Georgia Association of Colleges & Employers (GACE)

Connecting Colleges and Employers Since 1969

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. 

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 its members and their students'outstanding achievements with awards at the annual conference and in all GACE publications. 

Professional
Development Workshops

GACE supports the continuing education of its membership through professional development programming.

Networking Events

GACE hosts several networking opportunities every year for members and potential members.

Upcoming events

    • 07 Dec 2016
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Cobb Galleria: 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339

    Health IT Internship Summit

    The Health Internship Module is on December 7, 2016 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria.

    The Internship Module will include a panel discussion on internship best practices followed by an internship fair. Atlanta's top companies in Health IT will be recruiting students in the following areas for Spring and Summer internship opportunities:

    • Biomedical Informatics or Bioinformatics

    • Biostatistics or Health Biostatistics

    • Health Informatics

    • Health Information Management

    • Health Information Technology/Coding

    • Healthcare Management and Informatics

    • Nursing Informatics

    • MIS Majors

    • Computer Science Majors

    • Clinician Consultants

    • EHR Implementation Management

    • Support Specialists

     

    This event is open to participating GACE member schools.


    RSVP :   This is a free event! Please RSVP at http://www.internnavigator.com/events.html

     

    Contact: 

    Jenny Jang 
    Project Manager, Metro Atlanta Chamber:  404-586-8524, jjang@macoc.com


    • 15 Dec 2016
    • 5:30 PM
    • Urban Tree Cidery at 1465 Howell Mill Rd NW in Atlanta
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    The Georgia Association of Colleges & Employers is hosting a happy hour networking event at Urban Tree Cidery. Join us for cider tastings, beer/wine bar, catering and tours of the cidery!

    The networking event will be an opportunity for new and prospective members to meet current members of the GACE leadership team. 

    For directions and parking information, visit: https://urbantreecidery.com/connect/contact-us-directions/

    Registration is limited and will close on 12/10/2016

    • 26 Jan 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • GSU Atlanta Campus, Student Center East Ballroom

    Employers: Recruiting talented candidates in STEM fields? We'd like to invite you to GSU'sScience and Technology Career and Internship Fair. This fair has a focus on Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics (Tech Focus) and Neuroscience majors.  

    This is a great fair to meet career focused students with interest in research, teaching, sales, laboratory, programming and entry level opportunities within corporations, public and private sector industries. 


    More info on Panther Career Net: https://myinterfase.com/gsu/employer/home.aspx

    • 27 Jan 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Georgia College, Student Activities Center - Magnolia Ballroom 231 W. Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

    Network with GC education students for teacher recruitment. This is a private event for school's student body only.

    More information:

    • 07 Feb 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Dr. NW Kennesaw, GA 30144
    Education majors meet with employers/recruiters for full-time and part-time positions in the education field. Private event for school's student body only.



    Website for more information:

    http://careers.kennesaw.edu/careerfairs.php

    • 15 Feb 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • University Center - Heritage Hall; University Center Drive Macon, GA 31207


    Network with engineering, business, music, and liberal arts students seeking internships, full-time and summer jobs.

    Career Fair for Mercer student body only.

    For more information: https://mercer-csm.symplicity.com/employers/
    • 16 Feb 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Krannert Center Ballroom: 2277 Martha Berry Hwy. Mount Berry , GA 30149

    Annual Career Fair to highlight full time and internship opportunities and encourage networking with a variety of employers.

    Event is private for school's student body only.

    Websitehttp://www.berry.edu/premierwork/career/

    Location of event: 

    Berry College | Krannert Center Ballroom | 2277 Martha Berry HWY | Mount Berry, GA 30149

    Contact:  Sue Tarpley
    starpley@berry.edu
    (760)236-2292

     

    • 21 Feb 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Marietta Campus Gymnasium at 1100 S. Marietta Parkway Building S2 Marietta, Georgia 30060
    Students in the STEM disciplines meet with employers/recruiters for internships, co-ops, full-time and part-time positions. Private event for school's student body only.


    Website for more information:

    http://careers.kennesaw.edu/careerfairs.php


    • 22 Feb 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Marietta Campus Gymnasium at 1100 S. Marietta Parkway Building S2 Marietta, Georgia 30060
    Students in the STEM disciplines meet with employers/recruiters for internships, co-ops, full-time and part-time positions. Private event for school's student body only.


    Website for more information:

    http://careers.kennesaw.edu/careerfairs.php


    • 22 Feb 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • College of Education, 1601 Maple Street Carrollton, GA 30118

    Open to all College of Education majors including Early Childhood, Speech Language Pathology, Sports Management, Special Education, Physical Education, Health & Community Wellness, Media, Educational Leadership, Professional Counseling. 


    For more information: www.westga.edu/careerservices 


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



    • 27 Feb 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Georgia College, Student Activities Center - Magnolia Ballroom 231 W. Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

    Network with GC students interested in nursing and health science opportunities. This is a private event for school's student body only.

    More information:

    • 01 Mar 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Student Recreation Center, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907

    The 2017 Spring Career Fair at Columbus State University is an excellent opportunity to recruit qualified undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni by attending as an employer at this event. Annually, the fair draws hundreds of talented CSU students from a variety of majors to one location on a single day. This event offers an excellent opportunity for you to gain additional exposure among CSU students, recruit for entry-level and internship positions and collect resumes.

    This is a private event for the school's student body only.


    Website for more information: http://bit.ly/2cCDpXq

    • 06 Mar 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Prillaman Hall Indoor Plaza 1000 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw, GA 30144
    Nursing students meet with top hospitals, clinics, and government facilities to explore career options. Invitation only. 


    Website for more information:

    http://careers.kennesaw.edu/careerfairs.php


    • 08 Mar 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Georgia College, Student Activities Center - Magnolia Ballroom 231 W. Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

    Network with GC students interested in internships and full-time jobs. This is a private event for school's student body only.

    More information:

    • 16 Mar 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Student Activities Center Ballrooms, 2000 Clayton State Blvd. Morrow, GA 30260

    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 baccalaureate and masters degrees. Other students will be seeking graduate schools to strengthen their knowledge in their chosen fields.


    Website for more info:

    https://clayton-csm.symplicity.com/employers


    • 29 Mar 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Coliseum, 1601 Maple Street Carrollton, GA 30118
    Career and internship fair open to all majors and class levels.

    For more information: www.westga.edu/careerservices 

    Registration:

    https://westga-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php

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



    • 30 Mar 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Columbus State University, Schuster Room 130, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907

    The fastest mentor matching event ever! Students will rotate through employers/mentors who will provide their #1 Job Search advice in 1-2 minutes. If time permits, students will share their #1 Job Search/Career concern. At the end of the full rotation, their will be a networking half hour to reconnect with mentors/mentees that would like to stay connected.

    This is a private event for the school's student body only.


    Website for more information: 

    https://docs.google.com/a/columbusstate.edu/forms/d/1t49rpXYgN6y6BpC-Zv5571-48leRiXJ5TCCkY8hzuDo/viewform?c=0&w=1

    • 12 Apr 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA
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    The 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.


    Visit Statewide Career Fair website for more info

    GACE Partners receive more benefits!

    Up the return on your investment:

    Become a GACE Partner


    Benefits for GACE Partners include:*

    • Priority booth location
    • Ad in program booklet
    • Recognition in marketing materials
    • Mentioned on GACE social media
    • Extra brunch tickets
    • Annual GACE conference benefits

    *Depending on level


    GACE Partners receive more event benefits!

    Up the return on your investment:

    Become a GACE Partner BEFORE registering for the fair


    Career fair benefits for partners include:*

    • Priority booth location
    • Ad in program booklet
    • Recognition in marketing materials
    • Mentioned on GACE social media
    • Extra brunch tickets

    *Depending on partnership level


    Learn more and register as a GACE Partner: 
    www.gace.org/GACE_Partner

    • 13 Apr 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Carmichael Student Center 1000 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw, GA 30144
    Students from all majors meet with employers/recruiters in the non-profit or government sectors to seek internships, co-ops, part-time, or full-time positions.


    Website for more information:

    http://careers.kennesaw.edu/careerfairs.php


Past events

16 Nov 2016 Georgia Southern University's Education Career Fair
07 Nov 2016 Recruiting Trends Drive-In Workshop
03 Nov 2016 Georgia Southern University's Public Service & Nonprofit Career Fair
02 Nov 2016 2016 Mobility LIVE! Internship Summit
24 Oct 2016 Georgia College's Graduate & Professional School Admissions Fair
24 Oct 2016 Kennesaw State University's Nursing Career Exploration Day
19 Oct 2016 Kennesaw State University's General Career Fair
18 Oct 2016 Mercer University Graduate School Fair
12 Oct 2016 University of West Georgia's Graduate and Professional School Fair
05 Oct 2016 Georgia College's Fall Career & Internship Expo
05 Oct 2016 Georgia Southern University's Graduate School Fair
28 Sep 2016 Georgia Southern University's Eagle Expo
27 Sep 2016 Georgia Southern University's Mock Interview Day
22 Sep 2016 University of West Georgia's Accounting/Finance/Economics Internship and Career Fair
21 Sep 2016 Kennesaw State University STEM 2-Day Career Fair
20 Sep 2016 Kennesaw State University STEM 2-Day Career Fair
14 Sep 2016 Kennesaw State University's Accounting Career Fair
13 Sep 2016 Columbus State University's Part Time Job and Internship Fair
09 Sep 2016 Appreciative Advising Drive-In Workshop
08 Sep 2016 Georgia Southwestern State University's Senior Picnic
07 Sep 2016 Georgia College's Senior Picnic
07 Sep 2016 Georgia Southern University's STEM Career Fair
06 Sep 2016 Georgia Southern University's STEM Night
24 Jun 2016 4th Annual Braves Game + Tailgate with GACE
08 Jun 2016 University of Georgia Alumni Career Fair
01 Jun 2016 GACE CONFERENCE 2016
27 Apr 2016 Georgia Southern University's Last Chance Career Fair
20 Apr 2016 Savannah State University 2016 Spring Career Fair Extravaganza
13 Apr 2016 2016 GACE Statewide Career Fair
30 Mar 2016 Georgia Southern University's Public Service & Non-Profit Career Fair
22 Mar 2016 Georgia Southern University's Education Career Fair
17 Mar 2016 Clayton State University's Job and Graduate School Fair
08 Mar 2016 Georgia Southwestern State University Spring Career Fair
07 Mar 2016 Georgia College's Career Expo & Interview Day
25 Feb 2016 Kennesaw State University STEM Career Interview Day
24 Feb 2016 Georgia Southern Eagle Expo Career Fair
24 Feb 2016 Kennesaw State University STEM Career Fair Day 2
23 Feb 2016 Georgia Southern Logistics Association Roundtable
18 Feb 2016 Mercer University Macon Campus Spring Career Fair
17 Feb 2016 Middle Georgia State University Spring Career Expo & Interview Day
08 Feb 2016 Georgia Southern University Healthcare & Health Informatics Career Fair
03 Feb 2016 UGA Spring Career Fair
02 Feb 2016 Georgia Southern University STEM Career Fair
01 Feb 2016 Georgia Southern University STEM Night
29 Jan 2016 Georgia Gwinnett College - #StudentSummit2016
19 Jan 2016 Emory Spring Career Fair
09 Dec 2015 Holiday Happy Hour Networking Event
10 Nov 2015 Recruiting Trends Drive-In Workshop
05 Nov 2015 Georgia Southern University Education Career Fair
03 Nov 2015 2015 Health IT leadership Summit- Internship Forum
29 Oct 2015 2015 Mobility LIVE! Internship Summit
12 Oct 2015 Georgia Southern University Health Informatics Fair
09 Oct 2015 Leveraging Graduate Student Talent
25 Sep 2015 GCDA Fall Networking Breakfast
12 Aug 2015 Strong/MBTI Drive-In Workshop
17 Jul 2015 Braves Game + Tailgate with GACE
27 May 2015 2015 Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunites
27 May 2015 GACE CONFERENCE 2015
07 Apr 2015 10th Annual GACE Statewide Career Fair
27 Mar 2015 GACE Drive-In Workshop: "Picture Me" Listening Workshop
25 Mar 2015 University of West Georgia, Small Business & Entrepreneur Networking Event
19 Mar 2015 Clayton State University's Job and Graduate School Fair
17 Mar 2015 Columbus State University Spring Career Fair
11 Mar 2015 University of West Georgia, Career Expo 2015
11 Mar 2015 Georgia College Career Expo & Interview Day
04 Mar 2015 University of Georgia College of Education Career Fair
26 Feb 2015 Georgia Gwinnett College Charter Career Fair
18 Feb 2015 Mercer University - Spring Career Fair
18 Feb 2015 University of West Georgia, College of Education Career Fair
05 Feb 2015 Mercer University - Teacher Recruitment Fair
28 Jan 2015 UGA Spring 2015 Career Fair
20 Jan 2015 Emory University: Spring 2015 Career & Internship Fair
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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