• The Career Games 2014

    The Career Games 2014
    MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR! Check out the first ever #VSUCareerGames and its full week of career-related programs.

  • The Spring '14 Encounter!

    The Spring '14 Encounter!
    Don't miss our upcoming part-time jobs & internships fair for summer employment on Wednesday, April 16 (part of The Career Games Week). Click here to visit our College Central Network site, learn about the event (for students & employers), and register your company to participate.

  • Resume Walk-In

    Resume Walk-In
    Don't ask Blaze for resume help. Come to Career Opportunities and let the professionals help you. Resume Walk-in Hours: Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am and Thursday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

  • InterviewStream

    InterviewStream
    Are you ready for your next interview? Why not practice with us? Utilize InterviewStream and choose from over 6,000 interview questions. Just click on the logo to get started.

Welcome to Career Opportunities

Valdosta State University understands the needs that university students have in determining their career goals. Career Opportunities offers a variety of programs to assist VSU students in choosing their majors, identifying career objectives, obtaining practical work experience, and seeking relevant employment upon graduation.

Individual career counseling is available for students who wish to explore how their abilities, values, and interests match particular career fields. Seminars on career-related topics are also offered each semester. Students may utilize the varied resources in the office including printed career materials, video descriptions of occupations, and computer-assisted career exploration programs.

The office offers internships and cooperative education opportunities to assist students with gaining practical experience related to their career goals. Students who intend to graduate from VSU or who participate in a recognized transfer program are eligible to participate in the cooperative education program. Students must obtain sophomore status before being placed in a Co-op position and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Full-time and part-time job vacancy listings are also posted. On-campus interviews are scheduled with employers interested in interviewing students/alumni for professional employment. Seniors are encouraged to register with the office the first semester of their senior year so that the office can best assist them in their job search. For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, students may call 333-5942 or drop by in person at The Office of Career Opportunities, Powell Hall-West, 2nd floor.

Mission Statement

The Office of Career Opportunities provides career development and awareness, experiential learning/cooperative education, and professional employment opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni.  The Career Opportunities staff collaborates with our employer and community partners to develop the employment potential of our students and graduates as well as utilize their innovative, intellectual talents.

Resources

Resume Walk-in - Drop by the office with a draft of your resume for a quick review during the following days/hours: Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am, and Thursday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Credit Card Payment

Career Opportunities utilizes MarketPlace for credit card payment of career day registration fees and other services. MarketPlace accepts Mastercard, Visa and Discover.

Job Posting

Need to fill a Position? Read our Employer Help Information.

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