Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day

This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Internships and full-time positions will be available.

All related majors are encouraged to attend. Be sure to check the list of employers attending the fair to do research and be prepared to have meaningful conversations on the day of the event!

Schedule of Events

10:30-11 a.m.—Coffee Mixer with Students and Employers—Hosted in the Peyton Anderson Forum in the Journalism Building

11 a.m. -12:15 p.m.—Panel: Kick-starting Your Career: Tips for New Professionals—Hosted in the Peyton Anderson Forum in the Journalism Building

12:30-2 p.m.— Networking Luncheon with Students and Employers—Hosted in Tate Grand Hall 2:00-5:00 p.m.— Journalism and Mass Communication Career Fair—Hosted in Tate Grand Hall—RSVP for Luncheon on Handshake.   

Preparation Events for Students

Grady Resume Critiques 
Monday, 2/4 and Tuesday, 2/5 
12-4 p.m., Peyton Anderson Forum
10-minute reviews + Please bring a printed copy of your resume.

Career Day Prep Workshop
Tuesday, 2/5
5:30-7 p.m. in MLC 171

Submit to the Resume Book via Handshake!
Your one-page resume will be sent to Career Day event sponsors. 
Deadline: Tuesday, 2/5 at 11:59 p.m. | Handshake Job #2314569

Research Companies Attending
Check out the employer list at 
Research what the company does and if they have openings on Handshake or on their website.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:30am to 5:00pm

Tate Student Center, Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
45 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30605

Event Type

Recruiting, Networking


Current Students, Undergraduate Students


Career and Professional Development


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