OSU Women in Engineering Leadership Symposium

The upcoming inaugural Women in Engineering Leadership Symposium will be a two-day event sponsored by the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) Department. The event will take place Wednesday, November 2nd from 5:30 – 9 pm and Thursday, November 3rd from 6-9 pm. 

The first day will consist of a grad school info session/networking opportunity with 2022 AIChE President and NC State Professor Dr. Christine Grant, followed by dinner, her keynote speech, small group discussions with Buckeye Engineering Women in Executive Leadership (BEWEL) alumni, and an informal networking opportunity.

The second day of the Symposium will feature a student panel focused on holistic wellness and resources from the OSU Student Wellness Center.

Though this event will have many engineering students attending, non-engineering STEM students are also welcomed to attend. The discussions will be applicable to all STEM students and will be a great networking opportunity for all.

The symposium has limited capacity, so signups are required for attending one or both days of the event. You may sign up here. Additional information will be emailed to those who sign up.

Tonight: FOCUS Recruitment Event

Females of Chemistry Uniting Scientists (FOCUS) is be a student-run seminar series and community outreach program whose purpose is to promote awareness and understanding of the scientific achievements of prominent females within the field of chemistry, an unrepresented group in science. FOCUS promotes awareness of women’s achievements, inspire and encourage females, minorities, and other members of the scientific community.

The group is having their first meeting of the semester on TONIGHT, September 13th at 7 pm in CBEC 110/120. They will have a short introduction to FOCUS to inform everyone about their goals and upcoming events. Afterwards, they will have a social hour and trivia game with snacks provided! You are encouraged to attend tonight’s event to learn more about FOCUS and see how you can get involved. All are welcome to join!

2022 Fall Career and Internship Fair

Network at The Ohio State University at the 2022 fall Career and Internship Fair! This event is a must-attend event for employers seeking talent from a variety of academic backgrounds. This university-wide fall career fair is open to Ohio State students and alumni across all majors and degree levels. The 2022 Career and Internship Fair will be two days, in-person at the Ohio State Ohio Union and virtually on Handshake.

In-Person

Today, September 13th from 1-5 p.m. EST
Ohio Union
Register through Handshake

Virtual

Tomorrow, September 14th from 2-6 p.m. EST.
Register through Handshake

The Handshake virtual career fair platform gives employers the opportunity to:

  • Engage in video, audio, and chat communication with students.
  • Host 5 group meetings per day with up to 50 students each.
  • Conduct 1:1 ten-minute individual meetings with interested students.
  • Allow students to learn more about a company’s mission and values.
  • Send messages and view the profiles of students that have scheduled to meet with them both before and after the fair.

Career fair tips and resources are available here.

The Buckeye Biotechnology Association

 

This is a student organization focused on fostering a community of students interested in biotechnology.

This organization

  • Hosts undergraduate run meetings to start dialogues around different subjects of biotechnology
  • Networks with professors and startup companies in biotechnology
  • Hosts joint events with startups in the area

The organization is looking to fill leadership positions. This opportunity is open to anyone, including but not limited to underclassmen.

Reach out to Meyer.1375@buckeyemail.osu.edu with any general questions, or if you are interested in a leadership position.

More information on this organization can be found here. The organization also has a Discord that you can join here.

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.