Career Center FAQs

This blog post has been updated by Kristina Rust, Career Consultant on May 9, 2024 for relevancy, inclusivity, and formatting.

Have you heard about the UGA Career Center and initially thought, “I wonder what they do there?” Well, let me share some information with you so that you will have a better understanding of what the Career Center is all about. Here are some frequently asked questions from students.

#1. What are the Career Center services and resources?

The Career Center at UGA is a place where students and alumni can access career related services and resources such as:

  • Arch Ready Professionalism Certificate
  • Career related workshops
  • Major & career exploration
  • Resume & cover letter reviews
  • Graduate school search
  • Personal statement writing
  • Job/internship search strategies
  • Mock interviews
  • Career fairs
  • Career assessments
  • And much more!

#2. When is the best time to begin utilizing the Career Center services and resources?

As soon as you step foot on UGA’s campus! Many students are not aware that they can begin planning for life after college during their college experience. The earlier you begin planning and preparing for your career, the better!

#3. Who will I be meeting with at the Career Center?

Depending on your area of interest, each UGA Career Consultant focuses on specific colleges and majors. Even if you have not yet chosen a major, we have consultants who work specifically with exploring students. See the full list of Career Consultants

#4. How do I make an appointment with my Career Consultant?

To make an appointment:

  • Call the Career Center at (706) 542-3375.
  • Give your area of interest/major and you will be put with the corresponding Career Consultant.
  • Put the date and time of your appointment on your calendar so that you do not forget.
  • Students who arrive more than 15 minutes late for their appointment will have to reschedule, so please be on time.
  • If you are sick and/or need to reschedule your appointment, please call the Career Center as soon as you are able.

#5. Are there other options to meet with someone from the Career Center other making an appointment?

The Career Center hosts Drop-In Hours every weekday during the semester. Mondays to Thursdays are in person in Clark Howell Hall, 2nd Floor from 12-2pm. Fridays are virtual and take place between 11am-3pm. Please note that Drop-In Hours do not occur during UGA holidays, breaks, or over the summer Additionally, consultants may have specific satellite hours in their respective colleges. To find specific satellite hours and locations, please refer to the consultant directory

#6. Where is the Career Center located?

The Career Center is located in Clark Howell Hall on the second floor. Clark Howell is located at 825 South Lumpkin Street, next to the Tate Parking Deck.

If you have any additional questions about the Career Center services or resources, please call our main number at (706) 542-3375. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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