Career Connection advising appointments are available to you virtually and in-person (often by request). Easily schedule your appointments via Handshake, or submit your Resume/Cover Letter/Statement for digital review.
Career Connection’s mission is to help all OWU students develop and implement the tools and tenacity to navigate the path from college into the professional world.
Career Connection will challenge and inspire students to explore their passions and values and combine them to create a fulfilling and successful future.
Our vision is that 100% of OWU students are impacted by Career Connection, and because of this impact, are ready to succeed in life after OWU.
How We Can Help
Career Connection provides a wide variety of services for students, including:
- Resume & Cover Letter Critiques
- Career Exploration
- Job/Internship Search Strategies
- Employer Connections
- Graduate/Professional School Preparation
- Personal Statement Reviews
- Mock Interviews
- Professional Networking
- Salary Negotiation
- Job Offer Evaluation
- Career Fair Preparation
- Personal Branding & LinkedIn
Location and Hours
Career Connection is located in room #324 of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center.
*Note: Career Catalyst Carolyn Lammert is located in Corns 230.
Monday-Thursday, Noon - 4:30 p.m. – No appointment is necessary.
Submit your Resume/Cover Letter/Statement for review with a 72-hour business-day turnaround: digital review.
Raissa Kanku ’19
Graduate Institute of Geneva (IHEID), Switzerland
Ana Borish ’19
Louisiana State University Law School
Mustapha Habib ’19
Test Engineer at Hypres Inc. in Elmsford, New York
Liz Knowlton ’19
Analyst at JP Morgan Chase in Columbus, OH
Eva Blockstein ’19
Field Technician at National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) in Fairbanks, Alaska
Kanku interned with the Borgen Project to reduce global poverty. She received OWU Connection Grants to study imperialism in France, migration stories between Mexico and the U.S. border, spatial justice after Apartheid in South Africa, redlining within Chicago, and the works of Common Grounds in relation to homelessness in Michigan; research project on the redlining system between Chicago and Paris in relation to housing.
Borish performed research with Dr. Chris Wolverton on a NASA project on plant perception of gravity. She participated in Moot Court competition and traveled to the Galapagos Islands for a travel-learning course
Habib's OWU connection experience includes research on the behavior of Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices and Josephson Junctions, a primary component of any superconducting circuit. He is a Delta Tau Delta.
“The Economics faculty and staff have given me the courage and confidence to strive for my highest goals. Without their help, I probably wouldn't be getting ready to start my dream job in July.” Knowlton launched her own candy company, Sweet Lizabella’s. She received a Woltemade Center internship and traveled to Mexico on a travel-learning course.
“The opportunity to study in Panama with world-class scientists on the forefront of conservation was so important for affirming that I am studying what I want to be. I wouldn’t have been able to do that without funding from the Theory to Practice Grant program.”