UGA Career Center

College of Education Newsletter | 4.21.15

Whitney Prescott, College of Education Career Consultant

Call for an appointment: (706) 542-3375

Satellite Hours will resume in the Fall semester

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

*Last day for walk-in h ours: Monday, April 27

No Satellite Hours until Fall

The last day for satellite hours in Aderhold was today, Tuesday, April 21, from 3-5 PM. Satellite Hours will resume in August.

Need help over the Summer?

The Career Center is open ALL summer! To schedule an in-office appointment OR phone appointment, call (706) 542-3375, to get placed on Whitney's calendar.

Email contents:

1. Notable Events
  • Northeast Grad School Virtual Fair - April 22
  • Stratford University Career Fair (open to the public) - April 30
  • UGA Alumni Career Fair - June 10

2. Resources

  • UGA Graduation Survey - please complete!
  • After Athens Guide

3. Teaching Related Opportunities

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools - on campus interviews
  • KIPP seeking High School Math & Science Teachers
  • Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics - HIRING

4. Teacher Recruitment Fairs

  • Florida Panhandle - May 21
  • Savannah Chatham County Public Schools - June 6

5. Kinesiology Related Opportunities

  • BLAST Athens - hiring instructors
  • Sports Performance Coach position
  • Student Assistant/Sales Associate. UGA Athletic Association Internship
  • Hundreds of Jobs on DawgLink! - Don't miss out!
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UGA 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

2. Resources

Graduating? Have you already obtained employment?

If you will be graduating and have already secured employment, please take a moment to complete the UGA Graduation Survey. (Click on the link below) Thank you in advance!

After Athens Guide

It’s time to consider the upcoming transition from college to a career. There are many new expectations, new experiences, and plenty of changes to prepare for. Taking the time to consider what want in a job is not only beneficial to that transition, but it can be crucial to your success. As individuals, we all have different values and expectations. How do these fit with your future workplace? This guide will help you identify ways to navigate the upcoming changes that you will experience as you transition from student to professional. These changes will occur in both your personal and professional lives, and we have resources and information to help you.

3. Teaching Opportunities

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KIPP - Seeking High School Math & Science Teachers

KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools is in still in search of a few great high school math and science teachers for the 2015-16 school year! KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of free, open enrollment, college preparatory schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. KIPP Metro Atlanta ( currently operates eight KIPP schools including three elementary schools, four middle schools, and one high school as well as the KIPP Through College Program which supports students on their journey “to and through” college. If you are interested in attending an interview day at our high school in Atlanta on April 23rd for open 2015-16 positions, please email a resume and cover letter to Keya Wondwossen at by April 21st. Don’t hesitate to reach out to Keya Wondwossen with any questions.

Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics - HIRING

in Hephzibah, Georgia. The Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics, will begin educating students this upcoming 2015-2016 school year. It will be a K-6 school the first year and will add an additional grade every year until they are a K-12 school. They are currently taking applications for new and experienced teachers for all grade levels. They are also looking for an art teacher and a teacher with language experience, specifically Latin. Interested students should apply at under the school name "Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics." If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me at this email address: Thank you, Mary Abbott.

4. Teacher Recruitment Fairs

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5. Kinesiology Related Opportunities

BLAST Athens is Hiring Instructors

BLAST Athens is looking for new instructors. Please email or call the studio at 706-559-4858 to inquire and interview.

BLAST consists of a cutting edge, high intensity cardio / strength training program that focuses on balanced levels of treadmill conditioning and group fitness floor work. Instructors must be highly motivating, energetic, and entertaining. Personality is a MUST for this position! Check out our website at


- Teaching at least 4 classes per week
- Promoting BLAST programs, products, and services to class participants and prospective clients.
- Acting as a health & fitness role model by living an active and healthy lifestyle.

Job Requirements:
- Group fitness class instruction or personal training experience
- Preferably is certified with one of the following Nationally Accredited Certification Programs: NSCA, ACSM, ACE, AFAA, NASM, TWCC-ACPT
- Training will be provided for program instruction and MindBody membership software

Sports Performance Coach | Performance Training, Inc.

Performance Training Inc. is located in Suwanee Sports Academy, a state-of-the-art basketball and volleyball training facility. Performance Training Inc. is a rapidly growing sports performance company looking for skilled, knowledgeable and highly motivated individuals to train youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes. Trainers will be responsible for implementing multi-directional speed, agility, quickness, strength and power training on location as well as various camps and clinics off-site (e.g. high school, soccer fields etc.) Other responsibilities include program development, personal training, pre-screening fitness evaluations, performance testing, facility cleaning and maintenance, data analysis, and other facility related duties.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science or related field of
study. One or more of the following certifications preferred: CSCS,
NASM, ACSM, CPT, ATC or be actively pursuing certification. Self-starter with experience training athletes in a team setting or small groups preferred. Knowledge and experience with Olympic lifts, traditional strength training techniques, and plyometrics. Individual must possess strong people skills and confidence working with all age groups. Ability to work in a multi-task environment needed.

Apply on DawgLink. Posting #63484.

Student Assistant/Sales Associate | UGA Athletic Association Internship

The University of Georgia Athletic Association is looking for qualified student assistants that are marketing or sports management majors to assist the marketing and sales department. This position would consist of ticket sales (incoming and outbound) and game day event assistance for Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Gymnastics and Baseball. This position could require up to 20 hours per week and may include nights and/or weekends. Students will need excellent verbal and written communication skills, a friendly customer service attitude, and should be Microsoft Office proficient. Office hours will be scheduled around class times throughout the week, while event work will be assigned as needed.

Job Function

Adminstration, Advertising, Business Operations, Communication, Customer Service, Fundraising/Development, Marketing/Sales, Sports and Recreation

Apply on DawgLink. Posting # 62266.

Hundreds More Jobs on DawgLink! - Check it out!

DawgLink is UGA's online internship and job board. To access DawgLink, simply follow the link below. Use key words to narrow or broaden your search. I have listed a sample of jobs below.

UGA Career Center

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

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