REGISTER NOW FOR CAREER DAY

University of Georgia Journalism & Mass Comm. Career Day

Register to Meet Top Talent in Grady Students!

Greetings, Employers! Are you looking for interns or entry-level hires? Grady College has the right talent for you! A great way to connect with our students is through our Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day, which will be on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. This is an all-day event designed to connect you with Grady College students in various ways. Check out more information on the event and Grady College below.

Contents

1. Overview of Events
  • Networking Breakfast
  • Panel Discussions
  • Networking Luncheon
2. Career Fair

3. Student Quotes
4. Sponsorship Information
5. Grady Facts
6. Meet the Team

1. Overview of Events

Career Day connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, film production, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Activities begin with a networking breakfast for employers and students, followed by panel discussions, a networking luncheon and a career fair. The $50 registration covers employer attendance at all events. This link will take you to our registration page, or click one of the buttons in this invitation. The registration deadline is Friday, February 5, 2016.

2. CAREER FAIR

At Career Day 2015, 45 companies and over 360 students attended the career fair. Many students found internships and full-time jobs by attending the event. According to the survey results, here is what a few employers had to say:


"Most students were professional, articulate, and had great personalities."


"Students have specific skills we value."


"All of the students were very engaged this time, all held really solid conversations with our team."

3. STUDENT QUOTES

Students were prepared and eager to meet with employers at Career Day 2015. See what they had to say about the event:

4. Event Sponsorship Information

We offer four levels of sponsorship. All levels include Career Day registration cost of $50.


Platinum Level – $2,000

  • Your company will be the featured event sponsor
  • Featured spotlight in our weekly newsletter, currently reaching over 2,000 Grady and pre-journalism students, for one year.
  • Your company will receive priority recruiting dates on campus with Grady students
  • As an event co-sponsor, Broadcast Organizations governed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may be eligible for one full EEO credit
  • Professionals from your company could serve as workshop leaders
  • Your company name will be displayed prominently on all marketing materials
  • Your company will be given a prominent location at the career fair


Gold Level - $1,000

  • Your company will sponsor the networking luncheon and be recognized
  • Your company can co-host one #GradyChat, a great way to engage students and alumni on Twitter. A past #GradyChat was a trending topic in Atlanta!
  • Your company will receive priority recruiting dates on campus with Grady students
  • Your company name will be displayed prominently on all marketing materials
  • Your company will be given a prominent location at the career fair
  • Professionals from your company could serve as workshop leaders
  • As an event co-sponsor, Broadcast Organizations governed by the FCC may be eligible for one full EEO credit


Silver Level – $500

  • Your company will sponsor the networking breakfast OR one workshop and be recognized
  • Your company name will be displayed on marketing materials
  • Professionals from your company could serve as workshop leaders
  • Your company will be given a prominent location at the career fair
  • As an event co-sponsor, Broadcast Organizations governed by the FCC may be eligible for one full EEO credit


Bronze Level – $250

  • Your company name will be displayed on marketing materials
  • Professionals from your company could serve as workshop panelists
  • Your company will be given a prominent location at the career fair
  • As an event co-sponsor, Broadcast Organizations governed by the FCC may be eligible for one full EEO credit


General Registration - $50

  • Your company will receive one table for two representatives at the career fair
  • Broadcast Organizations governed by the FCC may be eligible for ¼ of EEO credit


*NOTE: In order for your company's logo to be included on our promotional flyers, you must submit sponsorship payment by Friday, January 22, 2016.


For additional information, contact Ryan Carty, director of experiential learning, Grady College, at wrcarty@uga.edu or 706-542-5032.

5. DID YOU KNOW?...

Grady Facts


  • Voted TV Week.com’s #2 journalism school in the nation
  • Celebrates 100 Years in 2015!
  • # of Undergraduate Students: 1,898
  • Home to the George Foster Peabody Awards
  • Undergraduate Degree Programs: Advertising, Entertainment & Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Pre-Journalism
  • Graduate Degree Programs: M.A. in Advertising, M.A. in Public Relations, M.A. in Advertising and Public Relations 4+1, M.A. in Journalism, M.A. in Mass Media Studies, M.A. in Health & Medical Journalism, M.F.A. in Narrative Nonfiction and Screenwriting, and Ph.D. in Mass Communication
  • Certificate Programs: New Media and Sports Media
  • For more information, visit http://grady.uga.edu/
Grady College partners with UGA's Career Center to help students and alumni with their career planning and development. We also connect interested employers with our students and alumni for all recruiting and staffing needs.

Ryan Carty, Director of Experiential Learning, Grady College

At Grady College, Ryan Carty develops relationships with corporate and institutional partners to further develop Grady’s internship and job opportunities for students. Ryan is a proud "Double Dawg", graduating from UGA with a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunication arts and a Master of Education in professional counseling. He holds a National Counselor Certification by the National Board for Certified Counselors and NACE Career Coaching Intensive by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. He is also the advisor of the UGA Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Samantha Meyer, Career Consultant for Grady College, UGA Career Center

Samantha began working at the University of Georgia Career Center in December 2014 as the Career Consultant for the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication students and pre-Grady students. Prior to this position, she was a University of Georgia student, herself. She received her ABJ in Public Relations and BA in Women’s Studies, and then went on to graduate school in Grady with the MA Concentration in ADPR 4+1. She is also on the board of directors for The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children’s Advocacy Center in Athens.

JASMINE CLAYTON, EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Jasmine Clayton is a senior at the University of Georgia with a major in Public Relations, minor in Spanish and a certificate in New Media. She has experience interning for both corporate and nonprofit organizations, including her previous roles as the Corporate Communication Intern at Southern Company, Marketing Intern at Goodwill of North Georgia and Development/Special Events Intern at Open Hand Atlanta. Additionally, Jasmine has held various leadership positions on campus and sharpened her Spanish skills in a Spanish-language immersion program in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She joins the Grady Department of Experiential Learning as its Communications Intern for the Spring 2016 semester.