The Student Wellness Center is looking for student volunteers to provide accessible peer-to-peer support that promotes and enhances student development and well-being. The Buckeye Peer Access Line (PAL) is a non-emergency talk line that serves as a proactive approach for students navigating stress management, pressure to succeed, sense of belonging, relationship management and more.
Interested students should be a current undergraduate, graduate or professional student at Ohio State University. Students volunteer with Buckeye PAL 3-4 hours per week to answer non-emergency, incoming calls, serving as a support system for their peers and referring them to appropriate resources. PAL volunteers will also participate in outreach and marketing efforts, and attend all required trainings and meetings.
Learn more about the Buckeye PAL line and volunteer expectations by visiting the Buckeye PAL website.
Complete the Buckeye PAL application by Sunday, March 21.
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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.
The Student PIRGs is an organization that trains students to run strategic campaigns to protect the environment, make college more affordable, and promote civic engagement. The organization has remote internships where students can learn valuable organizing and activist skills to make a difference on issues that they care about. Learn more about the internships here.
You may have taken classes to learn about all of these problems and the impacts they have on our community. These internships are an opportunity to learn how you can put that knowledge into action. The Student PIRGs is based on a model that has been helping students make positive change for almost 50 years.
Recently Student PIRGs members on over 100 campuses have come together to:
- Talk to over 360,000 students about how to register, how to vote safely and ensure their vote is counted to help reach near historic youth turnout in the last election.
- Pass bans on single use plastics, like plastic bags and foam take-out containers in over 17 states.
- Convinced the first 2 campuses and an entire University System in the country to sign the pledge to ban single use plastics.
- Saved students more than $40,000,000 in over 10 states by working with dozens of campuses to create open source textbook programs like University of Maryland and UMASS Amherst.
Interns spend 10-15 hours a week attending trainings, recruiting volunteers, and working on projects and campaigns that will make your community better. They attend weekly trainings and run campaign events.
Learn skills, build your resume, and work with issues that matter. Apply here.
Scientific Thinkers is a student organization here at OSU. They are a volunteer program that seeks to impact our community by teaching elementary students and mentoring underrepresented students with limited STEM resources. This student organization will allow students to gain teaching experience, grow in leadership skills, and improve in their ability to teach STEM material.
If interested in joining, please attend a mandatory orientation on January 23, 3:00-4:00pm in the Physics Research Building (PRB). You may sign up here. Find more information about this student organization on their website.
If you need to complete community service hours or want to give back to the Columbus community, consider joining Scientific Thinkers! Scientific Thinkers is a student organization at OSU dedicated to mentoring minority students who are interested in STEM. This is a great opportunity for you to develop your leadership skills as well as gain experience in teaching STEM material. If you are interested, there will be a mandatory orientation on Tuesday August 27 at 1:00 pm or Thursday August 29 at 3:00 pm. RSVP here. Find out more about Scientific Thinkers here!
Application due: March 22nd! Apply now!
The James Cancer Hospital is currently accepting student volunteer applications for the 2019 summer semester! Interview invitations will be sent shortly after the application window closes, in which students will need to provide a letter of recommendation and a copy of their resume. Interviews will be held on April 12th, 2019. Students must be available from May 8th, 2019 to July 26th, 2019 and will volunteer regularly each week, most shifts being 2 hours in length.
Volunteer assignments are base on availability and include:
- Way finding/escorting
- Surgery family waiting area
- Emergency Department
- Patient care floors
- Outpatient oncology clinics
For more information on the volunteering position, check The James Cancer Hospital website. The application can be found here.
Applications are due March 22nd.
The 2019 Summer Internship & Opportunity Fair will take place Wednesday, February 27th from 1-5pm in the Ohio Union Grand Ballroom.
More than 110 organizations will be in attendance to recruit! This event is specifically designed for students to find resume-building opportunities for the summer of 2019. Organizations attending will be recruiting for internship positions, part-time and full-time summer jobs, and even volunteer opportunities.
More information about the fair, including a listing of all the organizations registered to be in attendance, can be found on the event’s webpage.
Interested in helping elementary students gain a better understanding of science? Scientific Thinkers is a student organization dedicated to providing hands-on science experience to underrepresented young students.
As a member and volunteer, you will be able to:
- Teach and mentor students.
- Make a positive impact on the Columbus community by sharing your knowledge and passion for science.
- Gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the diversity of the STEM field.
Volunteer visits are available on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:30pm. Carpooling is available to and from the elementary school.
If you are interested in learning more about Scientific Thinkers please visit their website. To become a member sign up for a mandatory orientation Tuesday, January 15th at 1:00pm.
Scientific Thinkers invites STEM students to join their organization.
Scientific Thinkers is a student organization that partners with Columbus Elementary Schools. Through the Scientific Thinkers™ program, undergraduate and graduate students from OSU STEM departments work with teachers and students in First through Fifth grade to encourage students to always be curious and ask questions about the world around them.
The undergraduate and graduate student volunteers gain unique practice at communicating scientific information to those outside the field. They also have an opportunity to reach out to the Columbus community and motivate the next generation of scientific thinkers!
Volunteer visits are available on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:30PM and on Thursdays from 3:00-5:30 PM . Carpooling is available to and from the elementary schools.
If you are interested in learning more about Scientific Thinkers please visit their website.
Cross World Medics is currently accepting applications for their 2018 Summer Shadow and Service Programs. They are offering 1-8 week Medical, Nursing, Midwifery, and Veterinary programs in South Africa! The Cross World Medics program aims to democratize healthy living, but focuses more on clinical experience and community service. Students will be assigned to a clinic or hospital in South Africa to learn about global health initiatives, shadow health professionals, and serve vulnerable communities.
Cross World Medics Interns will:
- Gain international experience on the ground in global health initiatives.
- Shadow health professionals and cultivate lifelong relationships.
- Distinguish themselves as applicants to medical/graduate school
- Immerse themselves in diversity through service and excursions.
- Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world.
- Enhance health care skills in real-world environments
For more information on these health programs, visit their Beyond Shadowing Page or apply online with their 2018 Application.
The application deadline is Feb. 28, 2018, so don’t wait!
Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students