Career Expo Employers



Office of Career Opportunities

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Valdosta State University –Student Union Ballroom
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 1)       1,3Advantage Behavioral Health System Publicly-funded provider of behavioral health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services

2)       1AFLAC –Provider of supplemental insurance for individuals and groups

3)       1Auto-Owners Insurance –Mutual insurance company offering property and casualty insurance

4)       1,2Azalea Health –Local agency offering healthcare software solutions and services

5)       1,2Barnes Healthcare Services –Provider of comprehensive solutions to healthcare needs

6)       1,2,3Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC –Operates the world’s largest chain of tires and other rubber products

7)       3The Campus Special –Nation’s largest provider of coupon books for college students

8)       1Capstone Financial –Financial services firm

9)       1,3Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED) –One of the nation’s largest electrical supply distribution networks

10)   1,2Convergys –Global leader in customer management

11)   1Dykes Publishing Group –In the Game Magazine (high school sports magazine)

12)   1Edward Jones –Leader in the financial services industry

13)   1ELEAD1ONE/Fresh Beginnings –Leader Automotive CRM and Call Center organization

14)   1Enterprise Rent-A-Car –Largest car rental brand in North America

15)   1Flash Foods –Convenience stores

16)   1,3GEICO –Third largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States

17)   1Georgia Department of Human Services –State agency delivering a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety, and well-being for all Georgians

18)   Georgia Department of Labor –State agency which provides a wide range of services to job seekers and employers

19)   1Gwinnett County Police Department –Law enforcement

20)   5The Haven Battered Women’s Shelter –Nonprofit organization that provides emergency 24-hour temporary shelter and services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

21)   1,3Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office –Law enforcement

22)   1Internal Revenue Service –Criminal Investigation –Federal government

23)   Jacksonville University –Graduate school admission information

24)   Kauffman Tire –One of the nation’s largest independent tire dealers

25)   1,3Keystone Foods –Multi-national, multi-protein processor and distributor

26)   3Lowndes Associated Ministries to People (LAMP) –A caring community of faith providing for the basic needs of homeless and hurting members of the Lowndes community

27)   3Lowndes Drug Action Council, Inc. (LODAC) –Non-profit organization providing assistance to youth in the areas of alcohol and other drug-related problems

28)   1,3Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross –Nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research, and education

29)   1MetroPower, Inc. –Employee owned company serving electrical construction and service needs

30)   1,3New York Life –Largest mutual life insurance company in the United States

31)   1Nexxtep Technology Services, Inc. –IT partner of small and mid-sized organizations in S. Georgia and N. Florida

32)   1U. S. Peace Corps –Federal agency devoted to world peace and friendship

33)   5Penske Truck Leasing –Diversified transportation services company

34)   1PLS Logistics Services –Leading logistics solutions provider

35)   1Department of Public Safety (Georgia State Patrol) –Law enforcement

36)   3Richmont Graduate University –Graduate school admission information

37)   1,3Sanderson Farms, Inc. –3rd largest poultry producer in the United States

38)   1,3Sherwin-Williams Paint Stores Group –Large producer of paints and coatings

39)   1Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes             –Large producer of automotive paints and coatings                                 

40)   1,3Social Security Administration –Federal government agency

41)   1,3State Board of Pardons and Paroles –Executive branch of Georgia’s Government (integral component of the Criminal Justice System)

42)   5State Farm Insurance –Largest auto insurer in the U.S. (property and life insurance, banking products and mutual funds)

43)   1,3Target Corporation –Discount retailer

44)   1,3Turner Furniture –Fine furniture company

45)   U. S. Navy –Military

46)   1U. S. Secret Service –One of the nation's oldest federal investigative law enforcement agencies

47)   Valdosta State University Center for International Programs –Central coordination for international education

48)   Valdosta State University Graduate School –Graduate school admission information

49)   1,3Waffle House –Restaurant chain

50)   Walden University –Online graduate school admission information

51)   1Walmart Distribution Center –Logistics distribution center for Walmart Stores

52)   1,2,3 Walmart –Largest retailer in the world (corporation runs chains of large discount department and warehouse stores)

53)   1,2WFXL-TV Fox 31 (Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.) –Television broadcasting company


1Full-time              2Part-time             3Internship/Practicum             4Co-op               5All


March 25, 2014            <<Subject to Change>>


~ 1st 100 attendees receive prize and REGISTER TO WIN 1 OF 2 GRAND PRIZES ($100.00 EACH]


 LAND THE JOB CRAM SESSION, Wednesday, March 26th, in Student Union Ballroom A –third floor of the Student Union. This is a workshop for eager aspiring young professionals to gain last minute advice before the Spring Career Expo on Thursday, March 27th! It consists of a presentation by Gala Jackson, M.Ed., millennial expert and member of the National Resume Writers’ Association, a 1 hour workshop –receive immediate resume assistance, interviewing tips, networking strategies, and other important information, and get information about Southworth Summer Internship. The first 15 to RSVP by Tuesday, March 25th, will receive resume feedback from Ms. Jackson. Please call (229) 333-5942 by Tuesday, March 25th, to register your attendance.