UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day

Date: February 8, 2023
Time: 10:00 am until 2:00 pm

This is an IN PERSON event.

Location: Tate Student Center, Grand Hall - 5th Floor

Registration Fee - Corporate: $250 (includes 2 representatives)
Additional Representatives: $25 each

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Career Day connects organizations with students seeking internships and full-time roles in digital, print and broadcast journalism, entertainment, film, production, media sales, advertising and public relations. 

You will have the opportunity to connect with Grady College students, and students in additional communications majors at the University of Georgia. In past years, the in-person Career Day event has drawn 350-500 students. 

Grady College offers students the following undergraduate areas of study: Advertising, Entertainment and Media Studies, Journalism and Public Relations majors; New Media Certificate, Public Affairs Professional Certificate, Sports Media Certificate, Strategic Health and Risk Communication Certificate and Certificate in News Literacy.

Career Day 2023 will feature a career fair in the Tate Student Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST, followed by an afternoon mixer in the Journalism Building from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. EST with Grady College students, faculty and staff. 

We will also host one career-focused, online panel leading up to the event, featuring Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors as panelists. It will be open to all communications students to attend online individually, and will be screened in the Journalism Building with an in-person audience. Grady College classes held during the time selected will also be invited to join. We will follow up with exact timing by the start of the year. 

Please note: to ensure you are included in print and promotional materials, you must register as a sponsor by Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.  Fair registration will close one week prior to the event.

Day-After Interviews

The University of Georgia provides free interview rooms the day after career fairs for employers who would like to interview candidates immediately after the event. The rooms are located in the Career Center in Clark Howell Hall, across from the Tate Student Center where Career Day will take place. The Career Center provides a professional atmosphere with 14 private interview rooms for you to meet individually with students to discuss full-time and internship positions.

Select your students throughout Career Day, assign them a time, and interview them the following day in the Career Center.

If you would like to reserve an interview room(s), please indicate this in your registration form.

Once the Career Center approves your registration (can take 24-48 hours) you will receive an invoice with payment instructions.

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Questions? E-mail LeAnn Golob, Event Coordinator, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

This event is sponsored by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters, Grady College and the UGA Career Center

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.