October 6, 2014

Kevin Taylor, Associate Director of Career Opportunities

VSU Career Opportunities to Hold Fall Career Expo Wednesday, Oct. 8

The Office of Career Opportunities will host its Fall Career Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 8. This event will be held at Valdosta State University in the Student Union Ballroom (third floor of the Student Union) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Employers from a variety of corporate and government industries will be on hand to discuss employment opportunities for students and alumni (includes full-time, part-time, internship, and co-op positions). Students from all majors are invited to attend and are encouraged to arrive on time, dress professionally, and bring extra copies of their resumes.

A list of employers participating in the Career Expo is available on the Career Opportunities’ website, www.valdosta.edu/career, or can be picked up from the office, Powell Hall West, first floor.

Students are encouraged to take advantage of the Resume Walk-In service offered by Career Opportunities from Monday to Thursday, noon to 4 p.m., for some quick feedback on their resumes. Information on additional programs and services can be obtained from the Career Opportunities’ website.

For more information, please call 229-333-5942.

Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities. 

Through the Career Expo and other activities that enhance student employability, the Office of Career Opportunities meets the following goals: 

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

Goal 5: Develop and enhance Valdosta State’s human and physical resources.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/administration/planning/strategic-plan.php to learn more.