Social Science Career News

The UGA Career Center - Fall 2015 - September 28

Greetings, From Your Career Consultant!

Happy Fall (officially), Everyone!

The Career Center team has been hard at work preparing several events, programs, and job opportunities outlined below to make sure there is something for each and every one of you. There are several exciting opportunities coming up, including Federal Careers Week, jobs with City Year, graduate school admissions discussions, Dream Week, and more.

In This Report

  • UPDATED Drop-In Hours
  • Walk-In Hours
  • Upcoming Events
  • Job, Career, & Graduate School Opportunities: Including an ALL EXPENSE PAID NYC internship!
  • Resume Building Opportunities

Join Brittany for Social Science Drop In's on Most Thursday's... The most up-to-date meeting times are below!

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Career Center Walk-In Hours!

Career Center Computer Lab
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Brittany typically hosts Friday walk-Ins.

Attend Federal Careers Week!

Federal Careers are for EVERY major!

September 28 - October 1, 2015

Do you want to have a significant impact on people’s lives?

Do you care deeply about good governance?

Are you a “change agent” – optimistic, skilled with a can-do attitude that is complimented by a sense of realism and practicality, recognizing that government changes come in small measures?

In our federal government, there are jobs for every type of person with every type of background.

Come to this series of presentations designed to educate you on what employment looks like in the federal government.

Federal Careers Week Workshops

Federal Careers 101

Monday, September 28

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

MLC 248

Writing Your Federal Resume

Tuesday, September 29

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

MLC 248

Federal Government Careers: Q & A

Wednesday, September 9

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

MLC 101

Federal Jobs: The Insider's Guide

Thursday, October 1

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

MLC 101

Considering Academia? Explore Grady!

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UGA Virtual Networking Hour: Advice from the Big Dawgs

When: Wednesday, Sept. 30th 12:00-1:00pm

Level Up: Raise your game by getting "Advice from the Big Dawgs"

Save the date for "Advice from the Big Dawgs," the first student-alumni UGA Virtual Networking Hour on Wednesday, September 30. Via desktop or mobile device (no app necessary!), you can participate in up to one hour of 10-minute, one-on-one, text-based chats with fellow participants. This will be an opportunity for you to make meaningful connections with UGA alumni.

Click here to register! (

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Avoid E-Mail blunders with employers and professors!

Build Your Resume | Become Arch Ready!

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Brittany's Bio

Brittany joined the University of Georgia Career Center team in July 2015 as the Social Science Career Consultant. Before coming to Georgia, Brittany obtained her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Hampshire College and holds Master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in Sociology of Education. She has previously served in Student Affairs capacities in higher education, namely Student Activities and Residence Life. Brittany is currently pursuing her PhD in College Student Affairs Administration (Counseling and Student Personnel Services) at the University of Georgia. When not resolving student career concerns and studying, you can find her glued to an episode of The West Wing, Bones, or Grey's Anatomy. She is delighted to serve Social Science students in Franklin.