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
• Ernst & Young
• General Motors
• Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
• RayBiotech
• Southern Company
• Ultimate Software
• United Distributions
• WellStar