Students! Meet with hiring managers at AAJA Chicago’s 2014 resume event
AAJA Chicago’s popular resume critique event is back in time for summer internship application deadlines!
Students are invited to meet with hiring managers from Chicago’s finest news organizations, including Chicago Tribune, CBS2, WBEZ and DNAinfo.com Chicago. Bring your resume, clips and portfolios. Do not forget to bring your laptop if your materials require it.
This event is hosted in partnership with Columbia College Chicago. It is free and open to all journalism students.
DATE: Saturday, Oct 11
TIME: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Columbia College, 33 E. Congress in Chicago
*Note: The best entrance will be from the Wabash side of the building. The Journalism department is on the second floor.
RSVP: Students are encouraged to RSVP at this link to secure a 15-minute meeting and to jump ahead of the line: click here. Walk-ins are also welcome, although there may be a wait.
Melissa Clay is Senior Editor/Designer at Chicago Tribune. She manages a team of features designers. She also serves as technology liaison for the newsroom.
Jeff Kiernan is Vice President and News Director of CBS2
Carrie Shepherd is Lead Producer of Morning Shift on WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR station. She’s responsible for the editorial mission of the show which includes deciding the topics and guests to include on the daily show, working with the host to construct the interviews and managing producers and interns.
Shamus Toomey is Managing Editor of DNAinfo.com Chicago, overseeing its neighborhood news coverage in Chicago’s many diverse neighborhoods. Toomey came to DNAinfo.com from the Chicago Sun-Times, where he was the assistant managing editor/metro and supervised the team that won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting.
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