Senior Career Consultant
Career Consultant for the College of Engineering and for Pre-Health Students
Megan Elrath joined UGA’s Career Center staff in January 2016 and is excited to be working with engineering and pre-health majors as a Career Consultant. As a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and member of the Professional Association of Résumé Writers and Career Coaches, Megan has critiqued and written thousands of résumés and cover letters for students and young professionals. She enjoys helping students translate their skills and experiences into dynamic documents that showcase their qualifications in the best possible light. Additionally, Megan appreciates the opportunity to guide students through the individualized process of finding the right career fit.
Megan’s professional experience began with a stint as a behavioral health counselor before she transitioned to a career in higher education. At Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania she taught a career management course as an Associate Teaching Professor and guided engineering, computer science and biological sciences students through their co-op and career searches as a Co-op Coordinator. Most recently, Megan served as Associate Director of Academic Services for a satellite campus of Drexel University. In this role, Megan provided academic advising, managed four academic programs and evaluated prospective students for admission. After relocating to Georgia, Megan is excited to be returning to career services and looks forward to continuing her work with university students.
Megan’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from TCU (Texas Christian University) and a Master of Science in Education from University of Pennsylvania. She has lived in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Dallas, Fort Worth, Southern New Jersey and Atlanta and believes in the value of stepping outside of your comfort zone.
Opportunities to Connect with Megan
- Call (706) 542-3375 to make an appointment
- Drop by Megan’s Satellite Hours on Thursdays from 3:00PM until 5:00PM in Driftmier Hall, Room 101, and on the first and third Mondays of the month from 2:00pm until 4:00PM on the first floor of the Science Learning Center.
- Visit the Career Center for “Walk-In Hours.” Megan typically covers “Walk-In Hours” on Tuesdays from 12:00pm until 2:00pm