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…

The gap year experience

By Amanda Stewart, Career Counselor   Not ready for grad school or full-time work after your senior year? Consider taking a “gap year” – a short-term (1-2 years) work or internship experience that can provide experience, direction, personal growth and help you learn important transferable skills. Often, these opportunities include some kind of service, community…

BishopLink

By Nancy Westfield, Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services   PR, FINANCE, CONSERVATION, SPORTS, NON-PROFIT, EDUCATION, AND MEDIA INTERNSHIPS or JOBS – to name just a few! Wouldn’t you like to have access to lists of current job and internship openings posted directly for OWU students?  Well, you do – and it’s called…