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From application to graduation, the SJMC Student Services team is here to provide you 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!

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$3,000 Shafto Student Fellowship at WIS

Apply now for a chance to intern at WIS TV in Columbia, SC and receive a $3,000 fellowship. The G. Richard Shafto Fellowship will recognize an outstanding student who shows great promise and potential for a successful career in broadcast journalism.

The fellowship will be awarded to a broadcast journalism major who has completed J361. 

As part of your internship, you will gain experience working alongside professionals at WIS who will give you hands-on training and introduce you to the new media environment.   In addition, you will select a mentor from the broadcast faculty and devise a plan to assist that faculty member with a school-related project.

Deadline: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Apply online using the following link:

We want to hear from you!

Please complete your course evaluations for all your courses. Your feedback on SJMC courses is important! You can find the links to the evaluations on the homepage of your Blackboard account.

Spring Registration is open!
If you’re experiencing trouble registering for a class, consider these common registration hiccups.

Internship Information
If you are interested in enrolling in JOUR 597 – Internship for the Mass Communications, please contact Stephanie Martin via email at She will help you through the approval and enrollment process if you would like to register for JOUR 597 in Spring 2019.

Interested in an SJMC Study Abroad in Summer 2019?
Check out our trips to Germany, Italy and France! Learn more about SJMC travel opportunities.

Work-Study Positions Available
Are you looking for work study? 
Consider working in the SJMC Student Services Office. If you are interested, contact Student Services at 803-777-8528.

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.

Questions about Handshake? Email Stephanie Martin at

Wanting to do an internship for credit? Here are the requirements. 

The Carolina Agency (TCA)
The Carolina Agency is looking for driven students who want to set themselves apart from the crowd. Start planning NOW to work with real clients in TCA this spring. This course is open to ALL MAJORS. To submit your application or to get more information go to Applications are rolling so apply soon!

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