Julie Frey Named CJC Office of Careers and Corporate Partnerships Director
Julie Frey, B.S. Public Relations 1994, will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications on March 27 as the inaugural director of the Office of Careers and Corporate Partnerships (OCCP), a new initiative created to expand employment opportunities for new and recent graduates.
Frey will join the College after serving as Communications Director for the UF College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP). Since 2003, she has overseen communications at DCP, including working closely with the Development Office on alumni engagement, and coordinating the DCP Career Fair since its launch in 2014.
As director of the OCCP, Frey will lead a professional development and industry engagement strategy for students, recent alumni and employers. The OCCP will be creating a corporate engagement program that identifies and cultivates partnerships with new and active employers and promotes CJC and its students.
Initial funding for the OCCP was provided by Barry Berish, B.S. Journalism 1954, who donated funds to help provide better job prospects for students.