Save Tuesday, October 22, 2019 as the date for the 9th Annual AdPR Connection. Located in UGA’s Tate Grand Hall, the event will run from 10:30 A.M. to 5 P.M. and will include a coffee hour, luncheon, workshops and career fair.
The theme for the 2019 AdPR Connection is “Discovering Your Drive.” Discovering Your Drive is focused on helping students figure out what inspires them, both intellectually and personally. Finding inspiration is integral in figuring out what sort of career path a student may want to consider, one that continues to motivate and engage them. By pinpointing strengths, motivators, passions, and goals, students are able to gauge a career path that can fit their personality and abilities, setting themselves up for a fulfilling career.
10:30 – Bag Check/Registration Begins
11:00-11:45 – Panel Session 1
Finding Your Forte: Leveraging Your Strengths – ROOM A
Mastering Your Motivation: Using Your Skills to Develop an Eye-Catching Portfolio – ROOM B
Customizing Your Career Goals – ROOM C
11:30 – Early Career Fair Set-Up (e.g. Professionals attending senior luncheon/panels)
12:00-1:30 – Senior Luncheon*
12:45 -1:30 – Underclassmen Panel: Advertising and PR 101: Exploring Your Options
1:45-2:15 – Panel Session 2
Changing Lanes: What to Do if Your First Internship or Job Wasn’t the Right Fit for You – ROOM A
A Roadmap to Diversity & Inclusion In the Industry – ROOM B
Building Your Network: Creating Connections for the Job Search and Beyond – ROOM C
2:30-3:15 – VIP Career Fair for Student Leadership of AdPR Connection**
Informal Coffee Networking Hour**
2:30-3:30 – Career Fair Prep Session – ROOM B
3:15- 5:00 – Career Fair*
5:30-7 – Downtown Mixer at DePalma’s Italian Cafe (Downtown)*
*One on One networking opportunity with students
**The VIP Career Fair and Informal Mixer happen simultaneously. We welcome as many representatives from your company as you would like to send so that you can connect with students during both events.)
Directions from Atlanta:
Take I-85 North towards Greenville. Take exit #106 toward Athens and Lawrenceville
on GA-316 East. Follow GA-316 for approximately 45 miles. Make sure not to exit at
the first exit for Athens/Monroe at Highway 78, but continue on GA-316 passing the
Athens Perimeter (Loop 10), Lowe’s, and Home Depot. GA-316 will eventually merge
with US-78 Business. Follow US-78 for approximately 3.5 miles. After passing the
Holiday Inn, you will take a right onto Lumpkin Street. Follow Lumpkin for
approximately 0.6 miles and turn left at the 4th traffic light. Go straight and you will
soon enter the Tate Center pay lot.
Enter into the covered parking deck area and you will see the elevators in the back right
corner. Take the elevator to the 5th floor.