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CIC Undergraduate Student Services

From application to graduation, the CIC Student Services team is here to provide undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the School of Library and Information Science 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!

This week is National First-Generation Celebration Week at UofSC!
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is having an informal drop-in for coffee and donuts Nov. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wardlaw 274-N. This will be an incredible space to have conversations around various identities that compose first-generation students, build a sense of community and connect with people around the college and university.  

CIC women are invited to join SASS Go for a free self defense course
SASS Go, a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating abuse, assault and global trafficking through education, intervention training and crisis response situations, is providing a free self defense course Nov. 8 at 12:45 p.m. in the Russell House Ballroom as a part of this year’s CreateAthon@UofSC.

Applications are open for JOUR 534
This course produces InterCom, the CIC’s alumni magazine. All SJMC majors are encouraged to apply as it is a great way to build your portfolio. Prerequisite: JOUR 291. Apply for Jour534»

Have you been advised for spring semester?
Advisement is open for the spring semester. Make sure to schedule your appointment. If you have questions about the advisement process, visit the advising page.

Student volunteers are needed for Information Science Day
Information Science Day is Nov. 22 and we need your help to make it a success. The shifts will be two-hour slots and are available from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Volunteers graduating with leadership distinction may use the hours to fulfill GLD requirements. Email Elise Lewis at to sign up. 

Drop-In hours will be back next semester
Career services manager Shirisha Mudunuri will not have Career Services Drop-In hours at Davis for the rest of the semester. Watch out for the new schedule for spring semester.

Become a competitive applicant for summer opportunities 
Join the National Fellowships office on Nov. 1 at 1:30 p.m. in the Gressette Room of Harper College or Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. for special sessions that help prepare you for competitive summer opportunities that include national fellowships and programs.

Find out how you could attend Media Scholars Week in Washington, D.C.
The Media Plan Case Competition can get you there. This competition represents the cornerstone of the Washington Media Scholars Foundation. It challenges students to think strategically and dive into the deep-end of marketing impressions, numbers and budgets. Get more information on this competition or apply»

Dow Jones News Fund now accepting applications to its summer internship programs
College juniors, seniors and graduate students are invited to apply to the Dow Jones News Fund for paid summer 2020 internships in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and multi-platform editing. The application and test deadline is Nov. 8. Apply here.

Looking for an internship and not sure where to start?
Check out the brand new Internships page on the My CIC website.

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.


Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Last Day of Classes

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Reading Day

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

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