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2021 Science Career Fair (Virtual)

The Science Career Fair will be held both in-person on Monday, October 4th and virtually on Handshake Tuesday, October 5th. Both events are focused on helping you find an internship, a first job, or your next job! The event is open to ALL current Ohio State University students and recent alumni. Mark your calendar now!

The IN-PERSON event will be held at the Ohio Union in the Performance Hall (1st floor) from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on October 4th. STUDENT REGISTRATION will open on Handshake on SEPTEMBER 6th at 8:00 am ET for BOTH events.

Attending employers recruit across a broad range of disciplines, but the focus will be on careers in the sciences. There will be a large number of private, non-profit, governmental sector companies recruiting for Interns, R&D developers, chemists, microbiologists, lab technicians & scientists, pharmaceutical researchers & sales, medical consulting & sales, medical researchers, medical scribes, data scientists, software analysts, and many other related technical careers.

In addition, there will likely be opportunities for technology, marketing, communications, business, data analytics, and engineering students.

Advanced research via Handshake is recommended to determine if a particular employer of interest will be in attendance and a good fit for your career advancement. You can also make an appointment via Handshake with a Career Coach to get assistance on your resume, pitch, and interviewing skills.

Bring the following when you attend:

  • Current Students: A valid BuckID is required to enter the fair on the day of the event.
  • Recent Graduates: We welcome you to the event and request that you drop off a copy of your resume at the registration desk upon arrival

Register

This event is open to University Exploration students.

Please note that if you require any accommodations such as live captioning or interpretation to fully participate in this event, please contact asccareer@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Please register for this event on Handshake:
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Please check Handshake for the most up-to-date event information.

If you have a Disability and rely on a screen reader or the keyboard for access to your computer you will experience difficulty using the Handshake application. As the University works with Handshake to improve accessibility, please contact handshake@osu.edu for assistance in navigating and using this application. A member of our team will respond within 2 business days to assist you.


This event is open to all Arts and Sciences Students and will be most beneficial to students in the following Career Communities:

Entrepreneurship icon Governement, International Affairs, Public Policy Icon Healthcare and Wellness Icon Science and Research icon Technology, Data and Analytics icon

Career Communities help you discover new career paths, inform you of community-specific networking events, and exciting ways to become career ready!  Join as many as you’d like.  Log into Handshake, select “Career Interests” from your account drop-down menu, and identify the Career Communities that interest you!

This program contributes to the awareness and Identification of Readiness Competencies:

  • Communicate Effectively
  • Own Your Career
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