Career Center Events

UPCOMING SPRING 2014 EVENTS
Thursday, January 23, 2013
Career Connect- Beat the Application Process (LaGrange College Career Center co-hosts monthly)
Enjoyed our Breaking the Code CE event? More application questions covered by a representative from Intercall
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Camp FGL, Boy Scouts of America- Recruitment Day
Time: 11:00 am -1:30 pm
Location: Dining Hall
Description: Recruiting for Summer Camp Staff

Thursday, February 6, 2014
Cultural Differences in the Workplace (CE)
Speaker: Richard Kim, Joynus Staffing
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Corn Library Assembly Room
Description: Richard Kim from Joynus Staffing will discuss the differences in working for an International Company that is in the states.  He will cover the cultural differences with a focus on the Asian Business Culture.
Co-hosted: Career Development and the Business and Accounting Department

Friday, February 14, 2014
Team Effort- Recruiting for Summer Staff
Time: 11:15 am-1:30 pm
Location: Dining Hall
About: www.teameffort.org

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Coming Full Circle:  Networking and Community Activism (CE)
Speaker: Nigel Walker
Time: 11:15 am- 12:15 pm
Location: Corn Library Assembly Room
Description: Nigel Walker is a Teacher, Author, Speaker and a three time graduate earning his BA and both his Master in Education and EdS from LaGrange College.  Nigel is a Motivational Speaker for the Great Black Speakers Bureau and is a teacher for the Coweta County School System.  The versatility of his career has helped him share his story of being one of eight children in a single-parent family in the projects of Alabama and how students can utilize their education, network, and involvement to succeed.   He will cover how to build your own professional community to assist you in succeeding in your career. 
Co-hosted: Career Development and the Education Department

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Cultural Diversity in the Workplace (CE) (LaGrange College Career Center co-hosts monthly)
Speaker: Representative from Kia
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241

Thursday, March 6, 2013
Panel- Young Alumni Panel- Networking and Interning your way into a Job (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Bailey Room
Description: Recent Alumni will return to discuss how they utilized networking and internships into a full-time position
Co-hosted: Career Development, SOURCE Center, and the Business Department

  • Christa von Borstel, 12’, Ministry & Media Coordinator, Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee Co.
  • Brad Edmonds, 11’, Senior Sales Executive, Tri-Copy
  • Felipe Vega, 13’, Financial Reporting Accountant, Chick-fil-A
  • Ben MacMinn, 13’, Customer Service Representative, Carmike Cinemas Corporate


Monday, March 10, 2014
National Guard- Recruitment
Contact: Greene, Willie J SFC USARMY NG GAARNG (US) [willie.j.greene.mil@mail.mil]
Time: 11:00 am -1:30 pm
Location: Dining Hall
Description: Recruiting for the National Guard

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Navy Recruiting
Contact: HMC Stacey A. Stallings, Stacey.stallings@navy.mil
Time: 11:00 am -1:30 pm
Location: Dining Hall
Description: Recruiting for Officers and Medical Positions

Monday, March 17, 2014
Mentoring Session
Mentor:  Holly Hall, Features Editor with The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Career and SOURCE Center, 1st floor of Smith Hall
Networking with the editor (this is an invite only event- please contact dgoldwire@lagrange.edu for an invitation)

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Panel- Alumni in Graduate School (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Bailey Room
Description: Alumni will discuss with current students about the application process and the first years in a graduate school program.
Co-hosted: Career Development, SOURCE Center, and the Business Department

  • R. Blake Morton, 06’, Mercer School of Law
  • Shelley M. Cathcart, M.A., History of Decorative Arts, 11’, The Smithsonian Associates and George Mason University
  • Lauren Gledhill, 12’, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Todd Dresdow, 13’, Georgia State University, Master of Arts in Communications
  • Angie Forero, 13’, Georgia State University, Master of Science in Biology
  • Courtney Beshel, 14’, Current Student going through the application process


Saturday, March 22, 2014
GRE Practice Test
Time: 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Lewis Library
Co-hosted: LaGrange College Career Center and Psychological Studies Department
Register: chu@lagrange.edu

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
American Red Cross (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Corn Library Assembly Room
Description: Representatives from the local American Red Cross will discuss the history of the organization, the different aspects of disaster preparedness, as well as the community, volunteer, career and internship opportunities that the organization offers 
Co-hosted: Career Development, Psychological Department, and Student Engagement and Service Initiatives 
Sustainable Event

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Surge Staffing Recruitment Day
Time: 11:00 am -1:30 pm
Location: Dining Hall
Description: Recruiting for all positions
Amy Freeman, amyfreeman@surgestaffing.com

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Career Connect- Hanil E-Hwa, LLC
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Auburn School of Pharmacy- More than Just Pharmacist (CE)
Speaker: Charles Woosley, Director of Recruitment, Harrison School of Pharmacy
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Corn Library Auditorium
Description: With continuously new advancements in research testing, the pharmaceutical field is continuously changing, and schools have to keep up. Charles Woosley, recruiter for Auburn School of Pharmacy, will discuss opportunities in the field of pharmacy and measures schools are taking to provide the best candidates.
Co-hosted: Career Development and the Sciences Department

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
College 2 Career Fair
Time: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA
Description: Career Fair for students and alumni from colleges in Georgia to meet with employers looking to hire qualified talent.  Event usually attracts over 100 employers and over 1,000 job seekers.  Attendees are requested to turn in a resume at the door to prove they are from a member college.  More information at www.gace.org/careerfair
Transportation Provided for Student and Alumni that sign-up by emailing dgoldwire@lagrange.edu

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Army Reserves
Time: 11:00 am -1:30 pm
Location: Dining Hall
Description: Recruiting for the reserves
Contact: Jerome Hammes, Jerome.f.hammes.mil@mail.mil

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
What Happens when you Shift Gears (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Library Corn Assembly Room
Description: Andy Owen ’62 and join Porter Morgan will share their career journeys.   Both attended Candler following graduation and changed to different careers.  They will share how LaGrange College prepared them not only to go on in their initial fields of graduate study (both majored in religion and went to Candler), but how it also prepared them to be able to shift gears and grab hold of new opportunities when their focuses changed, Porter’s to Investment and Finance and Andy to Law.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Career Connect- Host Wheelabrator
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241

Friday, April 25, 2014
Mentoring Session
Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Mentors:
Rhett Yates, MBA, 99’, Associate Professor of Aeronautics; Jacksonville University, Davis College of Business
Glenn Yates, 86’ M 91’, Sales Director at Milliken & Company
Location: Career Development Center and SOURCE Center (this is an invite only event, please email dgoldwire@lagrange.edu for the invitation)

Financial Planning Week!  Hosted by the Career Development Center and Affordability and Family Financial Aid Planning
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Entering the Real World- Financial Planning during and after college (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Speaker: Elia Baltes from DASH of LaGrange
Location: Corn Library Assembly Room
Description: Understanding credit, financial planning as well will discuss what DASH does for the community and about their internship program
Co-hosted: Career Development and the Business and Accounting Department

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Talking Cents (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Speaker: Michael Thomas, Director of the Affordability and Family Financial Aid Planning Center
Description: "Talking Cents" is a workshop to help college students better understand money using practical examples and live demonstrations that everyone can relate to. If you have always had a desire to learn more about money and how to make it work for you and not against you, you do not want to miss "Talking Cents."


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