Past Events

  1. Nov 17, 2020, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Learn what to do when a search committee is prepared to offer you a faculty position. We’ll provide strategies for responding to a department’s offer, share some of the common elements of job offers around which candidates might negotiate, and introduce approaches that can help both parties—the job candidate and the hiring department—communicate effectively throughout the process of negotiation.

  2. Nov 17, 2020, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that intentionally or unintentionally cause harm to others, especially those directed toward people in vulnerable populations. Have you ever been in a situation like that and wanted to say or do something, but didn't know what to do? Anyone can become an active bystander and learn to address explicit and implicit bias. In this 2-hour, interactive webinar, we will explore some of the most common forms of bias and identify tools you can use as an active bystander to interrupt bias in daily life.

  3. Nov 17, 2020, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Paying back student loans and other debt is a big concern of many graduate students. Learn your options for managing student loans after graduation and strategies to get out of debt.

  4. Nov 16, 2020, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Learn strategies to establish financial goals and make a plan to achieve them. Attendees will leave with actionable information on how to establish a budget, manage spending, and save money.

  5. Nov 10, 2020, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Career Counseling and Support Services will be presenting an interview skills workshop. The focus of the Workshop will be on being proactive in the interview so that students feel that they have control over what is being communicated and strategies for answering specific questions that are commonly asked.

  6. Nov 5, 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Interested in learning more about how LinkedIn can help set you up for career success? Join Kelly McDonald, senior manager of social media at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, for a crash course on setting up your profile, summary building, publishing, and much more.

  7. Nov 4, 2020, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    ** NEW DATE November 4: Teaching, Research and Diversity Statements** We’ll provide an overview of teaching, research, and diversity statements, describe how they are used in the academic job search process, and provide guidance on how to write them. There will be opportunities during the session to start the process of writing these statements.

  8. Oct 27, 2020, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This workshop will address how to write vitae and cover letters when searching for jobs in academia. Importance will be placed on format and content while highlighting career tips useful when applying for positions with a teaching and/or research emphasis.

  9. Oct 20, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Join OUAB for OUAB in the Kitchen: At-Home Edition: International Plant-Based Cooking for a chance to cook a meal of your own under the guidance of the Union's own professional chef, Chef Wolf. Following a cooking demonstration by the chef, students will create the menu providing a unique hands-on learning opportunity virtually, from the comfort of their own home. In this fun and interactive environment students will enjoy a delicious meal and gain useful culinary skills to show off in their own kitchens.

  10. Oct 20, 2020, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This workshop will provide useful information about the job search process in academia. Information will be provided about helpful tips when starting your job search, where and how to look for openings, as well as what materials need to be prepared.