Now in its 5th year, the Bishop Launch Program (BLP) helps students become confident, competent, and competitive internship and job seekers. A semester-long program offered only during the fall term, BLP targets Sophomores & Juniors, helps them in their internship/job search process, and gives them the tools to successfully launch into their careers post OWU.

The fall 2021 program will feature a combination of virtual and in-person options to meet student needs.

See the BLP Flyer here! 

Why Participate? 

In addition to intensive support from Career Connection, each participant will be partnered with a specific career coach and receive further 1:1 support. BLP offers workshops focused on personal & professional development, intensive assistance on resume and interview skills, and an opportunity to engage with employers. Upon the successful completion of BLP, students receive an OWU padfolio and a $200 award to purchase professional attire!

Requirements for Completion 

  • Attend a virtual Bishop Launch Information Session in August
  • Participate in the two required Bishop Launch Workshops (offered virtually & in-person)
  • Attend the virtual Bishop Launch Kickoff Event to learn about Power Skills and meet with employers & Alumni in small break-out groups
  • Come to a Career Fair or an Employer Engagement event 
  • Choose your own Career Workshop (e.g. Get LinkedIn, Virtual Interviewing) 
  • Meet at least two times with your designated Career Coach (virtually or in-person) over the course of the semester and complete a Recorded Mock Interview and a Resume that gets approved. 

Visit Handshake and search for The Bishop Launch Program events to register for BLP. 

 

Contact Mindy Agin, Assistant Director for Internships and Externships for more information.

 

Confident. Competent. Competitive.

CONTACT INFO

Location

Career Connection
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center #324
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 740-368-3152
F 740-368-3158
E careers@owu.edu

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OFFICE HOURS

Academic Year
M-F Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Drop-In Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-TH
(no appointment necessary)

Summer Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-TH