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April 13, 2016
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cobb Galleria, Exhibit A

The Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers sponsors the GACE Statewide Career Fair every April to provide an additional opportunity for students and employers to connect for employment opportunities. A variety of employers (160+) will be seeking college students and graduates for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs. Graduate schools also participate in this event.  To participate, you MUST be a current student or alumni of one of the GACE participating member schools listed.

How Can I Attend?

Bring your school ID or a driver's license and a copy of your resume with your GACE member school listed at the Student Registration area to get in the doors! You do not need to pre-register for the event.

Only students and alumni from the following schools will be allowed entrance to the fair:

Albany State University
Agnes Scott College
American InterContinental University
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Atlanta Technical College
Bainbridge State College
Berry College
Brenau University
Central Georgia Technical College
Chattahoochee Technical College
Clayton State University
Clark Atlanta University
Columbus State University
DeVry University-Decatur Campus
Emory University
Everest Institute, Georgia Locations
Georgia College Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia Institute of Technology 
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southwestern State University
Georgia State University
Gordon State University Kennesaw State University 
Kennesaw State University- Marietta
LaGrange College
Life University 
Mercer University- Atlanta
Mercer University- Macon
Morehouse College
Middle Georgia State University

Middle Georgia State University
Oglethorpe University
Piedmont College
Point University
Reinhardt University
Spelman College                         South Georgia Technical College
Savannah State University
Toccoa Falls College
University of Georgia
University of North Georgia
University of West Georgia
Valdosta State University
Wesleyan College
West Georgia Technical College
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Young Harris College

Thank you to our GACE Partners & Sponsors


Organizations Participating

These employers and graduate schools will be recruiting students at the 2016 Statewide Career Fair:

Accu-Tech
Achieve Services 
Albany State University
Alliance Residential Company
ALPLA
Arlington Public Schools
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Atlanta Police Department
athenahealth, Inc.
Atticus Franchise Group, LLC
Augusta University- College of Allied Health Sciences
Avaya
Axa Advisors
Baxalta
Becker Professional Education
Belhaven University-Atlanta
Beyond 12
Big League Movers 
Bluegreen Vacations
Brenau University
Buckeye International Inc.
Budget Rent A Car of Atlanta
Cardlytics
Carter Center
Central Michigan University
ChildCare Careers
Chime Solutions
Choptank Transport
Cintas Corporation
City Year
ClarkDietrich Building Systems
Clarke County School District
Clayton County Public Schools
Cobb County Department of Public Safety
Cobb County Schools
College Nannies and Tutors/KNM Services Inc.
Communities in Schools
COUNTRY Financial
Creative Circus
CrediTrained, LLC
CROSSMARK
CryoLife, Inc.
DEA
Defense Security Service
Department of Revenue
Easter Seals North Georgia
Eastern Corporation
Ed Castro Landscape
Emory University School of Law
Enterprise Rent A Car
Equifax
EPA
Ethica
E*TRADE Financial
Experience Marketing
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FirstPRO
Foresters Financial
Franklin County Schools
FRONTLINE Selling
Fulton County Schools
GEICO 
Georgia Department of Corrections
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Georgia Department of Public Safety
Georgia on My Line
Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University - School of Hospitality
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
GradStaff
Granite Telecommunications
Great Expressions Dental Centers
Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Greenway Health
Gwinnett County Police Department
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
Hire Dynamics
Hotwire Communications
Impact Specialties
Insight Global
Internal Data Resources
International Schools of China / LDi-Education
JAC Products
JES Holdings
Jewish Family & Career Services

Kauffman TIre
Kellen Company
Kids 'R' Kids China 
KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools
KnackTek LLC
Kooler Ice, Inc.
Kroger
Landis+Gyr
Large & Gilbert
Liberty Mutual
Liberty University Graduate School
Lighthouse Nursing Agency
Life University
Lincoln Property Company
LocumTenens.com
Mannington
MapAnything
Mark Spain Real Estate
MEDITECH
Mercer University - Stetson School of Business and Economics
Metro Atlanta Chamber
Milend Inc
Mingledorff’s Inc.
Modern Woodmen of America
MOL (America) Inc.
Moon River Therapy Services
Mountville Mills, Inc.
New Beginnings High School
N3, LLC
Northside Hospital
Northwest Exterminating
Northwestern Mutual The Callaway Black Group
NueMD
Odyssey Charter School, Inc.
P.D.I.
Peace Corps
Peachtree Hotel Group
Pepperdine University School of Public Policy
Power Home Remodeling Group
Printpack
Procurri 
Progressive Insurance
Promethean
Prudential
Red Ventures
Republic Finance LLC
Richmond County School System
Richmont Graduate University
Rigor
Ridgeview Institute 
Riverside Military Academy
Sartori Company
Sayers Technologies 
Schuff Steel
SEDC
Sherwin-Williams
Skuid, Inc.
Social Security Administration
Southern Teachers Agency
State Farm Insurance & Financial Services
Strategic Systems Programs
Sun Technologies, Inc.
SynchroNet, Inc.
TechniPower/TechniForce Inc.
The GEO Group, Inc. 
The Scheduling Institute
The Suzuki School
Thomas University
Thryver.com
Travelers
U.S. Navy
Ultimate Software
Universal Forest Products
UPS
Urjanet, Inc.
USAuto Sales
USDA Food Safety Inspection Service
USDA\AMS\Cotton & Tobacco Program
USMC RS Atlanta
Visionarie Partners
Verizon Wireless
Waffle House, Inc.
Webstaurant Store
WellStar Health System
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 

Candidate Pre-Fair Programming

  Join the Pre-Career Fair Pit Crew
   April 13, 10-11 a.m. Cobb Galleria, Room 105

Join us for the Pre-Career Fair Pit Crew! Learn walk-in strategies, practice tips, attire & meet with employers and Career Services staff before the fair. 


Dress for Success

PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE IS REQUIRED.

conservative business suit is your best bet. Remember…you have one chance to make a good impression! Contact your school's career services office for advice on professional attire. 

Visit this link for professional dress examples and for more information on clothing that will NOT be permitted at the GACE  Career Fair - ow.ly/ILtJK

GACE CLOTHING CLOSET

If you do not have access to professional attire, you may borrow items from the GACE Clothing Closet. You will be able to access the clothing closet the day of the GACE Statewide Career Fair, and you will see signage when you check in. We have a limited number of sizes and items for men and women. Clothing is first come, first served.


Social Media Links

Interact with employers, get the latest information and useful tips for the event on Twitter and Facebook! Post about your experience using #GACECareerFair.


Twitter
Facebook


Directions

Please click the link for directions to the Cobb Galleria: http://www.cobbgalleria.com/map.aspx

The Career Fair will be held in Exhibit Hall A of the Cobb Galleria; there will be clear career fair signage at the entrance. Enter through the Cobb Galleria main rotunda and go up the escalator. Follow the signs straight to the hall.


Questions?

If you have any questions regarding this event, contact your school's career services office.

Statewide Career Fair Code of Ethics

To help ensure a pleasant and productive environment for all Career Fair participants, the following guidelines have been established:
  1. Professional attire is required at the  Statewide Career Fair (no jeans, shorts, t-shirts, sneakers or flip flops, etc.)
  2. Photo ID and on–site registration are required for entry into the event. Upon registration, all participants will receive an event name badge, which must be worn at all times. If a name badge is lost or damaged, you must return to the registration table to secure a replacement.
  3. Only those seeking employment or career-related information will be allowed into the event. Other visitors must remain outside the event.
  4. Faculty and staff members of participating institutions who wish to enter the event must register to receive their event name badges.
  5. Please respect the time of all Career Fair participants (employers, job seekers and staff).
  6. For safety reasons, the doorways to the event (inside and out) and the surrounding areas must be kept clear at all times.
  7. Participants are expected to cooperate with all reasonable requests made by members of the Statewide Career Fair staff and all reasonable requests of any person acting in an official capacity as a representative of the participating institutions.


If questions or concerns arise during the event, please contact someone at the Statewide Career Fair registration desk.

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