Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue

Career Development – Information for Employers – Recruitment Opportunities

Back to Career Development Main Page
Back to Information for Employers

Posting a Job or Internship

The University of Tennessee’s Handshake platform is a great way to gain access to undergraduate talent at CCI by searching resumes and posting jobs and Internships. Career fair registrations are also completed via Handshake.

How to post to Handshake (opens in a new browser tab/window)

Employer Spotlights & Meet the Recruiter Social Campaign

CCI will host employers once per week on Tuesdays in our Scripps lab. This is a casual opportunity for employers to table in a familiar student location. Expect to engage with students studying Advertising, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, and Journalism and Electronic Media.

Recruiters participating in this event will gain additional social media coverage leading up to the event with our “Meet the Recruiter” Campaign. A brief bio should be provided in the registration, along with your company’s social media accounts.

Tuesdays September 27- November 29, 2022 from 2pm-4pm.

Limited to one employer/day. Please select your preferred date by registering today.

CCI Career and Internship Fair

Please join us for this formal recruitment opportunity held in the Fall semester only. This event is for employers interested in hiring students studying Advertising, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, and Journalism and Electronic Media for jobs and internships.

Participating employers will gain additional exposure through our Career Fair Prep events the week before the fair.

October 18, 2022, 1pm – 4pm. Limited registration by industry. Registration will open Aug. 1.

Industry Networking Nights

CCI will host two networking nights in the Fall 2022. Each night is an opportunity for employers to engage with alumni and students working in or studying communication and information fields. Majors represented include: Advertising, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, and Journalism and Electronic Media.

Networking nights occur on the Thursdays before two home football games in an effort to welcome Vols back to Rocky Top.

Don’t see your industry? Email and let us know about your interest.

  • September 15, 2022 – Career Pathways in Communication and Information
  • October 27, 2022 – Careers in Advertising and PR Cancelled

Registration is limited and closes 2 weeks before the event or until all spaces are filled.

No more than 4 participants/organization.


Media, Sports, and Entertainment Mingle (Spring Only)

The purpose of this event is for students to learn about the various companies, finding job/internship opportunities and to start developing connections within the industry. Employers will talk with students who are exploring career options and students who are job/internship searching, to everything in between at this casual, virtual event!

On-campus Interviews

Show CCI students your commitment to hiring by pairing an on-campus recruiting event or job posting with an on-campus interview. You can easily request space for on-campus interviews through our job and internship platform, Handshake.

Instructions for on campus interviewing (opens in a new browser tab/window)


Already have an existing internship to fill? Post it on Handshake and we’ll promote it to the appropriate students and faculty.

Thinking about starting an internship program and need some additional guidance? Learn more here.

Ready to start the discussion? Email us

Exploratory Internship Programs

We are always looking for partners interested in hosting short experiences where our students can learn more by spending a day on-site shadowing, completing on-site tasks, and reflecting on real work in the field. If you are interested in helping us create one of these experiences at your facility, please Contact us.

Additional CCI employer services and sponsorship opportunities upon request.