December 2, 2018 at 9:30 am

Get Ready for Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 28-Feb. 2

Rufus says get free business cards and RSVP for College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Reception

Save the Date: Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 2019

College of Arts & Sciences students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to the third annual College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 2019.

Students who RSVP for the Alumni-Student Networking Reception will receive free personalized business cards.

A highlight is Alumni-Student Networking Day on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, with an Alumni and Student Networking Reception that brings together hundreds of alumni and students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

Career & Networking Week for College of Arts & Sciences students, Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2019,

2019 Schedule

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019

Workshop | How to Use LinkedIn to Network with Employers & Alumni

  • 5:15 to 6:30 p.m., Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center – Baker University Center 366
  • Kickoff of Career & Networking Week: Dr. Joseph Shields, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Workshop Facilitator: Kacey Schaum, Career & Leadership Development Center
  • Register on Handshake.

Discover the features offered through LinkedIn—one of the best networking tools—including how to navigate the Alumni Networking Tool. Bring a laptop or tablet to this interactive workshop. Free LinkedIn photos will be available!

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

Workshop | How to Use Handshake during the Internship & Career Search

Learn how to set-up your profile and utilize Handshake to connect with employers seeking Bobcats through job and internship postings, on-campus interviews, career events, and more.

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019

Walk-In Wednesday – Professional Resume Review

  • 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. & 1 to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building 104

Take advantage of a 10-minute drop-in session to review your resume with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum, who specializes in coaching Arts & Sciences majors. No appointment needed.

Network & Net Worth: Synergy Toward Your Success

Dig into the power of building your brand and your network—and discover how this enhances your career trajectory. Learn how to develop new skills that, deployed over time, will create lifelong habits for a successful career.

Panel | STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Hear from a panel of employers and Ohio University alumni. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. Speakers for the STEAM Industry Panel include Cynthia Calhoun (an ’88 OHIO graduate), Tim Law Sr. (a ’94 OHIO graduate), and Juan Thomassie.

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019—Alumni Networking Day!

Diversity Workshop: Strategies for Marginalized Populations in the Job Search

Sociology Alumni Gathering

  • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Baker University Center 235

Handshake How-To for Alumni

  • 3 to 3:30 p.m., Baker University Center 237

Alumni & Student Networking Reception

Networking, Resume Review, Employer Tables, Job Board….
  • Alumni RSVP
  • Student RSVP (RSVP by Jan. 24 and get free business cards.)
  • 4:30 to 7 p.m., Baker University Center Ballroom
  • Free | Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Free LinkedIn Photos!

The Arts & Sciences networking night brings alumni and students together for a career development and networking lab with how-to instruction for one-to-one student and alumni networking.

Students will receive business cards, engage in the “Art and Science of Networking,” and build their Bobcat network.

Friday, Feb. 1, 2019

English Alumni Panel

  • Ellis Hall, Room TBD

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

Enhance your leadership development with a certificate! The Saturday Series is a unique opportunity for Ohio University students to complete all of the workshop requirements for the Professional Leadership Certificate and the 21st Century Leadership Certificate in one Saturday.

Professional Leadership Certificate

Earn the certificate by completing three workshops, a 30-minute career coaching appointment, and a mock interview.

Workshops Required:

  • “Who Are You and Why Should I Care?” Keys to Networking Success
  • “Bragging Rights”: Creating the Perfect Resume and Cover Letter
  • “Hunting & Gathering”: Job Search and Interviewing

21st Century Certificate

Complete the certificate by attending three workshops and leadership coaching.

Workshops Required:

  • “I Am Right. You Are Wrong.” Understanding Ethics and Values
  • “Building an Awesome Team”: Understanding Team Development
  • “Get It Together”: Understanding Emotional Intelligence

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