Career Services

The Career Services Office provides training support for workforce development that prepares students for employment, improves their life skills and advances their personal growth.  Services are offered free of charge and designed to help meet the employment needs of students, graduates, general public, and employers.  Career Services is located in the Pope Center on the Americus Campus.  Regular office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon.  Appointments are available if needed.

Services For Job Seekers

Job Opportunities:

A listing of off-campus job openings, including full-time, part-time, and temporary are shared with program instructors and registered job seekers by email or phone.  We connect students with appropriate job leads that are in line with their skill levels, education and career goals.  Students are encouraged to meet with Career Services prior to or immediately following graduation or program completion to discuss career options.

Job Search Assistance:

Guidance on resume writing, drafting a cover letter, and filling out a job application.  Help job seekers find appropriate position openings and work with them to prepare for interviews.  Career Services develop relationships with a number of employers in the field they represent, and have access to information on hiring opportunities to pass on to students and instructors.  Offer lifetime placement assistance, meaning graduates are eligible to use placement services years after they complete their education.

Career and Job Fair:

Gives students a positive start in their career search as well as valuable skills for future career searches.  Designed to give students the opportunity to explore career opportunities and meet prospective employers.  The event brings visibility to the programs offered and even more recruiters.  Held annually on the Americus Campus and the Crisp Center Campus.  No matter the state of the economy, SGTC will continue to graduate candidates for the workforce.

Value to Employers

College career fairs are a favorite way for business and industry leaders to identify potential employees, to meet students in person during a short period increases their ability to find the right candidates for the positions they are filling.  Employers are encouraged to use the Office of Career Services to help in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of well-qualified employees.  Business and industry partners  may conduct On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) events as frequently as needed.  These events may include on-campus interviewing, presentations to students on their specific organizations, facilitating workshops on career-related subjects, and participating in Career Fairs.

Allow the Office of Career Services to work for your company!  We offer FREE job sharing and referrals, qualified applicant pool for full and part-time positions, on-campus recruitment to increase your company’s visibility, and invitation to the annual GACE  (Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers) Job Expo.  Job announcements are accepted by email or telephone, and reviewed by Career Services before they are made available to program instructors and job seekers.

Contact:  Cynthia Y. Carter, Director of Career Services @ or 229.931.2057