Career Growth and Development
UGA employees: Commit to your potential!
The University of Georgia is committed to providing ongoing skills training and career advancement opportunities for employees to enhance their workplace satisfaction and foster an environment of exceptionalism.
Are you ready to make a change or propel your career to the next level? Or do you frequently counsel others that are looking to advance in their careers? Learn how to make connections and market yourself on paper and in person!
Join us for sessions on networking, resumes, cover letters and interview preparation. Be ready for the next step in your career!
- Resumes and Cover Letters – April 12
- Informational Interviews & Networking – May 17
- Preparing to Interview – June 6
Register for 1, 2, or all 3 of these sessions through T&D registration.
Career Development for Your Team
Host a career development session in your unit! Training and Development consultants are available to offer career development programs to staff members in your unit looking to make greater impact at UGA. Request a session on growing in your current position, networking across UGA, or taking the next step in your career. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Career Consulting – coming summer 2018
Need a more individual approach? Request an appointment with a Human Resources consultant! We are available to help you with a variety of topics including: aligning your work and values, revitalizing your resume and cover letter, preparing for an interview, and networking at UGA.
Online Career Development Resources
Recommended Lynda.com courses
To access lynda.com, login through Central Authentication Services (CAS). Search for these recommended courses:
- Creating a Career Plan
- Giving Your Personal Elevator Speech
- Personal Branding Basics
Career Exploration Tools
The development and expansion of your career is rooted in a unique combination of your interest (those things you enjoy doing and commit time to), personality (qualities that form your distinctive character) and skillsets (combination of learned behaviors and abilities that you may possess or need to develop). Take time for some self-exploration with these tools:
Earn a Degree
As a university employee, you can benefit from a University of Georgia education. Learn from faculty and staff in the classroom, or take advantage of our online resources.
University employees can earn a degree through the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Information, application, deadlines and policy for degree programs. Please review all TAP policies, procedures, and other information available on the University System of Georgia (USG) website.