Connection Week: Career Connection
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Career Connection: Wednesday, October 16th
In 5 minutes or less you will be able to have mini resume reviews, quick self-assessments, learn more about Career Connection, explore career opportunities, and access tech tips and tools! This interactive career resource fair will include free giveaways, raffle prizes, and food to enjoy. The event is also completely flexible, and you can arrive & leave anytime during the hour. Come join us and get career ready quickly! Please register here: Career Connection Registration.
Alumni Connection: Friday, October 18th; Limited Availability, Register Today!
Are you curious about different career options and what you can do with your major? At this casual speed-networking event, you will be given a list of Alumni and a map so you can maximize who you talk to and connect with! This is your chance to grow your social network and learn about Alumni's career journey. Get a leg up on job opportunities by meeting alumni who are willing to open doors for you! Please register here: Alumni Connection Registration.
Apply to paid micro-internships (typically virtual 2-5 week experiences) through this new system!
Access the new video library of 6,000 clips that feature "get hired" videos and day-in-the-life experiences of numerous occupations.
Handshake - Landing a job or internship can be stressful and time-consuming. Career Connection is here to ease that process. Log in today to complete your profile and put your best self forward to employers. And, be sure to download Handshake Mobile (iOS-only) to discover jobs on the go and to stay on track with reminders for application deadlines and direct messages from employers.
Appointment Hours – Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Schedule on Handshake! Log into your handshake account and click on "Career Center" in the top right-hand corner. Select Appointments and follow the prompts.
Drop-In Hours – Monday-Thursday, Noon - 4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary.
Freshmen should be focusing on identifying their interests and building skills for the future. Click below to find resources on how to do that.
Sophomores should be looking for summer opportunities to work and/or go abroad. Career Services can help you find the perfect summer internship here in Columbus, your hometown or across the globe.
Juniors need to focus on building their network. Whether it's through LinkedIn, attending career fairs/ professional events or through family and friends, networking can be the key to your internship and job search success!
Seniors, it is go time! Finding a job can be difficult but Career Services has many resources at your disposal to help make that process more bearable. Come in for a mock interview or have us look at your resume before you send it in.
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.”
work in the field of their choice
for percentage of graduates who own a business
report having a job or being in graduate school
for acceptance in to medical & dental schools