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
Sponsored by LaGrange College, Georgia Department of Labor, Intercall, Hyundai PowerTech, Troup County Works, Point University, West Georgia SHRM, West Georgia Technical College, Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors, Inc, Express Employment Professionals, New Community Church, Chick-fil-a, Zaxby’s, and The West Georgia-LaGrange Employer Committee.
Attended A1 Employment, ADVICS-SAFA, LLC, Alabama Department of Labor, Alabama Career Centers, Allegiance Staffing, Alliance Total Solutions, American Home Sheild, Arbor Springs Health and Rehab, Arch Advisory Group, Automation Personnel Services, Avon Products, Buffalo Rock Company, Bway Corporation, Circles of Troup County, Dry Falls Outfitters, Elwood Staffing, Express Employment Professional
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation, GFA Alabama Inc, Glovis Georgia, Guardsmark, Hanil E Hwa, Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems Manufacturing, Inc., Hertz Equipment Rental, Highland Country Club, Homestead Hospice of Newnan, Intercall, Job Konnections, Kason Industries, Inc., Kelly Services, KIA Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc., Kingdom @ Franklin Insurance, Knauf Insulation, LaGrange College, aGrange Grocery Company, LaGrange Police Department, Legal Shield, Lighthouse Nursing Agency, Malone Staffing, Mike Patton Auto, OmniCall, Onin Staffing, Point University, Powertech America, Preferred Precision Group, Procter and Gamble- Duracell, Pruitt Health- Greenville, Randstad Staffing, ResourceMFG, SECURUS SELECT, Seedson, Inc., Sewon America, Southern life, Surge Staffing, Troup County Human Resources, Troup County School System, Troup County Works, Tucker Communications Inc., TWFG Insurance Services, UniFirst, United Radio, US Army, Waffle House, West Georgia Roofing, West Georgia Technical College, Wheelabrator, WIA, Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors, WorkTrain, WOW!, WUN Network Marketing, 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: Boopie (1st floor of Turner Hall)
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.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Recruitment: Team Effort
Time: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Dining Hall
Contact: matthew@teameffort.org

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.

***Following the event we will hold mentoring sessions for nominated students on the 1st Floor of Smith Hall from 1:45 pm-3:00 pm and we will hold a reception in the Edmonson Parlor from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm for the campus community.***


Thursday, October 23, 2014
Career Connect- Networking with local hiring Employers   
Employer Sponsors: POWERTECH and WESTSTAFF
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.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
GRE- PRACTICE TEST
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Location: Corn Assembly Room- Lewis Library
Pre-Registration is Required: chu@lagrange.edu

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On-Campus Recruitment: Mike Patton Auto
Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Pitts Dining Hall
Positions Include: Sales and Office Positions

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Doctor of Physical Therapy- What does this mean?
Speaker: Brenau University, Beth Collinsbcollins1@brenau.edu
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Science Building Room 202
Description: Physical Therapists are movement experts--they restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function, wellness and fitness, and quality of life as it relates to movement and health. What does it take to become a Physical Therapist? What education is needed? Learn more about this career and the program offered by Brenau University. Information will be given regarding the philosophy of the program, early immersion opportunities, and the admissions process.

Thursday, November 6, 2014
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.  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 13, 2014
Career Connect- Veterans Resources (LaGrange College Career Center co-hosts monthly)
Employer Sponsor: Interface, Department of Labor and Veterans Services
Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: 1200 South Davis Road, LaGrange, GA 30241
Description: Event focused on resources available to veterans in the community.  This event is open to the public and Interface will discuss opportunities with their organization as well as the Veterans Services will share about the benefits offered to vets.  Opportunity to network with local employers, staffing companies, and organizations hiring as well as resources in the area.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Mentoring Session for Pre-Law Student (University of Alabama)
Time: 12:15 pm-1:30 pm
Location: Cobb Board Room
Pre-Registration is required: Email dgoldwire@lagrange.edu

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
On-Campus Recruitment: US Army
Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Pitts Dining Hall
Positions Include: Discuss Positions for reserve and officers

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Paddling, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting - Why A Student at LaGrange College Should Appreciate The Chattahoochee River and Lake West Point (CE)
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Location: Boopie
Description: The Chattahoochee Riverkeepers will cover the mission and goals of their organization and their work throughout the Chattahoochee River watershed.  They are celebrating 20 years of protecting and preserving the Chattahoochee River.  Topics they will cover are advocacy, education, research, marketing/communications, cooperation, water/nutrient monitoring, and legal actions as well as give a Middle Chattahoochee region update.  The speakers will also introduce the West Point Lake Floating Classroom launching in 2015 which is being modeled after Lake Lanier, which for the last 14 years, has allowed thousands of students from the metro Atlanta area to learn about water quality and lake ecology though hands-on activities aboard a 40-foot custom built catamaran.  The presenter will be Henry Jacobs (LaGrange College graduate) and current LaGrange College intern Kelly Moates and volunteer Adam Carpenter. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2014
On-Campus Recruitment: Secure Us
Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Pitts Dining Hall
Positions Include: Sales and Business Positions


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