Career Services  
Job and Internship Plan

See also: Internship FAQs

Freshman Year at OCU
Visit the office of Career Services at OCU to schedule an appointment with a career counselor for assistance with your choice of major and future career plan
Take a vocational assessment: Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator or the Strong Interest Inventory
Register with the Career Services on-line job and internship job posting system
Meet with a faculty member to review academic concerns such as curriculum requirements and specific course selections
Participate in campus activities and clubs to develop leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills

 

Sophmore Year
Stay in touch with Career Services as you work through this important process
Inquire about internship opportunities or part-time job listings to explore career prospects and gain valuable experience
Develop a resume and cover letter
Complete the vocational assessment if you have not already done so
Schedule an individual appointment with Career Services to develop your Action Plan

 

Junior Year
Revise your resume and cover letter
Schedule a "Mock Interview" to get prepared for your interviews

Become familiar with the graduate school admissions process and meet with a Career Counselor to discuss your future academic and professional goals

Contact an Alumni Mentor through the alumni mentoring network to gather information
Secure an internship or part-time employment in your field of interest

 

Senior Year
Submit applications for graduate school
Utilize the office of career services to search for full time employment through our extensive job posting network
Attend on-campus employer information sessions and career fairs
Participate in essential workshops on topics including interviewing, job search strategies, interviewing techniques