WELCOME EMPLOYERS!

Career Connection welcomes your participation in recruiting our students.

Recognized as a leading national liberal arts university by U.S. News & World Report, Ohio Wesleyan University offers a high-quality liberal arts education in an atmosphere that fosters learning, growth, service, and excellence.

Ohio Wesleyan’s students are not only prepared to contribute critical thinking, effective communication, and leadership skills to your organization, but also a civic understanding and international appreciation.

Ohio Wesleyan students have been applauded for their involvement in life-changing service endeavors through the university’s recognition in Colleges That Change Lives and by the John Templeton Foundation’s exemplary Volunteer Service and Spiritual Growth programs.

Participate in a Career Fair

The annual OWU Career & Grad School Fair is suited for employers who are seeking interns, full-time and/or part-time employees or who simply want our students to learn more about their organization. It is also appropriate for graduate and professional school programs interested in gaining visibility among a bright and talented group of students. Nearly a quarter of OWU students pursue further education immediately after graduation.

OWU’s annual Internship & Summer Job Fair is suited for employers who are seeking to hire interns, full-time and/or part-time employees and/or seasonal employees.

Career & Grad School Fair Internship & Summer Job Fair

Post a Position

Handshake allows prospective employers to post jobs and internships and search student resumes. Once your organization has been approved for access to the system (please allow 1-2 full business days), you will be able to post your opportunities 24/7 to connect with OWU students and alumni.

If you are specifically seeking Ohio Wesleyan students or alumni, you can post directly on Handshake.

If you need assistance, access the Handshake Help Center.

We also send out a bi-weekly newsletter to OWU students. Please email us careers@owu.edu and provide robust details for the posting and application process.

Register as an Employer on Handshake Handshake Help Center

On-Campus Engagement Opportunities

Employers interested in on-campus recruiting opportunities are invited to schedule an on-campus recruiting date. On-campus interviews and information sessions are conducted in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Two interview rooms and meeting spaces are available. Interviews may be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, from late September through April.

Special arrangements for interviews can be arranged. We prefer to have advance notice of at least two-three weeks to allow time to properly publicize your visit to our students. In order to allow a variety of recruiters to come to campus, we can accommodate two recruiting visits per organization each semester.

Information sessions and faculty connections (availability depending) can also be arranged. Information sessions usually take place in the evenings or at noon. If you plan to conduct on-campus interviews, information sessions are frequently scheduled the day prior to raise visibility and general awareness of your organization. If an evening program or presentation is desired, please mention this option when you contact us.

On-Campus Recruiting Options

  • On-Campus Interviews
  • Information Sessions
  • Campus Center Lobby Tables

Click here to schedule one or more of these options.

Recruiting Materials and Advertising

Please be specific about special preferences related to the particular positions offered. A position description with the stated criteria will help ensure that you have interested, qualified, and informed candidates. We encourage you to consider all factors in reviewing resumes—many of our students have had marketable experiences outside of their formal academic programs.

Posters and flyers announcing your visit are encouraged. The office will promote your visit through Ohio Wesleyan’s daily online event announcements and emails to students. You may also advertise your recruiting visit through purchasing an ad in the student newspaper, The Transcript, Ohio Wesleyan University, Slocum 342, Delaware, OH, 43015, (740) 368-3006. References to your organization’s Web site are also appreciated.

Location/Hotel Accommodations

Being just a half-hour north of Columbus makes access to our campus convenient. Delaware is within a short distance from I-71. Delaware is also located near the John Glenn Columbus International Airport (approximately 40 minutes). There are several hotels and motels within Delaware and the surrounding area. For further information about hotel accommodations, please click here.

Department Contact Info

Location

Office of Career Services
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center #324
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 740-368-3152
E careers@owu.edu

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Office Hours

M-F   8:30 a.m. - noon, 1-5 p.m. 

Open Student Hours 

M-F   10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.