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Career and Leadership Events

Get involved with the CLDC thr ough exceptional events all year long. Take advantage of workshops designed to enhance your professionalism, recruiting events with exciting employers, and opportunities to better understand CLDC services and resources.


The Fairs

 

Career & Internship Fair

Network with hundreds of employers right on Ohio University's Athens campus at the bi-annual Career & Internship Fair. Employers representing a diverse array of industries travel from across the country to recruit Ohio University students and alumni. Connect with recruiters, explore industries, and practice your networking skills while seeking an internship or job. 

Fall Semester
September 27, 2017
10am – 3pm 
Baker University Center
4th Floor, Ballroom

Pre-register for the Fair to receive a professionally printed name tag—including your full name, major, and year of study (or alumni status). Pre-registration is open until Sunday, September 24 12am. 

Get a name tag

See the full list of employers attending

Spring Semester 
February 14, 2018
10am – 3pm 
Baker University Center 
4th Floor, Ballroom

Visit the full calendar of events for details.

 

Get ready!

Schedule  career coaching, a  mock interview, or attend Prepare for the Fair events in advance of the fair. Check out  Bobcat CareerLink  to see which employers have signed up for the fair. 


Prepare for the Fair

Put your best foot forward at the Career & Internship Fair by taking part in Prepare for the Fair events. Running Monday – Thursday the week before the Career & Internship Fair, the CLDC offers opportunities to learn about professional dress, resumes and cover letters, and job searching.


Fall Semester 

Dress for Success
Monday, Septemer 18
5:30pm–6:30 pm

Bragging Rights: Creating the Perfect Resume and Cover Letter
Tuesday, September 19
5:30pm–6:30 pm

Hunting and Gathering: Job Search and Interviewing
Wednesday, September 20
5:30pm–6:30 pm

Who Are You and Why Should I Care?: Keys to Networking Success
Thursday, September 21
5:30pm–6:30 pm

 
Location

All Prepare for the Fair workshops take place in Baker University Center.

Baker University Center, 366
Amanda J Cunningham Leadership Center

 
Spring Semester 

February 5 – 8, 2018

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

 


Work That Matters 

Non-Profit and Service Fair

Connect with non-profit and service organizations to learn about career, internship, and volunteer opportunities in their sectors.

October 11, 2017 
1pm – 4pm 
Baker University Center 
2nd Floor, 240-242, Multipurpose Room

Pre-register to receive a professionally printed name tag—including your full name, major, and year of study (or alumni status). Pre-registration is open until Sunday, October 8, 12am. 

Get a name tag

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

 

GET READY!

Schedule  career coaching  or a  mock interview  to prepare for the fair. Check out  Bobcat CareerLink  to see which employers have signed up for the fair. 


Grad School Fair

Explore graduate education programs throughout the region. Get to know the variety of opportunities available in your interest area and meet recruiters from those universities in one convenient location. Visit Bobcat CareerLink to see the full list of recruiters and schools attending the fair.

October 17, 2017 
1pm – 4pm 
Baker University Center 
2nd Floor, 240-242, Multipurpose Room

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.


JobFest

Part-Time, On-Campus, and Seasonal Employment Fair

Earn much needed pocket change for the school year! Meet employers at a job fair geared toward part-time, on-campus, and seasonal employment. Take part in this event to find the right position for you.

March 28, 2018
1pm – 4pm 
Baker University Center 
2nd Floor, 240-242, Multipurpose Room

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

 

GET READY!

Schedule  career coaching  or a  mock interview  to prepare for the fair. Check out  Bobcat CareerLink  to see which employers have signed up for the fair. 


Teacher Job Fair

Network with schools and school districts from across the country on Ohio University's Athens campus at the annual Teacher Job Fair. Connect with recruiters, explore opportunities, and practice your networking and interviewing skills all in one day. 

April 13, 2018
8am – 4pm
Baker University Center 
4th Floor, Ballroom

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

 

GET READY!

Schedule career coaching or a mock interview to prepare for the fair. Check out Bobcat CareerLink to see which employers have signed up for the fair. 


Industry Events

Engage with employers and professionals from your dream industry! Each year the CLDC brings alumni, employers, and professionals from unique industries to campus. Through these events, learn about professions and opportunities in everything from recreation to media to the federal government. 

 

Government Jobs Spotlight

Meet a diverse panel of employers to learn about careers in government. From service in the United States Peace Corps to careers with local government—this panel will provide insight into the unique opportunities in government!

 

Panelists

Ralph Harvey
Athens Police Department, City of Athens
Captain of Athens Police Department

Kelsey Scott
City of Delaware (Ohio)
Economic Development Specialist

Danny Livengood
Peace Corps
Recruiter

 

Date, Time, Location

September 21, 2017 
6pm – 8pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

Let us know you're coming

The Industry Panels

Most majors can find opportunities across industries. From communications roles within healthcare to computer engineering in e-commerce and retail, your major can be applied to a broad spectrum of industries. During the 2017–2018 academic year, four industries will be featured through a panel of employers and Ohio University alum. Light refresments and drinks will be offered after the panel.

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

Panelists for each event are TBD.

Retail Panel
November 2, 2017 
6pm – 7:30pm 
Baker University Center 
Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center 

3rd Floor, 366

Event Management Panel
November 15, 2017 
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503

Healthcare Panel
January 25, 2018
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center 

3rd Floor, 366

Creative Jobs Panel
March 8, 2018
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503


Networking Events

 

A Night of Networking

Connect with Ohio University alumni who just so happen to be employers. Each semester, during the week of the Career & Internship Fair, the CLDC and  Ohio University Alumni Association  collaborate to bring students and alumni together. Enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeurves while building lasting professional relationships with Bobcats like you. 

Fall Semester 
September 27, 2017
5pm – 6:30pm
Konneker Alumni Center 
52 University Terrace

Register

Spring Semester 
February 14, 2018
5 pm – 6:30pm
Konneker Alumni Center 
52 University Terrace

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

 

NETWORKING CAN BE FUN!

Interested in learning how to network with confidence? Attend the networking workshop:  Who Are You and Why Should I Care? Keys to Networking Success, hosted during Prepare for the Fair.


Employer Hosted Events

Eager to engage with employers seeking Bobcats? Organization representatives visit campus regularly to connect with students. Activate your Bobcat CareerLink account and check the Bobcat CareerLink events calendar for employer hosted events.

Activiate Your Bobcat CareerLink


Leadership Certificate Workshops

Enhance your leadership development with a certificate  through the CLDC. Each certificate requires attendance at three workshops, scheduled throughout the semester.

View the full calendar of events for workshop dates and times.