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Friday, October 5, 2018

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Fall 2018 networking trip to Washington, D.C.
October 4, 2018 (All day) to October 5, 2018 (All day)
Washington, D.C.

During networking trips. students make connections and seek advice on landing internship and job opportunities. Students visit workplaces, where they meet in small groups with alumni and others working in media and journalism fields. These visits aren't job or internship interviews but informal meetings with alumni eager to share career tips. Media and journalism outlets previously visited include The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, Edelman, Google, Facebook, PopSugar, Goop, and Cohn & Wolfe. Locations vary each trip. Students selected for the trip typically have already completed courses in the MJ-school and have internship or related experience.

The trips are open to undergraduate majors and master's students admitted to the MJ-school. Students may participate in one trip per year.

The Fall 2018 MJ-school networking trip schedule is:

  • Washington, D.C., on Oct. 4-5 (students should arrive by 5 p.m. on Oct. 4; employer visits will be on Oct. 5)
  • New York City on Oct. 17-19 (students should arrive by 5 pm Oct. 17; employer visits will be Oct. 18 and 19)
  • Atlanta on Nov. 8-9 (students should arrive by 5 pm Nov. 8; employer visits will be Nov. 9)


The MJ-school pays for the hotel stay for students on networking trips. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the trip location and incidental expenses such as food. Travel assistance is available for students with financial need.

Questions? Please contact Director of Career Services Jay Eubank at jeubank@email.unc.edu or visit mj.unc.edu/networkingtrips.

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During networking trips. students make connections and seek advice on landing internship and job opportunities. Students visit workplaces, where they meet in small groups with alumni and others working in media and journalism fields. These visits aren't job or internship interviews but informal meetings with alumni eager to share career tips. Media and journalism outlets previously visited include The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, Edelman, Google, Facebook, PopSugar, Goop, and Cohn & Wolfe. Locations vary each trip. Students selected for the trip typically have already completed courses in the MJ-school and have internship or related experience.

The trips are open to undergraduate majors and master's students admitted to the MJ-school. Students may participate in one trip per year.

The Fall 2018 MJ-school networking trip schedule is:

  • Washington, D.C., on Oct. 4-5 (students should arrive by 5 p.m. on Oct. 4; employer visits will be on Oct. 5)
  • New York City on Oct. 17-19 (students should arrive by 5 pm Oct. 17; employer visits will be Oct. 18 and 19)
  • Atlanta on Nov. 8-9 (students should arrive by 5 pm Nov. 8; employer visits will be Nov. 9)


The MJ-school pays for the hotel stay for students on networking trips. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the trip location and incidental expenses such as food. Travel assistance is available for students with financial need.

Questions? Please contact Director of Career Services Jay Eubank at jeubank@email.unc.edu or visit mj.unc.edu/networkingtrips.

APPLY NOW

 
 
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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Nov 30 2018 except Fri Oct 19 2018, Fri Nov 23 2018.
October 5, 2018, 12:30 PM
Carroll Hall main lobby

Join us in Chapel Hill for a tour of Carroll Hall, home to the UNC School of Media and Journalism! MJ-school tours are scheduled so that visitors have the option of enjoying a complete UNC campus tour led by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions either before or after a 30-minute visit to Carroll Hall.

To register for a UNC campus tour, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

 

Academic year

Tours during the fall and spring semesters are led by the MJ-school Ambassadors and include a visit from Charlie Tuggle, senior associate dean for undergraduate studies. Tours depart from the main lobby on the first floor of Carroll Hall. Feel free to reserve a spot in advance — or you can just show up! Reservations are not required for tours during the academic year.

Fall 2018:

Tours will be held on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. beginning Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, and running through Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. No tours will be held during Fall Break (Oct. 19, 2018), Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 23, 2018) and any other time that the University is closed (including inclement weather).

 

 

More information

MJ-school Ambassadors

The MJ-school Ambassador program was created in 2012 as a student-initiative to help future, current and former journalism students best navigate and succeed through the MJ-school. For more information on MJSA, check out mjsa.web.unc.edu.

MJ Career Services

MJ Career Services assists MJ-school undergraduate and master’s students with every aspect of career preparation.

Areas of study

The MJ-school offers undergraduate areas of study in advertising and public relations, business journalism and journalism.

Join us in Chapel Hill for a tour of Carroll Hall, home to the UNC School of Media and Journalism! MJ-school tours are scheduled so that visitors have the option of enjoying a complete UNC campus tour led by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions either before or after a 30-minute visit to Carroll Hall.

To register for a UNC campus tour, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

 

Academic year

Tours during the fall and spring semesters are led by the MJ-school Ambassadors and include a visit from Charlie Tuggle, senior associate dean for undergraduate studies. Tours depart from the main lobby on the first floor of Carroll Hall. Feel free to reserve a spot in advance — or you can just show up! Reservations are not required for tours during the academic year.

Fall 2018:

Tours will be held on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. beginning Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, and running through Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. No tours will be held during Fall Break (Oct. 19, 2018), Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 23, 2018) and any other time that the University is closed (including inclement weather).

 

 

More information

MJ-school Ambassadors

The MJ-school Ambassador program was created in 2012 as a student-initiative to help future, current and former journalism students best navigate and succeed through the MJ-school. For more information on MJSA, check out mjsa.web.unc.edu.

MJ Career Services

MJ Career Services assists MJ-school undergraduate and master’s students with every aspect of career preparation.

Areas of study

The MJ-school offers undergraduate areas of study in advertising and public relations, business journalism and journalism.

 
 
October 5, 2018, 1:00 PM
142 Carroll Hall

The school's Usage and Grammar Test is designed to evaluate word usage, grammar and punctuation competencies. It is a timed 40-minute test given electronically in Sakai that consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Allow approximately one hour in your schedule. 

Click here to access additional resources and learn more about the Usage & Grammar Test.

Registration opens Friday, Sept. 28, at 8 a.m. and closes Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. Testing requires fully charged laptop with Mozilla Firefox browser downloaded.

After registration closes, waitlisted students should be prepared to respond to a time-sensitive email up to 30 minutes prior to test time to secure any late-vacated seats.

  • Cancellations prior to closing: Cancel your test registration by accessing the Mobile Summary via your registration confirmation email. After logging in with your registered email and opening your ticket summary, an option for canceling your order will be available. If you have trouble canceling, please contact Marla Barnes.
  • Cancellations after closing: You must notify Marla Barnes at your earliest convenience.

Students self-identified with ARS must notify Marla Barnes upon seat reservation at the latest.

 

The school's Usage and Grammar Test is designed to evaluate word usage, grammar and punctuation competencies. It is a timed 40-minute test given electronically in Sakai that consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Allow approximately one hour in your schedule. 

Click here to access additional resources and learn more about the Usage & Grammar Test.

Registration opens Friday, Sept. 28, at 8 a.m. and closes Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. Testing requires fully charged laptop with Mozilla Firefox browser downloaded.

After registration closes, waitlisted students should be prepared to respond to a time-sensitive email up to 30 minutes prior to test time to secure any late-vacated seats.

  • Cancellations prior to closing: Cancel your test registration by accessing the Mobile Summary via your registration confirmation email. After logging in with your registered email and opening your ticket summary, an option for canceling your order will be available. If you have trouble canceling, please contact Marla Barnes.
  • Cancellations after closing: You must notify Marla Barnes at your earliest convenience.

Students self-identified with ARS must notify Marla Barnes upon seat reservation at the latest.

 

 
 
 
 
October 5, 2018,
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Halls of Fame (Room 128), Carroll Hall

Join us for the first Research Roundtable this semester. Faculty from the School of Media and Journalism will discuss their experiences working in interdisciplinary research fields, ranging from public health to visual design.

Join us for the first Research Roundtable this semester. Faculty from the School of Media and Journalism will discuss their experiences working in interdisciplinary research fields, ranging from public health to visual design.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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