Joshua Epkins ’19
Boston CollegePathway to graduate school
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.
Career Connection provides a wide variety of services for students, including:
Career Connection is located in room #324 of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center.
*Note: Career Catalyst Janelle Valdinger is located at the DEC in room 110 and Career Catalyst Carolyn Lammert is located in Corns 230.
Monday-Thursday, Noon - 4:30 p.m. – No appointment is necessary. Drop-ins are still occurring in person.
Submit your Resume/Cover Letter/Statement for review with a 72 hour business-day turnaround: digital review.
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.”
who worked with Career Connection agreed the work helped them pursue their future
secured a job, enrolled in graduate school, or participated in a year long volunteer activity post graduation
are entering Ph.D. or Master's programs
Over the past 10 years, Ohio Wesleyan students were accepted into medical school 100% of the time when their OWU GPAs and Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores were at or above the national mean for acceptance.