Colleges and Programs

Georgia Futures – This organization, supported by the Georgia Student Finance Commission, seeks to promote and increase access to education beyond high school for Georgians with information and assistance on financial aid and scholarships, college planning and career considerations. Of particular interest may be the wealth of information on the trades and career clusters and pathways.

Georgia Career Information Center – Students and adult learners may find vital career information on this website. There are career management tools as well as much helpful tools relative to career clustering, skills and self-assessment, reality check….just to mention a few. If you are a student, you can create a portfolio. If you are an educator, you can use this site for helpful administration.

 

Job Seekers and Career

Georgia DOT – Though not extensive, the Employment webpage on the Dept. of Transportation website has featured entry level positions listed. May be a good opportunity to get your ‘foot in the door’.

Georgia Aging Careers – Here’s a fact. By 2030, Georgia’s population of people age 65 and over will have increased by 143%. The state will need more aging-related businesses, organizations and workers than in previous years to supply needed services to the Baby Boomer population. Open the .pdf file link and see exactly what job sectors are going to have to increase to meet the needs of the aging population.

Georgia’s Hot Careers Through 2026 – If you don’t mind opening this .pdf file, you will find helpful and insightful information on the ‘Hot Careers’ in the State of Georgia. Might be worth a read if you are currently planning your college program of study or considering a career change. Provided by Georgia Labor Market Explorer (part of DOL).

Georgia’s STEM Career Through 2026 – Ditto as per Georgia’s Hot Careers through 2026 and ditto ‘worth a read’ suggestion. This .pdf file may be quite useful.

Team Georgia, Careers – Here is the official State of Georgia website for career seekers. Search for jobs within the state using current tools and techniques. You can create a profile to be notified of job matches and monitor your application process.

 

Leadership and Development

Technology Association of Georgia – Are you a small business innovator? A technology start-up? A business providing technology services? This organization will work with and alongside of you promoting opportunity, leadership, and growing the technology ecosystem. TAG’s vast array of resources to accomplish this is impressive.

Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association – Did you know that Georgia is the number two agricultural cash crop in the state? GFVGA members benefit from programs and services designed to increase production efficiencies, provide educational opportunities, promote new markets and improve communications between the organization and industry suppliers. There are also incredible teacher resources available for the educator.

Georgia Farm Bureau, Ag in the Classroom – Free educational resources (curriculum, grants, contests, even recipes) can be found on this website useful for furthering your knowledge and awareness of the industry in Georgia.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Georgia Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.

 

Veterans

Georgia Department of Veterans Service – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

Georgia Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – Georgia – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.

Georgia Department of Labor, Veteran Assistance and Information – The GDOL is here to serve veterans and their spouses in finding work, transitioning into the work world and developing career skills just to mention a few in the long list of services available for our nation’s heroes.