May 9, 2016

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

Career Opportunities Hosts Backpack to Briefcase May 9-12

VALDOSTA – The Office of Career Opportunities at Valdosta State University will host Backpack to Briefcase, a free walk-in job preparation event, May 9-12. Spring 2016 graduates and alumni are invited to attend.

From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., experts from the Office of Career Opportunities will be on hand to discuss employment opportunities, provide individual career counseling, critique résumés and cover letters, conduct mock interviews, and everything in between.

VSU graduates planning to attend are encouraged to bring a copy of their résumé, cover letter, and a description of the job they are interested in applying for. Registration is not required.

Contact the Office of Career Opportunities at (229) 333-5942 for more information.

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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.

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