By Karina Valdes
If you’re planning your next step after graduation, stop by University of Miami School of Communication’s Third Annual Communication Meet-Up on March 22. This annual recruiting and networking event connects students and alumni with professionals from a variety of communication fields.
“The Communication Meet-Up brings tremendous benefits to our students. It provides a comfortable environment to practice their networking skills which is crucial to succeeding in this industry, and many advance to being interviewed, and even get hired directly through the event for great internships and jobs,” says Kebrina Maharaj, career services and internships manager for University of Miami School of Communication.
Attendees can expect to meet with more than 30 company representatives looking to hire in areas including multimedia, design, communication, public relations, journalism, broadcasting, and advertising. Don’t forget to bring copies of your résumé and dress professionally. Additionally, students and alumni who need help with their résumé or cover letter can schedule an appointment to meet with Maharaj by visiting https://umiami.gradesfirst.com/.
“The Meet-Up is also an important tool in maintaining and building valuable relationships with recruiting liaisons in the industry. My goal is for amazing organizations keep coming back to us to hire more ‘Canes,” says Maharaj.
Invited organizations include:
The Miami Heat
The Miami Dolphins
Sly Fox Entertainment
The Frost Museum of Science
Cox Media Group
The Communication Meet-Up takes place on Wednesday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at University of Miami School of Communication, Courtyard, 5100 Brunson Dr., Coral Gables, FL 33146. To attend, register at https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/1405.