Career Services

Our Career Consultant can provide you with the tools, skills and insights to help you succeed in your career as early as your first year through graduation and beyond.

Meet Your Consultant

My name is Jessica McLeod-Waddell, and I am your career consultant! I am excited to serve students in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and the School of Social Work. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Georgia and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University. I previously served as the Coordinator for Leadership Development at Kennesaw State University and am thrilled to now serve as your personal career consultant!

Some areas where I can help are:

  • Resume reviews and feedback
  • Crafting strong cover letters
  • Career exploration
  • Interview prep both for employers and professional and graduate schools
  • Navigating the professional and graduate school process
  • Discussing growth (gap) year plans
  • Connecting you with tools and resources to be a competitive applicant

Among many other topics!

Meet with a Career Consultant

  • Individual Appointments: schedule through your Handshake account or by calling or by calling the Career Center front desk at 706-542-3375.

UGA Career Center

The UGA Career Center is a valuable resource available to you throughout your time here as a student, as you prepare for graduation and even as an alum. Additionally, we have a Career Consultant who specializes in FACS majors and related careers.

Career Center Resources 

Helpful Links

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