UGA Career Center

College of Education Newsletter | 9.23.14

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!

A BIG Thank You to all the students who attended the Fall #UGACareerFair this past Wednesday! We had a record number of employers (250) and almost 2,000 students in attendance!!!

There are several events coming up including Kinesiology Meetups, Education Alumni Panel and more that you won't want to miss. Be sure to read through the contents below.

Have a great week!

- Whitney

Email Contents:

1. Kinesiology Meetups - BEGIN THIS WEEK!

2. Intern for a Day Program - deadline approaching

3. Satellite Hours

4. Fall 2014 Events

5. Education Job Search Certificate Program

6. #ArchReady Programming Series

7. #UGAjobchat: "What's your Career Dream"?

8. DawgLink/HOT DawgLink Jobs/Internships

9. Additional Employment Opportunities

10. Save the Date! Education Career Fair

1. Kinesiology Meetups-BEGIN THIS WEEK!

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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2. Intern for a Day Program - deadline approaching

Looking for ways to gain experience on a short-term basis? Look no further! The UGA Career Center has gained a partnership with a large number of employers willing to host one day (up to one week) internships for UGA students.

Attend one of the orientation sessions below to find out how you can shadow a professional for the day at over 70 employers. It's easy!

Don't miss this excellent opportunity sponsored by the Career Center. *You must attend an orientation session to participate in the program.

Orientation dates: September 24, 25, 29, 30, Miller Student Learning Center #171, 4:00pm-5:00pm (Deadline to apply is October 2nd)

RSVP to hold your spot at this popular program on the UGA Career Center Facebook page or e-mail

with the session you will be attending.

For more detailed information about the program please visit

Intern for a Day: Student Stories

3. Satellite Hours will resume this Tuesday!

Satellite Hours will resume this Tuesday 3-5 PM in Aderhold Room 124L!

No appointment needed.

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

Instagram: whitney_coecc

Twitter: WhitPrescott

4. Fall 2014 Events


Education Alumni Panel

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

Gain insignt into the Job Search and Beyond!

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Kinesiology Major Resume Critique Days

Athletic Training, Sports Management, Exercise and Sport Science and Heath & P.E. majors -- this is YOUR opportunity to get your resume critiqued in Ramsey! Don't miss out!
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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!

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5. 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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6. #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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7. #UGAjobchat: "What's your Career Dream?"

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8. 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

  • edTPA Scorer, Pearson; Posting #55486
  • Health Coach, Corporate Health Partners; Posting #55990
  • ELL Intern, Latin American Association; Posting #52241
  • Art Teaching and Art Consulting Internship (Tianjin, China), Beneath The Tree International, Inc.; Posting #55685
  • After-School Program Teacher, After School Communications LLC; Posting #56220

Full-time Positions

  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher, Chemistry and Biology, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School; Posting #56350
  • Teach in Korea, Truth Teacher Services; Posting #55953
  • K-12 Lead Teachers, KIPP Nashville; Posting #56334
  • Junior Rotational Program, National Football League; Posting #56380
  • Teacher, Foreign Language, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Posting #54807
  • 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

9. Additional Employment Opportunities

City Year Corps: Accepting Applications for Sept 30 Deadline!

To learn more visit:


To participate, you must:

  • Have a college degree or have attended some college, have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be able to dedicate 11 months to full-time service
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 24
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident alien
  • Have served no more than 3 terms in another AmeriCorps, NCCC or VISTA program
  • Agree to a background or security check

Previous experiences with service, tutoring, mentoring and leadership help strengthen candidacy.

City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Teach For America Deadlines

October 24, 2014

December 5, 2014

January 30, 2015

To learn more about TFA, visit:

To learn more about how to apply, visit:

Yes Prep Public Schools

Application Deadlines
Early Decision Deadline | October 31
Deadline #2 | December 8
Deadline #3 | January 9
Deadline #4 | February 9
Deadline #5 | March 27
Deadline #6 | April 24
Deadline #7 | May 15

Learn more about Yes Prep at

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Atlanta Dream Internships

Follow this link to view internships available with Atlanta Dream:

Georgia Games Internship Opportunities

  • Event Operations Internships (Highly Preferred)
  • Public Relations Internships & Promotions Internships
  • Graphics & Website Internships
  • Sponsorship Sales, Development & Marketing Internships
  • Logistical Warehouse Internships (Summer Only)
  • Volunteer Management Internships

To learn more about internship opportunities with The Georgia Games, click here:

View the list of past interns:


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!

UGA Career Center

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

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