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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!

Virtual Career & Internship Connection Series

Due to COVID-19, our on-campus fairs have gone virtual. In these upcoming virtual connection series, Atlanta’s small and large companies network with students in search for new talent for part-time and full-time positions, as well as internships. Meet some of Atlanta’s top employers on Handshake to learn about opportunities!

  • Business and Communications: September 23, 2020, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Focus areas: general business, finance, consulting, HR, marketing, and communications
    • Student registration is required to attend. To register, please visit Handshake.
  • Public Service and Nonprofit: October 7, 2020, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Focus areas: law, nonprofit, healthcare, government, and education
    • Student registration is required to attend. To register, please visit Handshake.
  • Creative Arts: November 4, 2020, 10:30 a.m. –  3:30 p.m.
    • Focus areas: fine art, theatre, digital media, writing, and entertainment
    • Student registration is required to attend. To register, please visit Handshake.

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!

Students, check out employers who attended the fair in spring 2020. Also, see our new 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, we encourage you to attend! If interested, please contact Nicole Kang, Employer Relations Manager at nkang@oglethorpe.edu.

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 nkang@oglethorpe.edu.

Off-Campus Career Fairs

Georgia Association of College and Employers

Every spring, Oglethorpe participates in the Georgia Association of College and Employers (GACE) Career Fair at the Cobb Galleria. All students from Oglethorpe University are encouraged to attend.

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and guidance from the CDC, the 2020 GACE Statewide Career Fair has been CANCELED and will not be rescheduled.

Job seekers can see a list of employers who planned to attend the fair and 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.