Can I get career-related experience in my courses?
Yes! From the senior project each student completes in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology to the professional internship each teacher education candidate completes in the Patton College of Education, coursework at OHIO prepares students for their first job out of school, as well as their last.
Can I find a career-related job on campus?
The Program to Aid Career Exploration (PACE) is an on-campus, internship-like work program sponsored by and unique to Ohio University. This program employs approximately 400 students each year. PACE gives students the opportunity to explore their career interests while attending school. The program also serves as an excellent resume-builder for students looking to expand their work experience. Additionally, PACE allows students to enhance their professional skills while earning a paycheck. Learn more at www.ohio.edu/financialaid.
How do I find an internship?
Many colleges and departments at OHIO have offices dedicated to helping you find on-campus and off-campus internships, in Athens and beyond. Talk to your advisor, department chair, or academic college internship coordinator to learn more.
Can you help me find a job after graduation?
OHIO's Career and Leadership Development Center provides academic major and career advising, job search assistance, online career development, job search resources, and workshops. The center also hosts three annual career fairs. Learn more at www.ohio.edu/careerandleadership.
What are your job placement rates?
Within six months of graduation, 93 percent of our students are employed or in graduate/professional school.
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