Online Self-Guided

Do you know (or at least have a pretty good idea) of what you need? Between this website and Handshake, you can access career events, job postings, resources, and more! Simply use the tabs or the sidebars to navigate to what you need. If you're having trouble registering for an event or finding what you need, feel free to call or send an email. We love hearing from you! 

So about Handshake - this is the place that does (almost) all the things. Go here to make an appointment with your career consultant, look for jobs (full-time, part-time, local, seasonal, etc.) and internships, browse and register for career events, and, of course, access resources. We are adding new tools & resources to our robust resource library every day, so take some time to check it out now! Simply log into Handshake with your ONID username and password; every OSU student already has an account! If this is the first time you've logged in, all you need to do is confirm and submit your account information. From there, you can access everything Handshake has to offer! 

Use the website for... Consider another option if...
  • You need help with your professional documents
  • You want to talk to someone about your career path
  • You aren't sure exactly what you need



Need someone to look at your resume or cover letter, or have a quick question about Handshake? Drop-ins are for you, my friend. These 15-minute walk-in appointments with the Job Squad take place in the Career Development Center, 1-4 pm Monday-Thursday during Fall, Winter, and Spring terms, and throughout campus for Pop-Up Drop-Ins (times and locations change by term; check our Facebook page for updates!)

Prepare for your drop-in by:
  • Printing out your resume/cover letter beforehand
  • Making sure you have enough time to arrive, have your drop-in appointment, and get to your next class or commitment 
  • Having a clear idea of what you need help with
Use Drop-Ins for... Consider another option if...
  • Figuring out how to set up a resume or cover letter 
  • Having someone review your resume or cover letter to make it even better
  • Getting help accessing Handshake
  • You want in-depth assistance with your professional documents
  • You're looking for career assessments or a mock interview
  • You need to talk to someone about how to start the process of transitioning to a career