Ohio University

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Achieve undeniable outcomes

OHIO Outcomes

Your OHIO experience and connections will help you succeed

You can intern at a Fortune 500 company, continue on to graduate school, or head straight to the workforce. OHIO’s support for leadership, internships, and career development will propel you forward.


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of OHIO grads are employed or in graduate school within a year


OHIO students won Fulbright Awards in 2017-2018

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Top-notch internships

Our nationally recognized academics, paired with hands-on work experience, prepare our students for real-world success. OHIO interns are sought after by some of the leading companies in the world, including NASA, Tesla, Whirlpool, the New York Times, and the National Institutes of Health. If you have an interest in politics, the Ohio University Capital Internship Program even sends select students to Washington, D.C., for a semester of experience on Capitol Hill!

Graduate school guidance

Our advisors can help you find the right graduate program and navigate the application process. For instance, the College of Arts and Sciences has a pre-professional advising center for those who plan to pursue a career in health professions such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine. Plus, you’ll have the chance to connect with your future program in person at our Grad School Fairs. We can also assist you in applying for national and international awards to fund your education. Our students have earned Fulbright, Marshall, Hollings, and Udall scholarships!

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Students participating in the Ohio University Career Fair, held in Baker University Center

Career preparation

We offer more than 200 professional development events per year, where you’ll have the chance to connect with employers face to face. Our Career and Leadership Development Center offers personalized career and leadership coaching designed to prepare you to thrive in the working world. Stop in for a mock job interview or just to practice your professional handshake.

Endless alumni success stories

OHIO graduates are unparalleled in their fields. Scripps College of Communication alumni have earned 41 Pulitzer Prizes. Golden Globe-nominated actress Piper Perabo earned her degree from OHIO. Alumna Yvette McGee Brown was the first African-American female justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio. And the late OHIO alumnus George Voinovich served as an Ohio governor and U.S. senator.

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