Career Center Weekly Update


The University of Georgia Career Center


Career Center Events
  1. Extreme Networking: Jumpstart Your Idea
  2. GACE College-to-Career Fair
  3. UGA Alumni Career Fair
  4. Tweet #ArchReady on April 22
  5. Instagram Your Experience

Campus Events

  1. Franklin College Maymester "Boot Camp" in Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Arts and Sciences
  2. Thinc. Week 2014 Signature Events
  3. Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens
  4. Face the World Event
Jobs and Internships
  1. Internships
  2. Part-Time Jobs
  3. Full-Time Jobs
  4. Fall 2014 Peer Tutor Positions
  5. Fernbank Museum Internships
  6. D Magazine Internships
  7. Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources Internships
  8. Harvard Business School's Summer Venture in Management Program
  9. Government & Nonprofit

Career Center Events

Extreme Networking: Jumpstart Your Idea

WHEN: April 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

WHERE: North Campus Quad, Near the Chapel

COST: Free, Register now:


Students, learn how to make an elevator pitch and sell your idea to a busy investor or potential partner in a few minutes time, and then get some practice doing it with real live investors and business professionals. Have some fun in the process and win a prize!

Space is limited. Check-in opens at 4:45. Business casual attire; please arrive with an idea in mind.

This event will be held outdoors on the North campus quad between the Chapel and New College. Tents will be available in case of inclement weather.

Snacks provided!

GACE College-to-Career Fair

Monday, March 31st, 11am-3pm

2 Galleria Pkwy SE

Atlanta, GA

This annual event connects students from across the state of Georgia with a variety of employers. We expect a variety of employers who will be seeking students for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time, post-graduation jobs. Graduate schools also participate in this event. Many of Georgia’s most prestigious colleges and universities have solicited recruiters from their employer databases to attend this event.

Please bring your UGA school ID to get in the doors!

UGA Alumni Career Fair

Wednesday, June 4th, 1-3pm

6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy

Duluth, GA

Alumni from the classes of 1962 to 2014 are invited to network with employers who are specifically recruiting UGA graduates! This event is also excellent for networking with fellow Bulldogs.

No pre-registration required. Bring a copy of your resume as your ticket in!

All UGA graduates from every class year and degree program are invited to network with employers and fellow Bulldogs at this incredible career event serving Metro Atlanta. This career fair is open only to UGA graduates and only happens once a year! Business Professional Attire is recommended, and there is no cost to attend.

On-Campus Opportunities

Franklin College Maymester "Boot Camp" in Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Arts and Sciences

Maymester 2014

Residential immersion experience in the newly renovated Rutherford Hall

6 credits: FCID 3800, Leadership in the Arts and Sciences

MGMT 5500, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation

Regular tuition and fees apply; financial aid and HOPE-eligible.

Program fee of $1,000 includes housing, meals, course materials, field trips, and all extracurricular activities.

Space is limited; contact Linda Bachman ( for more information and application materials.

Thinc. Week 2014 Signature Events

Scott Gerber: Never Get a “Real” Job – My 10 Biggest Mistakes

April 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Miller Learning Center 102

Come find out how Gerber bounced back from his first failure (and near bankruptcy) to go on to start many successful businesses, without ever having a “real” job. He will share various lessons learned, including why you must kill your ego; avoiding a bottomless money pit; business plans suck; how to act like a startup; and shoestrapping, because the boot is too expensive. Join us for a Q&A session after the speech.

Starting Points From Successful Entrepreneurs: A Thinc. at UGA event in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber

April 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Miller Learning Center 10

A panel discussion of successful entrepreneurs will share success stories and lessons learned, with a Q&A session afterwards.

Panelists: Tracey Stice, Aruna Biomedical; Drew French – Founder, Your Pie; Davis Knox – Founder, Fire and Flavor; Steve Hollis – Co-Owner and CEO, Power Partners.

Moderator: Bob Pinckney, CEO, Evoshield.

Do-It-Yourself Publicity for Entrepreneurs

April 17, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Tate Reception Hall

Amy Flurry’s lecture will educate entrepreneurs on how to refine their message, engage media and create relationships with editors and bloggers. She will present powerful examples from across industries and around the country.

Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens

Wednesday, April 23, 3:30pm -5:00pm, UGA Law Dean Rusk Center, 4th floor, Larry Walker Room

This career-oriented panel will feature Athens-based industry leaders in sustainability from ACC Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts. Co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, Terry College Net Impact student organization, and UGA Environmental Law Association.

Jobs and Internships

Internship Opportunities

(This is just a few of the 350+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!)

DAWGLink #48605, Political Affairs Internship

The Borgen Project, Nationwide

DAWGLink #50495, Athens Tourism PR & Social Media Internship

Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau, Athens, GA

DAWGLink #50302, Learning and Development Analytics Intern

The Hershey Company, Hershey, PA

Full-Time Positions

(This is just a few of the 680+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!)

DAWGLink #50166, Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Universal Alloy Corporation, Canton, GA

DAWGLink #40874, Global Compensation Systems Analyst

The MIL Corporation, Charleston, SC

DAWGLink #43544, Software Developer Engineer

Amazon, Seattle, WA

Part-Time Job Opportunities

(This is just a few of the 150+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!)

DAWGLink #51013, Orientation Intern (Paid)

UGA-Franklin College Office of Academic Student Services, Athens, GA

DAWGLink #50836, Student Worker

UGA-Office of Information Technology, Athens, GA

DAWGLink #50394, Summer Program Assistant

Boys and Girls Clubs of Athens, Athens, GA

Fall 2014 Peer Tutor Positions

The Division of Academic Enhancement will soon be hiring UGA students as peer tutors for the fall 2014 semester for the following subjects:

Accounting (ACCT 2101, 2102)

Chemistry (CHEM 1211, 1212, 2211, 2212)

ESL Conversation

Math (MATH 1101 – 2270)

Physics (PHYS 1111, 1112, 1211, 1212, 1251)

Spanish (SPAN 1001 – 3010)

Statistics (STAT 2000)

If you know students who are interested, please refer them to our website to apply ( Applicants must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA and in the subject(s) they wish to tutor. In addition to the application and essay, applicants must provide a faculty recommendation for each subject.

Fernbank Museum Internships

Fernbank Museum has several internships available for the summer. Additional information about Fernbank Museum’s internships may be found at:
We will be accepting applications through May 1. Summer internships begin between mid-May and June 1st


D Magazine Partners offers a variety of internships each semester. If you are looking to gain invaluable real-world media industry experience, you’ve come to the right place. The summer internship program will being on May 28 and end on August 8. Applications are due by April 17.

Internships include:

· Advertising/Sales

· Art/Production

· Editorial/Journalism

· Marketing/Brand

If you have any question please contact Kate Mitchell.

Click here to apply for the summer 2014 internship program.

Harvard Business School's Summer Venture in Management Program

Harvard Business School's Summer Venture in Management Program

Application Deadline: May 12, 2014

The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week management training program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. This thirty-year HBS tradition demonstrates the many rewards of an MBA degree to students who may not otherwise have considered this path. Participants spend a week on campus living the MBA student experience – attending classes, analyzing case studies, and debating management issues with peers and faculty.

The SVMP Application will be available online in February 2014. The application deadline is Monday, May 12, 2014. To apply to and for more information about SVMP, please visit the program’s website:


Check out Go Government for information about federal jobs, internships, and government resources.

For Non-Profit news and opportunities, visit Opportunity Knocks and Idealist!

Apply to the UGA Washington Semester Program:

Deadline: April 15


Are you interested in pursuing a career with the federal government? Need information and resources to provide the best advice and strategies for success for your particular areas of interest? The Partnership for Public Service’s Go Government career guides are now online and a great resource for students to see how their major could translate into a job in the federal government.

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* The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people with disabilities and will provide accommodations if notified in advance. To request accommodations please contact us at 706-542-3375.

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1. Respect all participants (employers, job seekers, & staff).

2. Appropriate attire is required and is determined by event. Some events require Professional or Business Attire.

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