Career Connection has cultivated many exceptional resources that can help you explore careers, find opportunities, and prepare your resume, cover letter, and interview. As an OWU student, you have special access to paid resources and career guides that were created just for you. Please download the career guides and follow the links below!

For guidance or assistance on using these resources, we are happy to work with you individually. Please come in for drop-ins Monday-Thursday from noon-4:30 p.m., or schedule an appointment through Handshake.

Career Guides & Resume Template

See our wonderful career guides below. Download these robust guides for your career & professional development!

Career Guides & Resume Template

Handshake (Internships & Employment On & Off Campus)

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.

Instructions for Alumni access found HERE.

Handshake Link

Candid Career

Access the new video library of 6,000 clips that feature “get hired” videos and day-in-the-life experiences of people in numerous occupations. This is a great way to hear about people's personal experiences in their career! 

Candid Career Link

Challenge Mindset List

Wondering what to do when you graduate? Consider the Career Challenges you are most interested in tackling! Learn how these cards can aid you in thinking critically about your career, researching potential employers, and finding job opportunities that resonate with you! 

Challenge Mindset Cards (With Descriptions)

Challenge Mindset Cards Only

Match Major Sheets

Curious about the careers, work settings, and resources associated with your specific major? Look no further! Check out this resource to explore the specific job titles, employers and strategies that will be useful with your major in a one-page handout. 

Match Major Sheets

Alumni Partners Program

Connect with fellow Bishops from around the world. These Alumni Partners are active and eager to be contacted to provide free connections, networking, career advice, presentations, and mentorship to YOU! Uncertain of how to reach out to Alumni to conduct an Information Interview? Check out our Networking & Information Interview Guide Here.

Alumni Partner Program Link

GoinGlobal (Premier site found in myOWU)

Find international jobs and internships for 30 countries, updated daily. Includes expert advice on CVs, resumes, work permits and visas.

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Interviewing & Resume Writing Podcast

Check out a recorded podcast on interviewing & resume writing from our Career Connection Director & Alumni in Residence Volunteer. 

Podcast Recording


Opportunities & Resources for OWU Majors

Have you wondered what jobs, internships, or websites may be helpful within majors of interest? Look no further! Check out our full directory of helpful links that are tied to each major at OWU!

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Employers by Major

Researching employers is key to the job search process! Use this tool to find employers based on your major and location of interest.

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