November 15, 2016

Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

Career Opportunities Presents Education Career Day Nov. 17

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. 17, 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 nearly 50 employers 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.; 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; Clark County Schools in Las Vegas, Nev.; Clark County Schools in Athens; Clayton County Schools in Jonesboro; Cobb County Schools in Marietta; Coffee County Schools in Douglas; Colquitt County Schools in Moultrie; Columbia County Schools in Evans; Comprehensive Therapy Consultants in Atlanta; Cook County Schools in Adel; Coweta County Schools in Newnan; Decatur County Schools in Bainbridge; DeKalb County Schools in Stone Mountain; Dougherty County Schools in Albany; Dublin City Schools in Dublin; Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Fla.; Effingham County Schools in Springfield; Forsyth County Schools in Cumming; Fulton County Schools in Atlanta; Georgia College’s John H. Lounsbury College of Education in Milledgeville; Greene County Schools in Greensboro; Griffin-Spalding County Schools in Griffin; Henry County Schools in McDonough; Horry County Schools in Conway, S.C.; Houston County Schools in Perry; Jeff Davis County Schools in Hazlehurst; Johnson County Schools in Wrightsville; KIPP: Jacksonville Schools in Jacksonville, Fla.; Lee County Schools in Leesburg; Liberty County Schools in Hinesville; Lowndes County Schools in Valdosta; Muscogee County Schools in Columbus; Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville, Fla.; Purpose Build Schools: Thomasville Heights Elementary in Atlanta; Savannah-Chatham County Schools in Savannah; Stephens County Schools in Toccoa; Suwannee County School District in Live Oak, Fla.; Thomas County Schools in Thomasville; Thomas University in Thomasville; Valdosta City Schools in Valdosta; Valdosta State University Graduate School; Ware County Schools in Waycross; Waycross Middle School in Waycross; and Wheeler County Schools in Alamo.  

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.