January 1, 2020 at 4:45 pm

Career Week | Networking, Resume Review and Employer Tables, Jan. 30

Come meet employers and recruiters to talk about jobs, internships and careers at the Arts & Sciences Alumni & Student Networking Reception on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. in the Baker Center Ballroom on the Athens Campus.

Students are encouraged to bring their resume—or their draft resume—for review one-on-one with alumni and recruiters at the networking reception.

“Don’t miss out on this opportunity to refine your resume and network with Bobcats in a supportive environment about careers and life,” says Lisa Cohen, College of Arts & Sciences Senior Director of External Relations.

  • Free LinkedIn photos.
  • Resume review with alumni and recruiters.
  • Build your Bobcat network.
  • Free Hors d’Oeuvres

The Alumni & Student Networking Reception is part of the College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 27 to Feb. 1, 2020.

Meet These Corporate and Non-Profit Employers

Note: Check out each company to see who is attending. Some companies are also bringing alumni and recruiters to do resume reviews with students.

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Quidel Corp.

Quidel is a leading diagnostic healthcare manufacturer serving to enhance the health and well-being of people around the globe through the development of diagnostic solutions that can lead to improved patient outcomes and provide economic benefits to the healthcare system.

  • Quidel is always looking for people with life sciences backgrounds for full-time and student positions.
  • Meet with Human Resources representatives Teju Jondhele and Laura Davidson.
  • Resume review with Ohio University alumni Nate Chapman and Chris Lewis.

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Southeastern Ohio Legal Services

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) is civil legal aid that helps keep the justice system fair for all regardless of how much money they have. SEOLS provides access to legal help so people can protect their livelihoods, their health, their homes and their families. SEOLS provides legal assistance for people who cannot afford an attorney through representation and easy-to-understand information about their legal rights.

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Wayne National Forest

Wayne National Forest is located in the hills of southeastern Ohio, covering over a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills. The Forest features over 300 miles of trails for hiking, all-terrain vehicle riding, mountain biking, or horseback riding in season. Learn about positions with the U.S. forest service and the federal government.

  • Meet Joshua Keenan, forest technician and volunteer coordinator with the Wayne National Forest.
  • Resume review by alumni Dawn McCarthy and Katrina Schultes.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has a wide variety of career paths for individuals from all backgrounds and experiences.

  • Meet with Kenneth Smith, recruiter, and learn how to apply for FBI jobs.

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New Visions Group

Drawing from more than 50 years of combined experience working with legislative, local government and regulatory matters, New Visions Group has proven itself as a leader in business and politics. New Visions Group enjoys the challenge of positioning businesses, non-profit organizations and trade groups for business opportunities with municipalities, state legislature’s and government agencies. Since 1996, New Visions Group has drawn on its experience working with legislative, local government and regulatory affairs to connect businesses with government to achieve desired outcomes. NVG a company with diverse roots is an advocacy leader in Ohio, serving clients in a number of capacities including but not limited to lobbying, legislative analysis and drafting, regulatory analysis, legal drafting, constitutional understanding, government affairs, procurement strategies, strategic political counsel, grasstops advocacy, issue advocacy, comprehensive research, and campaign consulting and outreach. With a full service company infrastructure NVG is highly capable of satisfying a diverse range of client needs. The company prides itself on honesty, transparency, quality and high ethical standards. Specializing in connecting businesses to local and state government, New Visions Group has been guiding its clients through the complexities of the social, economic and political landscape of government for more than two decades.

  • New Visions Group is seeking interns who want to learn the day-to-day of a government relations consultant while gaining meaningful business experience. Internship offer the opportunity to gain valuable skills, network and learn about the dynamic in-and-outs of Ohio’s government. More information and how to apply for a New Visions Internship.
  • Meet OHIO alum Ami Williams ’06, Vice President at New Visions Group. She is reviewing resumes at the reception.
  • Also meet Emiliana Morales, an associate at New Visions Group.

Nestle logo


Nestlé Quality Assurance Center, based in Dublin, OH, has upcoming full-time positions in microbiology, biology and chemistry. A recent $31 million investment, the Dublin facility was designed to raise the bar for the verification of food safety and quality standards for the global leader in nutrition, health and wellness.

  • Talk with Nestle about positions in microbiology, biology and chemistry—Connect with Joe Walter, human resource manager at Nestle, and meet with alumni.
  • Learn about internships and jobs.
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Rural Action

Rural Action is a membership-based nonprofit working in the southeast and central eastern counties of Appalachian Ohio since 1991. Its work is about developing the region’s many assets in environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways, focusing on sectors such as food and agriculture, forestry, zero waste and recycling, environmental education, and watershed restoration. Emerging work in social enterprise development, local tourism, and energy are more recent parts of its portfolio.

Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. The Peace Corps takes a different approach to making a difference. If you are inspired by impact that is hands-on, grassroots-driven, and lasting, Peace Corps is calling. From leading health campaigns to boosting local entrepreneurship to teaching digital literacy, the Peace Corps offers a range of opportunities for making a difference.  Peace Corps Volunteers work with their communities to create change that lasts long after their service. Volunteers can make an investment in our world—one handshake, one project, one friendship at a time—that leads to new possibilities in service and when you return home.


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Tailored Management

Tailored Management is a global staffing firm that specializes in partnering with large organizations that run their contingent labor program in a VMS/MSP environment. “But what do we really do? We bring together the best talent with the greatest opportunities.”

  • Meet Darik Bell, Recruiting Manager, and some Bobcat alumni who work at Tailored Management.


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As a small contract research organization, InfinixBio solves difficult problems in genes, proteins, cells, and microbes with collaborative project planning and laboratory services supported by a diverse and knowledgeable team.

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RXQ Compounding LLC

RXQ Compounding, LLC is an FDA-approved 503B outsourcing facility, currently located in Albany, OH. RXQ Compounding is poised to be a leader in the new paradigm of manufacturing facilities across the country. The firm manufacture steriles and non-sterile medications, including products that are on the FDA shortage list. We provide these medications to physician offices and hospitals across the United States in various sized vials and syringes.

  • Meet with OHIO alumni and quality assurance specialists Brooke Bycofski and Janson Campbell.

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AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA

AmeriCorps is a national service program that improves lives and fosters civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs. More than 80,000 Americans across the country participate each year to make our people safer, stronger, and healthier. Members strengthen our communities and Get Things Done for America.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to meet our nation’s most pressing challenges and advance local solutions.

About Career and Networking Week

This event is part of the College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 27 to Feb. 1, 2020.

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