Announcements | Career Services


Introducing Handshake

EMPLOYERS! we are replacing our CareerLink system with a new product called Handshake this summer. This will allow you to do the following:

• Manage all your campus recruitment efforts with Handshake at no cost

• Provide a mobile experience where you can update your job postings, view applicants, coordinate campus recruitment events and more. In the coming weeks, you will be receiving an invitation from Handshake inviting you to create an account.

• Signing up is easy and takes less than 5 minutes athttps://app.joinhandshake.com/employer_registrations/new
Please post any jobs that will be open on or after August 1, 2017 to the Handshake platform. Students will begin accessing the system in August as we prepare to begin our fall term.

Please contact our office at 706-737-1604 or careercenter@augusta.edu with any questions. Thank you!


Build Confidence with Big Interview

STUDENTS! Big Interview is an online system that combines training AND practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence.

HOW TO REGISTER Here’s how to set up your Big Interview account:

  1. Go to https://augusta.biginterview.com/and click "Register".
  2. Enter your school email address, name, and password, and click “Create my Account”
  3. You'll then receive a confirmation email. Click "Verify" in the email, and you'll be able to start using Big Interview.

Here is a short video to help you with registration.


What is Candid Career!
  • Thousands of career videos! Industry professionals sharing their job descriptions, backgrounds and preparation advice.

  • A fun and effective way to explore careers through short 1-2 minute video clips.

  • Discover career fields that you did not even know existed, and learn what it takes to get hired in that field. 

  •  “Get Hired” advice videos on interviewing, resume writing, networking and many more topics to help you land that job!

Login for FREE: www.candidcareer.com/Augusta


2017 Best Cities for Summer Internships

Where are best cities for your internship? Data analytics firm GoodCallprovides an answer in the article 2017 Best Cities for Summer Internshipsposted May 16, 2017. They ranked 1,122 cities based on 11 metrics to indicate areas with a high number of available internships per capita, with a reasonable cost of living and crime statistics.

The top 10 Best Cities for Summer Internships were: 

  • Morgantown, W.V. 
  • Greenville, S.C. 
  • West Des Moines, Iowa 
  • Naples, Fla. 
  • Neenah, Wisc. 
  • Charlottesville, Va. 
  • Asheville, N.C. 
  • Golden Valley, Minn. 
  • Salt Lake City, Utah 
  • Portsmouth, N.H. 

See the full report >>


Top Entry Level Employer List

The Top Entry Level Employers list, released today, represents more than 135,000 entry level jobs for the Class of 2017 and is available online at CollegeGrad.com/topemployers. It details the 2017 entry level hiring plans for more than 400 employers and includes links to entry level and internship job postings for each employer.