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 and part-time job listings are also posted on the Blazer Online Job Board. 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.
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.
The CareerShift search tool returns results from every career site and job board. Save and organize all the relevant jobs that meet your search criteria, whether you search by job title, company name, keywords, or location.
Find, save and organize lists of companies and contacts. CareerShift’s patent-pending software technology provides information about millions of businesses and contacts, including cross-referenced job postings.
Ready to Ignite your Job Search? Go to http://valdosta.careershift.com (Once at the site, go to GET STARTED NOW at the bottom of the page to register). You must use your valdosta.edu email when registering. This is a free service for VSU students and alumni.
Fall Semester Resume Walk-in - Drop by the office with a draft of your resume for a quick review during the following days/hours: Monday through Thursday 12:00 Noon - 4:00 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.
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