April 1, 2016

Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

Career Opportunities Presents Spring Education Career Day April 7

VALDOSTA – The Office of Career Opportunities at Valdosta State University will present its Spring Education Career Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 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 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 Spring Education Career Day are Alachua County Schools in Gainesville, Fla.; Ben Hill County Schools in Fitzgerald; Berrien County Schools in Nashville; Bibb County Schools in Macon; Brooks County Schools in Quitman; Bulloch County Schools in Statesboro; Camden County Schools in Kingsland; Clarke County Schools in Athens; Coastal Plain Area Economic Opportunity Authority Inc.; Cobb County Schools in Marietta; Coffee County Schools in Douglas; Colquitt County Schools in Moultrie; Comprehensive Therapy Consultants in Atlanta; Cook County Schools in Adel; Coweta County Schools in Newnan; Crisp County Schools in Cordele; Decatur County Schools in Bainbridge; Deerfield-Windsor School in Albany; Dixie County Schools in Cross City, Fla.; Dougherty County Schools in Albany; Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Fla.; Echols County Schools in Statenville; Effingham County Schools in Springfield; Fulton County Schools in Atlanta; Georgia College in Milledgeville; Griffin-Spalding County Schools in Griffin; Henry County Schools in McDonough; Houston County Schools in Perry; Irwin County Schools in Ocilla; Jones County Schools in Gray; Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies in Duluth; Lanier County Schools in Lakeland; Liberty County Schools in Hinesville; Lowndes County Schools; Marion County Schools in Buena Vista; Meriwether County Schools in Greenville; Muscogee County Schools in Columbus; North East Florida Educational Consortium in Palatka, Fla.; Peach County Schools in Fort Valley; Professional Association of Georgia Educators in Atlanta; Putnam County Charter Schools in Eatonton; Savannah-Chatham County Schools in Savannah; Soliant Health in Atlanta; Saint Johns County Schools in Saint Augustine, Fla.; Stewart County Schools in Lumpkin; Suwannee County Schools in Live Oak, Fla.; Thomasville City Schools in Thomasville; Valdosta City Schools; 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 www.valdosta.edu/career to view a complete list of participating employers attending the Spring Education Career Day, or contact the Office of Career Opportunities at (229) 333-5942 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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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. 

The story above demonstrates VSU's commitment to meeting 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 4: Foster an environment of creativity and scholarship.

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