10th annual Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day

University of Georgia students are invited to network with media industry professionals representing nearly 40 communication companies March 5, 2014 at the 10th annual Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day.

Sponsored by the Grady College and the UGA Career Center, the event is open to all majors. It will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Frank Daniel Foley, Jr. Rotunda, located on the fourth floor of the Miller Learning Center.

Attendees will learn about opportunities available in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, advertising and public relations.

Participating companies include the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Associated Press, BBDO, CNN, Community Newspapers, Morris Communications, Southern Company, and Turner Broadcasting along with more than twenty members of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.

The following free workshops offer key preparation ahead of Career Day:

· LinkedIn Branding and Networking – Feb. 24, 7-8 p.m. in the Journalism Building Drewry Room (238)

· Online Portfolios and the Job Search – Feb. 25, 7-8 p.m. in the Drewry Room

· Resume Critiques – Feb. 27, 12-4 p.m. in the Journalism Building Dean's Conference Room (205)

· Networking Do's and Don'ts – March 3, 7-8 p.m. in the Drewry Room

For additional information, contact Cecil Bentley, director of Career Services for the Grady College, at 706-542-4993 or cbentley@uga.edu.

UGA Grady College
Established in 1915, the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication offers undergraduate majors in journalism, advertising, public relations, digital and broadcast journalism and mass media arts. The college offers two graduate degrees, and is home to the Peabody Awards, internationally recognized as one of the most prestigious prizes for excellence in electronic media.

Date: February 24, 2014
Author:  Stephanie Moreno, s.moreno@uga.edu
Contact:  Cecil Bentley,  cbentley@uga.edu