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University Career Services 2013-2014 contact data

University Career Services (UCS) works hard to assist students with career planning and counseling, résumé building, interview prep, graduate school planning, searching for job opportunities and much more. With a goal of enhancing the quality and effectiveness of UCS operations, programs and services the office takes time to assess interactions and activity with students and recruiters each year.

Total Number of students served by UCS: Nearly 8,000 students interacted with UCS at least once in 2013-14 school year.

Top 5 majors serviced by UCS:

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Computer Science
  4. Criminal Justice
  5. Journalism

Top 5 services delivered:

  1. Career Drop-Ins
  2. Career Fairs
  3. Class Presentations
  4. Employer Information Sessions
  5. Counseling Appointments

  • 56% of internships posted in Handshake this past year were paid!
  • 1,400+ students actively pursued internship and co-op opportunities by attending internship-focused information sessions or workshops or meeting one on one with an internship coordinator.
  • 1,800+ Georgia State University students earned credit through their academic departments for field experiences including: internships, independent studies, co-ops and practicums.
  • UCS partnered with 65+ academic departmental internship and co-op contacts across campus.

Some of Georgia State University’s Top Internship Employers:
The following companies & organizations frequently offer outstanding, substantive opportunities! The majority of companies listed offered paid internships to Georgia State University students last year.

  • AT&T
  • Greening Youth Foundation
  • Suntrust Bank
  • The Georgia Aquarium
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Travelport
  • UPS

  • In FY14, the Job Location Development (JLD) program conducted 49 events including employer information sessions, career workshops, class presentations, networking events and two job fairs.
  • Over 660 Georgia State University students obtained part-time jobs generating over $2.8 million of income.
  • 900+ students attended JLD employer information sessions.
  • 486 students attended a part-time job fair.
  • The JLD program connected with 1,805 students in conjunction with job search activities.

  • UCS offered over 80 opportunities for students to meet face to face with employers last year.
  • Close to 4,500 students interacted with employers at career fairs, information sessions and employer panels.
  • More than 1,200 students discussed opportunities with employers at job information sessions.
  • 425 members of the Georgia State University community met recruiters at the 2013 Graduate & Professional School fair.

Potential Candidate Index (PCI) scores must be at least 25 to be within recruiter expectations for having a worthwhile recruiting experience at our career fairs. A score below 25 would indicate that UCS is not delivering the right candidates to the employers. Potential Candidate Index (PCI) Score for Georgia State University students is: 27.8. This score is based on 8,527 participants attending UCS career fairs during the 2013-2014 academic year.