Information for Students

2017 Ohio State University Career and Internship Fair

September 12-13, 2017 | Ohio Union | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
September 14, 2017 Interview Day 

Join us for a campus-wide career fair that connects Ohio State students across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels with employers seeking to recruit them for career employment and internships.  

Professional dress is required. Current students should bring a BuckID for entry; there is no pre-registration required. Recent Ohio State alumni are welcome to attend and should bring a copy of their resume for entry.

 

What companies are attending? List of participating employers.

 

Career Fair Prep Events

Converting CV to Resume and Career Fair Tips

Ohio Union, Ohio Staters Traditions Room

Wednesday, August 30

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Attend this workshop to learn how to translate the graduate and professional experience from your Curriculum Vitae into an employer-friendly resume. Also, gain insight into strategies for successfully navigating The Ohio State University Career and Internship Fair. 

RSVP Preferred via Buckeye Careers Network. Be sure to carefully read through your eligible point of access for Current Students, then log in using your name.# and OSU password. Once logged in, go to the Events -> Workshops tab to RSVP. 

 

Making the Most of a Career Fair Workshop

Ohio Union, Ohio Staters Traditions Room

Thursday, August 31

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

This workshop will address best practices and effective strategies for making the most of your time at the upcoming Ohio State Career & Internship Fair. Learn how to conduct research prior to the event, appropriately present yourself to employers, follow up after the initial introduction, and much more. 

RSVP Preferred via Buckeye Careers Network. Be sure to carefully read through your eligible point of access for Current Students, then log in using your name.# and OSU password. Once logged in, go to the Events -> Workshops tab to RSVP. 

 

Career Closet

Ohio Union, Lower Level

Thursday, September 7

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Interviews and career fairs can be tricky, especially when you don’t have the right attire to dress to impress. Don’t have the budget to purchase an outfit for an upcoming interview?  Stop by the Student Life Career Closet event, we will have gently used clothing, shoes and accessories – everything you need to make a lasting impression, at no cost to you!  Dressing rooms and mirrors will be available for your convenience. Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Omega student organization.

Open to all students, no RSVP required.

 

Mastering the Application Process on USAJOBS.gov

Younkin 250, Dennis Learning Center

Thursday, September 7

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

This session will cover the federal application process and how it differs from a traditional employment application process.  Individual topics will include search tips, anatomy of federal vacancy announcement, and federal resume writing.

RSVP Required via Buckeye Careers Network. Be sure to carefully read through your eligible point of access for Current Students, then log in using your name.# and OSU password. Once logged in, go to the Events -> Workshops tab to RSVP. 

 

Professional Head Shot Photo Booth

Ohio Union outside Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom

Tuesday, September 12

Wednesday, September 13

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to have a professional photo taken to use in your social media profiles. 

Open to all students.

 

Graduate and Professional School Expo

Ohio Union, Performance Hall and Great Hall Meeting Room

Wednesday, September 13

12:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Begin your journey to graduate or professional school. Attend the expo and connect with schools from across the country. This is a great chance to explore your options, gather information and make connections with admissions officers. RSVP Preferred

 

Student-Employer Networking Events

Multicultural Student and Employer Meet and Greet

Ohio Union, Cartoon Room

Monday, September 11 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Use this opportunity to engage with various employers from the Career & Internship Fair. Whether you are actively searching for a career or internship, or seeking an opportunity to build your network for future prospects, come learn about each of these organizations and what they can offer talented students, like you. Employers are very interested in meeting students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds, who can bring unique perspectives and skills to an organization. Sponsored by Huntington. 

RSVP Preferred via Buckeye Careers Network. Be sure to carefully read through your eligible point of access for Current Students, then log in using your name.# and OSU password. Once logged in, go to the Events -> Workshops tab to RSVP.

 

Employer and Student Veteran Networking Reception

Ohio Union, Woody’s Tavern

TuesdaySeptember 12

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Your military experience has given you powerful skills and leadership opportunities that provide immeasurable value to the workplace. Join us for a special event sponsored by Nationwide Insurance to connect you with employers across multiple industries. Several recruiters will be attending and are eager to meet you and explore opportunities to leverage your skills and expertise in their organizations. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided and please dress in Business attire for this event. Sponsored by Enterprise.

RSVP Preferred

 

Foreign Language Careers Meet and Greet

Ohio Union, Cartoon Room

Wednesday, September 13

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Looking for career opportunities where you can use your foreign language skills along with other majors and minors you may have? Please join us for this special mixer to meet recruiters who are looking for qualified foreign language students and begin your exciting global career!  Co-sponsored by Pi Delta Psi student organization.  Please dress in business attire, bring your resume and be ready to network. 

RSVP Required via Buckeye Careers Network. Be sure to carefully read through your eligible point of access for Current Students, then log in using your name.# and OSU password. Once logged in, go to the Events -> Workshops tab to RSVP.

 

Public Service and Nonprofit Careers Reception

Page Hall

Wednesday, September 13

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Are you interested in working in the public sector? Do not miss this premier opportunity to meet some terrific alumni and employers that work in public service. We ask that you dress in business attire and come prepared with questions to ask regarding your transition from college life to professional life. 

RSVP Required via Buckeye Careers Network. Be sure to carefully read through your eligible point of access for Current Students, then log in using your name.# and OSU password. Once logged in, go to the Events -> Workshops tab to RSVP.