Tech Student-Athletes Take Part in GTAA Career Fair

Oct. 3, 2017

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THE FLATS — On Tuesday, the Georgia Tech Athletic Association hosted the fifth annual GTAA Career Fair, presenting student-athletes with the opportunity to look beyond the playing surface. The GTAA Career Fair bridges Tech student-athletes with several companies from various industries offering internships and career opportunities.

The career fair is the culmination of month-long market ready initiatives as part of the Georgia Tech Total Person Program that included business card creation, resume building and workshops. Over 190 student-athletes attended the two-plus hour event in the Edge Center that featured 12 companies. The event is designed to help student-athletes secure jobs and internships for the coming year as well as prepare student-athletes for the job interview process. Student-athletes were also given the opportunity to take a professional headshot at the event.

The 12 companies in attendance at Tuesday’s career fair were:
• AT&T
• Atlanta Hawks
• Cox Communications
• CSE
• Ernst & Young
• General Motors
• Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
• RayBiotech
• Southern Company
• Ultimate Software
• United Distributions
• WellStar

Student-Athlete Career Fair with 12 companies offering career and internship opportunities 👔📝🤝 pic.twitter.com/V9fxfUcc6j

— Georgia Tech Sports (@GTAthletics) October 3, 2017

Also an opportunity for student-athletes to get a professional photo #LinkedIn 📸 pic.twitter.com/H9SBq79BBe

— Georgia Tech Sports (@GTAthletics) October 3, 2017

Preparing to become the next crop of @GTAthletics alumni/alumna that find great success after graduation! #TogetherWeSwarm https://t.co/IUraDBCOC5

— Todd Stansbury (@GTToddStansbury) October 3, 2017

.@GTPaulJohnson: “Georgia Tech isn’t a 4-year decision, it’s a 40-year decision.” #CareerFair 👔🤝 pic.twitter.com/tNyys4RaAC

— GeorgiaTech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) October 3, 2017

Great to have alum @CoachJRB23 representing @ATLHawks (VP of Basketball Development) at today’s student-athlete career fair! 🤝 pic.twitter.com/Uij8gYLXzh

— GT Men’s Basketball (@GTMBB) October 3, 2017

Another excellent opportunity presented to student-athletes with the GTAA Career Fair. #TogetherWeSwarm 🐝 pic.twitter.com/XipATwSY73

— GTWBB (@GTWBB) October 3, 2017

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