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Career and Leadership Events

Get involved with the CLDC thr ough exceptional events all year long, including workshops designed to enhance your professionalism, recruiting events with employers, and opportunities to explore career options. Read on for event descriptions.

Visit our Calendar of Events for a chronological list of offerings.

Calendar of Events


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 26, 2018
10am – 3pm 
Baker University Center 
4th Floor, Ballroom

Spring Semester 
February 13, 2019
10am – 3pm 
Baker University Center 
4th Floor, Ballroom

 

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. 


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 10, 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. 


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 23, 2018
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 20, 2019
1pm – 4pm 
Baker University Center 
2nd Floor, 240-242, Multipurpose Room

 

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 1, 2019
7am – 8am
Check-in at Baker University Center
2nd Floor, Baker Theater

 

itinerary
  • 7am – 8am: Student check-in
    This event is first-come, first-serve. If you're the first to check-in, you're the first to meet employers.
  • 8am – 9am: Networking hour in Baker Ballroom
  • 9am–4pm: Interviewing
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

 

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 2018–2019 academic year, four industries will be featured through a panel of employers and Ohio University alum. Light refresments and drinks will be offered after each panel.

Visit the  full calendar of events  for details.

Missed an industry panel and want to watch it online? Visit our YouTube page  to see video recording of our panels.

Government Panel
September 20, 2018
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503

Industry Panel (Industry TBD)
November 1, 2018
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Panel
January 30, 2019
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503

Sustainability Panel
April 4, 2019
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503

 

National Service Panel

Join representatives from national service organizations, such as Peace Corps or Teach for America, to learn first hand from volunteers that engaged in service. Panelists will share their personal stories of service, as well as providing insight into the recruitment and application processes for each of their organizations. 

March 21, 2019
6pm – 7:30 pm 
Baker University Center 
5th Floor, 503


Networking Events

 

Bobcat Breakfast

Students and alumni employers connect in advance of the biannual Career and Internship Fairs. This is your chance to connect with employers, OHIO alumni, and fellow students in an informal setting. Breakfast will be offered, and attendees will have the chance to win raffle prizes.

This event is free to all attendees, including non-alumni guests. We hope to see you there.

Dates and Locations TBD

 

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.

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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.