The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Job search assistance

Job search assistance

Resumes and cover letters

In your resume and cover letter, provide an honest and accurate record of your accomplishments and qualifications. The content of a resume and cover letter must be supported by facts and defended during the interviewing process.

See examples

Job search strategies

Job seekers are spending hours on the web looking for new career opportunities. The large job boards (, have the most postings and cover many career fields. However, the competition is fierce and very few people secure jobs solely through these Internet job boards.

Plan your search

Job Board: Alumni Career Connection

Alumni Career Connection contains a job board, resume database and career resources. It's a great tool to search for employers who are looking to hire Ohio State grads.

Get started

Versatile PhD

This web-based resource provides a confidential experience for job seekers. It consists of a supportive online community to network with and offers helpful resources to use during your career exploration.

Create account/Log in

GoinGlobal: Domestic and international job boards

A database which contains country-specific career and employment resources for more than 90 locations. Researched by in-country career experts and updated annually, GoinGlobal is an excellent source for finding opportunities abroad.

Create account/Log in

Illustration of a magnifying glass