The Ohio State University at Newark

The Ohio State University at Newark - Career Development

Welcome to the Office of Career Development and Experiential Learning Services

The Ohio State University at Newark is following Governor Mike DeWine’s recommendations to take immediate action to minimize the risk of exposure and slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in our communities.

The Office of Career Development has transitioned to remote service. The office will be available 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Students & Alumni – Service will be provided via Carmen Zoom, Skype, phone or email. Appointments are encouraged and can be scheduled by contacting me at, or
740.366.9453. For Accessibility needs please notify the office 48 hours in advance.

Employers – The Office of Career Development continues in its effort to assist employers with their recruiting and personnel needs. We encourage organizations to utilize the free electronic job boards for each institution. Links to each site are located below:

OSU Handshake
College Central Network

COVID-19 Job Search Resource
The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation has developed a website specifically geared toward matching essential businesses with Ohioans who are able and willing to work as an essential employee during the COVID-19 crisis. Visit

The Office of Career Development and Experiential Learning Services is available to assist students and alumni of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College. The office is located on the second floor of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center, Room 226. The office provides students and graduates with individualized career planning and consultation with job search strategies, labor market information, a resource library, assistance in preparing quality resumes and cover letters, help in developing effective interviewing skills, information on employers' expectations, and career assessment for undecided students. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the office at 740.366.9453 or Derek Thatcher - Manager, Office of Career Development.

Resources available through the Office of Career Development:

FOCUS 2 Career Assessment

FOCUS 2 is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students. It will enable you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. FOCUS 2 also provides valuable occupation information. Click Here to access FOCUS 2. For more information contact the Office of Career Development at 740.366.9453

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Job & Internship Board

The Buckeye Careers Network is Ohio State's university-wide online resource to connect Ohio State students with employers for jobs, internships, co-ops, and career opportunities.

Experiential Learning (Internships)

The Ohio State University at Newark recognizes the importance of experiential learning opportunities for both the educational advancement of students and the growth of host employers’ businesses and organizations.

Career Fair

Information for Parents & Family Members

Beginning a college or university experience is often exciting and frightening at the same time. The Office of Career Development and Experiential Learning Services would like to partner with families to assist your students navigate through the transitions they are experiencing. The office can help students with a variety of services including career planning, internships, and job search strategies. The office can also guide students in writing a resume and cover letters, and as well as
interviewing techniques.