FACS Professionalism Certificate

UGA Career Center

What is the FACS Professionalism Certificate?

This new certificate program is offered by the UGA Career Center & your Career Consultant, Brittany Kinard. The FACS PC is a way for you to obtain vital career information at any stage of your education while being recognized for your commitment to professional development. Attend 7 out of the 24 career programs below and you will receive a certificate, lapel pin, and the honor of adding this distinction to your resume! Details on the program options are below!

*RSVP is not required*

January

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Monday, Jan. 12th 2015 at 11pm to Tuesday, Jan. 13th 2015 at 6:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 171

Room 171

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Writing Personal Statements

Wednesday, Jan. 14th 2015 at 3:30-5pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Resume Critique Day 1

Tuesday, Jan. 20th 2015 at 10am-3pm

Tate Student Center Grand Hall

5th Floor Grand Hall

Resume Critique Day 2

Wednesday, Jan. 21st 2015 at 10am-3pm

Tate Student Center Grand Hall

5 Floor Grand Hall

Resume Critique Day 3

Thursday, Jan. 22nd 2015 at 10am-3pm

Tate Student Center Grand Hall

5th Floor Grand Hall

Resume Critique Day 4

Tuesday, Jan. 27th 2015 at 10am-3pm

Tate Student Center Grand Hall

5th Floor Grand Hall

Career Fair Prep

Monday, Jan. 26th 2015 at 5:30-7pm

Miller Learning Center Room 101

Room 101

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, Jan. 28th 2015 at 12-5pm

The Classic Center

Financial Planning, Housing, & Consumer Economics Internship/Career Fair

Thursday, Jan. 29th 2015 at 1-4pm

Tate Student Center

Reception Hall, 1st Floor

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

February

Business Etiquette

Monday, Feb. 2nd 2015 at 3:30-4:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Learn LinkedIn

Thursday, Feb. 5th 2015 at 5-6pm

Miller Learning Center Room 171

Room 171

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Job/Internship Searching Overview

Monday, Feb. 9th 2015 at 3:30-4:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Federal Job Search 101

Wednesday, Feb. 11th 2015 at 3:30-5pm

Miller Learning Center Room 278

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Networking 101

Thursday, Feb. 12th 2015 at 5-6pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Basic Interviewing

Tuesday, Feb. 17th 2015 at 4-5pm

Tate Student Center, 5th Floor

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

FACS Graduate Student Panel + Q & A Session

Thursday, Feb. 19th 2015 at 5-6:15pm

Dawson Hall Room 110

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Salary Negotiation

Monday, Feb. 23rd 2015 at 3:30-4:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Answering the Big Question: What are you going to do with that major?

Tuesday, Feb. 24th 2015 at 5-6:15pm

Dawson Hall Room 208

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

March

Social Media and the Job Search

Monday, March 2nd 2015 at 4-5pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Careers In Fashion

Tuesday, March 17th 2015 at 6-7:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Virtual Portfolios

Thursday, March 19th 2015 at 4-5pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Advanced Interviewing

Monday, March 23rd 2015 at 3:30-4:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Careers In Consumer Economics

Tuesday, March 24th 2015 at 6-7:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

April

FACS Means Business: Advocating the Benefits of a FACS Degree

Thursday, April 2nd 2015 at 3:30-4:30pm

Dawson Hall Room 306

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Budgeting and Managing Your Money

Wednesday, April 8th 2015 at 4-5pm

Miller Learning Center Room 148

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

After Athens

Tuesday, April 14th 2015 at 6-7:30pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

OMGraduation!

Thursday, April 23rd 2015 at 3:30-5pm

Miller Learning Center Room 248

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

How It Works

1. Pick 7 or more events from those listed.

2. Attend these events. Swipe UGA ID Card upon entrance or sign in/out.

3. Upon attending 7 complete the survey. (SURVEY LINK COMING SOON)

Complete survey by Friday, April 22th.

4. Receive an email by Tuesday, April 24th confirming your completion of the certificate requirements.

5. Pick up certificate and lapel pin on April 28th, 29th, and 30th between 8:30-5:00 at the UGA Career Center.

Common Concerns

1. The certificate program must be completed during the given semester.

2. This certificate (or a variation) will be offered each semester.

3. This program is NOT for academic credit.

4. The programs listed are open to both current UGA students and Alumni.

5. You can attend these programs without completing the certificate.

Want more information?

Email Your Career Consultant, Brittany Kinard, or visit her in Dawson Hall on Tuesdays. Career Drop-Ins Dawson Hall Tuesdays 12:00-2:00pm