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UGA Job and Internship Fair

Aug 14, 2018

UGA is holding a part-time job and internship fair Wednesday. Over 130 employers are participating in the event which takes palce August 15th from 11 am to 2 pm at the Tate Center Grand Hall.

Students are asked to bring copies of their resumes and dress professionally. They can apply before the event by visiting www.career.uga.edu.

There are participating employers from both on-campus and off-campus businesses.

Georgia Sets Record for Number of Business Registering

Aug 14, 2018

The number businesses in Georgia has reached an all-time high. Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced his office’s Corporations Division has broken a record when it comes to the total business registrations filed in one year, with more than 7000,000 filings completed since January 1, 2018. That number includes renewals from annual registration season, which runs from January 1 to April 1 of year; as well as brand new filings.

Money Magazine's Top Colleges for Your Money

Aug 14, 2018

A new ranking of the top US colleges for your money for 2018-2019, has the University of Georgia listed among the best.

Money magazine graded the 727 best colleges and universities on 26 characteristics including graduation rates, tuition, student debt, and alumni earnings.

'Eating Insects Athens' Conference Underway

Aug 14, 2018

The Eating Insects Athens conference is underway at the University of Georgia. The conference features speakers, panel discussions, an art expo and artist market among other offerings. Experts include academics, researchers and insect producers. Cheryl Powers is found of Jord Producers in Nebraska.

She’s in Athens because she plans to start producing mealworms in the coming weeks. She’d like to learn about the best methods and practices available.

FedEx, Georgia Department of Labor Hiring in Athens

Aug 13, 2018

The Georgia Department of Labor is helping FedEx hire staff for its facility near the city. The company is looking for package handlers and non-package handlers with stating pay that begins at $12.50 or $13 per hour.

People looking for jobs wanting to attend the event should visit the department’s job listing service http://employgeorgia.com/ to create an account to prepare or submit a resume. According to the labor department, having an Employ Georgia account speeds up the interview process.