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Professional Development

Online career resources for students

Interested in pursuing a job or internship credit this summer or fall? From searching for employment during a pandemic to filling out the internship credit application to grad school searches, Career Development is here to help students navigate the process. Join us for one of our virtual workshops on frequently asked topics, offered every day […]

Public relations student group networks at professional conference

Earlier this semester, Oglethorpe’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), along with advisor Dr. Kate Keib, attended the PRSA annual conference for Georgia’s public relations industry. Hosted at the Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, the Feb. 28 event offered students the opportunity to network with leading professionals in the industry. Conference attendance was […]

Economics Club hosts alumna speaker from Federal Reserve Bank

Earlier this semester, the Oglethorpe Economics Club hosted guest speaker and alumna Shalini Patel (Hulsey) ’95. Patel, who majored in Business Administration and Economics, is currently the Coordinating Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Regional Economic Information Network. In her role at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Patel maintains advanced knowledge of regional and macroeconomic developments and […]

Petrel Interns: Nick Evans ’20, Morgan Stanley [Video]

Oglethorpe senior Nick Evans fits right in with the industrious atmosphere of Morgan Stanley, the global investment bank and financial services company. He is the second Oglethorpe student to complete the year-long internship with the company and will be finishing up by graduation in May. With the prospect of job hunting on the horizon, Evans exudes […]

Oglethorpe students thrive in booming Atlanta film scene

Atlanta is in the midst of an unprecedented boom in media. After introducing up to 30 percent in tax credits to production companies in 2008, film and television production in Atlanta exploded. In 2018, the industry generated an economic impact of $9.5 billion. With nearly 3,000 motion picture and television businesses and 92,000 jobs, Georgia […]

Oglethorpe alumna on the ballot for Brookhaven Mayor

Oglethorpe alumna Jennifer Heath ’99 is in the race for Mayor of the City of Brookhaven, home of her alma mater. The Business Administration and Computer Science major, who currently works in digital media design, has spent the last five years being a community advocate in the city, and now is taking her passion for […]

Photos: 2019 Graduate School Fair

More than 30 graduate schools were on campus today for this year’s graduate school fair. Oglethorpe students were able to learn more about post-grad opportunities and programs available at the schools in attendance. Campus grad school fairs are held annually and are hosted by Oglethorpe’s A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning). The graduate schools in attendance […]

Senior continues internship legacy at the Harland Foundation

Philosophy major Margaret Light ’20 is adding to her resume of nonprofit experience this semester with an internship at the John H. and Wilhelmina D. Harland Charitable Foundation. The senior is among nearly a dozen Oglethorpe students who have interned at the Harland Foundation in the last decade. Harland is an Atlanta charitable foundation that […]