The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Below are just a few of the great offerings available to you through the Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management. Your fellow Buckeyes have been utilizing these continuously in their own career searches and professional development, and we invite you to take advantage of them as well.


1. Alumni Career Connection

This is the Ohio State alumni job board for all alumni job seekers and employers to post current job opportunities.

2. Handshake

A job board for current students, new professionals and employers to post internships and entry level positions.

3. Job Club

View recordings of four essential topics: resumes, networking, interviewing and salary negotiation. Guest speakers also offer professional development sessions.

4. Career Fairs

Through Ohio State’s partnership with Hire Talent, Buckeyes are welcome to participate in career fairs around the country. Recent graduates may also participate in their college career fairs.

5. Resume and Cover Letter

Updating your resume? We suggest you watch our latest resume webinar and refer to these samples.

6. Recorded Webinars

Our library of webinars entails job search and professional development topics for your career enhancement. Learn about topics such as managing up, getting the best from your team, career moves after the military, work/life balance, infusing DEI in the workplace and more.

7. GoinGlobal

This online tool displays international and domestic job boards as well as advice on how to interview abroad.

8. Versatile PhD

This is an effective tool and online community for graduate students. It includes a job board, webinars, and discussion boards that share success stories outside of academe.

Career Networking

9. Alumnifire

Our definitive online community where members offer networking, mentoring, hiring and opportunities to connect based on specific interests and experiences through Ohio State.

10. Clubs and Societies

This is a great way to meet fellow alumni based on geographic region, college or affinity group.

11. LinkedIn Alumni page

LinkedIn has organized Ohio State alumni by industry, city, organization and area of study. This is a great database for identifying potential networking contacts.

12. The Ohio State University Buckeye Network

This is the official Buckeye networking LinkedIn group where alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to join and connect.


Career Exploration

13. What Can I Do With This Major?

For information about your chosen field, these are valuable tools designed to help you connect your major and interests to career paths. This resource details the typical industries, career areas, and employers associated with each major and covers strategies aimed at making you a more marketable candidate.

14. My Next Move

This condensed version of the Strong Interest Inventory (SII) leads you to research on ONET that aligns with your results.

15. Career Corner

Where you can study career roadmaps, read about the career paths of fellow alumni, listen to relevant podcasts, and find more resources.

16. Professional development opportunities

These resources, programs and tools offered by Ohio State will help you stay informed about your field or allow you to explore new paths and skillsets.

17. Recent graduate career advising appointments

Each college career services office allows recent graduates to make appointments and attend career fairs within one semester or one year after graduation. Check with your college career services website to see what services are available to you.

18. Coaching Referral Program

If you are seeking individual coaching services, the alumni association has partnered with a select group of talented Buckeyes who own coaching businesses in career, executive, leadership, and life coaching.

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