Graduate Student Event: Crop Protection Tour to St. Louis, Missouri (Spring 2019)

Date: June 17, 2019
Time: 8:00 am until 5:00 pm

Location: Other

The UGA Graduate School and the Society of Aspiring Plant Pathologists (SAPPs) are pleased to offer students in plant sciences, crop sciences, and related fields the opportunity to participate in a Crop Protection Tour. This program will take place from June 17-20 and include visits to Bayer Crop Science and the Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The cost of participation for students is $50. Please note that this trip will involve lengthy travel via van.

Registration required.

Click here to learn more and register

For details contact Andrew Crain (acrain@uga.edu).

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 and the Graduate School

*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.

Alumni Virtual Resume and LinkedIn Critiques

Date: May 22, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm until 3:00 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! It never hurts to get your resume reviewed by a professional, whether you're in transition, thinking of a change or would like to keep your resume up-to-date, these 15-minute critiques will get you ahead of the game. Please know, you will need to have your resume uploaded as a PDF when you register for this event. 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. 

Register here

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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.

WEBINAR: Starting Your Business

Date: May 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

Register here

In this presentation, guest speaker, Michael Myers, will share with webinar attendees more information about the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which provides tools, training and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed. Designated as one of Georgia’s top providers of small business assistance, the SBDC has 17 offices ranging from Rome to Valdosta to serve the needs of Georgia’s business community and over 900 SBDC offices nationwide with over 2700 business consultants. Since 1977, their network of partners has helped construct a statewide ecosystem to foster the spirit, support, and success of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and innovators.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • The mechanics of starting a business, including conducting market research, business funding and structure, and more.
  • Information on different small business statistics in Georgia and across the US
  • How SBDC has helped other entrepreneurs start their businesses strong

Guest Speaker: Michael Myers joined the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Athens Area Office on October 1, 2015. Before joining the SBDC, Michael was a C-Level executive in the retail industry for 23 years and has owned his own Contract Consulting firm. Michael has extensive knowledge in the area of franchising, being both a Franchisor and Franchisee. A native of Kansas City, Mo, Michael and his wife Debbie own and operate a small franchised business in the Athens Area.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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.

WEBINAR: Alumni Salary Negotiation

Date: May 16, 2019
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.

Register here

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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.

WEBINAR: How to Build Your Brand for Greater Professional Success

Date: May 8, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

The secret to career success is creating a powerful personal brand and managing it effectively. It allows you to clearly define their strengths and separate yourself from others in the marketplace by demonstrating your unique contributions to your employer, customers, and industry. In this webinar, you will learn how to develop, communicate and manage your brand.

We will also discuss:
- The critical elements to creating a powerful brand.
- How to identify and understand your strengths, your personality type, and your experience and how those combined create your brand.
- How to communicate your brand in an effective elevator pitch.
 

Register here 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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.

Alumni Virtual Resume and LinkedIn Critiques

Date: May 7, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm until 3:00 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! It never hurts to get your resume reviewed by a professional, whether you're in transition, thinking of a change or would like to keep your resume up-to-date, these 15-minute critiques will get you ahead of the game. Please know, you will need to have your resume uploaded as a PDF when you register for this event. 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. 

Register here

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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.

Pre-Health Personal Statement Writing Lab

Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm

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

If you're applying to OT, PT, PA, medical, dental, or any health profession school, it's time to start thinking about writing your personal statement. In this small group session, we'll discuss what admissions committees look for in personal statements and go over techniques to improve your writing skills. You'll walk away with tangible resources to help you begin or improve your personal statement. Bring a pen or your laptop and be ready to write. Labs are limited to 25 students; must register in advance on Handshake to attend.

Pre-register here

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.

Alumni Virtual Resume and LinkedIn Critiques

Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm until 3:00 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! It never hurts to get your resume reviewed by a professional, whether you're in transition, thinking of a change or would like to keep your resume up-to-date, these 15-minute critiques will get you ahead of the game. Please know, you will need to have your resume uploaded as a PDF when you register for this event. 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. 

Register here 

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

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.

Class Presentation for Tim Chester’s BPM Class

Date: April 23, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:00 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 147

This presentation is for Tim Chester's Business Process Mangement class. I will present a career center overview as well as information on obtaining internships.

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.

Graduate Career Symposium: Consulting (Spring 2019)

Date: April 22, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm

Location: Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library

This symposium event will feature a brief overview of the consulting field and a panel of doctoral-level professionals who have experience in related roles. The event is intended to help students learn about the wide range of consulting opportunities available such as corporate practice, boutique or specialty consulting firms, as well as independent consulting work. Following the lecture and panel will be a complimentary networking dinner (registration required). For details contact Andrew Crain (acrain@uga.edu).


Below is a list of our participating panelists who will also be at the networking dinner:

  • Betsy Barry (PhD in Linguistics), Broad River Data, Illocution 
  • Dan Baker (PhD in Biochemistry), Booz Allen Hamilton 
  • Matthew Eby (PhD in Microbiology), Booz Allen Hamilton 
  • Sharon Lam (PhD in Immunology), Booz Allen Hamilton 
  • Dylan Maixner (PhD Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences), Accenture 
  • Melanie Poudevigne (PhD in Sports Psychology), Clayton State 
  • Ashley Prevatt (MHP), Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition at Jabian Consulting

 
To register for the panel/presentation event: https://gradstatus.uga.edu/Events/Register/2080 


To register for the networking dinner: https://gradstatus.uga.edu/Events/Register/2079

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 and the Graduate School

*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.