Career/Grad School Fairs

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All Oglethorpe University students are encouraged to participate in the Career & Internship Fairs and the Graduate School Fair hosted each year. There is no substitute for talking to recruiters and school representatives and learning about the work their companies do, and what they look for in prospective new hires and applicants. Make sure to keep up-to-date with job and internship postings on Handshake! To meet with a career coach, you can attend drop-in times or schedule an appointment on Handshake today!

Featured Employer Fridays

In lieu of career fairs, Career Development has shifted to offering Featured Employer Fridays, where we highlight one employer over Zoom Webinar. We are focused on a specific career field each month.

Students have the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered during the webinar. The webinars will be recorded and made available for view. Please visit Handshake for more event information and zoom links!

Visit OU Connect for more Career Development events and be sure to connect with Career Development on Instagram and LinkedIn to learn how you can prepare for future fairs, stay in the know about job-seeker best practices/success stories and keep track of upcoming events!

Also, see our virtual workshop schedule on Handshake to aid you in your job and internship search! You can also schedule a one-on-one appointment with Career Development to talk about your resume and career planning.

Employers, if you are interested in recruiting some of Atlanta’s most talented thinkers and doers, please contact Nicole Kang, Employer Relations Manager at

Virtual Graduate School Fair

Come meet recruiters from some of the most prestigious graduate programs in the Southeast and beyond! Past attendee schools include: UGA Law, Morehouse Medical, GSU Public Health, Emory Business, GT Music Technology and Kennesaw Nursing. All majors and all classes (Fresh – Sr) are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Fall 2020 Graduate School Fair: October 28, 2020, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Students must register to attend. Please visit Handshake to reserve your spot!

Graduate Schools can reserve their spots on Handshake. For inquiries or concerns regarding the virtual fair, please contact Nicole Kang, Employer Relations Manager at

Off-Campus Career Fairs

Georgia Association of College and Employers

Oglethorpe University is partnering with over 40 colleges and universities across the state of Georgia this year to host the GACE (Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers) Virtual Statewide Career Fair. This year, it will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

A variety of employers will be seeking college students and graduates for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs. If you are seeking an internship or a full-time job, this is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with employers in one location! Professional attire is encouraged. A conservative business suit is your best. Visit this link for more information, and register by November 6, 2020.

Employers: Do not miss out on this excellent opportunity to recruit students and alumni from over 40 colleges, universities and technical schools at the  GACE (Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers) Virtual Statewide Career Fair on November 10, 2020! Graduate schools also participate in this event.

Job seekers can watch for updates about GACE Fair 2021 on their website. Please visit Handshake for current openings for jobs and internships, and visit the Handshake events for information about virtual workshops to aid in your search.