Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair


Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair
April 16, 2020
2 – 5 p.m. ET

The drug research and development process is highly complex, yet essential for delivering safe and effective therapies to patients. With a global network of facilities, Charles River Laboratories is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO) with a local touch. The company has dedicated employees around the world, and is passionate about its role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Together, they have supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

This is a Virtual Career Fair where you will meet with Charles River teams for early career opportunities at Charles River Laboratories nationwide. They are looking for candidates to fill technician, entry-level, and internship positions. If you are interested but unable to attend, simply register and we will reach out to you.

Learn more and register here.

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, April 13 to 17, 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 opportunities and discover ways to improve your job search

The week will provide fantastic opportunities to network with employers and recruiters from companies such as The National Cancer Institute, Chick-Fil-A, JPMorgan Chase, Vector Marketing, and more! Employer sessions are being added daily. In addition, there are two Virtual Career Fairs on April 14: Hire Big10+ and Amazon.

Explore the list of currently scheduled employer and coaching sessions. Sessions are being added regularly, so be sure to check back for the most up to date information!

Gap Year Opportunities Fair

Looking for Gap Year opportunities that allow you to build your resume for graduate or professional school, while also making an impact on the world? The Career Connections: GAP-Year Opportunities event helps students identify ways to take a 1 or 2 year “break” from academics to explore their goals, their professional field, or to just give back in a meaningful way before heading to graduate or professional school.

Join representatives from approximately 30 organizations around Ohio and Nationally at this ASC Career Success Career Connection. Career Connections events consist of networking sessions focused on popular career community destinations. Students will learn about career paths related to their interest and gain insight on job search tactics to use for entering the field.

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Location: Ohio Union, Great Hall
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Register on Handshake: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/13449/student_preview

TEDxOhioStateUniversity – Magnify

TEDxOhioStateUniversity will hold its annual event on February 22. The theme this year is Magnify. This theme comes from desire to highlight groundbreaking concepts as well as scrutinize the seemingly smallest of details on the TEDx stage.

There will be 12 speakers – a mix of professors, grad students, and undergrads who are all Ohio State affiliated speaking on a wide variety of topics spanning from animation techniques to cellular stress response.

Light breakfast and light lunch will be provided. On Saturday, February 22, registration and breakfast will begin at 10:30am. The conference will conclude at 4:15pm.

Tickets are $15 for students or $20 for non-students. Ticket sales end Saturday, February 22 at 10:00am.

Additional information can be found at tedx.osu.edu or on Twitter at @TEDxOhioStateU.

Networking: Environmental Sciences and Research

This is your chance to get comfortable with the “uncomfortable” and practice your communication skills. Explore and discuss opportunities within the environmental sciences and research industry by speaking with employers in the field. This is a unique opportunity for you to hear from experts who are attending just to answer your questions through a speed networking format where you will be provided with prompts to engage employers. You’ll have a chance to interact and network with these professionals during this exciting event. Your career choices are endless and include, among others: academic research, environmental field work, lab work, consulting, and entrepreneurship.

Companies attending include: Americorps, Shannon Stewart, Program Director American Red Cross, Rebecca Dungee, Recruitment Specialist The Wilds/ Columbus Zoo, Emily Knapp, Conservation Education Coordinator U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Karen Hallberg PhD, Fish and Wildlife Biologist US Geological Survey

Date: Monday, February 10th
Time: 6:00-8:00pm (food provided)
Location: Campbell Hall, Room 100

RSVP on Handshake: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/419117/share_preview

Interview with a Buckeye: February 18-19

Practice your interviewing skills.

Improve your interviewing confidence and your ability to make a positive impression, and increase your chances of succeeding in a post event (i.e. career fair, info session, etc.) interview by participating in the Interview with a Buckeye event February 18 and 19. Multiple time slots will be available on both days between 9am-4pm, with all mock interviews being held in 050 Denney Hall.

Connect with College of Arts and Sciences alumni who will provide feedback about your interviewing skills, answer questions you may have about interviewing, and provide tips for resume improvement. This is an excellent opportunity to network with Arts and Sciences alumni and to learn more about how they’re using their degree in the workplace.

Reservations required.

To sign-up, please visit https://osu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2650868/. Once on that page login to Handshake and “apply” for the Interview with a Buckeye position by submitting your resume. As soon as you do that you’ll be taken to a page where you can choose a time that fits your schedule. If you have any difficulty please email Randy Dineen at dineen.2@osu.edu.

Workshop – Science Communication and Social Media for Scientists

The School of Earth Sciences is hosting a Science Communication and Social Media for Scientists workshop this Friday, February 7, at 12:45pm in Mendenhall 291.

This fast pace and engaging workshop will introduce the importance of sharing your science through social media and the impact it can have. Topics include job and grant offers, grad school information, recruiting prospective students, keeping in touch with colleagues, and sharing published papers.

The event will be lead by Dr. Wendy Bohon, Science Communication Specialist at Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology.

Upcoming ASC Career Services Events

The College of Arts and Sciences Career Services are advertising some exciting professional development opportunities!

Spring JCPenney Suit Up Event 

Sunday, February 9th from 6:30-9:30 at the Polaris Mall location. Get ready for interviews, summer internships, and full-time jobs by saving an extra 30% of already discounted professional clothing items! RSVP here.

GAP-Year Opportunities EXPO

Tuesday, March 24th from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Ohio Union, Great Hall room. A fair designed for students planning to take 1-2 years away from school prior to graduate or professional school. This fair will have volunteer, paid and fee-based programs. Examples include AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, 3rd Party Contract Recruiters as well as travel abroad, healthcare and many more! RSVP here.

Interview with a Buckeye

The Center for Career and Professional Success is bringing an exciting event for undergraduates next semester: Interview with a Buckeye!

Improve your interviewing confidence, your ability to make a positive impression, and increase your chances of succeeding in a post-career fair interview by participating in the Interview with a Buckeye event on February 18-19. Multiple time slots will be available on both days, with all mock interviews being held in 050 Denney Hall.

For this event, we are bringing in College of Arts and Sciences alumni who will provide feedback about your interviewing skills, answer questions you may have about interviewing, and provide tips for resume improvement. This is an excellent opportunity to network with Arts and Sciences alumni and to learn more about how they’re using their degree in the workplace.

This event is currently open for registration on handshake here. To register, click “apply” and upload a copy of your resume to pick a timeslot for your interview that works with your schedule.