UGA Career Center

College of Education Newsletter

Whitney Prescott, College of Education Career Consultant

Call for an appointment: (706) 542-3375

Satellite Hours: Tuesdays 3:00 - 5:00 PM in Aderhold 124L

General Career Center Walk-In Hours: M-F, 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Hello from your Career Consultant!

Welcome back! I hope this newsletter finds you off to a GREAT start to your fall semester! Please take some time to review the contents as there are lots of new and exciting programming for you to take advantage of!

I look forward to working with you this year!

- Whitney

Email Contents:

1. Fall 2014 Events

2. Education Job Search Certificate Program

3. New for Fall 2014: "Kinesiology Meetups"

4. #ArchReady Programming Series

5. #UGAjobchat

6. DawgLink/HOT DawgLink Jobs/Internships

7. Additional Employment Opportunities

8. Final Resume Critique Day/Career Fairs

9. Satellite Hours

1. Fall 2014 Events


Smart Interviewing: Advice No One Else is Telling You!

Thursday, September 18 | 3:30-4:30 PM | MLC Room 171


Education Alumni Panel

Wednesday, October 29 | 5:30-6:30 PM | Aderhold Room 119

Gain insignt into the Job Search and Beyond!


The Education Job Search

Tuesday, December 2, 4-5:30 PM | B1 (Basement) Classroom, Clark Howell Hall

Manage your expectations and leave prepared with a plan of action!

2. Education Job Search Certificate Program

YOU can earn this certificate along with a leather padfolio, by simply completing 5 out of the 9 Workshops and 2 out of the 3 individual tasks as outlined below. This certificate will look great on your resume too! Don't miss out!
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3. New for Fall 2014! "Kinesiology Meetups"

Is your major (or intended major): Athletic Training? Exercise and Sport Science? Health and Physical Education? or Sports Management?

Kinesiology Meetups are for YOU! These informal gatherings will be taking place once a week for 8 weeks and will cover a different career related topic each week as outlined in the flyer below. Make plans to attend -- you won't regret it!

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4. #ArchReady Programming Series

In addition to the specific programming I am offering to College of Education majors, the UGA Career Center is also offering additional programming this semester to help you get #ArchReady! These events are open to ALL CURRENT UGA STUDENTS. For a full list of Career Center Programs, visit:
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5. #UGAjobchat

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6. DawgLink

"DawgLink" is UGA's online job and internship database for UGA students and Alumni ONLY! To gain access to hundreds of jobs and internships, simply visit and login to the DawgLink portal using your UGA MyID and password.

Having trouble? Contact Debi Grayson at, (706) 542-5948.

FEATURED DAWGLINK JOBS (this is NOT an exhaustive list! See DawgLink for more):

Part-time Positions/Internships

  • Art Teaching and Art Consulting Internship (Tianjin, China), Beneath The Tree International, Inc.; Posting #55685
  • Assistant and Substitute Teachers, Lifespan Montessori School; Posting #54092
  • ELL Intern, Latin American Association; Posting #52241
  • edTPA Scorer, Pearson; Posting #55486
  • Part-time Teachers, Oconee Preschool Academy, Inc.; Posting #54822
  • Birthday Party Hostess, Funopolis Family Fun Center; Posting #54817
  • Campus Representative, Sports Manias; Posting #54586

Full-time Positions

  • Full-time Teachers, Oconee Preschool Academy, Inc.; Posting #54822
  • Urban Teacher Resident, Urban Teacher Center; Posting #55600
  • Teacher, Special Education, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Posting #54808
  • Teacher, Science, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Posting #54809
  • Teacher, Math, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Posting #54806
  • Health Coach, Corporate Health Partners; Posting #55990

7. Additional Employment Opportunities

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8. Career Fairs

Final Resume Critique Day

Visit the Tate Student Center Grand Hall (5th Floor) on Tuesday, September 16 between 10 am - 3 pm for your last chance to get your resume critiqued prior to the Fall 2014 Career Fair! Don't miss out!

Fall Career Fair

Wednesday, Sep. 17th, 12-5pm

300 N Thomas St

Athens, GA

Date: September 17, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Location: The 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 11:30am and 5:00pm.

Bus stops for students include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Science, Physics, across from the Library, Classic Center

Click here for a list of employers currently scheduled to participate.

Click here for directions.

SAVE THE DATE: Education Career Fair

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 at 12-3pm

Tate Student Center, 5th Floor

Network with representatives from K-12 schools and organizations from all over Georgia and across the country!

9. Satellite Hours

No time for an appointment? Stop by Whitney's weekly Satellite Hours!

Satellite Hours will be held EVERY Tuesday (unless otherwise noted*) 3-5 PM in Aderhold Room 124L!

*Notification of cancelled Satellite Hours will be sent via email, Twitter and Instagam

Instagram: whitney_coecc

Twitter: WhitPrescott

UGA Career Center

To make an appointment, call: (706) 542-3375

Walk-in hours: Monday-Friday, 12-2 PM