Speaker Meeting & Pauley’s Networking Event, 3/03: Sean Jones, Comcast Spotlight

Struggling with interviews, networking, or the job hunt? Join us on Tuesday, March 3, as Sean Jones, Regional Sales Manager at Comcast Spotlight in Atlanta, joins us to give crucial professional advice, networking tips, job hunting pointers, and interview secrets. Sean is a former president of the Atlanta Broadcast Advertising Club (ABAC), and he is currently Director of the ABAC Mentorship Program with UGA. We hope to see you at 7:30 in MLC 275 to learn from his many years in the advertising business, and we encourage all attendees to come to Pauley’s Original Crepe Bar after the meeting to practice your new networking skills with Sean and other representatives from ABAC. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to hear from and mingle with professionals in the industry!
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Speaker Meeting 2/24: Antonio Neves, about.me

More than ever, college graduates today are facing an extremely competitive landscape. In this digital age, everyone seems to look great with phenomenal credentials on social media and online. If you don’t stand out, you’re left behind. So, how do you set yourself apart from the crowd? In this workshop learn three steps to help you differentiate yourself in the career marketplace and get the job you desire.

Antonio Neves is a nationally recognized college leadership speaker, millennial expert and award-winning journalist (NBC, PBS, BET, Nickelodeon, etc). As Director of Higher Education for about.me, Antonio regularly facilitates personal branding workshops on colleges campuses nationwide. Come to AdClub TONIGHT at 7:30 in MLC 275 to learn how to brand yourself during this nationally acclaimed workshop!

Speaker Meeting 2/10: Kelly Meyer, Grady ADPR New York Maymester

Come to AdClub on Tuesday, February 10, to learn about Grady’s ADPR New York Maymester! Kelly Meyer, UGA’s Distance Learning Coordinator, will be at the meeting to host an informational session and to answer any questions. See below to read a brief description of this incredible learning experience in New York City!

“You’ve wondered about their mysterious acronyms. Idolized their client rosters. Studied their strategic approaches. And drooled over their work. Now explore the world’s top communication agencies themselves. Learn about the structure of the industry’s holding companies and its agency family trees. Get in touch with the latest trends, see up-to-the-minute work, and find out where the industry is headed. Get a real-time feel for the agency landscape and daily work environment.
While in New York, you’ll be invited inside the hallowed halls to experience a firsthand look at traditional and nontraditional ad agencies; PR firms; and media branding, interactive, consumer culture, and viral content companies. You’ll get a taste of how brands are propelled from the Big Apple, at places such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Translation, McGarry Bowen, McCann-Erickson, Amp3, Weber Shandwick, Agent16, TBWA, Interbrand, Lucky Branded Entertainment, Ketchum, BBDO, PHD, Mother, Razorfish, and Tribal DDB, among others.”

If the NYC domestic study abroad program interests you, see you at 7:30 in MLC 207!

Workshop 2/3- The Internship and Job Hunt: How to Get Hired, 7:30 p.m.

Get ready for Ad Club’s first workshop of the semester! Join us on Tuesday, February 3rd for “The Internship and Job Hunt: How to Get Hired.” Ryan Carty and Samantha Meyer from UGA’s Career Center will be teaching interview, email, and resume etiquette, as well as providing overall hands-on preparation for your application process. Don’t miss this valuable workshop during these crucial months of internship and job hunting! See you at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3rd in MLC 275!how to get hired flyer

Ad Club Shadow Day Program

Want hands-on experience in the advertising industry? Apply for the Ad Club Shadow Day Program today! Students chosen to participate will be given the opportunity to shadow an advertising industry executive for a day, learning the ins and outs of what a regular day in advertising looks like. Applications are due by Monday, February 9th by 5:00 p.m. Don’t miss out!