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.  

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 Handshake job portal.  This online tool is GC’s number one online tool for students to search for jobs and internships. Register in Handshake.

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 Handshake at or reach out to us at 478-445-5384 or career.center@gcsu.edu

Register for Career Fairs in Handshake.

Career Fair Calendar

Aug. 22 Part-time Job Fair
Atkinson Hall Porch, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Campus and local employers seeking part-time help
Sept. 7

Accounting Career Fair
Magnolia Ballroom, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Recruit accounting majors for full-time jobs and internships.  Hosted by the Accounting Department in the College of Business. 

Sept. 12 Senior Picnic 
Magnolia Ballroom, 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Informal networking event to kick-off the senior year job and graduate school search. Employer sponsorship information available soon.  Contact Josey Cameron with questions.
Oct. 3 Fall Career & Internship Expo
Magnolia Ballroom, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Oct. 15 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.  Graduate and professional schools can register starting in July via Handshake. Contact Mary Roberts to be included in the invitation.
Oct. 25 Liberal Arts Virtual Career Fair
Online. 12 - 5 p.m. (eastern).  Employers and students must register to participate.  Career Fair involves 12 colleges and universities from the Council on Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC).
Nov. 14

Career Opportunities Fair (Atlanta)
Cobb Galleria Centre - Atlanta, Noon - 3 p.m.

Feb. 4 Nursing & Health Sciences Career Expo
Health Sciences Gym, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided for students and employers.

Feb. 1

Teacher Recruitment Day
Wellness & Recreation Center, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Employers will have the opportunity to volunteer for mock interviews with students in the afternoon.

Feb. 6

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.

Feb. 13 Summer Camp Job Fair
Donahoo Lounge, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Recruit and hire undergraduate students for summer camp positions.  Contact the Career Center for details.
Feb. 26 Non-Profit & Government Career Fair
Feb. 27 Science, Math & Engineering Industry Night
Feb. 27 Spring Career & Internship Expo
Magnolia Ballroom, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Network with business and arts & sciences majors for full-time jobs and internships from 11 - 2 p.m.
Feb. 28 Media & Communications Interview Day
Magnolia Ballroom, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Interview students in mass communication, marketing, English, and other creative fields who are seeking full-time jobs and internships.  Register in Handshake. To be included in the invitation, contact Dwayne Peterson.
April 10 Statewide Career Fair in Atlanta
Cobb Galleria, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Register at 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 rely on our employer and alumni 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 help with our drop-in Resume Review Days prior to career fairs.  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.  To volunteer, email us so that a staff member can contact you with details.

Do you have expertise in a particular area such as salary negotiating, cover letter writing, etc.?  Presenting on a particular topic related to career development is a great way to connect with students who may not show up for a traditional company information session.  We recommend scheduling these sessions at least one month in advance so that we have plenty of time to market the opportunity to students.  Contact us to schedule your career development session.

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.  Our Career Resource Room in Lanier Hall provides space suitable for presenting to a small group of students.  We also host a variety of career fairs throughout the year and recommend that companies and graduate programs participate in these events in order to see the most students possible.  Graduate programs, in particular, 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.  To set up an information table or session, contact Josey Cameron.

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.  We also encourage you to contact Josey Cameron, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Internships to discuss the specifics of your internship and how to connect with more GC students.

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