Ohio University

Career and Leadership Development Center


The Career & Leadership Development Center is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. for coaching by phone or video call. Many CLDC workshops and resources are available online and we are available to answer questions at careerandleadership@ohio.edu. The CLDC also invites admitted students to request a 30 minute coaching appointment by completing this form.

Meet with a Coach


Early, Often, and Forever

At the Career and Leadership Development Center, “Early, often, and forever” is more than a slogan; it's an essential practice in reaching one’s aspirations and potential. We know that the achievement of a satisfying career happens when you start early and try often, and we’ll support you in that process, forever.

Connect with Us


We offer one-on-one services for career coaching, leadership coaching and mock interviews. All services will be conducted by phone until further notice.

Appointments are scheduled through Handshake.

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Admitted students are also invited to complete a coaching appointment before classes begin this fall. New students have access to Handshake 24-hours after registering for class. If you would like to meet now, please complete a scheduling request form.

Career and Leadership Development Center

Baker University Center 5th Floor (533), Athens, Ohio

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: (740) 593-2909

Email: careerandleadership@ohio.edu

Our staff is working remotely until further notice. We remain excited to serve our community throughout this transition to remote work.

Awards and Recognition

2018 Winner of the National Excellence Award for Career Services Excellence

– Awarded by the National Association of Colleges and Employers