Ohio University’s HCOM presents PreDOC program for undergrads

Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) is excited to announce the launch of its new PreDOC program.

PreDOC, which stands for Pre-Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, is an undergraduate engagement program with the purpose of actively educating central Ohio undergraduates about osteopathic medicine and OU-HCOM, as well as connecting them to OU-HCOM students, staff, faculty, alumni and each other. The goal of PreDOC is to create a close-knit community of undergraduate students who are informed and excited about practicing osteopathic medicine and who feel closely connected to OU-HCOM, its mission, and its culture.

The program will hold a monthly session beginning in September and ending in May. PreDOC will be a standing program at OU-HCOM and we hope students will join us as they would a student organization at their home school.

Kickoff Event: Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

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Questions can be directed to Terry Porter, portert@ohio.edu.

Quantitative & Data Career Expo

Thursday, September 10th 2020, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm EDT

The Quantitative & Data Career Expo is open to all current Ohio State students and recent graduates and provides an opportunity for students to network with employers and learn about internship and career opportunities.

Attending industry partners will be primarily interested in students with data, technology, and analytical skill sets and are interested in chatting with students from the following majors, in particular: Computer & Information Science, Data Analytics, Economics, Mathematics, GIS, Physics, and Statistics. All students, however, are welcome as we know that many majors provide curriculum that enhances students knowledge in these areas.

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.

Pre-registration or RSVP for this event is required as space for the company information sessions and 1-on-1 sessions are limited.

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.

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

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.