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Oglethorpe students and alumni who work for Porsche at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Laboratory for Learning leverages Oglethorpe’s ideal location to offer students unbeatable opportunities to learn about various careers, explore areas of interest, build resumes, and develop professional networks that you’ll rely on throughout your career. From internship and networking opportunities to practical advice about everything from resume writing to offer negotiation, the A_LAB is here to give you a clear picture of the future that’s waiting beyond Oglethorpe’s gates.

Connect with us by attending one of our virtual workshops or scheduling an appointment through Handshake!

We’ve got your back!

COVID-19 has shaken the world and Career Development is here to help you navigate job, internship, and grad school searches during this shift.


Experiential learning doesn’t have to stop with social distancing.  Look for opportunities to engage in virtual internships, which may be offered in a more traditional semester-long format, or as a project-based micro internship.

Check out opportunities for virtual internships in Handshake or by visiting our internship page.  Looking for international experience, but can’t travel?  Check out virtual global internships using ViaTRM.  The Global Education website includes quick videos to help you create an account set up their search preferences to focus on internships.  Thinking something with the federal government is in your interest area?  Check out the Virtual Student Federal Service for remote internship opportunities.

Virtual Workshop Series

Need a resume refresh? Not sure where to start with your job search? Wondering how to write a personal statement or cover letter?  Career Development is offering a regular series of virtual workshops to help you tackle some of our most popular career topics.  Check out the schedule in Handshake and join us in Zoom.  We can’t wait to see you!

Stay in the know

This global pandemic has shifted the job market in a matter of weeks. We are keeping a list of articles with updates on the job market and tips to help you come out on top. Check out articles like this one from LinkedIn or this list of general resources posted in the Handshake blog. You can find these and others on our Resources page on Handshake.

Stay Social

Looking for quick tips and some good news?  Be sure to follow OU Career Development on Instagram and LinkedIn for Career Tip Tuesdays and student success stories.