UGA Career Center

College of Education Newsletter | 3.17.15

Whitney Prescott, College of Education Career Consultant

Call for an appointment: (706) 542-3375

Satellite Hours: Tuesdays, 3-5 PM, Aderhold 126E

General Career Center Walk-In Hours: Monday - Friday, 12 -2 PM, 2nd Floor Clark Howell Hall

Email contents:

1. Upcoming Events
  • Kinesiology Meetups - March 19 & 26
  • #UGAjobchat Twitter Chat: Overcoming Job Search Obstacles - March 19
  • Advanced Interviewing Workshop - March 23
  • Summer Employment Fair - March 25
  • LinkedIn for Graduate Students (webinar) - March 25
  • Resume Critique Day in Ramsey Center - April 1

2. General Opportunities

  • Local Arts & Culture Summit - part of UGA Thinc. entrepreneurship week - March 23
  • 10th Annual GACE Statewide Career Fair - April 7
  • AmeriCorps VISTA openings with Asheville City Schools Foundation

3. Kinesiology Related Opportunities
  • Hurricane Jr. Golf Tour - Internships
  • Oconee County Parks and Rec Dept. - Part-Time Park Assistant
  • Sport Management Internship Resources (links)

4. Teacher Recruitment Fairs

  • Beaufort County - March 21
  • Rome City Schools - March 21
  • Marion County - March 21
  • Gwinnett - March 28
  • Florida Panhandle - May 21

4. SAVE THE DATE: UGA Alumni Career Fair


Kinesiology Meetups

Ramsey Center room 225

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 PM

3/19 - Job/Internship Search

3/26 - Interviewing

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Advanced Interviewing Workshop

Date: March 23, 2015

Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 248

Move beyond the basics and come learn advanced interviewing skills that will help you ACE the interview and secure your dream job!

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LinkedIn for Graduate Students Webinar

Wednesday, March 25th, 12pm-1pm

Hosted by the UGA Career Center

With over 330 million users, LinkedIn offers a massive collection of data that can be used in a variety of ways by the modern professional. This session will cover a full introduction to the various functions of the platform, including how to create an effective LinkedIn profile, how to network effectively, ways to utilize LinkedIn for career research, and more!

To register, simply visit After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For more information, contact Marian Higgins, Associate Director of Diversity Programs and Graduate Student Programming,

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2. General Opportunities

"Second Annual Local Arts & Culture Summit" -- part of UGA Thinc. entrepreneurship week


Second Annual Local Arts & Culture Business Summit

Monday, March 23 from 12:30 - 2 PM

Special Collections Library Room 285

300 South Hull Street, The University of Georgia

A public forum for local arts and culture business owners to share experiences, best practices, and advocate for the best ways to support local arts entrepreneurs. Sponsored by Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts as part of UGA Thinc. Week.

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10th Annual GACE Statewide Career Fair

The GACE Statewide Career Fair is the largest career fair in the state of Georgia, with over 45 participating colleges and 100+ employers and graduate schools in attendance.

No registration required. Just bring a student ID or show your resume with a GACE member school listed for your ticket in.

For more information, visit:

AmeriCorps VISTA openings with Asheville City Schools Foundation

The Asheville City Schools Foundation (ACSF) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to educational success for all city schools students. ACSF is recruiting 18 AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve their Asheville Learning Links project and make a difference in lives of students and teachers in Asheville City Schools. AmeriCorps VISTAs serve those living in poverty and earn a $973 per month stipend paid by the federal government, along with additional financial incentives at the completion of service, including the option of $5500 education award.

Please go to to view and apply for the opportunity. Applications will be accepted through May 30, the year long positions begin between July 24th and August 3.

Qualified applicants will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter AFTER they have applied through the AmeriCorps website.

For additional information, please contact Spencer Cranfill, VISTA Leader, at .

NO phone calls please.

3. Kinesiology Related Opportunities

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Oconee County Parks and Rec Dept.

DawgLink posting #61493

Part-time Park Assistant

15-20 hr/wk


*Log into your DawgLink account to apply

4. Teacher Recruitment Fairs

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5. SAVE THE DATE- University of Georgia Alumni Career Fair

When: Wednesday, June 10th 11:00am-3:00pm

Where: The Gwinnett Center; 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway- Duluth, GA

The Alumni Career Fair is an opportunity to connect with UGA’s talented alumni from all majors! From entry-level to seasoned professionals, take advantage of the opportunity to connect with alumni face-to-face.

To register:

Questions: Contact Bethany Mills, Director of Alumni Career Services, at

UGA Career Center

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

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


* All University of Georgia Career Center sponsored events are for UGA students and alumni only.

* 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.

* To help ensure a pleasant & productive environment for all participants, please follow these guidelines:

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.

3. For safety reasons, the doorways to the event (inside & out) & the surrounding areas must be kept clear at all times.

4. Participants are expected to cooperate with all reasonable requests made by members of the staff & all reasonable requests of any person acting in an official capacity as a representative of the participating institutions.

5. If questions or concerns arise during the event, please contact a member of the Career Center staff for assistance.


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