Career Expo Employers

FALL CAREER EXPO

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Office of Career Opportunities

Valdosta State University –Student Union Ballroom

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

PARTICIPANTS

1Altria Group Distribution Company–American multinational corporation owning three premier tobacco operating companies

1,2Azalea Health – Local agency offering healthcare software solutions and services

1,2Neighborhood Restaurant Partners dba Applebee’s –Restaurant

1,2Biotest Plasma Center –Leading developer of immunology biotherapeutic products

2Capstone Financial/Mass Mutual –Financial services firm

 1, 2, 3, 5Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. (CED) –One of the nation’s largest electrical supply distribution networks

 1,2Convergys –Global leader in customer management

1Flash Foods –Convenience stores

1Gainesville Police Department –Law enforcement

1Georgia Department of Human Services –State agency delivering a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety, and well-being for all Georgians

1GEICO – Third largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States

1Heatcraft –Manufacturing facility of refrigeration products [Lennox International umbrella]

1,5Home Depot Distribution –Distribution center for Home Depot

1Internal Revenue Service –Criminal Investigation –Federal government

1,2Lighthouse Nursing Agency –Healthcare 

3Lowndes Drug Action Council, Inc. (LODAC) –Non-profit organization providing assistance to youth in the areas of alcohol and other drug-related problems

 Miller County Hospital -Healthcare

1,2Modern Woodmen of America –Member-owned fraternal financial services organization

1National Distributing Company –Distributor of beverage alcohol products

New York Life –Largest mutual life insurance company in the United States

1PLS Logistics Services –Leading logistics solutions provider

1Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department –Law enforcement

 1Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes –Large producer of automotive paints

 1,3Sherwin-Williams Paint Stores Group –Large producer of paints and coatings

1,2,3Target Corporation –Discount retailer

1Total Quality Logistics (TQL) –Non-asset based freight brokerage

Trinity School of Medicine –Graduate school admission info

1,3Turner Furniture –Fine furniture company

1U. S. Navy –Military

Valdosta State University –Graduate School –Graduate school admission info

Valdosta State University –College of Nursing & Health Sciences –Admission info

Walden University –Graduate school admission info

1,3Wal-Mart Logistics –Distribution for largest retailer in the world

1,2,3WFXL-TV Fox 31 (Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.) –Television broadcasting company

1,2,3Wild Adventures Theme Park –Theme park

 1Full-time              2Part-time             3Internship/Practicum             4Co-op               5All

Updated as of October 7, 2014            <<Subject to Change>>

ARRIVE EARLY, DRESS PROFESSIONALLY, and BRING SEVERAL RESUMES!

~ 1st 100 attendees receive prize and REGISTER TO WIN 1 OF 2 GRAND PRIZES ($100.00 EACH]



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GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIR ~

Tuesday, October 14th, 11am – 2pm, Auxiliary Services [2nd floor of the Oak Street Parking Deck]

[Meet with graduate and professional school representatives to discuss admission requirements –a list of participants will be available one prior to the fair from the office or online]



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ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS ~     

Target Corporation, Thursday, October 9th                                                          —–– SEE RECRUITER AT CAREER FAIR TO SCHEDULE

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp., Wednesday, October 29th       —–– SEE RECRUITER AT CAREER FAIR TO SCHEDULE



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INFORMATION BOOTH ~    

Georgia State University College of Law, Thursday, October 16th, 10:00am – 1:30pm, West Hall Rotunda

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Tuesday, October 21st, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Student Union Display Table A  



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WORKSHOPS ––Sponsored by Target Corporation ~

TAKE THE TARGET CHALLENGE!

Top two juniors or seniors attending the most workshops will win a prize!

Interviewing Prep, Tuesday, October 7th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Internships/Group Leader, Thursday, October 23rd, 5 – 7pm

Take the Lead: Leadership Skills from Campus to Career, Thursday, November 13th, 5 – 7pm  

[Call 333-5942 to register your attendance]