University Career Center

Source: University Career Center

Since 2008, the University Career Center has achieved the following successes:

• Over 2,000 employers have posted over 10,000 jobs and internships through the Career Connection online database at www.gcsu.edu/career.
• Over 700 different employers/graduate programs have recruited on campus more than 1000 times.

Overview of Participation in the Career Planning Milestones and Career Activities

+/- Category 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Trend
Career Center Staffing (Full-time Advisors) 3 3 3 6 8 11
Total Student Participations 5169 5296 7185 10348 11741 11806
Milestone 1: Career Assessment and Group or Individual Advising 51 23 147 1641 1575 1660
Milestone 2: Resume Reviews 325 583 751 1425 1487 1944
Milestone 3: Mock Interviews 48 61 185 320 899 849
Milestone 3/4: Strategic Career Planning/Senior Check-In NA NA 148 151 477 608
Number of Workshops, Presentations, Interviews 179 187 212 215 286 336
Number of Employers and Grad Program Visits 156 239 258 302 404 421
Source: Alumni Relations

Student Participation with the Career Center

+/- Category 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Trend
Career Advising Sessions (in-person) 340 468 462 921 1,070 1,287 1,267 1,411 1,733 2,512
Employer Networking Participation 129 426 815 573 781 1,508 2,022 2,336 2,992 2,757
Workshop and Classroom Presentation Participation 426 1,008 1,663 1,475 814 1,355 1,880 2,343 3,483 3,382
Source: Alumni Relations

Employers that recruited on campus most frequently included:

+/- Employer Employer.
Aalto Scientific Nichols, Cauley & Associates, LLC
Aprio, LLP Nolan Transportation Group
Bennett Thrasher LLP Norfolk Southern
Brooksource Porter Keadle Moore
C.H. Robinson, MN Reynolds Lake Oconee
C.L. Services, Inc. Sherwin Williams Co.
Central Garden & Pet/Pennington Seed Topline Corporation
Draffin & Tucker, LLP - Atlanta, GA U.S. Congress
Frazier & Deeter United States Marine Corps
Fulton County School District Veritiv Corp
GEICO Waffle House
Houston Healthcare WinShape Camps
Kipp Metro Atlanta
Source: Alumni Relations

Career Fairs

Employers had the opportunity to participate in 10 on-campus career fairs as well as two off-campus career fairs through the Georgia Careers Consortium and the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers.

+/- On-Campus Career Fairs Consortium Career Fairs
August Part-time Job Fair November Career Opportunities Fair with the Georgia Careers Consortium
September Senior Picnic April College-to-Career Fair with the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers
Accounting Career Fair
October Fall Career and Internship Expo
Graduate and Professional School Fair
January Teacher Recruitment Day
Fegruary Summer Camp Job Fair
Nursing/Health Career Expo
IT Career Fair
Media and Communication Interview Day
March Spring Career and Internship Expo
Source: Alumni Relations

Where GC Students Work, Intern and Attend Graduate School
Popular Employers for Full-time Employment

+/- Popular Employers for Full-Time Employment Popular Graduate/Professional Schools
Aprio Auburn University
Atlanta Braves Augusta University
Berkeley Lake Elementary School Carnegie Mellon University
C.H. Robinson Clemson University
Chick-Fil-A Florida State University
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Georgia Institute of Technology
Dames Ferry Elementary School Georgia State University
Deloitte Kennesaw State University
Delta Airlines Mercer University
Emory University Hospital Mississippi State University
EY Tulane University
Frazier & Deeter, LLC University of Alabama- Birmingham
GEICO University of Florida
Gwinnett County Public Schools University of Georgia
Jones County High School University of North Georgia
Navicent/Medical Center of Central University of Tennessee
Georgia
NCR Corporation
Nolan Transportation Group
Pareto Solutions Group, Inc.
Ridge Road Elementary School
Robins Air Force Base
Sogeti
T.J. Elder Middle School
United States Air Force
United States Army
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Veritiv Corp
Walt Disney World
WinShape Camps
Yancey Bros. Co.
Source: Alumni Relations

University Career Center Staff (FY 2018)

Mary Roberts, Director Shantrell Bowe, Career Development Coordinator
Dwayne Peterson, Assistant Director, Career Development Carlye Petro, Career Development Coordinator
Josey Cameron, Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Internships Pamela Santamaria, Career Development Coordinator
Felicia Moutry, Internship Coordinator Kaela Jimenez, Career Development Coordinator
Brittany Archer, Internship Coordinator Shameka Mapp, Career Development Coordinator
Kendra Evans, Internship Coordinator Jackie Hand, Career Development Specialist
Michelle Mitchell, Office Coordinator