Associate Director, Recruiting & External Relations
- MS, College Student Personnel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2009
- BS, Marketing, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2007
Laura Garcia is the Associate Director for Recruiting and External Relations at the Emory University Career Center where she acts as a bridge between students actively seeking employment and employers who are interested in hiring Emory students. Prior to working at Emory, Laura provided career coaching to students focused on IT, management, international business, agriculture, public health, and engineering careers as a Career Consultant at the University of Georgia. She also worked with graduate business students at Georgia State University.
Before moving to Georgia, she received an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Clemson University and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel from the University of Tennessee where she worked as a graduate assistant in Career Services. She has been professionally involved with the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers (GACE) for over 5 years and most recently by coordinating the 10th Annual Statewide Career Fair. Her career interests include technology, marketing, building strong employer relations and creating holistic experiences for students throughout college with the goal of increasing student success after graduation.