Career Accelerator Fund

The Career Accelerator Fund (CAF) provides financial support for College of Arts and Sciences students participating in unpaid, minimally paid, or underpaid internships, undergraduate research, or experiential learning opportunities. You can learn more on the CAF website.

The application deadline for Summer 2024 opportunities is March 2, 2024. The application is found on Scholarship Universe. This is a university-wide platform and resource designed to aid in the search for available funding, awards, and scholarships.

2023 OSU Career and Internship Fair

The 2023 Ohio State University Career and Internship Fair is a university-wide event that takes place two days, both in-person and virtual. The career fair will include new exciting opportunities to engage with diverse students across all majors, graduate programs and career levels.

In-Person: Wednesday, September 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Ohio Union
Interview Day: Thursday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ohio Union
Virtual: Thursday, September 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. on Handshake

Visit Buckeye Careers’ Career and Preparation page for more information on up-coming career fairs and tips for a successful career fair experience.

Quantitative & Data Career Expo

Thursday, September 7th 2023, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT
in the Ohio Union Performance Hall

The Quantitative & Data Career Expo is the premier Ohio State event for students seeking opportunities in the technology, data, and analytics sectors. The event is open to all current Ohio State students and recent graduates. It provides an opportunity for students to network with employers and learn about internship and career opportunities. Over 50 companies are expected to attend this event, so you do not want to miss it!  

Attending industry partners will be primarily interested in students with data, technology, and analytical skill sets.

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, interviewing skills, and/or job searches. Remember to bring your resume! Suggested dress code is business or business casual.

Attending employers seek to fill full-time, entry-level positions, as well as summer internships.

Current students must present a valid BuckID to enter the fair on the day of the event. Recent graduates do not need to bring a BuckID.

DOE Office of Science: Spring 2024 Internships

Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2024 term of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program offered by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC). The application deadline is Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Two informational workshops will be held for SULI. The first workshop will provide an overview of the program’s unique application process and requirements. The second workshop will include a panel discussion featuring SULI alumni.

Through SULI, undergraduate students discover science and technology careers at the DOE national laboratories and gain the experience needed to transition from intern to employment. Interns work directly with national laboratory scientists and engineers, assisting them on research or technology projects that support the DOE mission.

SULI is open to full-time students attending 4-year institutions and community colleges or recent graduates within two years of receiving their bachelor’s degree. The program is stipend-based and offered three times annually in Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

ASC Career Success: Mock Interviews

Although the semester is winding down, there is still time to prepare for upcoming interviews related to internships, part- or full-time jobs with a mock interview.

These 30-minute appointments will give you the chance to answer common interview questions and then obtain feedback from a career coach. Bring a job description with you to tailor the interview toward a specific position or practice answering general behavioral-based questions that are commonly asked during interviews.

Appointments are currently being held in-person, virtually or over the phone. If you’d like to meet with a coach in-person, email asccareer@osu.edu with your request for an in-person mock interview. Learn more and schedule your appointment.

Develop Real-World Skills with Camps & Parks Summer Jobs

This Thursday, April 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. ASC Career Success will host a virtual panel of OSU alumni and employers actively recruiting OSU students for summer internships and jobs!

Students will learn best practices for leveraging summer camps and parks jobs, and integrating them into their degrees and career success. Camps and parks summer jobs are more than “just a summer job” – develop your leadership, problem-solving, critical thinking, and networking skills — and many more! These are necessary skills for any career path.

Connect with panelists, followed by Q&A and networking in breakout rooms. Panelists include:

  1. Columbus Metro Parks: Russell Cowden (’14) and J.J. Domiano (’14)
  2. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  3. Great Camp Jobs
  4. Summer Camp Advisory Team: Casey Reed (’95)
  5. Wisconsin Badger Camp

Visit Handshake to learn more and register.

P&G On-Campus Neurodiversity Hiring Event

Managers from Proctor & Gamble’s Neurodiversity hiring initiative will be on campus to share information about Summer 2023 internship opportunities. These internship opportunities are geared to Autistic and Neurodivergent STEM and Data Analytics Majors. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes to share with the team.

P&G will be on campus this Friday, March 24th from 4:00 to 5:30 P.M. in Gerlach Hall, Room 375. Both graduate and undergraduate students are invited to attend.

Contact Aceprograms@osumc.edu to RSPV. For further information, view this flyer.

Career Accelerator Fund

The Career Accelerator Fund (CAF) provides financial support for College of Arts and Sciences students participating in unpaid or minimally paid internships, undergraduate research, or experiential learning opportunities.

The application deadline for Summer 2023 opportunities is March 31, 2023. The application requires multiple documents, so don’t delay if you want to apply. You can learn more on the CAF website.

Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at Ohio University

The Diabetes Institute and Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University will host the Diabetes Institute Summer Interprofessional Research Experience (DISIRE) Program sponsored by The National Institutes of Health during the from June 5, 2023 to July 28, 2023.

Application Deadline: March 20, 2023

The DISIRE program provides a hands-on research experience in the structure of an 8-week paid internship focused on one of a number of various aspects of diabetes research. During the program, participants will learn various aspects of diabetes and perform research with a faculty mentor on a topic of mutual interest. Also, the students will participate in activities crucial to preparation for graduate and/or medical school, including a professional development series. At the end of the summer program, participants present their research at a research symposium to faculty, staff, and summer scholars.

Faculty mentors in the DISIRE program study a wide range of affiliated fields including physiology, molecular biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, and understanding psychosocial and cognitive factors.

2023 OSU Summer Internship & Opportunity Fair

The 2023 Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair will be held on Tuesday, February 14, from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM in the Ohio Union Grand Ballroom.

This events targets undergraduate students interested in obtaining a resume-building opportunity for Summer 2023. This event hosts local, regional, and national organizations that are dedicated to diversity. These employers embrace, value, and live inclusive excellence.

Employers are excited to connect with you and discuss available internships, volunteer opportunities, and part-time work in the following areas:

  • Business-related functions
    For example: communications, advertising, public relations, marketing, retail management, sports management, and finance/financial services
  • Nonprofit management
    Organizations represent a variety of focus areas including the arts, healthcare, social services, women’s issues, and others
  • Summer and recreation camp counseling and management
    Summer day camps and resident camps will be in attendance as well as other recreational sports organizations

No pre-registration is required for students, but you are required to present a valid BuckID on the day of the event. You are also encouraged to prepare for the fair by having your resume reviewed. Walk-in hours for resume reviews for Arts and Sciences students are posted here. Other career services also offer a resume review service; see here for more details.