ECE Student Seminar
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2020
Remote BlueJeans delivery: (recommend joining at least 5 mins early, to take care of any technical problems) https://bluejeans.com/284521515
Speaker: Andrea Comsa
Speaker’s Title: Director of Co-op and Experiential Education
Speaker’s Affiliation: Georgia Tech Career Center
Speaker’s Work Address: 219 Uncle Heinie Way, Atlanta, GA 30332
Seminar Title: Overview of the Career Center and Resources It Offers
Abstract of Talk: This talk will review the current services provided by the Career Center andhow students can take advantage of the resources that will help them in their career development process at Georgia Tech. In addition the session will include a discussion on new recruiting trends and Q & A on preparing for “recruiting season.”
Biographical Sketch of the Speaker: With more than 14 years of experience in the career services profession, Andrea Comsa is currently the Director of Co-op and Experiential Education within the Georgia Tech Career Center. Andrea oversees and provides support for the implementation and management of technology, assessment and accreditation, marketing/communication, and internal and external operations of the center. She works closely with the Executive Director in overseeing cross-functional collaborations, including the Career Center’semployerconnections andcareer advisingfunctionsto benefit students and employers. She has previously served as the Associate Director for Employer Relations, as well as the Interim Director of Career Services at Georgia Tech, and Senior Director of Career Education.
In her other roles, Andrea has served as the Co-Chair of the SHRM Atlanta-Central GEM Chapter (2009-2011) as well as Chair of the College-to-Career Fair consortium for the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers (2009-2010). She has also served as a board member for the Georgia Tech Student in Free Enterprise group, a non-profit organization that educates students on concepts such as economics, entrepreneurship, and business ethics through educational outreach projects.
Andrea is certified as a PHR and provided over 4 years of HR consulting services to KeepCalling, an international telecommunications company headquartered in Sibiu, Romania. Andrea holds an MBA, MSA in Management, and BBA in Human Resources from Georgia Southwestern State University