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Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week

Save the Date: Jan. 27 to Feb. 1, 2020

The fourth annual College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week is Jan. 27 to Feb. 1, 2020.

A highlight is Alumni Networking Day on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, with an Alumni and Student Networking Reception that brings together hundreds of alumni and students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

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For more information, contact Lisa Cohen

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Get Your Resume in Handshake

Arts & Sciences graduates have the skills employers want: communication, problem-solving, teamwork, intercultural competence. and ethical thinking and action.

Individualized Career Coaching for Arts & Sciences Students

College of Arts & Sciences students can take advantage of individualized career coaching, with many resources to help them prepare for successful lives. Students with liberal arts degrees are highly sought after because they are educated to think critically and become problem solvers for 21st century issues.

Once you log-in to Handshake, please follow these steps:

  • Select “Career Center” on the top right.
  • On the drop-down menu, select “Appointments.”
  • Select “Schedule A New Appointment.”
  • Select “CLDC Baker University Center Location.”
  • Select “CLDC Career Coaching for Arts & Sciences” (Mock Interviews and Leadership Coaching options also available).
  • You will then be able to locate available appointments.
  • Select the time that works for you and complete the information requested.
  • Push “Request.”

Additional Resources

Faculty advisers—Each student has a faculty adviser is his or her major. Students still deciding on a major path have advisers in the College of Arts & Sciences Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs.The Career and Leadership Development Center offers career planning, career fairs, leadership programs, and job and internship searches through Handshake, a mock interview program, and information on resume writing.

The Power of Handshake

To access jobs and internships that employers are marketing to Ohio University students and alumni, create your Handshake account today!

  • More than 2,600 registered employers are recruiting at Ohio University.
  • All Fortune 500 companies are using Handshake.

And, be sure to download Handshake Mobile (iOS) to discover jobs on the go and to stay on track with reminders for application deadlines and direct messages from employers.

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