Welcome to SoACE!

The Southern Association of Colleges and Employers is a 1,000+ member organization of human resources, college relations, and career services professionals representing employers and universities throughout the southeast. Learn more about SoACE.


By joining SoACE, you and your organization can become a part of 15 state regional network of college and university career services administrators and employer representatives for networking; cultural and geographical development; professional development; best practices & trends; consulting services; diversity initiatives; branding opportunities and more! 


2018 Employer Relations Summit

Registration for the Employer Relations Summit is now open. The Summit will take place in Charlotte, NC, June 20 - 22. Registration is $225 for SoACE members and $275 for non-members.

Hosting a career fair?

Spread the word about SoACE to your career fair employer attendees by including this advertisement in your employer packet/handouts.

Web Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for a list of SoACE sponsorship opportunities. These opportunities will benefit SoACE as an overall association, and are separate from conference-related sponsorships.

Recruiting Database System Survey

The Technology Knowledge Group would like to learn more about what recruiting database system your Career Services department is currently utilizing. This information will be helpful for SOACE and the Technology Knowledge Group in creating further webinars and resources to support you further in successful best practices and implementations of your systems. SOACE Recruiting Database System Survey

Become a Member

Joining SoACE is easy with the online application process. You may select an electronic invoice be sent to your office, or you may pay immediately with credit card. The SoACE Membership Year runs from July 1 - June 30 of every year. Click here to view membership fees. 

Need to update your account? If your organization is already a member, and you need to update the member representative name, please contact the SoACE Office with the name and email of the new member, and who they are replacing.

Learn more about membership categories or the group membership option.

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2018 SoACE Conference

The conference will take place December 2 - 5, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA.


  • Network with career services and college recruiting colleagues.
  • Get up-to-date information on trends and issues affecting the profession.
  • Learn best practices that you can adapt for your program.
  • Benchmark with like organizations and institutions.
  • Explore new and emerging technologies.
  • Share challenges and solutions with your professional community.
  • Learn about new products and services for the field that can help you cut costs and increase your productivity.
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