Life as an Extension Agent: Rural Georgia NEEDS YOU!

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Life as an Extension Agent: Rural Georgia NEEDS YOU!

September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Do you ever wonder if your work is truly making a difference? Are you tired of the challenges of living in the metro area? Maybe you are ready for a change of pace. Come learn hear about career opportunities available across Georgia with UGA Extension. Hear firsthand from an Extension agent how they are changing lives. We are looking for applicants with a passion to engage others, the ability to design, coordinate and teach effective programs that meet community needs, and who are skilled communicators. What are you waiting for? Work here, grow here!

Our guest speaker, Maria Bowie, serves as Coordinator of Employee Recruitment for UGA Cooperative Extension. She began her career with UGA in 1999, as a 4-H Agent in Effingham County (near Savannah). Maria has also worked in marketing and communications and health and wellness programs for UGA. She is a double dawg, with a B.S. in Forestry, Masters in Public Administration and is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health at UGA.


September 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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