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Events and Workshops

September

9/7 – Fisher Fall Career Fair – 11:30am-4:30pm – Ohio Union
Open to all students

9/8 – Career Conversation: Education Policy – 11:30am-1:00pm – Page Hall, 1st Floor Policy Forum
Informal speed-networking event with Glenn College alumni working in the education field
Free Lunch

9/8 – Career Fair Success Prep – 5:30pm-6:30pm – Page Hall, Room 130 (LEC)
Did you know that there are over 30 career fairs that take place each year across the OSU campus? With these many events, it is critical to develop a plan prior to attending so that you are prepared!
Sign up at go.osu.edu/CareerFairPrep

9/13 & 9/14 – 2016 OSU Career and Internship Fair – Ohio Union
Join us for a campus-wide career fair connecting students across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels with employers seeking to recruit for career employment and internships.
Click here to lean more.

9/13 – Info Session: State Department-Diplomatic Security Service– 5:00pm-6:30pm – McPherson Lab 2019

9/13 – Public Sector & Nonprofit Careers Reception – 6pm-8pm – Page Hall Library Lounge
Are you interested in working in the public sector? How about a nonprofit organization? Do not miss this premier opportunity to network with employers, alumni, and friends who work in public service. Come prepared with questions to ask regarding your transition from college life to professional life.
Sign up at go.osu.edu/publicservice

9/14 – Graduate & Professional School Expo – 12:00pm-3:30pm – Ohio Union
The Expo is a great opportunity to meet with admissions representatives from programs that you are interested in applying to or are curious about attending and it can open your eyes to schools that you might not have considered.
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9/14 – United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) Info Session – 5:30pm-6:30pm – Page Hall LEC (Room 130)
Sign up at go.osu.edu/GAO

9/21 – Info Session: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) – 7:00pm-9:00pm – Page Hall 010

9/26 – Ohio Environmental Council info session – 4:30pm-5:30pm – Page Hall LEC (Room 130)
Sign up at go.osu.edu/OEC

9/28 – National Service Night – 5:30pm-7:00pm – Page Hall LEC (Room 130)
Join us for a special evening to learn from and network with recruiting representatives with organizations such as City Year, Teach for America, and Peace Corps.
We will also be joined by two special Keynote guests to discuss their personal stories of service:
Ohio State Representative Kristin Boggs
Columbus City Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown
Sign up at go.osu.edu/Service

October

10/6 – Finding Your Public Affairs Internship workshop – 5:30pm-6:30pm – Page Hall LEC (Room 130)
Internships are the best way for public affairs students to gain experience in their field while still in school. For this reason, over 90% of Glenn College students complete one during their time as a student. In this session, students will learn how to identify opportunities in their unique interest areas and how to successfully apply get hired.
Sign up atgo.osu.edu/internship

10/26 – Local Government Panel (Hosted by the OCMA Student Chapter) – 4:00pm-5:00pm – Page Hall LEC (Room 130)
The Ohio City/County Management Association Student Chapter invites you to meet with and learn from local government professionals from around Central Ohio. Join us and find out the best ways to break into this exciting part of the profession.
Sign up at go.osu.edu/localgov

November

11/2 – Career Conversation: State/Local – 11:30am-1:00pm – Page Hall Policy Forum
Informal speed-networking event with Glenn College alumni working in the areas of state and local government

Buckeye Careers Network

Buckeye Careers Network is your one-stop shop for your public affairs job search. It provides Glenn College students and alumni with a set of tools to research and connect with resources and employers.


Buckeye Careers Network

Appointments

The Glenn College Office of Career Services offers professional career advising for both students and alumni. To meet with an advisor, simply make an appointment by calling 614-292-9633. Typical advising appointments are 45-60 minutes in length.


Professional advisors can meet with you to discuss the following topics:


Student Timelines - When should you start searching/applying for jobs and internships? We can help you to develop a timeline!


Resume/Cover Letter Critiques - We can cover basic resume and cover letter formation and can help you tailor your resume and cover letter to a particular job/internship posting. Please plan on bringing a printed copy of your resume with you to your appointment.


Job/Internship Search Strategies - Unsure where to start? We can go over some tips, tricks, and resources that you should use when searching for that perfect job or internship.


Mock Interviews - We can help you prepare for your interview by tailoring a one-hour interview session specific to the job or internship for which you are interviewing. Each mock interview session will consist of a 30-minute interview immediately followed by a 30 minute breakdown.


Evaluating Employment Offers


Graduate School Applications - Applying to graduate school? We can help with your application!


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) - We can help write/proofread your KSAs for government applications.



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