Ohio University

Career and Leadership Development Center

CLDC Response to Racial Violence

The Career & Leadership Development Center condemns the systemic intolerance and injustice experienced by Black people. We express our grief, sorrow and compassion to all those who have and continue to be impacted by tragedies fueled by racism occurring across our nation.

We strongly oppose discrimination, hate, and intolerance and stand in solidarity with our Black students, faculty, and staff. We believe Black lives matter. 

The CLDC pledges to confront the traumatic and unjust impact of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination by challenging ourselves, our perceptions, values, and priorities. We will evaluate our programs, services, and partnerships with employers to ensure we are maximizing our potential to create just and inclusive opportunities for Black students.  


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. Students and alumni can schedule all appointments through Handshake. Many CLDC workshops and resources are also available online, including our Training Program workshops. The CLDC also invites admitted students to request a 30 minute coaching appointment by completing this 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 are available to meet by telephone and Microsoft Teams for all coaching services.

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Awards and Recognition

2018 Winner of the National Excellence Award for Career Services Excellence

– Awarded by the National Association of Colleges and Employers