Hire GC

Georgia College has approximately 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in one of 37 undergraduate degree programs or one of 25 graduate programs.  Our students receive a well-rounded liberal arts education that will set them apart from other candidates.  Through their core curriculum, academic major, and out of class experiences, GC students develop strong written and verbal communication, analytical, teamwork, problem-solving, critical and creative thinking, intercultural, and information literacy skills.  

Employers and graduate programs should contact the Career Center to determine the best ways to connect with and recruit GC students for jobs and internships.  Employers can also access our HIRE GC Guide which includes instructions for using Career Connection to register for career fairs or post jobs and internships, campus recruitment opportunities, and procedures for developing internship opportunities.

Find out more about the degree programs offered at Georgia College and our students. View a list of all Georgia College degree programs.  Employers and graduate programs can also view our Institutional Fact Book.

Post Jobs and Internships

Bring fresh talent to your organization by posting jobs, internships, and graduate school opportunities for our current students and alumni through our Career Connection job portal.  This online tool is GC’s number one online tool for students to search for jobs and internships. Register in Career Connection.

Career Connection

Career Connection Employer Guide
 

Career Fairs

Georgia College is proud to host ten on-campus career fairs during the academic year.  We are confident that one of our events will meet your recruitment needs.  Find out more information and register for one of our career fairs on Career Connection at or reach out to us at 478-445-5384 or career.center@gcsu.edu

Register for Career Fairs

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 Career Fairs

Aug. 23 Part-time Job Fair
Atkinson Hall Porch, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Campus and local employers seeking part-time help
Sept. 6  Senior Picnic
Magnolia Ballroom, 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Informal networking event to kick-off the senior year job and graduate school search. For details, employers can access the Senior Picnic Sponsorship Packet or contact Josey Cameron
Sept. 20  Accounting Career Fair
Magnolia Ballroom, 9 a.m. – Noon
Recruit accounting majors for full-time jobs and internships.  Hosted by the Accounting Department in the College of Business. 
Oct. 4 Fall Career & Internship Expo
Magnolia Ballroom, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Oct. 23 Graduate & Professional School Admissions Fair
Magnolia Ballroom, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Institutions visit campus from across the US and beyond to recruit for their graduate programs.  For registration information and event details, download our handout for recruiters.
Nov. 8
 

Career Opportunities Fair (Atlanta)
Cobb Galleria Centre - Atlanta, Noon - 3 p.m.
Employers can register at www.georgiacareeropportunities.org

Jan. 22 Nursing & Health Sciences Career Expo
Health Sciences Gym, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Feb 2018   Summer Camp Job Fair
Donahoo Lounge, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Recruit and hire undergraduate students for summer camp positions.  Contact the Career Center for details.

Feb. 2 

Teacher Recruitment Day
Magnolia Ballroom, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Feb. 7

Information Technology Career Fair
Magnolia Ballroom, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Recruit MIS and computer science majors for full-time jobs and internships.  Hosted by the IS/CS Department in the College of Business.

March 7 Spring Career & Internship Expo
Magnolia Ballroom, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (career fair), 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (interviews)
Network with business and arts & sciences majors for full-time jobs and internships from 11 - 2 p.m. Employers can also schedule afternoon interviews.
April 2018 Statewide Career Fair in Atlanta
Cobb Galleria, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. www.gace.org

 

Additional On-Campus Recruitment Information

Host your interviews on campus through our campus interview program.  We provide the space, help you schedule the interviews, and work out the logistics for an effortless interviewing experience. Find out more information about our campus interview program and schedule your dates by contacting Josey Cameron at 478-445-5384 or josey.cameron@gcsu.edu.

Each semester, the Career Center relies on over 50 employer volunteers to conduct mock interviews for our Employer Mock Interview Program during specific Employer Mock Interview Days.  In addition, we also look for employers willing to host a Resume Review Day.  These opportunities help companies connect with potential talent while also providing students with advice on their interview skills and resume writing abilities.  This type of event is especially ideal for those of you who are uncertain of your hiring projections or only hire a few times each year but want to establish a pipeline of talent from Georgia College.

Do you have expertise in a particular area such as salary negotiating, cover letter writing, etc.?  Come share with our students!  This is also an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about the professional culture of your company.

Any company wishing to recruit on campus should go through the Career Center to reserve space and to receive information on catering, if needed.  Organizations have the opportunity to set up a table outside or in the library atrium, cafeteria, or an academic building, or host an informational session their job and internship opportunities.  Graduate programs should plan to attend the Fall Graduate & Professional School Fair.  When organizations want to provide food at their information session or table, they must use our campus catering services.

Interested in starting an internship program at your organization, but don’t know where to begin?  Let us help you navigate this process to create an amazing internship experience for the student and your company. View our Guide to Recruiting Interns at Georgia College and Internship Frequently Asked Questions packet.

Employer Internship Guidelines Handout

Employers who use our services and participate in our recruitment activities must comply with the Principles for Professional Conduct outlined by the National Association of Colleges & Employers. This information is available at http://www.naceweb.org/principles/ as well as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) guidelines.  Please contact us if you have any questions about our guidelines and how they fit your company’s recruitment process.  

Recruitment Guidelines