GACE Events & Programs

GACE offers a variety of workshops and events designed for professional development and networking.  Members are encouraged to participate in any event or workshop of interest.  

Submit your organization's upcoming event/s to be included in the calendar here!


GACE offers the following events and programs:

Annual Conference
GACE's annual conference is the largest event for HR/recruiting and career services professionals in the state of Georgia. Connect with your colleagues to learn about the latest trends in our industry.

Statewide Career Fair
This annual career fair is the largest collaborated fair in the state of Georgia.  Employers have an opportunity to recruit students and alumni from over 40 colleges and universities.

GACE Member Awards
Each year, GACE honors it's members and their students'outstanding achievements with the following awards. Recipients are honored each year at the annual GACE conference and in all GACE publications. 

Networking Events

Professional Development Workshops

Upcoming events

    • 20 Jan 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Emory University, Cox Hall Ballroom, Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322
    The Career Fair serves as a great educational and pre-recruitment tool, providing employers with an opportunity to network with Emory’s talented undergraduates, building invaluable relationships on campus. The event also helps to facilitate your corporate branding initiatives within the Emory community, which will ensure future recruiting success. Don't miss these opportunities to establish your organization as an "Employer of Choice" among the Emory University undergraduate student body.

    Employers participating in this year’s fair will have the opportunity to:

    - talk to over 800 undergraduate students from all majors
    - maintain visibility at one of the nation’s top-20 universities
    - educate attendees on your hiring practices, desired skills, and recruiting cycles
    - recruit for full-time employees, interns, fellows and gap year opportunities

    This event is closed to students from Emory Univeristy, Mercer University and Agnes Scott College.

    Hiring organizations can register at 
    http://www.career.emory.edu/recruiters/on_campus/career_fairs.html
    • 28 Jan 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The Classic Center in Downtown Athens

    This career fair is a designated event for employers to recruit students and alumni from all majors at UGA. To register or to learn more visit www.HireUGA.com.

    *Unless otherwise noted, all University of Georgia Career Center events are for University of Georgia students and University of Georgia alumni only. Some employer information sessions are conducted by invitation only. Before attending an employer information session, please login to DAWGlink to determine any attendance eligibility requirements.

    The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (706) 542-3375 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

    For more information visit http://career.uga.edu/hireuga 

    • 05 Feb 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Mercer University, Macon, GA

    Teacher Recruietment day will be held on Thursday, February 5th in the University Center on Mercer’s campus in Macon, Georgia. Please take advantage of this opportunity to interact with students and graduates from the Tift College of Education which is the largest private preparer of teachers in Georgia. It prepares students to contribute to society through sharing their knowledge, skills and character. The college offers undergraduate teacher preparation programs in The Holistic Child: Early Childhood/Special Education, and Middle Level Education. The Tift College in conjunction with The College of Liberal Arts also provides professional courses for students seeking certification in secondary teaching fields (Grades 6-12) and music education (P-12) in conjunction with the Townsend School of Music.

    The Master of Education and the Specialist of Education degrees are also awarded by The Tift College of Education. Last fall, the college introduced a new Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership offering two tracks: P-12 School Leadership and Higher Education Leadership.

    Questions? Contact Charlene Leach at 478-301-2863 or leach_ch@mercer.edu

    Online registration is open at:


    Facts about Mercer University
    • The main campus in Macon, Georgia is one hour south of Atlanta on 1-75.
    • Mercer is consistently among the “Best Universities” named by U.S. News and World Report.
    • Mercer’s Macon campus offers degrees in business, engineering, education, and the liberal arts. Programs of study include accounting, the life and physical sciences, engineering, foreign languages, computer science, communication, education, technical communication, and many others.


     

    • 18 Feb 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • University of West Georgia, West Georgia Drive, Carrollton, GA 30118

    Contact: Vicki Hardin
    Email:  vhardin@westga.edu
    Phone:  678.839.6431 

    As the third largest producer of educators in the state, we guarantee The Best Go West! Come see for yourself why educational institutions from around the country are hiring so many UWG grads! This event will also be open to students and alumni from other majors including Psychology, Sociology, Sports Management

    Share with students at UWG and explore with them your employment opportunities!

    Employers can register at https://www.experience.com/emp/cf_details?fhnd=6760

    • 18 Feb 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Mercer University, Macon, GA
    The 2015 Spring Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 18th in the University Center on Mercer’s campus in Macon, Georgia. Please take advantage of this opportunity to interact with students and graduates from the Stetson School of Business, College of Liberal Arts, School of Engineering, Townsend School of Music, and Penfield College who are seeking full-time, part-time, co-op, and internship opportunities.

    Online registration is open at:

    Times: Recruiter set-up: begins at 8:00 a.m.
    Meet with students and graduates: 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    If you have questions, please call Career Services at 478-301-2863 or email Bonnie Brucato at brucato_b@mercer.edu

    Facts about Mercer University
    • The main campus in Macon, Georgia is one hour south of Atlanta on 1-75.
    • Mercer is consistently among the “Best Universities” named by U.S. News and World Report.
    • Mercer’s Macon campus offers degrees in business, engineering, education, and the liberal arts. Programs of study include accounting, the life and physical sciences, engineering, foreign languages, computer science, communication, education, technical communication, and many others.


     

    • 11 Mar 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Georgia College, Student Activities Center, Magnolia Ballroom, 231 W. Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

    Our annual Career Expo is our main networking event of the year and primarily serves majors in the Colleges of Business as well as Arts & Sciences. To help make the most of your trip to Milledgeville, employers are also invited to participate in an Interview Day in the afternoon. Any registered career fair employer may participate in pre-scheduled interviews after the event in our ballroom. We hope that the opportunity to interview students immediately after the event will help you get a greater return on your decision to recruit at Georgia College.


    For more inforamtion, visit http://www.gcsu.edu/career/www.gcsu.edu/career/gacollegecareerexpo.htm

    • 11 Mar 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • University of West Georgia, Campus Center Ballroom, West Georgia Drive, Carrollton, GA 30118

    Contact: Vicki Hardin
    Email:  vhardin@westga.edu
    Phone:  678.839.6431 

    Also known as the Super Bowl of career fairs, the UWG Career Expo is designed for volume and diversity. If your recruiting strategy is to look for the best of the best in multiple academic disciplines, then you will not want to miss out on this highly anticipated event!

    Employers can register at https://www.experience.com/emp/cf_details?fhnd=6764


    • 17 Mar 2015
    • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Student Recreation Center, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907

    Contact: Joy Sautter
    Email: JES@columbusstate.edu
    Phone:  706. 507. 8764 

    Our Spring Career Fair is the perfect opportunity for both local and national employers to meet and interact with our students looking for full time and internship placements. You don't want to miss this event!


    • 19 Mar 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Clayton State University, Student Activities Center Ballrooms

    This exciting networking opportunity will prove to be a great experience for both employers and students. Hundreds of students will be seeking full-time employment, as well as part-time and internship opportunities in various majors within their masters and baccalaureate degrees. Other students will be seeking graduate schools to strengthen their knowledge in their chosen fields.

    For more information, contact our office at (678) 466-5400 or visit http://www.clayton.edu/career/Employer-Services/Career-Fair-Information 

    • 25 Mar 2015
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • University of West Georgia, Campus Center Ballroom, West Georgia Drive, Carrollton, GA 30118

    Contact: Vicki Hardin
    Email:  vhardin@westga.edu
    Phone:  678.839.6431 

    Another new addition to the UWG Career Services events, we are seeking those who took the road less traveled and became their own boss! We would love for you to share your journey and how you turned your dreams into a reality!

    Register at http://www.westga.edu/careerservices/4084.php


    • 07 Apr 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA
    • 169

    The 10th Annual GACE Statewide Career Fair is the largest collaborated fair in the state of Georgia. Employers have an opportunity to recruit students and alumni from over 40 colleges and universities in Georgia and interact with the thousands of talented college students and alumni in attendance.


    For more info, visit the Statewide Career Fair website
    • 27 May 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 May 2015
    • 12:00 PM
    • Jekyll Island Club, 371 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    GACE CONFERENCE 2015

    Mark your calendars for the event of the season...

    May 27-29, 2015

    Jekyll Island Club, Jekyll Island, GA

    #GACE2015 

    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to network with college career professionals and recruiters from throughout the state of Georgia!

    Attend the GACE Annual Conference and…

    • Learn best practices that you can adapt for your college or organization
    • Explore new and emerging trends in the field
    • Share challenges and solutions to recruiting issues
    • Become engaged with professional development activities
    • Reenergize and rejuvenate as a professional
    •  Give back to the local community through the “GACE Gives” initiative

    Jekyll Island Club Hotel Room Rates:

    Book by April 27, 2015 to reserve GACE prices

    • Clubhouse Single or Queen - $129
    • Traditional King or Two Doubles - $169
    • Deluxe King or Two Doubles - $199
    • Suites - $269
    *State and local sales tax not included

    Rooms can now be reserved at Jekyll by calling the reservations department (888-767-3871) or emailing them at reservations@jekyllclub.com

    http://www.jekyllclub.com/

    Rooms must be booked by April 27th to receive GACE prices.  Be sure to mention the group #119338 or ask for GACE when booking.

Past events

16 Dec 2014 "Tactics for Today" Drive-In Workshop
13 Nov 2014 Georgia State Univeristy - Small Business & Start Up Job Fair
12 Nov 2014 Georgia Careers Consortium Career Opportunities Fair
12 Nov 2014 Georgia State Univeristy - Government and Nonprofit Fair
12 Nov 2014 Massey Services Career Fair
14 Oct 2014 Kennesaw State University Fall Career Fair
09 Oct 2014 2014 Fall Networking Event
06 Oct 2014 Georgia State Univeristy - All Majors Career and Internship Fair
02 Oct 2014 Atlanta University Center Consortium, Inc. Annual Graduate, Professional and Engineering School Fair
01 Oct 2014 Georgia College Internship Fair
26 Sep 2014 Atlanta University Center Consortium, Inc. 48th Annual Career Fair
24 Sep 2014 Mercer University - Fall Career Expo
17 Sep 2014 UGA Fall Career Fair 2014
17 Sep 2014 Kennesaw State University Accounting Career Fair
16 Sep 2014 UGA Engineering Career & Internship Night
10 Sep 2014 Georgia College Senior Picnic
10 Sep 2014 Emory University: Fall 2014 Career Fair
10 Sep 2014 Georgia State University Nonprofit Volunteer & Internship Fair (day 2)
10 Sep 2014 Georgia State University Nonprofit Volunteer & Internship Fair (day 1)
24 Jul 2014 GACE at Turner Field - An evening with the Braves!
28 May 2014 2014 Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunites
28 May 2014 2014 Annual Conference in Brasstown Valley
25 Apr 2014 GACE Technology Series
15 Apr 2014 2014 College-to-Career Fair
25 Feb 2014 GACE Rising Star Nomination DEADLINE - March 15, 2014
25 Feb 2014 Jack Mangham Nomination DEADLINE - March 12, 2014
05 Dec 2013 Fall Membership Drive
08 Nov 2013 Fall 2013 Drive-in Workshop - Meet Them Where They Are: Using DiSC to be an Effective Communicator
05 Oct 2013 Fall Open House: Destination Public Health
17 Sep 2013 Kennesaw State University Accounting Career Fair
16 Sep 2013 Emory University Fall 2013 Career Fair
30 Jul 2013 Evening with the Braves
22 May 2013 2013 Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunites
22 May 2013 2013 Annual Conference
15 Apr 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
10 Apr 2013 2013 College-to-Career Fair
08 Apr 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
01 Apr 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
28 Mar 2013 Kennesaw State University Spring Career Fair
22 Mar 2013 Gwinnett Technical CollegeSpring 2013 Career Fair
22 Mar 2013 GACE Spring Board Meeting
18 Mar 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
14 Mar 2013 Clayton State University Job and Graduate School Fair
14 Mar 2013 Kennesaw State University Teacher Career Fair
11 Mar 2013 GACE Spring Membership Drive
11 Mar 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
04 Mar 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
26 Feb 2013 University of West Georgia Education Career Fair
20 Feb 2013 Mercer University Spring Career Fair
18 Feb 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
07 Feb 2013 Mercer University Teacher Recruitment Fair
05 Feb 2013 University of West Georgia Job Expo
04 Feb 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
21 Jan 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
14 Jan 2013 GACE Social Media MC!
11 Jan 2013 GACE Winter Board Meeting
03 Dec 2012 Retirement Party - Pauline Jones, Kennesaw State University
30 Nov 2012 Fall 2012 Drive-In Workshop
15 Nov 2012 GACE Fall Membership Drive - Atlanta
15 Nov 2012 Third Thursdays! November
23 Oct 2012 Mercer University Graduate School Fair
18 Oct 2012 Third Thursdays! October
10 Oct 2012 Southern Polytechnic State University Fall Career Expo 2012
04 Oct 2012 Kennesaw State University Fall Career Fair
26 Sep 2012 Mercer University Fall Career Expo
20 Sep 2012 Third Thursdays! September
06 Sep 2012 Annual Career Expo
14 Aug 2012 Clayton State University Student Part Time Job Fair
07 Aug 2012 CAREER SERVICES INSTITUTE (CSI) EAST
03 Aug 2012 2012-2013 Student Affairs Foundations Institute
30 May 2012 2012 Annual Conference - Sponsor Registration
30 May 2012 2012 Annual Conference
06 Apr 2012 GACE Virtual Career Share
04 Apr 2012 Georgia State University Summer Internship and Part-time Job Fair
01 Apr 2012 2012 College-to-Career Fair WAIT LIST
22 Mar 2012 Albany State University Spring Career Fair
16 Mar 2012 Nomination Deadline: GACE Rising Star Award and NACE Management Leadership Institute (MLI)
14 Mar 2012 Georgia State University Health Sciences Career Fair
06 Mar 2012 North Georgia College & State University Career Fair
05 Mar 2012 Georgia College Career Expo and Interview Day
02 Mar 2012 GACE Virtual Career Share
02 Mar 2012 GACE Drive-In Workshop: Memory Mojo - Put Your Brain On Speed Dial!
28 Feb 2012 University of West Georgia Education Career Fair
23 Feb 2012 Kennesaw State University Spring Career Fest and Co-op/Internship Fair
22 Feb 2012 Georgia Southern University Eagle Expo Career Fair
21 Feb 2012 Berry College Employer Expo
17 Feb 2012 Augusta State University Employer Expo
16 Feb 2012 Augusta State University Educator Expo
15 Feb 2012 Mercer University Spring Career Fair
09 Feb 2012 Mercer University Teacher Recruitment Fair
07 Feb 2012 Georgia Southern University STEM Career Fair
07 Feb 2012 University of West Georgia Job Expo
03 Feb 2012 GACE Virtual Career Share
02 Feb 2012 Georgia Southern University Public Service & Non-Profit Job Fair
01 Feb 2012 Georgia Southern University Internship & Summer Job Fair
31 Jan 2012 Georgia State University Spring Management Trainee Fair
25 Jan 2012 University of Georgia Spring Career Fair
16 Dec 2011 GACE Drive-In Workshop
18 Nov 2011 GACE Membership Breakfast - Macon
16 Nov 2011 Georgia Careers Consortium - Career Opportunities
11 Nov 2011 GACE Membership Breakfast - Atlanta
28 Oct 2011 Southeast Regional Facilitation Conference
21 Oct 2011 Mercer University Graduate/Professional School Day
18 Oct 2011 Georgia State University All Majors Career and Internship Fair
15 Oct 2011 Open House: Destination Public Health - Emory University/Rollins School of Public Health
12 Oct 2011 Southern Polytechnic State University Fall Career Expo 2011
06 Oct 2011 Graduate School Forum - LaGrange College
06 Oct 2011 Technology Association of GA, All Majors Career and Internship Fair - Partnered with GSU and Southern Polytechnic State University
06 Oct 2011 Leadership Conference - West Georgia SHRM Conference
29 Sep 2011 Georgia State University Fall All Majors Career and Internship Fair
28 Sep 2011 Mercer University Fall Career Expo
20 Sep 2011 Kennesaw State University Fall Career Fair
20 Sep 2011 Clayton State University Internship/Non-Profit Job Fair
15 Sep 2011 Kennesaw State University Accounting Career Fair
14 Sep 2011 Emory University Fall 2011 Career Fair
13 Sep 2011 Georgia Tech Career Fair
12 Sep 2011 Georgia Tech Career Fair
07 Sep 2011 Georgia College Senior Picnic
31 Aug 2011 Georgia State University - Back to School Internship and Part-time Job Fair
08 Jun 2011 GACE 41st Annual Conference | June 2011
12 Apr 2011 College-to-Career Fair
11 Mar 2011 GACE Social Media Conference
07 Jan 2011 Drive-In Workshop - The Introvert’s Path to Career Success - Jennifer Kahnweiler

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