Experience ORISE Virtual Career Fair

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual career fair to highlight the variety of paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities available within the Research Participation Program at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Chat with ORISE representatives and mentors from a variety of FDA programs
  • Learn about the research and/or projects conducted within those programs
  • Explore paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities
  • Connect with ORISE staff members to ask about applying, what to expect during the appointment, and to learn more about the ORISE experience
  • Network with other prospective applicants
  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of entering a graduate program with Ph.D. scientists and engineers

To view current opportunities visit the FDA Opportunities page.

Click here to register for the Career Fair.

NEXT WEEK: Graduate and Professional School Expo (Virtual)

Is Graduate School in your future? Whether you are on the fence or have your mind made up about Grad School, getting a head start on the process gives you an edge over other students applying. Ohio State offers the best resource to give you that edge: the Graduate and Professional School Expo, held on October 6th, 2021 from 12:00 to 5:00 virtually through Handshake.

The Expo hosts Graduate Schools from across the country and allows you to explore your options, gather information, and make connections with admission officers. The Expo also gives you access to Grad School experts, who can provide invaluable tips and advice about the Graduate School admission process. Professional dress is not required.

Current students and alumni need to register and sign up for individual and group sessions on Handshake to participate in the event. Please make sure your Handshake profile is complete and up to date for the best experience when you sign up for sessions with schools.

Day-of-Event Support for the Grad Expo

Buckeye Careers will be available to answer any questions during the fair.

Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Platform

You will connect with schools through Handshakes virtual career fair platform by:

  • Conducting Brief 10 minute 1:1 meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
  • Attending 30 minute group information meetings
  • Engaging in video, audio, and text based chat communication with schools

Handshake’s Guide to Attending a Virtual Career Fair

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Mollie Workman at workman.77@osu.edu or 614-292-3570. 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.

NEXT WEEK: Science Career Fair

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! Register now for both events on Handshake.


In-Person Science Career Fair

  • Mon, Oct 4th, 11am-3pm
  • Ohio Union, Performance Hall (1st floor)
  • Register HERE

Virtual Science Career Fair


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, interviewing skills, and/or job searches.

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

Become a 2021-2022 ACS Bridge Fellow

The Ohio State University is proud to be an American Chemical Society Bridge Site! The American Chemical Society is accepting applications for 2021-2022 ACS Bridge Fellows.

The ACS Bridge Program (ACS-BP) was developed to increase the number of students from underrepresented (UR) racial and ethnic groups obtaining a Ph.D. in the chemical sciences. ACS-BP assists UR students with getting into and succeeding in graduate school.

As an ACS Bridge Fellow, students enroll in a one- to two-year Bridge Experience that provides research experience, advanced coursework, mentoring, and coaching to prepare a graduate school application.

Students who have not applied to graduate school, or who have applied but were not accepted, may be offered:

  • A free common application that will be shared with participating departments
  • Resources to strengthen applications
  • Connections to faculty and mentors
  • Networking opportunities with other ACS-BP students

Please visit the ACS Bridge Program – Fellows page to determine eligibility and apply.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021.

Have questions about this program? Contact the ACS Bridge Program at Bridge@ACS.org.

Upcoming Virtual Career Treks

During the upcoming 2-day Instructional Break (March 31 and April 1), students are invited to explore these companies via a virtual Career Trek.

  1. MEDPACE:
    MEDPACE, in Cincinnati, is inviting ASC Life Sciences students, especially Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students (Masters, Ph.Ds & Postdocs), to join them virtually for a Career Trek on March 31st with the Time TBD.

    Register here to get updated details and schedule.

  2. 84.51 (Data/Tech):
    Recruiting Undergraduate majors that include: Data Analytics, CIS, CSE, Mathematics, & Economics! They have both internships and entry-level positions. Schedule is set and on Handshake.

    Check out the details and register here.

Midwest Health Professions Expo 2021

The 2021 Midwest Health Profession Expo will take place virtually on Monday, March 1, from 12:00-3:00pm.

This event will provide an opportunity for pre-health students and health professions schools and programs to come together. Students can learn all about the graduate school opportunities that will prepare them for a career in healthcare. Admission representatives can connect with students and inform them of their schools/program’s strengths, as well as what they look for in applicants.

With more than 80 Professional and Graduate programs already registered, students will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a competitive applicants to the programs they are interested in pursuing in the future. Each recruiter listing includes the programs they represent, institution description, and the times they will be available to chat.

Student registration can be found here. If you have any questions, please email midwesthealthprofessionsexpo@gmail.com.

2021 Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair

The Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair will take place virtually on Thursday, March 4 from 1-5PM.

 

This will be the 11th year for this fair and while the purpose of the event remains to connect employers with undergraduate students seeking internships, volunteer opportunities, part-time and full-time summer employment, intent going forward is to use this fair as a showcase for organizations that demonstrate inclusive excellence.

Career Success is committed to partnering with organizations that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything they do. These organizations may have been started or consist of many employees that have been underrepresented in the past including men and women of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.

The event will host over 100 employers who are looking to hire Ohio State students of all majors.

Registration is open now.

OAWWA Young Professionals eHappy Hour

RSVP for an eHappy Hour hosted by Ohio American Water Works Association (OAWWA) Young Professionals on Friday, February 26th at 5:30PM. Zoom meeting info will be emailed before the event.

  • Meet others in water and wastewater in a relaxed, low-key environment.
  • Form relationships that will last throughout your career.
  • See how many item you can find from a scavenger hunt list.
  • Bring something to show and tell; it could be something big or small. It could be your favorite beverage, a hobby you picked up recently, your pet, etc.

RSVP for the eHappy Hour here.

Interested in joining OAWWA Young Professionals? Submit this form to receive emails about upcoming events,.

OSU Spring Career Fair

The Spring Career Fair is focused on helping you find an internship, a first job, or your next job. The event is open to ALL current Ohio State students and recent alumni. It will be held virtually Wednesday, January 27th on Handshake’s Career Fair platform from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Mark your calendar now!

Attending employers recruit across a broad range of disciplines. Attending employers include private sector companies, federal and state government agencies, and nonprofit. They are recruiting across a broad range of disciplines and seek to fill full-time, entry level positions, as well as summer internships.

Advanced research on Handshake is recommended. Students are able to register for both group sessions and 1:1 sessions with employers before the event so you are encouraged to check Handshake frequently for added employers.

Students MUST register before the event via Handshake. Students also need to have their profile set to “Community” to be able to access both the group employer sessions and the 1:1 sessions with employers.

The College of Arts and Sciences recommends the following resources to prepare for the career fair:

American Chemical Society FREE Membership Offer

The American Chemical Society is offering eligible qualified graduates a FREE, three-year membership in ACS, so the organization can help them establish, maintain, and advance their future careers.

Students who graduated this fall with an ACS-Certified Chemistry Degree can enjoy full membership in the society at no cost for three years. Benefits include registration discounts to ACS meetings (virtual and live), ACS Career Navigator™ to help with resume writing and job interviews, and free, daily ACS Webinars® on today’s chemistry topics with access to the organization’s entire archive of 200+ recordings.

Learn more: Offer Flyer and ACS Membership Benefits

Offer expires December 31, 2020.