Arch Ready Spring 2018: Handshake 101

Date: April 4, 2018
Time: 10:00 am until 11:00 am

Location: Clark Howell Hall

In July 2016, the Career Center transitioned to a new job and internship platform, Handshake. Come to this workshop to learn more about how to use Handshake to the fullest in your job/internship search! Please bring a laptop, tablet, or other mobile device with you to this workshop to follow along through the presentation.

After attending this presentation, you will understand:

1. The basic functions of Handshake

2. How to build a strong Handshake profile

3. How to use filters to search for jobs and internships

4. How the interview schedule process works

5. How to find information about upcoming Career Fairs and other events

You must register on Handshake to attend! This session is limited to 25 participants. Students can attend ONE Handshake 101 workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Attendance is limited to 25 students, and pre-registration is required on Handshake. For more information, please call the UGA Career Center at 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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: March 26, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, 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

Attendance is limited to 20 students and pre-registration is required on Handshake. Students my attend one session for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Attendance is limited to 20 students and pre-registration is required on Handshake. For more information, please call the UGA Career Center at 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: March Drop-In Hours

Date: March 20, 2018
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.

How to Stand Out in Your Job or Internship Search #2

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room - Room 246

*This event is open to all UGA Management, Marketing, Risk Management & Real Estate majors at UGA*

Do you submit an application and feel like there must be more you can do to help yourself stand out? The good news is...YES, there is! Whitney Prescott, Career Consultant for Terry College Management, Marketing, Risk Management and Insurance and Real Estate Majors will be sharing several helpful strategies to help you stand out in your job and internship search. Come prepared to learn, work in small groups and have some fun along the way.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For more information, please contact 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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Handshake 101

Date: March 8, 2018
Time: 3:00 am until 4:00 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, Room 246

In July 2016, the Career Center transitioned to a new job and internship platform, Handshake. Come to this workshop to learn more about how to use Handshake to the fullest in your job/internship search! Please bring a laptop, tablet, or other mobile device with you to this workshop to follow along through the presentation.

After attending this presentation, you will understand:

1. The basic functions of Handshake

2. How to build a strong Handshake profile

3. How to use filters to search for jobs and internships

4. How the interview schedule process works

5. How to find information about upcoming Career Fairs and other events

You must register on Handshake to attend! This session is limited to 25 participants. Students can attend ONE Handshake 101 workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

You must register on Handshake to attend! This session is limited to 25 participants. For more information, please call the UGA Career Center at 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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: February 19, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, 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 session is open to a maximum of 20 students, and you must pre-register on Handshake.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For more informtion, please call the Career Center at 706-542-3375 or view the event on Handshake.

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: February Drop-In Hours

Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 9:00 am until 11:00 am

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.

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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Handshake 101

Date: February 6, 2018
Time: 10:00 am until 11:00 am

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, Room 246

In July 2016, the Career Center transitioned to a new job and internship platform, Handshake. Come to this workshop to learn more about how to use Handshake to the fullest in your job/internship search! Please bring a laptop, tablet, or other mobile device with you to this workshop to follow along through the presentation.

After attending this presentation, you will understand:

1. The basic functions of Handshake

2. How to build a strong Handshake profile

3. How to use filters to search for jobs and internships

4. How the interview schedule process works

5. How to find information about upcoming Career Fairs and other events

You must register on Handshake to attend! This session is limited to 25 participants. Students can attend ONE Handshake 101 workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

You must register on Handshake to attend! This session is limited to 25 participants. Students can attend ONE Handshake 101 workshop for Arch Ready credit.

For more information, please call the UGA Career Center at 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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: February 5, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, 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

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Please register on Handshake - student attendance is limited to 20. For more information, call the UGA Career Center at 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.

UGA Spring Career & Internship Fair

Date: January 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Classic Center

Meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume!

Shuttles will run from campus to the Classic Center between 11:30 am and 5:00 pm. Bus stops include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Chemistry, Physics, across from the Main Library, and the Classic Center.

Click here to view participating employers/organizations

Recommended dress for this event: Business Professional

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.

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 the Career Center at career@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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Cultivate a Career You Love Using Your Values and Skills

Date: January 22, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, 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

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Please register on Handshake - attendance is limited to 20 students. For more information, call the UGA Career Center at (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: January Drop-In Hours

Date: January 19, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm until 3:00 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.

Spring 2018: Grady College Drop-In Hours: Statement of Interest

Date: January 12, 2018
Time: 9:00 am until 12:00 pm

Location: Journalism Building, Room 309-D

Attend this special edition of drop-in hours with Samantha Meyer, the Grady College Career Consultant, if you are applying to Grady College this semester. These will be quick, 10-15-minute appointments where you can have a draft of your statement reviewed and have questions about the application process answered. Please bring a printed copy of your statement of interest for review.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For more information, please contact the UGA Career Center at 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.

How to Stand Out In Your Job or Internship Search #1

Date: January 10, 2018
Time: 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room - Room 246

*This event is open to all Management, Marketing, Risk Management and Real Estate Majors at UGA*

Do you submit an application and feel like there must be more you can do to help yourself stand out? The good news is...YES, there is! Whitney Prescott, Career Consultant for Terry College Management, Marketing, Risk Management and Insurance and Real Estate Majors will be sharing several helpful strategies to help you stand out in your job and internship search. Come prepared to learn, work in small groups and have some fun along the way.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

For more information, please contact 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.

Arch Ready Spring 2018: Handshake 101

Date: January 8, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: Clark Howell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, Room 246

In July 2016, the Career Center transitioned to a new job and internship platform, Handshake. Come to this workshop to learn more about how to use Handshake to the fullest in your job/internship search! Please bring a laptop, tablet, or other mobile device with you to this workshop to follow along through the presentation.

After attending this presentation, you will understand:

1. The basic functions of Handshake

2. How to build a strong Handshake profile

3. How to use filters to search for jobs and internships

4. How the interview schedule process works

5. How to find information about upcoming Career Fairs and other events

You must register on Handshake to attend! This session is limited to 25 participants. Students can attend ONE Handshake 101 workshop for Arch Ready credit.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

Click here for directions.

More information:

Please register on Handshake. For more information, please call the Career Center at (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.