Careers and Corporate Partnerships

Careers in Communication Fair: Student Information

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Careers in Communication Fair
March 24, 2021
Virtual via Gator CareerLink
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

About the Careers in Communication Fair:

The Careers in Communication Fair gives students from all majors interested in a career in journalism or communications the opportunity to meet with participating companies for potential internships and jobs.

Register: https://ufl-csm.symplicity.com/events/cicf_sp21

During the fair, students and alumni can meet with employers 1-on-1 to build their network and learn about opportunities or attend group info sessions/chats to learn more about the companies attending. Before the fair, attendees can also apply for open positions and schedule interviews with employers.

This event is open to UF Students and Alumni only. For further questions, contact David Adams, CJC Career Coach, at dadams@ufsa.ufl.edu or 352-294-2045.

Navigating the Virtual Career Fair

Before the fair
  1. RSVP for the fair
  2. View the “Employers Hosting 1-on-1 Chats & Info Sessions” and “Employers Hosting Interviews” sections (below) to see how different employers are participating
If you’d like to meet with a company hosting 1-on-1 chats or info sessions:
If you’d like to meet with a company hosting interviews:
  1. View job postings and application deadlines  in the “Employers Hosting Interviews” sections (below)
  2. Before the deadline, apply for positions you are interested in
  3. Sign up for an interview slot after you apply (some job postings require you to be approved by an employer before you can sign up; if so, you will receive an email if you are selected)

Employers Hosting 1-on-1 Chats & Info Sessions

  • CBS4 News
    • 1-on-1 chats
  • Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival
  • Hearst Magazines
    • Hiring for: Full-time
    • 1-on-1 chats
  • Spectrum Networks
    • Hiring for: Full-time, Part-time, Internships
    • 1-on-1 chats
  • TEGNA
    • Hiring for: Full-time, Internships
    • 1-on-1 chats
    • Info Session
  • The E.W. Scripps Company
    • Hiring for: Full-time
    • Info session: 12:00-12:30 p.m.
      • Access the employer list, find E.W. Scripps, and click “Group Chat” to join the info session
  • UF College of Education
    • Hiring for: Internships, Volunteers
    • Group Chat (drop-in): 12:45-1:45 p.m.
      • Access the employer list, find UF College of Education, and click “Group Chat” to join the drop-in
  • UF Health Communications
    • Hiring for: Internships, Volunteers
    • 1-on-1 chats
  • WESH-TV
    • Hiring for: Full-time, Internships
    • 1-on-1 chats
  • WCJB TV20
    • Message from company:
    • Management at WCJB TV20 deeply regrets missing this important recruiting event for the first time in station memory. This communications job fair truly does launch careers. If you’re interested in a job or internship with TV20, please email News Director Jon Levy at jlevy@wcjb.com. Be advised, due to Gray TV pandemic protocols we are barred from accepting interns right now, but that could change in the semesters to come. The University of Florida talent pipeline is a longstanding strength of WCJB TV20, and that means you! Please don’t hesitate to reach out about opportunities with TV20, or elsewhere within Gray TV.
  • WJXT Channel 4
    • 1-on-1 chats
  • WUFT/WRUF
    • Hiring for: Part-Time
    • 1-on-1 chats

Attendees can also view the list of participating employers on the main event page or log in to Gator CareerLink.

Employers Hosting Interviews

Click the links below to apply for jobs and internships for which you can interview during the fair. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email with instructions on how to sign up for an interview slot. (Please note the position type and required major(s) before applying.)

Preparation Events

To help you prepare for the Careers in Communication Fair, you can participate in several workshops leading up to the fair!

We are also hosting drop-in hours for any last-minute questions or tips before the fair. Come any time – no appointment needed!

Headshots and Professional Attire

The Molm Family Gator Career Closet offers free professional headshots and attire, to help you look your best during the career fair. For more details please visit, career.ufl.edu/closet.

Accessibility

If you are an individual with a disability and anticipate needing accommodations for the fair, please contact CCCCareerFairs@ufsa.ufl.edu at least 72 hours prior to the event.