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Internship and Career Services

Welcome!

 

The Career Service Office at Ohio University Zanesville is dedicated to assisting students and alumni with their career development and job search process. It is important that students start thinking about career development early in their academic journey. The Career Service Office provides guidance with resumés and cover letters, employment searches, and interview preparation.

 

As a student of Ohio University Zanesville, you also have access to the information and benefits of the Career and Leadership Development Center in Athens, OH located on the main campus of Ohio University.

 

Resumés and Cover Letters:

Your resumé is your marketing tool. It provides a quick overview of the skills, knowledge, and experience you have to “sell” to an employer. A resumé summarizes your educational and employment experiences. It should be a concise, easy-to-read review of your qualifications.

 

The cover letter gives you the opportunity to draw an employer’s attention to the skills and experience outlined in your résumé. You can also expand upon information that matches the position for which you wish to be considered. The cover letter can highlight special achievements which might otherwise go overlooked.

 

Career Options and Employment Searches:

Below are various resources available to assist in your career research.

 

Enables students to discover and learn about career options related to their        personal attributes. To login to FOCUS use the access code "ohiou329".

 

         Helps students connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and strategies to guide students to be a more marketable candidate.

 

Provides career information of a wide variety of occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

This is a full-service, web-based application available to all OU students that allows employers to post open positions, review resumes, and select interview candidates.

 

The following links are additional sources of job search information that you may find helpful. Please remember that organizations listing these positions are not sponsored or endorsed by the Career Service Office, but are provided for your information.

 

 

Interviews:

Interviewing provides you with an opportunity to match your skills, education and experience to a specific organization and position. One goal is to demonstrate that you are the best candidate for that position. Another goal is to analyze whether the organization will be a good fit for your personality and professional goals.

 

 

Career Service Office (CSO), Elson Hall 115

Lisa Jeffries, jeffriee@ohio.edu, Elson 110, 740.588.1548