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  • Feb
    18

    Terry Talks Behind the Seams with Karen Stein (BBA 2013), Spanx

    • Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 5:00pm6:00pm

    Join us for a roundtable discussion with Karen Stein of Spanx. Karen graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2013 with a BBA in Marketing & International Business and a minor in Spanish. In June of 2013, she began her role as Brand Marketing Coordinator at Spanx, the leading shapewear brand founded by entrepreneur Sara Blakely. She informs new product development through consumer and market insights, develops new product strategy, creates seasonal marketing campaigns, product names and taglines, and writes customer facing materials for e-commerce, retail and wholesale channels. Outside of work, Karen serves on the Spanx Philanthropy board, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta FJC, and is also a volunteer advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association of Georgia. 

    Dress is business casual and food will be provided for registered guests. Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Feb
    18

    UGA Career Center Presents: Careers Working Abroad

    • Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:00pm7:30pm

    In this interactive seminar, students will hear from employers and individuals that have lived and worked abroad. Come prepared to ask the panel your questions about working abroad!

    Panelists include: The Peace Corps, Trade Secure & more.

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Feb
    23

    UGA Career Center Presents: Show Me the Money; Salary Negotiations and Choosing an Offer

    • Monday, February 23, 2015 at 3:30pm4:30pm

    In this workshop, students will learn how to evaluate offers and negotiate salary and other benefits.

    An employer will help present this information and answer student questions.

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Feb
    24

    UGA Career Center Presents: Career Advice for First Year Students

    • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    Wondering if you need an internship this year? How can you start growing your resume? What should you be focused on accomplishing this year? Learn what you should be doing now to get ahead! We will address all of these great questions, and more!

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Feb
    25

    Terry Talks with Angie Hall-Parks (BBA 1993), State Farm

    • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 12:20pm1:10pm

    Join us for a roundtable discussion with Dr. Angie Hall-Parks. Dr. Hall-Parks is a Leadership Development Associate with the Executive Team of Agency Sales Services at State Farm Insurance Companies. In her role, she serves as an executive consultant and lead for the implementation of Excellence in Operations Management (Lean Six Sigma) across of functions of Agency Sales Services. Her professional background spans 10 years of organizational development education and experience and 20 years with State Farm.

    Dress is business casual and food will be provided for registered guests.

    Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc

  • Mar
    2

    UGA Career Center Presents: Tweet This, Not That; Social Media and the Job Search

    • Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    Few arenas offer the amount of risk and reward for your career more than social media. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other platforms offer plenty of opportunities for you to enhance your brand, or potentially damage your professional image. During this workshop, we will discuss a variety of social media Do's and Don't's, including a general overview of good practices and tips for cleaning up your digital footprint!

    Students are welcome to bring along their laptops, tablets, or smartphones if they would like to follow along during the presentation.

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    3

    Terry Talks with Mark Travis (AB Econ, ‘84), CEO of Intrepid Capital Management, Inc.

    • Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:30pm6:30pm

    Join us for a roundtable discussion with Mark Travis, president and CEO of Intrepid Capital Management, Inc. based in Jacksonville, FL. Mark is a co-founder of Intrepid Capital and oversees the investment process at Intrepid Capital Management. He is also the lead portfolio manager of the Intrepid Capital Fund, the separately managed Intrepid Balanced portfolio and the Intrepid Capital, L.P. Mr. Travis is also a member of the investment teams responsible for the Intrepid Small Cap Fund, Intrepid Disciplined Value Fund, Intrepid Income Fund and the Intrepid Small Cap, Intrepid Disciplined Value and Intrepid Income portfolios. He has 30 years of experience in asset management. Mark received his BA degree in Economics from the University of Georgia in 1984 and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Ponte Vedra Rotary Club. Check out this Barron's article about Mark from 2011.

    Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests.

    Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Mar
    4

    UGA Career Center Presents: Careers in Economics

    • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:15pm7:45pm

    Have you ever asked the question, I’m an Economics major, but what can I really do with that?  Or do you just have a general interest in learning more about Economics?  If so, please join us for Careers in Economics.  This event will include a panel of UGA Economics alumni who are now professionals in a variety of fields.  Come listen to them share advice and learn more about the many opportunities you have as an Economics/business major.  There will be time for networking and questions at the end. 

    The panel will be facilitated by our very own Dr. Chris Cornwell, the Terry Economics Department Head.

    Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

  • Mar
    5

    UGA Career Center Presents: Career Advice for Second Year Students

    • Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    Come learn what you need to do to get ahead! Should you have an internship this year? What do employers want to see on your resume? When is the best time to apply to summer internships? We will answer all these great questions, and more!

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    17

    UGA Career Center Presents: Careers in Fashion

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:00pm7:30pm

    Come and hear from professionals working in the Fashion industry. Have an opportunity to hear their career path as well as ask questions regarding your own and network with them after!

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    18

    Terry Talks Alligator Hunters and Luxury Goods with Christy Plott Redd (BBA 2002), American Tanning and Leather, LLC

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:00pm6:30pm

    Join us for a discussion with Christy Plott Redd, co-owner and VP of sales at American Tanning & Leather, LLC, America's oldest and largest exotic leather tannery, specializing in supplying the global luxury market with the very finest alligator and crocodile skins for handbags, garments, accessories and shoes. American Tanning & Leather's clients include top fashion houses such as Ralph Lauren, Prada, Oscar de la Renta, Chanel and Tom Ford. The fourth-generation company is privately held by the Plott family and can trace its roots to 1923. The raw skin division is housed in the bayous of South Louisiana, and the tannery is based in Georgia, just south of Atlanta. Sales offices are located in Atlanta, Bologna and Milan. American Tanning & Leather, LLC has over 400 colors in its range and 12 unique finishes in American alligator, Nile crocodile, and Porosus crocodile.

    AMTAN's Partner in Europe is WHITELINE, srl. In the Fall of 2013, Whiteline and AMTAN partnered to open a showroom and warehouse in Milan to better service clients and supply the very finest skins to the market. The warehouse offers customers the opportunity to hand select skins with no minimums while still offering the options produce special finishes and colors that are made to order. Specialties: Reptile skins, exotic leather, American alligator skins, luxury leathers, crocodile skins, special finishes and colors available. Skin sizes range from 20 cm up to 100+ cm, with all selections available from both wild and farm raised skins. Check out this article about  "Alligator Queen" Christy Plott Redd

    Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests.

    Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Mar
    19

    UGA Career Center Presents: Creating Virtual Portfolios

    • Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    19

    Employer Info Session: Alvarez and Marsal

    • Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:30pm6:30pm
  • Mar
    25

    UGA Career Center Presents: Summer Employment Fair

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:00am3:00pm

    Employers from Atlanta and Athens will be hiring students for summer positions in various fields from your typical summer jobs to internships.

    Come prepared to introduce yourself, hand your resume to a hiring manager, and land that coveted summer job!

    Tips for success:
    Get your resume critiqued at the Career Center, Monday-Friday, 12-2pm (Clark Howell Hall, 2nd floor)
    Dress professionally (Business Casual to Business Professional, depending on what employers you are speaking with) 
    Make eye contact and speak clearly with a smile

    Click the following link to view a list of participating employers/organizations: http://bit.ly/summerUGA

    Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

  • Apr
    3

    Healthcare Symposium

    • Friday, April 3, 2015 at 8:00am3:00pm

    A panel discussion on the impact of data management and data integration in creating innovation in healthcare. Panelists will include healthcare consultants and executives from Athens hospitals, St. Mary's and ARMC. Lunch will be provided for all participants. Registration is required.

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