Career Center Events

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Campus Expo for Vendor, Community Resources, and Part-Time Jobs
FAIR ON THE HILL
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Description: Want access to all of LaGrange College STUDENTS? Advertise your company, organization, resources, and/or merchandise with over 600 students! Recruit students for Part-time Jobs and/or Paid Internships!  This is the only event where companies can solicit students
Timet: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Register: (registration closed)

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Career Connect- Networking Event, Working a Job Fair (LaGrange College Career Center co-hosts monthly)
Employer Sponsor: P&G/Duracell  and Intercall
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241
Description: Opportunity to network with local employers, staffing companies, and organizations hiring as well as resources in the area.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
West Georgia Career Connect Expo and Job Fair (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)
Recruiters: Career Expo for the West Georgia Region. Come recruit for your various positions with not only LaGrange College students and alumni but candidates in the community.
Job Seekers: Companies and Recruiters in the West Georgia area looking to hire qualified talent
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241, New Community Church, LaGrange, Georgia
Register: www.surveymonkey.com/s/TroupCareerExpo2014
COMPANIES REGISTERED AS OF SEPT. 17th
1    A1 Employment
2    ADVICS-SAFA, LLC
3    Allegiance Staffing
4    Arch Advisory Group
5    Automation Personnel Services
6    Avon Products
7    Buffalo Rock Company
8    Bway Corporation
9    Circles of Troup County
10    Elwood Staffing
11    Express Employment Professional
12    Georgia House Democratic Caucus
13    GFA Alabama Inc
14    Glovis Georgia
15    Guardsmark
16    Hanil E Hwa
17    Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems Manufacturing, Inc.
18    Hertz Equipment Rental
19    Homestead Hospice of Newnan
20    Intercall
21    Job Konnections
22    Kason Industries, Inc.
23    Kelly Services and Kelly Educational Staffing (Carroll County Schools)
24    KIA Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc.
25    LaGrange College
26    LaGrange Grocery Company
27    LaGrange Police Department
28    Legal Shield
29    Malone Staffing
30    Mike Patton Auto
31    OmniCall
32    Pathways Center
33    Point University
34    Powertech America
35    Procter and Gamble- Duracell
36    Pruitt Health- Greenville
37    Randstad Staffing
38    ResourceMFG
39    Seedson, Inc.
40    Surge Staffing
41    Troup County Human Resources
42    Troup County School System
43    Troup County Works
44    TWFG Insurance Services
45    UniFirst
46    US Army
47    Waffle House
48    West Georgia Technical College
49    Wheelabrator
50    WIA
51    WOW!
52    Zaxby's

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Financial Literacy (CE) (Sustainable credit)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Lewis Library Assembly Room
Description: Rob Looney, graduate of LaGrange College, will speak about why it is important to start planning for your financial future as a college student.  He will explain the changing landscape for retirement, Social Security, as well as the future of savings.  This event is sponsored by the Career Development Center, Business and Accounting Department, SOURCE Center, and Delta Mu Delta.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Working Abroad- JET Program (CE)
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Location: Corn Assembly Room Lewis Library
Description: Ever thought about working abroad?  The JET program offers graduates the opportunity to teach abroad and learn about a new culture.  Representative from the JET program will discuss the history of the program, why this program is in place and how it is beneficial for global engagement.  This event is sponsored by the Career Development Center, Global Engagement Office, and Student Engagement.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Healthcare Careers- Working with the Elderly (CE) (Sustainable credit)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: TBA
Homestead Hospice will present about Healthcare Careers focusing on working with the elderly.  They will cover Dementia and Alzheimer disease.  Following the CE event they will have a Virtual Dementia Tour available for students to participate in (must register to participate in the tour by emailing dgoldwire@lagrange.edu). This event is sponsored by the Career Development Center, Nursing Department, Psychological Sciences Department and the Counseling Center.
 
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Social Media- Inside and Out (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Lewis Library Assembly Room
Description: With over 10 years of experience in e-commerce and online marketing, Brandon Eley is the co-author of "Online Marketing Inside Out," and SitePoint Tribune, which reaches over 200,000 web professionals weekly. He regularly presents nationally and internationally about online marketing. Brandon will cover how Social Media is directly affecting the employment world, social background checks will be covered. Co-hosted by the Career Development Center and Business and Accounting Department.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Shackelford Award Panel (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Lewis Library Assembly Room
Description: Alumni that have been recognized by the college will speak about how their LaGrange College education has assisted them in their careers.  This event is hosted by the Alumni Office, Career Development Center, and the SOURCE Center.

Thursday, November 6th
Servant Leadership in the Workplace (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Bailey Room
Description: Both Chick-fil-as’ in West Georgia will come and speak about Servant Leadership in the Workplace and the model that Chick-fil-a uses in their restaurant locations as well as in their corporate offices. This event is sponsored by the Career Development Center, Business and Accounting Department, Spiritual Life and Church Relations, and the Counseling Center.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Building a Professional Brand
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Corn Assembly Room- Library
Description: Kimberly Towles is a Harris county native and CSU Alumnus with a BA in Computer Information Systems Management.   Employed with TSYS, the leading processor of merchant acquirers and bank credit card issuers, Kimberly currently works as a Process Improvement Consultant for a Service Delivery group that supports external clients, software development, and internal business teams and processes.  Her job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting training courses for team members on new processes, editing company procedures, and facilitating process discussions for mid-level to executive level management.  Kimberly is a member of Toastmasters International, a non-profit organization committed to grooming better speakers and leaders worldwide.  Within Toastmasters, Kimberly has held the office of Club President, Club VP of Membership, and VP of Public Relations.  Currently she serves as a mentor for new club members and was recently appointed as an Area Governor with the responsibility of being an ambassador between the District and the local clubs.  Her governorship includes 3 clubs chartered within notable organizations - TSYS, AFLAC and the Columbus Consolidated Government.   Today, she brings a wealth of knowledge from the “Corporate World” with experience in several industries:  Healthcare, Hospitality, Card Transactions and Payments and Public speaking.   However, regardless of the type of industry, Kimberly stands on one professional and personal principle – a quote from Mark Twain – “Always do right.  This will gratify some people and astonish the rest”. This event is co-sponsored by the Career Development Center, Business and Accounting Department, Student Engagement, and Counseling Center.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Georgia Career Opportunities Career Fair (LaGrange College Career Center is a member intuition)
Recruiters: Opportunity to recruit from institutions with 10,000 students or less.  This Career Fair is open to the member colleges’ students and alumni and averages 800 in attendance across the state of Georgia. 
Time: Noon-3:00 pm
Location: Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA
More information: www.georgiacareeropportunities.org 

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Career Connect- Veterans Resources (LaGrange College Career Center co-hosts monthly)
Employer Sponsor: Department of Labor and Veterans Services
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241
Description: Opportunity to network with local employers, staffing companies, and organizations hiring as well as resources in the area.


On-Campus Recruitment Days for Recruiters to meet with our students and alumni
We offer an array of options to meet your recruitment needs. Please email Diana Goldwire, dgoldwire@lagrange.edu to discuss on-campus recruitment options.



Contact:

Diana Celorio Goldwire
Director
706-880-8185

Location:

LaGrange College Career Development Center
1st floor of Smith Hall
601 Broad Street
LaGrange, GA 30240
Phone: 706-880-8925
Fax: 706-880-8013