November 16, 2015

Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

Career Opportunities Presents Education Career Day Nov. 19

VALDOSTA — The Office of Career Opportunities at Valdosta State University will present its Fall Education Career Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, in the University Center Magnolia Room.
Current students and alumni planning to attend should dress professionally, arrive early, and bring several copies of their resume.
From 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., students and alumni will have an opportunity to walk through the event and talk with the more than 50 employers, professional association representatives, and graduate school admissions counselors. Some of the employers will be scheduling interviews during this time, and those interviews will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Participating in the Fall Education Career Day are Aiken County Public Schools in Aiken, S.C.; Appleton Learning in Huntsville, Ala.; Appling County Schools in Baxley; Bacon County Schools in Alma; Berrien County Schools in Nashville; Bibb County Schools in Macon; Brooks County Schools in Quitman; Bulloch County Schools in Statesboro; Carroll County Schools in Carrollton; Clayton County Schools in Jonesboro; Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services in Kennesaw; Coffee County Schools in Douglas; Colquitt County Schools in Moultrie; Cook County Schools in Adel; Coweta County Schools in Newnan; Decatur County Schools in Bainbridge; DeKalb County Schools in Stone Mountain; Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Fla.; Early County Schools in Blakely; Effingham County Schools in Springfield; Gadsden County Schools in Quincy, Fla.; Georgia Association of Educators in Tucker; Glynn County Schools in Brunswick; Griffin-Spalding County Schools in Griffin; Gwinnett County Schools in Suwannee; Henry County Schools in McDonough; Houston County Schools in Perry; Jeff Davis County Schools in Hazlehurst; Jefferson County School District in Monticello, Fla.; Jefferson County Schools in Louisville; Lanier County Schools in Lakeland; Leon County Schools in Tallahassee, Fla.; Liberty County Schools in Hinesville; Long County Schools in Ludowici; Maricopa County Schools in Cashion, Ariz.; Marietta City Schools in Marietta; Montgomery County Schools in Mount Vernon; Muscogee County Schools in Columbus; North East Florida Educational Consortium in Palatka, Fla.; Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville, Fla.; Pataula Charter Academy in Edison; Professional Association of Georgia Educators in Atlanta; Rockdale County Schools in Conyers; Sumter County Schools in Americus; Thomas County Schools in Thomasville; Thomasville City Schools in Thomasville; Toombs County Schools in Lyons; Valdosta State University Graduate School; Walden University Graduate School in Dublin; and more. 

VSU’s Office of Career Opportunities strives to provide career development and awareness, experiential learning and/or cooperative education, and professional employment opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. Its staff collaborates with the university’s employer and community partners to develop the employment potential of students and graduates and to utilize their innovative, intellectual talents.

Visit to view a complete list of participating employers attending the Fall Education Career Day, or contact DeLois Hargett, employer relations coordinator with Career Opportunities, at (229) 333-5942 or to learn more. It is not too late for interested employers to register to participate in this or upcoming events with Career Opportunities at VSU.

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