About Us

The Career Services & Alumni Relations Office is open to all Andrew Young School (AYS) students and alumni. We specialize in working with policy studies majors and concentrations. We love all things public affairs!

Our mission is to support the AYS community by providing exceptional career guidance, expertise, services, and resources.

Our Office Provides:

Career Services for Students and Alumni– Individualized career counseling (exploration, decision-making, goal-setting), Handshake (on-line job/internship board), resume & cover letter reviews, LinkedIn profile feedback, internship/job search support, mock interviews, networking opportunities, career fairs and events, workshops, graduate school application support, and more.

Employer Relations – Support employers with their full-time and internship recruiting needs, helping them connect with students and alumni.

Alumni Relations and Services – Community, connections and career counseling (and job search support) to AYS alumni.

Student Organizations – Support to all Andrew Young School student organizations.

Schedule an Appointment 


Stop by our office during walk-in hours: Tuesdays from 12:20 - 2:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Our office is located on the Ground Floor of the Andrew Young Building, at the corner of Peachtree Street and Marietta, in downtown Atlanta.  Our room number is G47, which is located right next to the elevators on the ground floor.

Phone Number:  404-413-0069
Fax Number: 404-413-0018

Our email is ayscareers@gsu.edu.

Our physical street address is:

Office of Career Services & Alumni Relations
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University
14 Marietta Street NW, G47
Atlanta, GA 30303

Our mailing address is:
Office of Career Services & Alumni Relations
PO Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992


Colleen Perry AYSPS Portraits

Colleen Perry

Brian Mitchell
Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Rachel Stanley
Marketing Graduate Assistant
Laura Nguyen
Student Clubs Graduate Assistant

Bridgett Hitchings
Employer Relations Graduate Assistant

Armando Tovar
Alumni Relations Graduate Assistant

Justiyce Walker
Front Desk Assistant
Front Desk Assistant


Career Planning Handbook

Whether you are just enrolling in your program, are close to graduation or are an AYS alum, the AYS Career Services Handbook is an excellent resource for to help you plan your career.

Click here to download the Handbook

Employer Guide

If you're considering working with the Andrew Young School to recruit students and alumni, take a look at our employer guide:

Click here to download the Employer Guide