Grady Career News

Grady College Student Newsletter

Greetings from the Grady Career Consultant

Hi, everyone!

The Career Center and its staff is busy preparing for the Fall 2016 Career and Internship Fair next week. We have prep events, resume critique days and a special prep newsletter to make sure everyone attending is prepared and ready to impress the employers attending.

Keep in mind that most employers attending are open to all majors, and we have a large number of employers looking for graduate students.

Please see below for information related to all of these events, as well as other regularly scheduled programming after the fair.

Look out for the Grady Career News email every other Wednesday to keep up with information and events happening with the Career Center for Grady students.

In This Report

  1. No drop-in hours until Sep. 27
  2. Resume Critique Days
  3. Fall 2016 Career and Internship Fair
  4. Upcoming Events
  5. Career Development Spotlight: Career Fair Prep
  6. Job and Internship Search Tips
  7. Meet with Samantha

No Drop-Ins Until Sep. 27

Career Center drop-in hours in the Journalism Building will be cancelled until the week of Sep. 26 due to Resume Critique Days prior to the upcoming Fall Career and Internship Fair.

They will resume on Tuesday, Sep. 27 in Journalism room 309-D. Drop-in hours are typically every Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. in 309-D in the Academic Advising Suite.

Resume Critique Days

Thursday, Sep. 15

Tate Reception Hall

Tuesday, Sep. 20

Tate Grand Hall

Drop by Tate to receive a 10-minute critique of your resume, whether it is to do a general update or to prepare for the upcoming career fair. Please bring a printed copy of your resume, if possible.

Fall 2016 Career and Internship Fair

Wednesday, Sep. 21

12-5 p.m.

The Classic Center, Downtown Athens

Meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume! Click here to view participating employers/organizations.

Employers who are attending and seeking communications majors include: Cox Communications, Salesfusion, SEO Career and The Hershey Company.

Shuttles will run from campus to the Classic Center between 11:30 am and 5:00 pm. Bus stops include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Chemistry, Physics, across from the Main Library, and the Classic Center.

Upcoming Career Center Events

#UGAJobChat Twitter Chat: Professionalism

Thursday, Sep. 15

3-4 p.m.

Online Event

Arch Ready: Career Fair Prep Workshop

Monday, Sep. 19

5-6:30 p.m.

MLC 248

How to Prepare for the Fall Career and Internship Fair: Connect Online with Employers

Tuesday, Sep. 20

6-7 p.m.

Free, Online Event with RSVP required. For info on how to RSVP, click here.

For details on these and other Career Center events, please visit our website.

Career Development Spotlight: Career Fair Prep

Preparing for a career fair before attending the event should be a top priority. This includes everything from updating your resume, to planning a business professional outfit, to knowing who is attending the fair and doing research on them. Be sure to take all of the steps indicated here in our Career Fair Prep newsletter.

Job and Internship Search Tips

To stay updated on job and internship openings, sign up for the Grady Job Leads listserv, if you aren't already, and follow @UGAGradyCareers on Twitter for openings and general career tips.

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.

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!