ASC Career Treks – Free Opportunities over Spring Break!

The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences Career Trek is offering three neat opportunities for students to explore careers in the science industry! These opportunities take place over Spring Break (March 9th, 2020 to March 13th, 2020). Students will get to visit the company they choose, learn about the various careers offered, tour the facilities, and ask questions! Here are the three opportunities:

Monday, March 9th, 2020 from 1:45pm to 3:00pm — LabCorp in Dublin, Ohio

LabCorp would prefer juniors and seniors majoring in biology or microbiology to sign up, but encourage students majoring in life science to attend as well. There is a limit of 20 students able to register.

Learn more and sign up at: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/443722/share_preview

Friday, March 13th, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:00pm — MEDPACE in Cincinnati, Ohio

MEDPACE would prefer juniors, seniors, and graduate students from the College of Pharmacy or majoring in life science to sign up, but the company welcomes students at all levels in those fields to attend. There is a limit of 35 students able to attend. Also, MEDPACE would like for students to submit their resumes prior to visiting. Students can email their resumes to Molly Wanamaker at wanamaker.1@osu.edu

Learn more and sign up at:  https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/443536/share_preview

Friday, March 13th, 2020 from 2:30pm to 5:00pm — Camargo Pharma in Cincinnati, Ohio

Camargo would prefer post-doctorate students, graduate students, and seniors; however, all students are encouraged to attend. There is a limit of 20 students able to join. Similar to MEDPACE, Camargo would like for students to submit their resumes prior to visit. Students can send their resumes to Molly Wanamaker at wanamaker.1@osu.edu.

Learn more and sign up at:  https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/445584/share_preview

Students will need to have their own transportation to and from the companies. In addition, LabCorp, MEDPACE, and Camargo are not currently providing work visas for international students. Students are able to attend more than one of the Career Treks if they wish!

Career Treks gives students from the College of Arts and Sciences opportunities to learn more about career options by visiting various companies.

Networking: Environmental Sciences and Research

This is your chance to get comfortable with the “uncomfortable” and practice your communication skills. Explore and discuss opportunities within the environmental sciences and research industry by speaking with employers in the field. This is a unique opportunity for you to hear from experts who are attending just to answer your questions through a speed networking format where you will be provided with prompts to engage employers. You’ll have a chance to interact and network with these professionals during this exciting event. Your career choices are endless and include, among others: academic research, environmental field work, lab work, consulting, and entrepreneurship.

Companies attending include: Americorps, Shannon Stewart, Program Director American Red Cross, Rebecca Dungee, Recruitment Specialist The Wilds/ Columbus Zoo, Emily Knapp, Conservation Education Coordinator U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Karen Hallberg PhD, Fish and Wildlife Biologist US Geological Survey

Date: Monday, February 10th
Time: 6:00-8:00pm (food provided)
Location: Campbell Hall, Room 100

RSVP on Handshake: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/419117/share_preview

Phi Delta Epsilon – International Medical Fraternity

International medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon, is recruiting qualified individuals for its next chapter. The organization is a great opportunity for pre-med students to engage with other pre-med students. It provides an outlet to hear about academics, getting involved in research, taking the MCAT, and the application process to medical school from pre-med peers.

At chapter meetings, PhiDE often has guest speakers such as current practicing doctors and individuals on the admissions boards of medical schools.

The fraternity is holding informational meetings and recruitment events towards the end of January. A schedule can be found here. Questions can be directed to phideohzeta@gmail.com.

Ohio State University Spring Career Fair

Spring Career Fair

If you are looking for a career or internship, consider attending the Ohio State University Spring Career Fair! This event is intended to help students and recent graduates network and learn about career opportunities. There will be employers recruiting for business and technical functions as well as science and technology careers.

Current students must bring a valid BuckID to enter the fair. Recent graduates must drop off a copy of their resumes at the registration desk upon arrival.

The career fair will take place on January 21, 2020 from 11:30 am-4:30 pm in the Performance Hall and the Grand Ballroom in the Ohio Union.

See flyer for more information.

Science Career Fair and Networking Brunch

Are you graduating this academic year or searching for an internship within the science, healthcare, or government industries? Visit the Autumn 2019 Science Career Fair: Adapt Your Future hosted by the Arts and Sciences Career Success. There are 62 different employers attending including the CDC, EPA, and more! The event will be held on Wednesday, October 16th from 11:30-4 PM in the Ohio Union. For more details, you can visit the event on Handshake.

Interested in networking further? Before the Career Fair begins, Career Success is hosting a networking brunch for employers and students! This is a unique opportunity to meet and connect with many of the employers that will be tabling at the career fair on a more casual, intimate level. If you are interested in the Networking Brunch, please RSVP via Handshake because space is limited! This will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 AM in 311 Denney Hall.

ASC Life Beyond Degree: Biochemistry/Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with the Center for Career and Professional Success are hosting, Life Beyond Degree: Biochem/Chem; an interactive presentation about networking best practices followed with a networking mix and mingle event with alumni! You will learn best practices on how to create your own elevator pitch, use social media platforms to network with alumni and employers, utilizing LinkedIn, Alumnifire, and more!

Meet and network with alumni in speed networking sessions and implement the strategies learned in the workshop for part two of the event; an opportunity to practice what you learned and connect with alumni from your degree! “Speed dating” rounds will provide you with a great opportunity to chat one on one or in a small group with alumni to gather how they transformed their degree into a career. We encouraged you to attend both sessions but it is not a requirement. Free food and beverages!

Where: Campbell Hall 100
When: Monday September 30th from 4:30-7:30PM
Who: You!
RSVP: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/323815/share_preview

Job Opportunity for Pre-Health Students

Ohio At Home is currently seeking to hire new Patient Care Assistants from OSU students working towards a career in healthcare or human services, as this line of work most directly relates to their goals and can serve as a great opportunity to gain hours of patient care experience and develop a network of colleagues and professional references.

Ohio At Home is a home healthcare agency that employs primarily Ohio State students and provides direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities in central Ohio. Their agency supports clients ranging from children with autism to adults with paraplegia/quadriplegia.

The role of Patient Care Assistant involves tasks of daily living, behavioral and emotional support, community involvement and direct patient care. Key traits for a successful Patient Care Assistant are patience, kindness, teamwork, a passion for service, and an eagerness to learn.

Although Ohio At Home’s PCA staff is primarily comprised of pre-health students, all majors and areas of interest are invited to apply. Scheduling is based on the university semester system and can accommodate academic and extracurricular commitments. Past patient care experience is not required to apply, but those with experience are also encouraged.

More information can be found on this flyer. To apply, send your resume and availability jobs@ohioathome.com.

Career Connections: Science & Research

ASC Career Success has a great opportunity for you to explore career paths within your interests and major, as well as connect with employers in the industry.

Hear from alumni and professionals in the field who have been in your shoes and want to share helpful advice that you can apply along your career journey. Learn about career paths and gain insight on job search tactics. This event will consist of a Q&A panel session followed by an opportunity to network with the panelist in a casual yet professional environment. Don’t miss the chance to interact with professionals and have your career questions answered! To ensure you get the most out of the event, prepare questions for the panelist in advance!

The panel of professionals who will be in attendance consists of:

  • Ramy Sarsour, President of Medical Scribing Solutions
  • Sriram Durvasula, Chief Strategist & Creative Director of LOXI
  • Karen Hallberg, Fish and Wildlife Biologist from U.S. Fish & Wildlife, Ohio Ecological Services
  • Brian McQuade from Medpace
  • Michael Hoover, Research Scientist at Charles River Laboratories
  • Nicole Raab, Senior Technician at Battelle

Free snacks and beverages provided. You are encouraged to attend the full session, but if you are only able to drop in that is okay!

The event will be Wednesday, November 28th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in Math Tower Room 724.

It is encouraged but not required that you RSVP.

Introducing Handshake – don’t miss out!

Are you having trouble finding an internship, research opportunity, or job?! If so, handshake is the place for you! Ohio State has partnered with handshake to provide you with easy access to all things related to your career development! Visit http://handshake.osu.edu/ and sign in with your OSU name.# and password. 

Handshake has replaced previous OSU sponsored programs such as CareerEngine, Hireabuckeye, FutureLink, and Buckeye Careers Network.