THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics’ eighth annual career fair went virtual Monday night, welcoming over 60 Yellow Jackets and 19 companies. A component of the Total Person Program, the career fair bridges Tech student-athletes with several companies from various industries, providing student-athletes networking opportunities beyond the playing surface.
Georgia Tech utilized the Career Fair Plus platform to host the career fair virtually, allowing companies to hold video meetings with student-athletes one-on-one or in a group chat session. Over 100 meetings were conducted between student-athletes and companies on Monday night. The career 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.
The 19 companies that attended Monday night were:
*Control Southern, Inc.
*Deloitte Consulting LLP
*Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
*Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans
*Sterling Seacrest Partners
*Waffle House, Inc.
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