Careers and Corporate Partnerships

Industry Edge

Advice from industry experts can give you the edge you need to succeed. Our video series, Industry Edge, will provide you with the best insights from leading voices in the communications industry. Stay ahead of the curve by keeping up with short videos from employers designed to sharpen your professional skills during any part of your day.

Standing Out During an Interview

Interviews are all about displaying how you are a cut above the rest. They are the only opportunity you get to prove that you are more than just your resume. Dedrick Russell, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Gray Television, shares some words of wisdom regarding how to distinguish yourself from any pool of candidates. Learn how to nail your interview with tips from Dedrick.

How to Find Your Industry Niche

Finding an industry you are interested in and passionate about can help excel your career growth. Director of FCB Health, Wendi Goodman, shares her experience finding her niche in healthcare advertising. Learn how to navigate finding your industry niche with Wendi’s advice.

Connecting with Career Professionals

Career success starts from the ground up. Networking is the most promising gateway to career opportunities, but the hardest part is knowing where to begin. Learn how to start connecting with professionals in your field by listening to Donna Bell’s advice on networking.

Show Up and Show Out for Your Career

Impressing your employers can bring you one step closer to opportunities that advance your career. When you demonstrate drive and passion for your job, employers are quick to take notice. If you’re ready to dive into more responsibilities, Chip Mahaney has the best advice for standing out to your employer.

Advice for an Applicant

Finding success in the communication industry means finding ways to stand out and make a strong impression. Employers are always searching for qualities that indicate your potential to flourish, and they know exactly what they’re looking for. Take a few minutes and listen to the best career advice from industry professionals at the Careers in Communication Fair.

A Resume Tailored for Success

The first impression you make on employers begins with your resume. Fitting all your attributes and achievements on one page is not an easy task, but with the right guidance you can build a resume that reflects your potential. Rebekah Langford, the Southeast Region Business Director at Johnson & Johnson, has the insights you need to show employers you’re the best candidate for the job.

The Path to the Perfect Job

When you’re looking to apply for an internship or job, finding the right fit can be a challenge. Opportunities to explore the career paths that excite you are abundant at the CJC, and now is the best time to seek immersive experiences to find that career. The advice from David Adams, Manager for Integrated Partnerships in the Career Connections Center for the College of Journalism and Communications, will help you begin the search for your perfect fit that aligns with your dreams and values.

Resume Builders and Confidence Boosters

Writing a resume and meeting potential employers can be intimidating. At the UF Careers in Communication Fair, we asked employers from across communication industries to share what they’re looking for in the application process. From improving cover letters to handling networking nerves, these employers offer the advice you need to put your best foot forward.