Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day

Date: February 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 am until 5:00 pm

Location: Tate Student Center, Grand Hall, 5th Floor

This event is presented in partnership with the Georgia Association of Broadcasters and Grady College.

This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Internships and full-time positions will be available. All majors are encouraged to attend. All Career Day events are open to all students. Please check your email in mid-January for information on how to RSVP for the luncheon. Seats may be reserved on a first come, first served basis.

9:30 -10:45 a.m.— Career Panel Event, Session 1 (topic TBD)—Hosted in the Peyton Anderson Forum in the Journalism Building

11:00 a.m. -12:15 p.m.— Career Panel Event, Session 2 (topic TBD)—Hosted in the Peyton Anderson Forum in the Journalism Building

12:30-2:00 p.m.— Networking Luncheon with students and employers—Hosted in Tate Grand Hall

2:00-5:00 p.m.— Journalism and Mass Communication Career Fair—Hosted in Tate Grand Hall

Please check back closer to the date of the event for more details.

Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by Grady College, the Georgia Association of Broadcasters and the UGA Career Center.

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Diversity and Inclusion Career Conference

Date: January 30, 2018
Time: 3:30 pm until 8:00 pm

Location: Tate Student Center, Grand Ballroom

This half‐day conference held the evening prior to the Spring Career & Internship Fair, focuses on the career and professional development of diverse talent at UGA. With over 100 students in attendance, employer representatives have the opportunity to engage with students during sessions, dinner, and a networking fair.

Students may register at this address: https://uga.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/2687/student_preview

Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional

Click here for directions.

More information:

If you are interested in sponsoring and/or participating in any of these events, please contact Shayna Smith, Diversity Programs and Initiatives Chair, at ssmith19@uga.edu or (706) 542-3375.

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

WEBINAR: 5 Ways to Conduct Effective Informational Interviews

Date: December 13, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

Stop wasting your time in ineffective networking meetings. Informational interviews can be a critical piece, not just to your success in your job search, but in your efforts to gain a promotion, advance in your career, or achieve any career goal. Most professionals have heard of informational interviews but they don’t know how to conduct them correctly. Done well, these interviews can provide you with the insider advice you need to understand what a new career path is like or, how to achieve your goals in your current position. If you’ve heard about informational interviews but don’t truly know how they work, join us to learn: How to find the connections to conduct the interviews, what to say to set them up, how to effectively handle your time together, and how to stay in touch. 

Our presenter, Hallie Crawford, is a certified career coach based in Atlanta, GA. Her company, HallieCrawford.com, and team of coaches have helped thousands of people nationwide uncover their dream career and make it a reality. Hallie is regularly featured as a career expert in the media including Forbes.com, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, AJC and Fox Business News. For more information about their services visit www.halliecrawford.com.

Click here to register!

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For addtional information about this webinar, contact Bethany Mills at bjbagley@uga.edu. 

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Alumni Association

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

International Students: December Drop-In Hours

Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 am until 12:00 pm

Location: Memorial Hall, Room 210

Meet with Career Consultant, Samantha Perrin, for 10-15 minutes to talk about your career related questions! No appointment is necessary. Potential topics to discuss include: 

  • Resume Writing
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Job/Internship Search (in the U.S. or abroad)
  • Networking
  • Applying to Graduate/Professional School
  • Choosing a Major
  • Or any other career related topic!

Samantha serves as the Career Center liaison to OIE/ISL, working with international students.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Social Work Virtual Resume Reviews

Date: November 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

UGA Social Work students, this is an opportunity for you to have your resume reviewed virtually by a member of the UGA Career Center staff!

You will need to have your resume uploaded as a PDF when you register for this event. When you enter the event, you may enter any of the available booths to virtually connect with a Career Center staff member to have your resume reviewed. Reviews will occur via text, and you will have 15 minutes to go over your resume. Try to have any specific questions about your resume prepared to make the best use of time.

**If you are experiencing a long wait, you can enter both booths at once and click that you're ready to begin chatting to decrease your wait time.

Here are some GREAT resources to help you create an updated resume (pages 22-31): http://career.uga.edu/uploads/documents/UGACareerGuide.pdf

A transcript of your conversations will be saved for you to access after each event, so you can look back at your chat history and review your notes.

You must register for the event here:  https://tinyurl.com/NovSWReview

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Network

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

Attending this interactive Arch Ready workshop will provide you an opportunity to:

(1) Learn the basics of networking and its benefits in your job search.

(2) Develop a strong elevator pitch.

(3) Discover what you can do right now to ensure you have a strong and flourishing network when you need it.

 

No RSVP required for this event / No need to "join" this event.

Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

706-542-3375 

This event is sponsored by the UGA Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Don't forget the important part of knowing your career values and skills as you search for jobs and internships! Attend this interactive workshop to gain that knowledge and use it for your job/internship search. After this workshop you will be able to:

1. Identify and prioritize career values

2. Assess motivation and proficiency in transferable skills

3. Understand how to use knowledge of values and skills in job/internship search

This workshop is limited to 20 people per session and pre-registration is required. Students can attend ONE "Cultivate a Career You Love" workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Register Here

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Brittany Rikard - brikard@uga.edu

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

November Greek Life Office Drop-In Hours

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm

Location: Tate Student Center, Room 153

Are you a member of a Greek organization at UGA? Stop by the Greek Life Office to meet with a Career Consultant for help with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, LinkedIn profile, job or internship search and much more. 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For more information, please contact a Career Center Greek Life Liaison: 

Whitney Prescott, wnpress@uga.edu 

Kyle Poe, kyle.poe@uga.edu

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

November Alumni Virtual Resume & LinkedIn Critiques: 15 Minute Critiques from an Expert

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

University of Georgia Alumni, this is an opportunity for you to have your resume or LinkedIn profile critiqued virtually by a Resume Coach! Click here to register!

You will need to have your resume uploaded as a PDF when you register for this event. When you enter the event, you may enter any of the three available booths to virtually connect with a resume coach to have your resume critiqued. Critiques will occur via text, and you will have 15 minutes to go over your resume. Try to have any specific questions about your resume prepared to make the best use of time.

**If you are experiencing a long wait, you can enter several booths at once and click that you're ready to begin chatting to decrease your wait time. 

A transcript of your conversations will be saved for you to access after each event, so you can look back at your chat history, review your notes, gather contact information and follow up.

We hope that you'll take this opportunity to use the Alumni Career Services office to help with your job search!

If you have any questions about this event, please email bjbagley@uga.edu. If you are interested in learning about other networking events, visit alumni.uga.edu/virtualnetworking.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

If you have any questions about this event, please email bjbagley@uga.edu.

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Alumni Association

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Career Assessments 102: Personality Type

Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Open to all students at UGA—this workshop can be applied to major and career exploration. In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your personality and how this relates to majors and careers. In order to attend this workshop, you will need to take a free online personality assessment, click here to begin: www.typefocus.com (password required*)

In this workshop, you will:

• Learn the importance of self‐assessment and self‐knowledge related to career planning.

• Review the results of your personality assessment in depth.

• Find and use resources to connect your personality to college majors and occupations.

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE "Career Assessment 102: Personality" workshop for Arch Ready credit. Note: You may attend "Career Assessment 102: Personality" before you attend "Career Assessment 101: Interests".

*The password you will need will be on the registration page in Handshake.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Instagram Live: Student Panel

Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm until 1:30 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)- Instagram @UGACareerCenter

We're going LIVE on Instagram to let you hear from your peers on why you should use the UGA Career Center. Career Consultant, Brittany Smith will interview a panel of students and also answer your specific questions along the way. You won't want to miss out on this event! Can't tune into the live broadcast? No worries. You can access the replay up to 24 hours afterward on Instagram. See you then!

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For more information, view our Facebook event bit.ly/CCIGLpanel or contact Assistant Director of Social Media and Marketing, Whitney Prescott, at wnpress@uga.edu. 

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

WEBINAR: Salary Negotiation: How to Determine Your Worth and Make the Ask

Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

When it comes to salary negotiation, most everyone feels intimidated by the process. There are several factors to consider when it comes to negotiation including; your geographic location, industry area, job title and skills, as well as the employer's salary grade and the values/benefits of the company.

In the session, you will learn about the resources and tools to help you research these different areas. You will also learn tangible conversation starters to begin the negotiation process and learn how to use your research to effectively communicate your worth to a new employer or an existing employer to get the salary you deserve. We want you to leave this session informed and empowered to make the ask!

We hope you'll join us for this informative session. Click here to register!

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For additional questions about this webinar, contact Bethany Mills at bjbagley@uga.edu. 

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Alumni Association

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Career Assessments 101: Interests

Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Open to all students at UGA—this workshop can be applied to major and career exploration. In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your interests and how they relate to majors and careers. In order to attend this workshop, you will need to take a free online interest assessment, click here to begin: https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP or TABLET IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

 In this workshop, you will:

• Learn the importance of self‐assessment and self‐knowledge related to career planning.

• Review the results of your interest assessment in depth.

• Find and use resources to connect your interests to college majors and occupations.

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE "Career Assessments 101: Interests" workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the UGA Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

So You’re Not Pre-Health: Alternative Pathways for Nutritional Sciences Majors

Date: November 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Dawson Hall, Room 312

Part 2 in the Fall 2017 Nutritional Sciences Professional Development series. Feel like all your classmates are pre-health? Learn about ways to utilize your Nutritional Sciences degree in career pathways outside of medical or health-related professional school. 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Networking & Interviewing Skills for College of Education Majors

Date: November 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Aderhold Hall, Room 116

Don't be scared of networking. This workshop will break down your networking barriers, explore the right and wrong ways to network and allow you to leave a more confident networker!

Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Backpack to Briefcase

Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

A program for students to learn the differences between college and work environments. Students will also learn tips to help manage a budget, find a place to live, and understand insurance/benefits vocabulary.

After attending this presentation, you will be able to: 

1. Identify and articulate the differences and similarities between the college environment and the work environment

2. Identify strategies to successfully begin your professional career

3. Identify tips and resources to help transition into living in the "real world"

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Don't forget the important part of knowing your career values and skills as you search for jobs and internships! Attend this interactive workshop to gain that knowledge and use it for your job/internship search. After this workshop you will be able to:

1. Identify and prioritize career values

2. Assess motivation and proficiency in transferable skills

3. Understand how to use knowledge of values and skills in job/internship searc

This workshop is limited to 20 people per session and pre-registration is required. Students can attend ONE "Cultivate a Career You Love" workshop for Arch Ready credit

Register Here

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Brittany Rikard - brikard@uga.edu

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

International Students: November Drop-In Hours

Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 am until 12:00 pm

Location: Memorial Hall, Room 210

Meet with Career Consultant, Samantha Perrin, for 10-15 minutes to talk about your career related questions! No appointment is necessary. Potential topics to discuss include: 

  • Resume Writing
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Job/Internship Search (in the U.S. or abroad)
  • Networking
  • Applying to Graduate/Professional School
  • Choosing a Major
  • Or any other career related topic!

Samantha serves as the Career Center liaison to OIE/ISL, working with international students.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Diversity & Inclusion Networking Dinner at Maggiano’s

Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Location: Maggiano's

During this first-class event, over 100 students travel to Atlanta with UGA Career Center staff to network and dine with participating employers. A dessert reception provides employers with an opportunity to connect with a large number of student participants.  Employer participants will receive a resume book. 

Click here to download the registration form

Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional

Click here for directions.

More information:

If you are interested in sponsoring and/or participating in any of these events, please contact Shayna Smith, Diversity Programs and Initiatives Chair, at ssmith19@uga.edu or (706) 542-3375.

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

You Majored in What? Alumni Panel Event

Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 148

Taking the major you love to a career you love can be a challenge, and many times you may not know how to answer questions like, “What will you do with that major?” or “Why are you majoring in that?” Join us for a panel of recent alumni who want to tell you about their careers and how they got there after completing a degree from Franklin College. They are here to offer you practical advice to help you take steps toward carving your career path.

In this panel you will:

  • Hear from recent alumni who have successful carved their career paths from their major within Franklin College
  • Learn more about what you can be doing now to pursue a career you will love
  • Have the opportunity to network with the panelists

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Career Center (706)542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Landscape Architecture Portfolio Panel

Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm

Location: Jackson Street Building, Lecture Hall 125

Constructing a portfolio for the job application can take a lot of time and effort.  Whether you are at the beginning stages of starting to create a portfolio, to updating your portfolio for full-time employment, this event is for you.  Come listen to Alumni and Employer perspectives on what can help you stand out and ask questions on how to construct your portfolio to the landscape architecture job market. 

Panelist include representatives from these firms- 

Architectural Solutions

HGOR

Williams & Associates

Dix. Hite + Partners

Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Explore Lab: Choosing a Major Workshop

Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Come to this interactive workshop that will help you choose a major! This workshop is open to first- and second-year students exploring majors at UGA. If you are an undecided third or fourth-year student, please call the Career Center to make an appointment with a Career Consultant – 706-542-3375.

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A LAPTOP or TABLET IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

In this workshop, you will learn:

• Online resources that help you navigate the exploration process

• Your areas of interest and how they connect to majors

• Common major and career myths

• How to create an action plan to move forward

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE Explore Lab for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Professionalism on the Job

Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

Students will learn how to create an appropriate work wardrobe on a "college budget." Students will also learn how to succeed in the workplace including meeting etiquette, the use of social media, and how to navigate work social interactions such as happy hours and business travel. Additionally, students will explore ways to successfully navigate generational work differences and styles.

After attending this presentation, you will have an understanding of the following: 

1. How to behave appropriately in meetings and other professional situations

2. Appropriate attire and the differences between business professional, business casual, casual, and inappropriate attire

3. Generational differences in the workplace

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

DW Brooks Lecture

Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Georgia Center for Continuing Education

The 2017 D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center at the Georgia Center in Athens, Ga. The lecture will take place in Mahler Auditorium, followed by a reception and awards banquet.

2017 D.W. Brooks Guest Speaker

Nina V. Fedoroff will present the 2017 D.W. Brooks Lecture entitled, "The GMO Wars: What do we do when scientists and citizens deeply disagree?" The talk will be free and open to the public.

Fedoroff received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Rockefeller University and has served on the faculties of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, the Johns Hopkins University, the Pennsylvania State University, where she was the Director of the Biotechnology Institute and the founding Director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, and, most recently, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia), where she was the founding Director of the Center for Desert Agriculture. Fedoroff has published three books and more than 160 papers in scientific journals. She is a member of several academies, including the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among her awards is a 2006 National Medal of Science, the highest honor awarded to US scientists. She is an Evan Pugh Professor Emerita, Penn State and a member of the External Faculty of the Santa Fe Institute. Fedoroff served as the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State and to the Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2007 to 2010. She established and serves as Science Adviser to the Global Knowledge Initiative (http://globalknowledgeinitiative.org), an organization focused on forging collaborations between scientists in developed and developing countries.  She has served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and as a Trustee of the Library of Alexandria, Egypt.  She is member of the Science Advisory Board of the Santa Fe Institute and serves as Senior Science Advisor to OFW Law, Washington DC.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Explore Lab: Choosing a Major Workshop

Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Come to this interactive workshop that will help you choose a major! This workshop is open to first- and second-year students exploring majors at UGA. If you are an undecided third or fourth-year student, please call the Career Center to make an appointment with a Career Consultant – 706-542-3375.

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A LAPTOP or TABLET IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

In this workshop, you will learn:

• Online resources that help you navigate the exploration process

• Your areas of interest and how they connect to majors

• Common major and career myths

• How to create an action plan to move forward

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE Explore Lab for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Budgeting and Money Management

Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

Join us to learn from Financial Professionals about how to create and maintain a budget, learn strategies for effective debt management, and understand the benefits of investing for the future.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information:

Career Center: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Career Assessments 102: Personality Type

Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Open to all students at UGA—this workshop can be applied to major and career exploration. In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your personality and how this relates to majors and careers. In order to attend this workshop, you will need to take a free online personality assessment, click here to begin: www.typefocus.com (password required*)

In this workshop, you will:

• Learn the importance of self‐assessment and self‐knowledge related to career planning.

• Review the results of your personality assessment in depth.

• Find and use resources to connect your personality to college majors and occupations.

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE "Career Assessment 102: Personality" workshop for Arch Ready credit. Note: You may attend "Career Assessment 102: Personality" before you attend "Career Assessment 101: Interests".

*The password you will need will be on the registration page in Handshake.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

FACSploration Trip - Careers in Business for FACS Majors

Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 6:00 am until 7:00 pm

Location: Dawson Hall

The UGA Career Center will be coordinating a day-long bus trip on November 1st from Athens to Atlanta for College of Family and Consumer Sciences students to learn more about careers in business. The trip will include stops at companies including Home Depot, Cortland Partners, and OTR Capital (all of which have been named Top Workplaces and hire all majors) to learn about company culture and career paths. Company stops will include panel discussions, office tours and time for questions and answers.

The bus will depart from Athens at 6:45 am and return around 6:00 pm on November 1st, 2017. Attendance is free. Students will be responsible for covering the cost of their lunch.

Space is limited and competitive for this trip. Please submit a resume and short response detailing how participating in this program will further your career goals at https://uga.joinhandshake.com/jobs/895384 by October 6th at 5 PM. 

Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional

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More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Career Assessments 101: Interests

Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Open to all students at UGA—this workshop can be applied to major and career exploration. In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your interests and how they relate to majors and careers. In order to attend this workshop, you will need to take a free online interest assessment, click here to begin: https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP or TABLET IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

 In this workshop, you will:

• Learn the importance of self‐assessment and self‐knowledge related to career planning.

• Review the results of your interest assessment in depth.

• Find and use resources to connect your interests to college majors and occupations.

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE "Career Assessments 101: Interests" workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the UGA Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Social Work Virtual Resume Reviews

Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

UGA Social Work students, this is an opportunity for you to have your resume reviewed virtually by a member of the UGA Career Center staff!

You will need to have your resume uploaded as a PDF when you register for this event. When you enter the event, you may enter any of the available booths to virtually connect with a Career Center staff member to have your resume reviewed. Reviews will occur via text, and you will have 15 minutes to go over your resume. Try to have any specific questions about your resume prepared to make the best use of time.

**If you are experiencing a long wait, you can enter both booths at once and click that you're ready to begin chatting to decrease your wait time.

Here are some GREAT resources to help you create an updated resume (pages 22-31): http://career.uga.edu/uploads/documents/UGACareerGuide.pdf

A transcript of your conversations will be saved for you to access after each event, so you can look back at your chat history and review your notes.

You must register for the event here: https://tinyurl.com/OctSWReview 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

International Students: U.S. Business Etiquette

Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

Have you ever noticed that in the U.S., people like to keep their distance from others and greet each other with a quick, firm handshake? Or have you found that customs from your home country are found unacceptable in the U.S.? Attend this workshop to learn more about U.S. business etiquette and how to successfully navigate the professional world in the U.S. 

Part of the UGA Career Center's Career Development Series for International Students. 

Additional events include Resume Writing and Job Search Panel. 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Resume Critique Day for College of Education Students

Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Aderhold Hall, Room 520

Drop by Aderhold Hall to receive a 10 minute critique of your resume!

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Don't forget the important part of knowing your career values and skills as you search for jobs and internships! Attend this interactive workshop to gain that knowledge and use it for your job/internship search. After this workshop you will be able to:

1. Identify and prioritize career values

2. Assess motivation and proficiency in transferable skills

3. Understand how to use knowledge of values and skills in job/internship search

This workshop is limited to 20 people per session and pre-registration is required. Students can attend ONE "Cultivate a Career You Love" workshop for Arch Ready credit

Register Here

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information:

Brittany Rikard - brikard@uga.edu

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

First Generation College Students: Social Media and The Job Search Workshop

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm

Location: Sanford Hall, Room 209

Are you a first generation college student? Come learn about how to effectively se social media during your job search.

Social Media & The Job Search
October 25, 2017
6pm-7pm
Sanford Hall 209

*Please bring your UGA for check in

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information:

Any questions, please contact Shayna Smith, Diversity Programs and Initiatives Chair, at ssmith19@uga.edu or Brandon Gordon Counselor/Coordinator for TRIO: Student Support Services at gordonba@uga.edu

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and TRIO Student Support Services

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

How to Negotiate Your First Salary

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

This workshop will walk you through the steps of negotiating your first salary, from doing research to finding your target salary to providing sample language to have this conversation with future employers. Come to this workshop as early in your job search as possible to ensure you get the first salary you deserve.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center.

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

WEBINAR Beyond Your Blind Spot: Navigating Workplace Bias

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

Click here to register!

During this interactive session, participants will learn more about the meaning of implicit bias and ways that biases are formulated. Understanding implicit bias is important, as these views can alter our professional success by shaping our decisions, attitudes, and reactions. As we explore these issues, we will discuss ways that you can assess employer diversity and inclusion during the job search. We will also discuss ways to help cultivate a more inclusive work environment and strategies for actively (and appropriately) confronting the bias you encounter in others. The goal is for every participant to walk away with a broader understanding of how implicit bias influences ourselves and the world.

Hear from our guest speakers: Andrew Crain and Michelle Carter

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information:

For additional information about this webinar, contact Bethany Mills at bjbagley@uga.edu.

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Alumni Association

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

LGBTQ: Interviewing Tips

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 11:30 am until 12:30 pm

Location: Tate Student Center, Room 143

This workshop will provide participants a chance to explore resumes, cover letters, and interviews. In addition, the process of if/when and how to come out at work/in the job search process is discussed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

• Students will feel more confident about deciding when and how to come out in the job search process.

• Students will understand how they can display LGBTQ-specific information on a resume or cover letter.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Exploring Career Pathways for Communications Majors

Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 171

Attend this panel to hear from employers interested in the skills you have gained in your communications major. We will discuss a few of the many options available to you as a Grady or communications major, which may not be a traditional communications role.

Learn more about what these opportunities look like, how you can use your communications skill set to your advantage in these roles, and how to connect with the employers attending. Hear from employers from Cintas, Facebook, Teach for America and Thyssenkrupp. Additional employers may be added, so keep checking back.

Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

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More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Grady College

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Professional Etiquette and Communication

Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 150

Did you know according to employers, professional etiquette and communication are two of the top weaknesses of UGA students? Attend this workshop to learn more about common etiquette challenges faced by new professionals and how to effectively communicate with others in a professional setting.

After attending this workshop, you will have an understanding of the following: 

1. Common professional etiquette challenges faced by new professionals

2. The appropriate use of phone, email, etc. in a work setting

3. How to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and others in a professional setting

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Explore Lab: Choosing a Major Workshop

Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multipurpose Room (246)

Come to this interactive workshop that will help you choose a major! This workshop is open to first- and second-year students exploring majors at UGA. If you are an undecided third or fourth-year student, please call the Career Center to make an appointment with a Career Consultant – 706-542-3375.

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A LAPTOP or TABLET IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

In this workshop, you will learn:

• Online resources that help you navigate the exploration process

• Your areas of interest and how they connect to majors

• Common major and career myths

• How to create an action plan to move forward

This workshop is limited to 25 people per session and pre-registration on Handshake is required. Students can attend ONE Explore Lab for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

(706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Women of UGA Online Networking: Alumnae and Students Connect

Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

Click here to register: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/uga/e/ayQE8

Join this Women of UGA virtual networking event to gain advice and words of wisdom from women professionals!

Students will get the opportunity to connect with alumnae professionals who live around the world to discuss topics that affect women in the workplace. Alumnae will share experiences, exchange career tips and students can build a global professional network - all online!

It's free, it's only an hour and it's fun!

How it Works:

Online networking enables you to speed-network no matter where you are in the world. You can sign in from your home, office, library, phone or tablet. The chats are text-based and timed, allowing you to make connections, exchange contact information, and end the hour with several new connections you didn't have before. After the chats, add your new contacts to your network by adding them to your LinkedIn networks or following up via email.

The booths are broken down into the following topical areas, although you should feel free to ask any question about managing your career as a woman.

  • Standing out in the job search
  • Effective communication in the workplace
  • Interviewing tips for women
  • Balancing personal and work life
  • Being a woman in leadership
  • Staying involved in the community

FOR STUDENTS: Here are some ideas on how to get the conversation started:

  • What did you study at UGA?
  • What do you do professionally?
  • Why did you decide to participate in this event?
  • How did you get into your industry area?
  • Can I ask for your advice on ____?
  • What's your favorite memory on campus?
  • If you could do one thing differently in your career, what would it be?

FOR ALUMNI/PROFESSIONALS: Here are some ideas on how to get the conversation started with students:

  • Do you know what type of career you are working towards?
  • Do you have an internship lined up for the summer?
  • Are you involved in any professional organizations?
  • Why did you decide to participate in this event 

A transcript of your conversations will be saved for you to access after each event, so you can look back at your chat history, review your notes, gather contact information and follow up.

If you have any questions about this event, please email Bethany Mills at bjbagley@uga.edu

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Alumni Association

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

Grady College Resume Critiques

Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm

Location: Journalism Building, Peyton Anderson Forum

Resumes are an important professional tool, so come get yours reviewed by the Career Center, including Grady College Career Consultant Samantha Meyer. This session will fall the week before AdPR Connection, an important time to update materials.

All Grady and pre-Grady students are welcome to drop in for a 10-15-minute resume critique, conveniently located in the Journalism Building. Please bring a printed copy of your resume. 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia Career Center and Grady College

*Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please check the event details in Handshake to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.