Visit OU Connect for Career Development events and be sure to connect with Career Development on Instagram and LinkedIn to learn how you can prepare for future fairs, stay in the know about job-seeker best practices/success stories and keep track of upcoming events. Stay updated with job and internship postings on Handshake!
Career & Internship Fair
All Oglethorpe University students are encouraged to participate in the Career & Internship Fairs and the Graduate School Fair hosted each year. There is no substitute for talking to recruiters and school representatives and learning about the work their companies do, and what they look for in prospective new hires and applicants.
Graduate School Fair
Come meet recruiters from some of the most prestigious graduate programs in the Southeast and beyond! Past attendee schools include: UGA Law, Morehouse Medical, GSU Public Health, Emory Business, GT Music Technology and Kennesaw Nursing. All majors and all classes (Fresh – Sr) are welcome and encouraged to attend! Students must register to attend. Please visit Handshake to reserve your spot!
Featured Employer Friday
Career Development is pleased to offer a new virtual series called, Featured Employer Fridays, where we highlight one employer over Zoom Webinar. We are focused on a specific career field each month. Students can ask questions and have them answered during the live webinar. Some previous participating employers include Cartoon Network, Hulu, Alliance Theatre, and New Story.
Past Featured Employer Fridays can be viewed on Oglethorpe University’s Career Development YouTube playlist. If you are an employer interested in participating, please contact Nicole Kang at [email protected].
In partnership with Alumni Relations, OU Insider features Petrel success stories. This virtual series highlight one alum to share their career journey, struggles, and successes. The live webinar allows for students to engage and ask questions. Previous participating OU Insider alums include Cliff Foster ‘11, Weston Manders ‘12, and Larisa Ozeransky ‘11.
Off-Campus Career Fairs
Each year, Oglethorpe University partners with over 40 colleges and universities across the state of Georgia this year to host the GACE (Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers) Virtual Statewide Career Fair.
A variety of employers will be seeking college students and graduates for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs. If you are seeking an internship or a full-time job, this is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with employers in one location!
Our upcoming virtual workshop schedule is available on Handshake to aid you in your job and internship search! You can also schedule a one-on-one appointment with Career Development staff member. To meet with a career coach, you can attend drop-in times or schedule an appointment on Handshake today!