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Where Can I Find Jobs & Internships?

Hey everyone, A lot of people approach me asking about ways to find jobs and internships. Most of the time I talk about each tool/service that Career Services has to offer, but most end up either forgetting or not using them for whatever reason. I’m going to describe each of our main, online internship/job services…

Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Hey OWU! I hope everyone is looking forward to the end of the semester and not too stressed out just yet. In light of the upcoming event, Powerful Women Paving The Way, sponsored by the Woltemade Center, the Ohio Wesleyan Fund, and Career Services, where students get the chance to hear from and network with…

Make The Most Of Your Internship

Hey everyone, With the stretch run of the semester already here, it is application season for students looking for internships for the summer. With that being said, I want to offer tips describing how to make the most out of any internship. 1. Ask questions. Internships can be paid or unpaid. If you receive the latter,…

Finals week – HELP!

Hey everyone, I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving breaks with their families and got some time to recharge for the final eleven days before final exams begin. If you can relate to the title of this post, you understand that finals week is approaching, and guess what? You are not the only one feeling nervous! I have…

NETWORKING SHOULDN’T BE YOUR LAST DITCH EFFORT

Finding people to contact is just part of networking. Try these quick tips to make the most of your conversations with networking contacts: Send an e-mail to introduce yourself when requesting a meeting. Explain (briefly!) what you have in common and describe what you hope to learn through your conversation. Include a date and time…

WANT A JOB AT GRADUATION?

Want a Job at Graduation? Six Tips to Success – Start at the OWU Career & Grad School Fair!  Thursday, Sept. 25th, 11am to 1:30pm in the Benes Rooms Head to the career services office today. This is where you’ll find all the tools you need to do a job search. Start now, not next…

Transferable skills

By Hannah Urano, Social Media and Blogging Intern   According to Binghampton University, as you begin your job search or consider careers that would be right for you, it is important to know what you are good at and what you enjoy doing. Over the years, you have developed many skills from coursework, extracurricular activities,…

Getting the most out of your internship

By Hannah Urano, Social Media and Blogging Intern   With the school year quickly coming to a close, it is time to begin thinking about summer internships. Here are 10 tips from US News to help you get the most out of your internship experience: 1) Know what to expect. Don’t enter your internship with…