Employer Registration

Andrew Young School (AYS) Office of Career Services at Georgia State University and the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) cordially invite you to participate in our Government and Nonprofit Career Fair, part of ASPA's 2017 Annual Conference.


Date: Monday, March 20, 2017
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland Street, NE
Cost to Employers: $50 (includes table with two chairs, light snacks and water)
Registration deadline: March 17, 2017

This event is open to all conference attendees (U.S. and international, new and seasoned public affairs professionals) Georgia State University and regional university students. Attendees will be interested in learning about current opportunities (internship and full-time) as well as learning more about best practices conducted by attending agencies.

Currently registered employers:

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Atlanta Police Department
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
The Carter Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Childspring International
City of Atlanta
City of Roswell, Ga., Police Department
City Year (post-graduate service opportunity)
College Advising Corps: Atlanta
DHS Human Resources
Federal Aviation Administration
Forest Park Police Department
Fulton County Government - Human Resources
Fulton County Government - Diversity and Civil Rights Compliance
Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Army National Guard
Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Georgia Department of Community Supervision
Georgia Prevention Department
Gwinnett County Government
Habitat for Humanity International
Homeland Security Investigations
Kate’s Club
New American Pathways
Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Union City - Police Department
Union City - Fire Department
U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Office of Intelligence and Analysis
USDA Forest Service - Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Atlanta Field Office
United Way of Greater Atlanta
YMCA Camp Cosby

Employer Schedule:

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.      Employer sign-in open; booth set up
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.         Career Fair (snacks and drinks provided to employers)

Space is limited so register as soon as possible.

Please Note: All registrations subject to approval. In order to meet the needs of both conference attendees and GSU participants, and to provide an even representation of agencies and fields, all registrations will be considered ‘pending approval’ and reviewed prior to confirmation. Confirmations will be sent within three business days of submission.

Workshops Happening During the Fair

ASPA and the Andrew Young School Office of Career Services will be coordinating two career-based workshops those attending the fair can make the most of to assist in your job search process. Plan now to be in these sessions!

2 p.m. | Atlanta 3
LinkedIn for Public Servants
LinkedIn is the largest free professional networking tool available and has more than 340 million members worldwide, yet most people don’t know how to efficiently utilize the technology! This session will cover LinkedIn profile optimization, tips and tricks for using LinkedIn during the job search, and a detailed demonstration of how to use the advanced search feature to make LinkedIn work for you.

3 p.m. | Atlanta 3
Careers in State and Local Government: Creating Change at the Local Level
Hear about career paths in state, county and township offices from public officials across Georgia. Representatives will talk about their career paths and current roles and responsibilities. Learn the skills, knowledge and experience needed to break into these roles and how rising professionals can make themselves competitive during the job search process. Hear discussion regarding some of the challenges in state and local government and how to successfully navigate through these bureaucratic systems in order to facilitate change.