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From application to graduation, the SJMC Student Services team is here to provide you with every means available to achieve academic excellence, personal autonomy and a strong sense of purpose. If you have questions, please contact us. We are glad you are here. Go Gamecocks!

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Can't get into a class you need. We understand your frustration. Please understand that the SJMC Student Services Office will do everything in its power to help you get the courses that you need when you need them.  Please sign up for that course on the SJMC Student Services Waitlist when it becomes available.

 It is important for you to understand that this waitlist is not automatic nor does it guarantee you that you will get into the course. 

Add your name to the Waitlist

Be a member of the media for a mock press conference

The DOJ Executive Office for US Attorneys will hold the US Attorney Media Training Seminar next month in the National Advocacy Center. Students interested in acting as members of the media should email Naomi Lawrence at Students will listen to a mock press conference and field questions on the fly. The students should be respectful, professional, creative and responsible individuals that will represent the university in the best light. 

The sessions are May 1 from 10:15-11:45 a.m. and 1-3:15 p.m. 

Are you interested in a career in digital media? Want to enhance your video storytelling skills?

Apply for the CIC's first-ever Digital Media Academy. This immersive video storytelling camp will prepare underrepresented students for a spectrum of careers in digital media. The week-long academy is open to ALL majors, including students from area HBCUs. Apply while slots are still available.

Apply to TCA
The Carolina Agency (Jour 537) is a fully integrated strategic communication agency that accepts students from all majors to serve in one of four departments: Insights/Research, Advertising, Public Relations, or Creative. Students earn three credits by working in a business environment with paying clients on various projects. Current clients include Campari, the Sanfilippo Foundation, and 1801 Grille. We are looking for hardworking staff members who are looking to begin their journey into the professional world.  Apply or contact Prof. Ernie Grigg with questions.

Internships: School credit for a part-time job?
Could your summer job count as an internship for credit in the J-school? It depends. In order to receive three hours of credit, students must enroll in JOUR 597 and meet the requirements of the internship program. Internships may be completed for credit during the fall, spring or summer semesters.  

Work-Study Positions Available
Are you looking for work study? 
Consider working in the SJMC Student Services Office. If you are interested, contact Student Services at 803-777-8528.

Internship/Job Searching - Activate your Handshake!
Employers are uploading opportunities for students to view on Handshake. If you have not done so, now is the time to activate your account, upload your resume and build your profile. Handshake will be the central location to find internships and job opportunities going forward.

Questions about Handshake? Email Stephanie Martin at

Wanting to do an internship for credit? Here are the requirements. 

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