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Plans for Fall 2020

Remote Availability

The Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) is open and all staff will be working remotely during fall 2020. 


The CLDC will host all fall recruitment events virtually. Please visit the Career Fairs page on Handshake for event information. Employers are encouraged to contact Katie Hankins, event and recruitment coordinator, with questions. 


All 30-minute and 10-minute coaching services are available by telephone and Microsoft Teams for students and alumni. These services include mock interviews, career coaching, and leadership coaching. Please schedule all appointments through Handshake. For more information about how to log in to Handshake and how to schedule, visit our About Handshake page. If you have difficulty scheduling on Handshake, call us at (740) 593-2909 or email careerandleadership@ohio.edu

Diversity and Inclusion Drop-In Career Corner

Join us at an upcoming Diversity and Inclusion Drop-In Career Corner. Career Coach Tamika Williams offers 10-minute appointments to address career-related needs. Sessions are frequently used for quick resume feedback or general questions about career development. Click here for specific dates and the link to join a session on Zoom. You can also schedule 30-minute coaching appointments anytime with Tamika Williams, the CLDC’s Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion.

Career and Leadership Workshops

Our popular career and leadership workshops are available in both live-remote and pre-recorded formats. Beginning Tuesday, September 8th, the CLDC will host live workshop facilitations from 6p-8pm through fall semester each Tuesday night. To see a list of upcoming facilitations, check out the Handshake events calendar or the Ohio University Calendar of Events. For any questions about leadership workshops, please contact Lindsey Ward, the CLDC's Associate Director for Leadership, Inclusion and Staff Training.

Career Closet

During the Fall 2020 semester the CLDC will offer a 30-minute virtual Career Closet appointment to support students who have questions about how to dress for interviews or virtual career fairs, how they should dress for work, and any other professional dress related questions. All appointments are being held via Microsoft Teams and scheduled through Handshake.

Resources for Faculty

Faculty are encouraged to use CLDC lesson plans and interactive content to supplement online instruction. Resources that are ready for use in courses are available on this CLDC page. We also have pre-recorded programming and live workshops that can be incorporated into asynchronous or synchronous courses.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please email Imants Jaunarajs, Executive Director at jaunaraj@ohio.edu. You can also email our office at careerandleadership@ohio.edu.

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