Career Services

Dawn Williams and student meeting

The College of Public Health encourages all students (graduate and undergraduate) to take advantage of the University Wide Career Resources that are available to ALL students at The Ohio State University. The information below will assist students in maximizing your career preparation. 

Individual Career Coaching Appointments

Buckeye Careers Student life provides a unified career services support model available to all students and employers. Buckeye Careers (Career Coaches) help students clarify career goals and develop an individualized career plan. Career Coaching is an opportunity for students to seek individualized career advice. Students can also use career coaching to get feedback on resumes/CVs and cover letters, as well as interviewing skills. To make an appointment with a Career Coach see below.

To make an appointment with a Career Coach Log into your Handshake account, click " Career Center", and click " Appointments. " From there, you will be able to schedule and appointment with a Buckeye Careers coach. 

To Search for Jobs and Internships use Handshake

Handshake is the university's official job resource for all currently enrolled Ohio State students and alumni. Handshake is a job search system to help students connect with employers for jobs, internships, full-time career opportunities. Students can also utulize Handshake to register for university wide career events. 

BUCKEYE OnPACE for Self-Guided Career Modules

OnPACE is a series of self-guided career modules that can assist you in learning more about yourself and choosing a major/careers, applying to graduate/professional school, and preparing to enter the workforce as a responsible, global citizen. OnPACE provides the following learning modules:

  • Finding Your Focus (Learning about yourself and relating skills and interest to careers)
  • Developing Skills through experiences
  • Writing your Resume and Interviewing
  • Polishing your Job Etiquette Skills
  • Searching for Jobs and Internships
  • Considering Grad School
  • Transitioning to the Workplace
  • Understanding Diversity in the Workplace

* To get started with OnPACE click this link

Career Fairs at The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University offers a variety of career fairs throughout the year. The listing of career fairs and preparation events can be found here.


Virtual Career Services Drop-In hours (Autumn 2022)Students should utilize College of Public Health drop-in hours after utilizing university career resources. Drop-In hours will be held on Tuesdays from 11:00am-1:00pm.  Click this link to join the Zoom Meeting. 

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 991 1424 6121 Password: 394219 

Career Services for Alumni

College of Public Health Alumni are also welcome to use our array of online services and resources, and are encouraged to take advantage of the services available through The Ohio State University Alumni Association's Bill and Susan Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management.


Career Services Staff

Dawn Williams, MEd
Dawn Williams, MEd
Assistant Director
Office of Academic Programs and Student Services
williams [dot] 3388atosu [dot] edu

Helene Cweren, M.A., M.P.P.
Helene Cweren, MA, MPP
MHA Student and
Career Services Manager
cweren [dot] 1atosu [dot] edu