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Career Success: Virtual Week

The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success is excited to announce Virtual Week, an entire week of exciting opportunities to:

  • Learn best ways to virtually interact with employers
  • Connect and network with recruiters seeking top talent
  • Explore career opportunites and discover ways to improve your job search

Sessions are being added regularly, so be sure to check back for the most up to date information!

Monday, April 13

Preparing for a Virtual Career Fair

  • Monday, April 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • This session will cover preparation tips that are specific to virtual career fairs as well as provide information about the April 14 virtual career fair for students at the Big10+ universities. There are 60+ employers registered for the HireBigTen+ Virtual Career Fair.

Employer Info Session: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Monday, April 13, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Join Kashif Smiley, Vice President of Firmwide University Relations, for JPMorgan Chase & Co. to learn more about hiring opportunities and JPMC's commitment to hiring the best and most diverse talent from Ohio State! JPMC has a variety of internship opportunities and wants to connect with students of all levels, especially those 2nd and 3rd students.

Office Hours: US Defense Logistics Agency

  • Monday, April 13, 2020, 12 to 1 p.m.
  • DLA offers exciting careers and opportunities for growth and development for any level of your career ladder—from entry to full performance level. DLA provides the challenges for a satisfying position with a family-friendly culture and excellent benefits.

Virtual Week: City Year Info Session

  • Monday, April 13, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Are you considering spending a year making social change and impacting the lives of others? Are you motivated to combat systemic inequity in the US education system? Are you interested in learning how you could use your skills to support students across the country? If so, join Ashley Dzurnak for an in-depth session around what it's like to serve with City Year as an AmeriCorps member!

Employer Info Session: U.S. Department of State

  • Monday, April 13, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Calling all Ohio State University undergraduate and graduate students and alumni interested in serving your country at home and abroad through U.S. Department of State career and student programs! Register for the Department of State's Virtual Information Session for Ohio State University students and alumni with the. Department’s North Central Region Diplomat in Residence Lou Fintor. He’ll discuss careers with the U.S. Department of State and how you can serve your country by living and working in any one of more than 270 U.S. embassies, consulates or missions overseas, or in Washington, D.C. and other domestic locations. Career paths include Foreign Service Officer and Civil Service as well as numerous Student Program opportunities including internships, fellowships, and scholarships.

Career Success Quick Chat

  • Monday, April 13, 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Career Success Quick Chat is a virtual way to engage with a Career Coach! As part of Virtual Week, YOU can chat with a career coach from the comfort of home, and get information about selecting career communities, finding resources, and basic employer interactions!

 

Tuesday, April 14

Employer Office Hours: National Cancer Institute

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Come join the leader in cancer research and chat with NIH's National Cancer Institute to learn about the careers and opportunities they have available for you! This session will be offered through Zoom. The link will be provided for you when you register.

Hire Big10 Plus Virtual Career Fair

  • Tuesday, April 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST

  • Attend a Virtual Career Fair hosted by Hire Big 10 Plus. At this online event, you will be able to benefit in the following ways: Engage with recruiters in real-time using powerful text, audio & video chat tools, Learn about employers and opportunities through content like videos, presentations & webinars, Make excellent connections with recruiters by accessing the event from the convenience of any device and from any location

Amazon Virtual Career Fair

  • Tuesday, April 14, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
  • Amazon is working with The Athlete Book to host a Virtual Career Fair for college seniors. Amazon's consumer division has over 1,000 university hires to make in the next few months. Amazon's team of recruiters from there on live chat, engaging with college seniors, helping them apply, answer questions, and navigate Amazon's recruiting process.

Career Success Quick Chat

  • Tuesday, April 14, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Career Success Quick Chat is a virtual way to engage with a Career Coach! As part of Virtual Week, YOU can chat with a career coach from the comfort of home, and get information about selecting career communities, finding resources, and basic employer interactions!

Alumni Virtual Connections - Kathryn Wene (Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida)

  • Tuesday, April 14, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Join Kathryn Wene (Music, '12) for an informal Zoom discussion about her career as the Education Coordinator at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, her career development, and her time at Ohio State as an Arts and Sciences student.

 

Wednesday, April 15

Employer Office Hours: SOCHE Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

  • Wednesday, April 15, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Chat with representatives from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base about civilian career opportunities during their Office Hours on April 15th from 9am-11am Eastern Time. SOCHE (Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education) is a non-profit, Department of Defense contractor located in Dayton, Ohio. SOCHE hires students from around the country to be research assistants at The Air Force Institute of Technology and The Air Force Research Labs on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. SOCHE partners interested students with Air Force researchers across the base to enrich their academic experience while furthering the mission of the Air Force. Additionally, SOCHE helps place interns in other jobs around Southwestern Ohio in local governments and businesses. This session will be offered through Zoom. The link will be provided for you when you register.

Information Session: Medpace

  • Wednesday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Come chat with Medpace about all the career pathways they currently have available. Graduate students (and seniors) in the life sciences, as well as Nurses are highly encouraged to join the virtual information session, but all are welcome to explore!

What is Virtual Etiquette?

  • Wednesday, April 15, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Amid the current crisis that the world is facing many companies have transitioned to a Virtual platform to complete conversations and interviews. Are you comfortable with the Virtual method of communication? In this Virtual workshop we will work to identify appropriate etiquette for Virtual conversations with recruiters and employers. You will be able to share your experiences, ask questions and receive feedback. I hope to see you soon! This workshop will be offered through Zoom. The link will be provided for you when you register.

Information Session: Mercy Home for Boys and Girls

  • Wednesday, April 15, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Mercy Home for Boys and Girls is a therapeutic residential facility for at-risk youth in Chicago. The home provides young people in its full-time care the tools they need to develop as people, as students, and as contributing members of society. We also assist hundreds more by connecting them to a vast network of accredited professional service-agencies throughout metropolitan Chicago. We partner with our children’s families to promote emotional and psychological healing.

Info Session: Lead the Way Learning Academy

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Join Lead The Way Learning Academy Program Managers Loren Littlejohn and Kali Johnson as we share an exciting paid summer internship opportunity to work with K-8 youth in Columbus! This is a great professional development opportunity, as you would practice skills such as classroom management, event planning, lesson planning, and more! We will speak about these opportunities for growth as well as how to apply.

Career Success Quick Chat

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Career Success Quick Chat is a virtual way to engage with a Career Coach! As part of Virtual Week, YOU can chat with a career coach from the comfort of home, and get information about selecting career communities, finding resources, and basic employer interactions!

Alumni Virtual Connections - Julie Capozzi (Spectra Research)

  • Wednesday, April 15, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Join Julie Capozzi (Journalsim, '93) for an informal Zoom discussion about her career as the Vice President of Spectra Research, her career development, and her time at Ohio State as an Arts and Sciences student. Given Julie's role in hiring with her company this will be an outstanding opportunity for students to connect with someone in the role of a hiring manager!

POSTPONED: Employer Info Session: Chick-fil-A

  • Wednesday, April 15, 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Join Erica Crutch from Chick-fil-A to learn more about their internship opportunities, their hiring process, and what you can do to prepare for the busy fall recruiting season. NOTE: This session will focus on recruiting for summer 2021 internships. The session is open to all students but should be of particular interest to 1st and 2nd year students! This session will be offered through Zoom. The link will be provided for you when you register.

 

Thursday, April 16

Information Session: Mercy Health

  • Thursday, April 16, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Are you called to serve? Mercy Health’s Mercy Serves AmeriCorps program is on the front lines of the opioid epidemic in Ohio. Mercy Serves members provide education, treatment placement, and emotional support to Emergency Department (ED) patients with substance use disorders working alongside nurses, providers, and counselors to ensure that any patient who is ready for treatment receives the necessary resources for recovery. Members serve across Mercy Health EDs throughout Ohio to be the link between healthcare & ED encounters and treatment & social services.

Career Success Quick Chat

  • Thursday, April 16, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Career Success Quick Chat is a virtual way to engage with a Career Coach! As part of Virtual Week, YOU can chat with a career coach from the comfort of home, and get information about selecting career communities, finding resources, and basic employer interactions!

Information Session: Educational Service Center of Central Ohio

  • Thursday, April 16, 11 to 12 p.m.
  • The ESC of Central Ohio is hiring students and alumni to serve with AmeriCorps in one of three programs, all working to improve student outcomes from grades K-12. For each program, our Members receive extensive training (3 weeks) in September, then serve 30 hours/week at a school from October through the end of the school year. Each program requires 30 hours per week. Members receive a stipend of $800 per month, plus an education award of $3,059 for student loans or tuition.

What To Do If Your Summer Career Plans Have Been Altered or Canceled

  • Thursday, April 16, 12 to 1 p.m.
  • As COVID 19 spreads throughout the U.S., many companies have altered the method in which they perform everyday business operations. As a result of this, your summer 2020 plans may be altered or even canceled. We do not know how long COVID 19 will continue to spread, so we want you to be prepared to know options that you may have. Join us on Thursday, April 16th at 1 pm to chat with a Career Coach about what you can do to continue to build your resume this summer if your internship has been canceled. This workshop will be offered through Zoom. The link will be provided for you when you register.

Information Session: Ohio At Home

  • Thursday, April 16, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Are you a service worker who has recently been displaced? Are you a college student living in the Columbus, OH area taking classes online? Would you like to take part in the healthcare industry's fight versus COVID-19 on behalf of Ohioans in the developmental disability community?  Join the Ohio At Home Healthcare team by supporting and advocating for an at-risk population in your local area. You will have the opportunity give back to those in need during a time in which we should all be coming together. At the same time, you will grow lasting relationships with the inspiring people you serve while building upon your skills as a healthcare provider.

Information Session: American Red Cross

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Come join the Red Cross and find out about internship and volunteer opportunities and the benefits that come with them. Most people to not know the diverse nature of all the Red Cross does – come learn about the opportunities to be a part of disaster response, what it means to be part of an organization that provides 40% of the nations blood supply, how we help active duty military and veterans or how we are working to teach young adults about the importance of international humanitarian law and so much more!

Virtual Career Fair: Charles River Laboratories

  • Thursday, April 16, 2 to 5 p.m.
  • During these unprecedented times, we are committed to attracting top talent to help us improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. Please join Charles River Laboratories’ virtual career fair on Thursday, April 16. We would love to talk with you about our technician, entry-level, Associate Scientist, Scientist and internship opportunities as well as the great culture at Charles River.

Alumni Virtual Connections - Mike Watson (JPMorgan Chase & Co.)

  • Thursday, April 16, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Join Mike Watson (History, '93) for an informal Zoom discussion about his career at JPMorgan Chase & Co., his career development, and his time at Ohio State as an Arts and Sciences student. This virtual engagement will allow you to ask Mike questions about anything ranging from his career to your own career development in these uncertain times.

 

Friday, April 17

Career Success Quick Chat

  • Friday, April 17, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Career Success Quick Chat is a virtual way to engage with a Career Coach! As part of Virtual Week, YOU can chat with a career coach from the comfort of home, and get information about selecting career communities, finding resources, and basic employer interactions!

Information Session: I Know I Can

  • Friday, April 17, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • We are looking to fill positions for the AmeriCorps: Ohio College Guides hosted by I Know I Can. This is a great position for anyone looking to take a gap year, interested in working in higher education, or for a year of service. The position is a one year service term, through AmeriCorps, that offer a Segal Education award the size of the Pell grant to whoever completes their contract, allowing development opportunities that can be worked into each members own goals.

Getting Comfortable Networking Online

  • Friday, April 17, 12 to 1 p.m.
  • The impact of COVID-19 has temporarily altered the way we interact with one another despite this the significance of nurturing existing and creating new professional contacts remains the same. During this webinar tips and strategies for successful virtual networking will be shared and we’ll discuss any questions or best practices you have based on your experiences! This workshop will be offered through Zoom. The link is listed below and will also be provided for you when you register for this event. The link will be provided for you when you register. Please note that this webinar will be recorded.

Information Session: Recreation Unlimited

  • Friday, April 17, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Recreation Unlimited- If you are interested in “hands-on” experience, while gaining training and development that will enhance your education, paid positions are available that include room and board. Recreation Unlimited is a place where you will learn from each other and learn from our campers with disabilities. It is a life changing experience, where you can be yourself and feel valued while you help others.

Information Session: Census 2020

  • April 17, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The U.S. Census Bureau is overseen by the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) within the Department of Commerce. The Economics and Statistics Administration provides high-quality economic analysis and fosters the missions of the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Alumni Virtual Connections - Britt Pitcher (EBTH Inc.)

  • Friday, April 17, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Join Britt Pitcher (History, '12) for an informal Zoom discussion about her career as a Human Resources Generalist at EBTH Inc., her career development, and her time at Ohio State as an Arts and Sciences student. Given Britt's role in human resources this will be an outstanding opportunity for students to connect with someone in the role of a hiring manager!

 


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This event is open to all Arts and Sciences Students and will be particularly beneficial to those in these Career Communities:

Education, Non-Profit, Social Services icon Entrepreneurship icon Finance, Consulting, Management, and Sales icon Governement, International Affairs, Public Policy Icon Healthcare and Wellness Icon Journalism, Sports, Entertainment and Production icon Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations icon Science and Research icon Technology, Data and Analytics icon Visual, Written and Performing Arts 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 development of these Career Readiness Competencies:

  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professionalism and Productivity
  • Digital Technology
  • Career Management
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