Filling in Your Blank Space

As the school year begins, it is a perfect time to get your professional portfolio started and make goals for the rest of the year. The Career and Leadership Development Center at Ohio University is the perfect place to get started, and their blog, The Blank Space, has lots of inspiration to find your path. … Continue reading Filling in Your Blank Space

Back-to-school, get started on Handshake

  As a member of the Bobcat network, you have an exceptional opportunity to join Handshake, the ultimate career network for students. Talent, meet opportunity. The Handshake tagline speaks to their goal to "democratize opportunity" by expanding students' networks to top companies around the world—including all the Fortune 500s. As of this writing, over 250k … Continue reading Back-to-school, get started on Handshake

Bobcat Nathaniel Cameron on the Foundations leadership certificate for first-year students

Major: Finance and Sport Management Year: Freshman Hometown: Centerville, OH Involvement on campus: Sport Law and Labor Society, Sport Business Association, Sports Analytics Team, Foundations, and 21st Century and Professional Leadership Certificates How did you get involved with Foundations? I read about the CLDC and its services in a newsletter that the university sent to me … Continue reading Bobcat Nathaniel Cameron on the Foundations leadership certificate for first-year students

In your first year as a Bobcat…

At the Career and Leadership Development Center, we're often heard saying, "Career early. Career often." What does that mean to us? It means that your development as a professional—whatever type of professional you want to be—takes time, reflection, effort, and trial and error. It means, you won't achieve your aspirations overnight, but by starting early … Continue reading In your first year as a Bobcat…

The nerd’s guide to learning everything online

The author John Green loves learning. More specifically, he loves learning with a community. He enjoyed this in an unconventional high school, during college, and at his first job. However, after publishing his first book, he found himself alone in the game of learning. That's when he discovered the wide community of learners online. In … Continue reading The nerd’s guide to learning everything online

How to partner with us

Over the years, partnerships between university colleges and departments, external stakeholders and even student organizations, and the Career and Leadership Development Center have taken many forms. We have an engaged and enthusiastic team eager to create opportunities for student growth. From infusing our workshops into classes and events to hosting specialized events with employers, we’ve … Continue reading How to partner with us

Use your resources, use your network

This month our theme focuses on using your resources to build your career and leadership skills. Kacey Schaum, assistant director for the College of Arts and Sciences, shares a few stories about how networking can be a great tool and resource in your professional career. Networking in action In my own career, I’ve seen the … Continue reading Use your resources, use your network