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Control Your Career Development Remotely

We are living in an unpredictable time, but you still have control over your career development. The Career & Leadership Development Center (CLDC) team is here to support you throughout this time and beyond. Below are three ideas for ways you can take charge of your career goals.   

Talk with a Coach

Meet with a CLDC coach to develop a personalized strategy for your job or internship search. Career coachingleadership coaching, and mock interviews are available by phone or video call year-round. Here are a few ways you can engage with a coach: 

  • Develop a strategy and timeline for finding an internship or job  

  • Determine what virtual employer events exist for networking 

  • Update your resume or LinkedIn to make a great impression 

  • Practice your interviewing skills in a video or phone mock interview

  • Complete your Handshake profile and explore the platform 

  • Discuss career path options for your major 

Schedule your next coaching or mock interview appointment using Handshake. Prospective students are invited to request career coaching using this form.

Explore Handshake

Ohio University uses Handshake, the leading career platform used by 500+ colleges and by more than 250,000 employers. Used by all Fortune 500 companies, Handshake allows you to discover and favorite jobs at top financial institutions, cutting edge tech firms, leading design and marketing agencies, nonprofits making the world a better place, and more. You can also receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences and search history. Here are basic tips to start maximizing your Handshake: 

  • Log in to Handshake at ohio.joinhandshake.com using your Ohio University credentials 

  • Update your profile to customize your Handshake experience 

  • Explore the virtual events and remote employment opportunities  

Build Skills Online at Your Own Pace

The CLDC transitioned six popular workshops to an online format to be available when and where you need them. Use these workshop experiences to build the leadership and career skills employers seek. Additionally, you can now complete the Career Readiness Training Program or the 21st Century Leadership Program 100% remotely.