The Ohio State University Alumni Association

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Tracy Walker

On the right path

No matter where you are in your career, no matter the first digit of your graduation year, you’ll find the professional support you need at The Ohio State University.

On May 6, nearly 12,000 people emerged from Ohio Stadium newly minted professionals. Many of them join tens of thousands of other new graduates nationwide — and a lot of seasoned staffers — in search of a place to call their 9-to-5 home, a chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves. Ohio State alumni, your alma mater has your backs now and forever. No matter where you are in your career, no matter the first digit of your graduation year, you’ll find the professional support you need at The Ohio State University. In this story, find tips on leveraging a network of 550,000 fellow alumni, read advice from faculty and staff experts, and meet alumni and new grads who will inspire and inform your own search.

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