Our Career Consultant can provide you with the tools, skills and insights to help you succeed in your career as early as your first year through graduation and beyond.

UGA Career Center

The UGA Career Center is a valuable resource available to you throughout your time here as a student, as you prepare for graduation and even as an alum. Additionally, we have a Career Consultant who specializes in FACS majors and related careers.

Meet Your Consultant

My name is Brittany Smith, and I am proud to serve as your Career Consultant through the UGA Career Center.

I would like to partner with you to create a custom career-ready plan for your four years at UGA.

My job is to help you:

  • explore your major and career interests
  • develop a strong resume
  • utilize networking to find and land hands-on experience through part-time jobs/internships/volunteer and campus involvement/undergraduate research
  • connect with events that will further your career development
  • discuss graduate school options and applications
  • secure a full time job
  • and much more!

The best way to ensure you are ready for life beyond the Arch is to meet with me early and often!

Meet with Brittany

You can meet with Brittany in one of the following ways, starting August 14th: 

  • one-on-one in-person or via phone during a scheduled appointment in the Career Center [you can schedule this by calling the Career Center front desk at 706-542-3375]
  • in Dawson Hall's main lobby for drop-in hours (10-15 minute quick questions) on Mondays from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • in the Career Center (Clark Howell Hall, 2nd Floor) for walk-in hours on Wednesdays from 12-2 PM

Handshake: UGA Job and Internship Board

The UGA Career Center is happy to announce that our online job, internship, and campus interview system is now powered by Handshake. This system offers exciting ways for UGA students and alumni to connect with employers and opportunities including personalized job and internship recommendations based on your unique profile.

Follow this link to create your profile and start exploring opportunities.

Arch Ready Professionalism Certificate: FACS Edition

The Arch Ready Professionalism Certificate is a series of programs offered by the UGA Career Center to provide students with career development and job search training. 

Requirements:

1. Attend 5 or more eligible Career Center events.  All programs must be attended within one semester. 

2. Scan in with your UGA Card at each event you attend. You will also need to turn in a red card before leaving the event. 

3. Complete a brief assessment following each presentation you attend.  A survey link will be emailed to you following each program. 

4. After attending 5 or more events, complete a final Arch Ready survey 

5. Pick up your certificate and lapel pin at the Career Center.

Students who complete the program will receive:

  • Formal printed certificate
  • Lapel pin to wear for interviewing, career fairs, and graduation
  • The opportunity to add the certificate to their resume

FACS-specific Arch Ready events for Fall 2017:

September 12th, 4-5 PM, Dawson Hall Room 208 - The Pitch: How to Sell Your FACS Degree to Employers

October 3rd, 5:15-6:30 PM, Dawson Hall Room 116 - Graduate School Options in Helping Fields Panel

For a full list of Fall 2017 Arch Ready events, visit this page.