Information for Faculty and Staff 

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Career Services uses a liaison model to meet the specific needs of students, staff and faculty. Each liaison serves as a valuable resource for a particular area, and can assist with providing specific career readiness workshops and programs.

For more information please contact Career Services at (678) 839-6431 or at careers@westga.edu. We look forward to partnering with you. 

Career Services Liaisons

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    Vacant
    Career Counselor
    College of Arts and Humanities
    Richards College of Business
     
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  •  Ian Houston
    Ian Houston
    Career Coach
    College of Science and Math
    College of Social Sciences
  •  Associate Direct Jessica Nguyen
    Dr. Jessica Nguyen
    Associate Director of Career Development
    University College
    Graduate Students
    Alumni
    Newnan Campus
  •  Shaneka Thrash
    Shaneka Thrash

    Career Development Coach

    College of Education
    Tanner Healthcare School of Nursing 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Request a Presentation 

Career Services team members present on a wide range of topics designed to help students enhance their career readiness skills. 

Requests are granted based on availability and are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. We ask that you make your request at least 10 business days prior to your desired date. Presentations can be requested between 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Thursday and 8:00 am – 5:00 pm on Fridays. For after hours or weekend presentations, please contact Career Services directly. All presentations require approximately one hour of class time. We recommend you select no more than one topics per class period.

Presentation Descriptions

To request a presentation, please use our online form.

Request an Event

Career Services would like the opportunity to collaborate on an event with you! Some examples of ways we partner already include career panels and industry nights. If you have an event idea in mind that you would like to put on for students that Career Services could assist with, please contact us as we'd love the opportunity to partner with you and bring new, interesting, and engaging events to students!

To request an event, please use our online form.

Don't Cancel Class Campaign!

Planning on canceling class? Don't... If you are unable to teach a class, Career Services might be able to fill in. We can present to your students on our services, major-specific topics, resume-building and more! Schedule your request today. 

 Additional Resources

WolfWorks is a job searching/posting tool for students, alumni, and employers. Full-time and part-time job opportunities and upcoming events are posted here. Additional event postings are located on the Career Services event page. Coming Soon - Faculty Access to WolfWorks

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) -Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,600 college career services professionals; over 3,300 university relations and recruiting professionals; and over 300 business solution providers that serve this community.
NACE is the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated, and forecasts hiring and trends in the job market; tracks starting salaries, recruiting and hiring practices, and student attitudes and outcomes; and identifies best practices and benchmarks.

CAREER SERVICES FACULTY RECOGNITION AWARD

Career Services annually recognizes faculty who have demonstrated partnership and collaboration with our office, in the effort to support students' professional development. 

 Past Facutly Recognition Award Recipients

 
  • Meet the 2017-2018 Career Services Faculty Recognition Award Winner
    Get to know Monica Smith 2017-2018 Winner
    Monica SmithAssistant Dean, Richards College of Business

    Monica Smith is the Assistant Dean for the Richards College of Business here at the University of West Georgia. She is a seasoned professor who received her Bachelor's in Finance from Valdosta State University in 1999. A West Georgia Alumni, Smith received her MBA in 2001.

    At the University of West Georgia she teaches Business Management courses, some include Entrepreneurship, New Venture Management, and Management. To learn more about Monica Smith click here

  • Meet the 2016-2017 Career Services Faculty Recognition Award Winner
    Get to know Dr. Ann McCleary 2016-2017 Winner
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    Professor and Director of the Public History Center
    College of Arts and Humanities - History

    Ann McCleary is the Professor and Director of the Public History Center here at the University of West Georgia. She is a seasoned professor who received her Bachelor's in History at Occidental College in 1976, her Masters in American Civilization at Brown University in 1977, and her Doctorate's in American Civilization at Brown University in 1996.

    At the University of West Georgia she teaches an abundance of History courses, some include Studies in American Culture, History of American Architecture, and so much more. Dr. McCleary work has also been published several times. To learn more about Dr.McCleary click here