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USA Today, Sinclair BroadcastGroup, Thomson Reuters Join College's Career and Internship Fair
Please join us for the Philip Merrill College of Journalism's annual Career and Internship Fair on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Stamp Student Union on the College Park campus.
The fall 2012 fair attracted dozens of recruiters and media professionals, along with hundreds of journalism students, who used this as a vehicle for landing spring and summer internships.
The fair was open to current Merrill College of Journalism students, journalism college faculty and alumni.
The following media organizations sent recruiters: USA Today, Thomson Reuters news service, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, Sinclair Broadcast Group, American Journalism Review, NBC TV, WUSA9 TV, WJZ TV, WTOP Radio, The Baltimore Sun, The Daily Record, The Capital, Patch, Equus Magazine, Jewish Woman Magazine, the National Association of Black Journalists, The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, The Institute on Political Journalism, the Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation and Educational Foundation Inc. Montgomery County Public Schools.
A representative from the university's Career Center was on hand to offer advice and resume tips.
In addition, college alumni led panels on careers in sports journalism and in multiplatform journalism. Students tweeted the advice given using the hashtag #UMDfair .
Sports panelists included Jesse Yomtov ('12, @JesseYomtov), a digital producer, USA Today Sports; Brian Kaufman ('11, @Brian_Kaufman), a sports anchor/reporter, for TV3 Winchester; Thomas Floyd ('10, @ThomasFloyd10), a copy editor and soccer writer, The Washington Times; and Adi Joseph ('09, @AdiJoseph), NBA digital editor, USA Today Sports.
The multiplatform panel included Emily Yahr ('08, @EmilyYahr), staff writer/blogger, The Washington Post; Jessica Milcetich ('07, ), social media strategist, General Services Administration; Bethonie Butler ('06, @bethoniebutler), engagement producer, The Washington Post; and Roxana Hadadi ('09, ), movie reviewer/blogger, Chesapeake Family Magazine.
Media recruiters were asked to register by Oct. 18 to secure a table in the ballroom. Organizations were able to fax or mail in the attached registration form, pay by check or American Express. Those who paid by Visa or Mastercard may used this electronic registration form.