecting with fellow alumni in the communications industry. Register here: https://app.brazenconnect.com/events/uga-grady-college-2016-2


For any questions, please contact Samantha Meyer at sam610@uga.edu.

Judson Women's Leadership Conference - 6/21/16

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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