Save Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 as the date for our first ever CIC Career Symposium, sponsored by the Nebo Agency! The Symposium will be held from 12:20 to 4 p.m. in the Russell House and will include industry panels and a career fair.
The CIC Career Symposium is focused on developing our students, both professionally and personally, by offering multiple opportunities for students to engage with professionals to learn more about potential career paths, internships and full-time jobs.
College of Information and Communications majors and minors — including all undergraduates, Masters in Mass Communications and Masters in Library and Information Science students — are invited to attend but must register for the event.
Are you looking for the best of the best in broadcast journalism, multimedia journalism, public relations, advertising and more? Look no further! Our alumni have gone on to win Hearst awards in journalism, National PR Case competitions, and work at top companies like Wieden + Kennedy, Edelman, CNN, and the SEC Network.
We want to make your job easier! Attend our fair and recruit your next great employee. Registration for employers is FREE, thanks to our generous sponsors, The Nebo Agency! But you must register.
12:20 - 1:20 p.m. - Industry Panels
- Starting your Career in Advertising or Creative Fields (Russell House Room 205)
- Starting your Career in Public Relations (Russell House Room 203)
- Starting your Career in Multimedia or Broadcast Journalism (Russell House Room 303)
1:20 - 2 p.m. - Informal Coffee Networking Hour (Russell House Ballroom, Room 207)
2 - 4 p.m. - Career Fair Open to Students (Russell House Ballroom, Room 207)
The entire CIC Career Symposium will take place in the Russell House University Union, located at 1400 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208.
Parking will be available in Bull Street Garage, located at 1400 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29208. Parking passes will be issued to employers at check-in. Please let us know in advance if you need more than 1 parking pass per company.
Hotel and Accommodations
The following hotels are in close proximity to the University of South Carolina campus.
- Graduate Columbia (formerly the Inn at USC) located at 1619 Pendleton Street, Columbia, SC 29201.
- Courtyard by Marriott located at 630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
- Hampton Inn - Downtown Historic District located at 822 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201.