Internships in spotlight for graphic communications majors

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If there’s a can’t-miss event for students pursuing graphic communications careers, it’s the one being held next Tuesday at the Hendrix Student Center.
Intern Employer Day is held twice a year and few events in the world of Clemson’s graphic communications majors are more important than these daylong spring and fall career days.
Graphic communications majors will be vying for internships at Intern Employer Day on March 7.Image Credit: Ashley Jones
“Without question, this is a must-attend event for graphic communications students, even if they aren’t seniors, or looking for near-term internships,” said Carol Jones, senior lecturer and internship coordinator in the Department of Graphic Communications. “Because of Clemson’s stature in the industry, many of the representatives from leading companies are alums. It’s a homecoming of sorts, and this is a great opportunity to build relationships with them.”
Intern Employer Day kicks off with the opening session at 9 a.m., March 7, in the Hendrix ballroom. Interviewing for internship and full-time positions is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jones said nearly 40 companies will be represented and up to 250 students are expected to attend, with most of the students who are seeking internships, walking away with offers.
“If a student is wanting to fulfill one of the two full-time internships required for graduation, they generally can leave this event with one,” Jones said.
Lexington, S.C., senior, Stanley McCloy, will be looking for his third internship at next week’s Intern Employer Day. He’s already completed two internships in marketing, sales and human resources.
“All of the industry leaders in our field will be there, so it’s a must-attend event for graphic communications students,” Stanley said. “Beyond securing the internships that are required for graduation, you make valuable connections with some of the biggest names in our industry.”
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