UGA Career Center

College of Education Newsletter | 11.17.14

Whitney Prescott, College of Education Career Consultant

Call for an appointment: (706) 542-3375

Satellite Hours: Tuesdays 3:00 - 5:00 PM in Aderhold 126E *no appointment needed

General Career Center Walk-In Hours: M-F, 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Hello from your Career Consultant!

The last day for Career Center Walk-in's and Aderhold Satellite hours is Tuesday, December 9th. Please note that my satellite hours office number has changed to: Aderhold Room 126E.

I am currently booked two weeks in advance for in-office appointments. If you are needing an appointment this semester, be sure to call the Career Center front desk at (706) 542-3375, to get placed on my calendar.

Thank you!


Email Contents:

1. Upcoming Fall 2014 Events:
  • COE Majors Fair - Tuesday, November 18
  • COE Study Abroad Fair - Thursday, November 20
  • Education Job Search Presentation - Tuesday, December 2

3. DawgLink/HOT DawgLink Jobs/Internships

4. Additional Employment Opportunities:

Teaching Related
  • 14th Annual North Carolina Master's & PhD Career Fair
  • KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools Job Fair
  • Fulton County Schools Career Fair & Interview Day
  • Sunnyside Unified School District Job Fair
  • Southern Teachers Agency Vacancies
  • Breakthrough Collaborative Summer Teaching Fellowship
  • TNTP Teaching Fellows Opportunities
  • Teach For America Deadlines
  • Yes Prep Public Schools

Kinesiology Related

  • Zebra Technologies Corporation
  • American Junior Golf Association Internship

5. Save the Date! College of Education Career Fair


COE Undergraduate Majors Fair

Tuesday, November 18

5:30 - 7:00p.m.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room K/L

Are you interested in learning about the various undergraduate majors offered by the College of Education? Unsure of how to apply and when the application deadlines are? Drop by on November 18th to learn more! Department representatives and students currently in the major will be on hand to answer questions and share information.

Majors represented will include: Athletic Training, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Early Childhood Education, English Education, Exercise and Sport Science, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics Education, Middle School Education, Science Education, Social Education, Special Education, Sport Management and World Language Education. Learn more.

COE Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, November 20

5:30 - 7:00p.m.
Ramsey Center, Room 214

Do you love to travel? Do you want to travel for your first time? Do you want to travel and gain course credit? If YES, make sure to join us for the Study Abroad Fair! COE students have several study abroad opportunities. Drop by anytime throughout the evening to speak with representatives from study abroad programs and to hear first-hand accounts from students who’ve already studied abroad!

Teacher Education Job Search Workshop

Tuesday, December 2

4-5:30 PM

B1 (Basement) Classroom, Clark Howell Hall

Manage your expectations and leave prepared with a plan of action!


3. HOT DawgLink Jobs/Internships

"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

· 2015 Graduate School Fellowship, Education Pioneers; Posting #58223

· Health Coach, Corporate Health Partners; Posting #55990

· SAT, ACT, & AP Teachers, Mega Education; Posting #57635

· ESOL Instructors, Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES); Posting #58214

· After School Counselor, Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department; Posting #58016

· Paid Sports Marketing Internship, Gametime; Posting #57567

Full-time Positions

· Science, Math, Foreign Language, and Special Ed Teachers, Gwinnett County Public Schools; Posting #54809, 54807, 54806, 54808

· On-Air Talent (Sports Talk), Cox Media Group – Radio Athens; Posting #58157

· K-12 International Schools In The United Arab Emirates, The International Schools of Choueifat; Posting #58023

· Latin, Algebra, Spanish Teachers, Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA; Posting #57572, 57569, 57571

· Research and Program Assistant, Education Policy Studies (693-410), American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI); Posting #57975

· Health Coach, Corporate Health Partners; Posting #55990

· Elementary School Athletic Coach, Success Charter Network in New York City, Posting #57864

· Camp Counselors & Activity Specialists (Summer Job), Iroquois Springs in Rock Hill, NY; Posting #57795

4. Additional Employment Opportunities

14th Annual North Carolina Master's & PhD Career Fair

Thursday, November 20

Noon 4:00 P.M.

The Friday Center - UNC Chapel Hill

Featuring a diverse group of employers, including:

American Credit Acceptance, Becton Dickinson & Company, Booz Allen, CIGNA,
Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Reynolds American,

Rho Inc., RTI International, Sandia National Laboratories, Wells Fargo, etc.

For a complete list of employers attending the fair visit:

Three Teacher Job Fairs :

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Teaching Related Employment Opportunities:

Southern Teachers Agency Vacancies

SOUTHERN TEACHERS AGENCY (STA) is assisting an outstanding independent school in the greater Atlanta area in its search for a Biology and Environmental Sciences teacher. The need is immediate, so candidates should apply as soon as possible.

Candidates must possess:

· A strong academic record in the study of Biology and related fields,

· Bachelor's or advanced degree(s), and

· Excellent leadership and communication skills.

Please note that teaching licensure/certification is NOT a hiring prerequisite for this position.

Please visit our website,, to apply online. Upon receipt of your application, we will prompt you to upload a cover letter and resume. Again, please do not hesitate, as the school needs to fill this position as soon as possible.

If you or your students have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your assistance!

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Breakthrough Collaborative Summer Teaching Fellowship

This is a great opportunity for college students to teach summer classes to high-achieving middle school students who will be the first in their family to go to college. The Breakthrough Collaborative network has locations all over the country, including Atlanta. For more information, visit:
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TNTP Teaching Fellows Opportunities

There are many reasons to consider a career in teaching: maybe you've tutored and discovered you have a knack for helping struggling students grasp complicated concepts; or you've volunteered or substitute taught in a school and enjoyed the energy of the classroom; or you simply desire a meaningful career helping kids excel.

Whatever the reason, right now is an excellent time to begin.

The Summer 2015 application is now open.

Take some time to explore our website and Applicant Tool Kit. Then, create an account and you'll be that much closer to your goal.

And we're here to help! Get in touch at and we'll get right back to you. We look forward to getting to know you.

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Teach For America Deadlines

December 5, 2014

January 30, 2015

To learn more about TFA, visit:

To learn more about how to apply, visit:

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Yes Prep Public Schools

Application Deadlines
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

Kinesiology Related Employment Opportunities:

Zebra Technologies Corporation

Are you a football fan? Interested in gaining some very part-time, short term experience related to the NFL and Sports Management?

Contact your Career Consultant, Whitney Prescott, for more information for opportunities to gain experience working with Zebra Technologies! Email

American Junior Golf Association Internship

Join the AJGA for an experience of a lifetime in the spring or summer of 2015!

We offer great hands on experiences that will help get your foot in the door into the golf/sports industry! An added bonus…

· The AJGA only hires FULL-TIME from the internship

· Great Networking opportunities

· You travel the country helping run National Golf Tournaments

· It’s a PAID position!

So apply today via under Apply Now! Read more information in our online brochure


College of 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