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.

ASC Career Connections: Nonprofit and Health and Wellness Careers

OSU’s Center for Career and Professional Success is holding a virtual networking event on November 12 from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

At this event, students will have the opportunity to network with organizations who work with individuals with special needs. Speakers at the event with discuss the non-profit sector, the operations of non-profit organizations, and the health and wellness industry. The details of the event (including the zoom link and password) can be found here on Handshake.

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.

Relevant Links:

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.