Oakland University Career Services

Oakland University Career Services Oakland University Career Services can help students and alumni nail the resume, land the interview, and prepare for the job! Oakland University Career Services assists students and alumni to nail the resume, land the interview, and prepare for the job.
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Find out how to build marketable skills and earn professional work experience before and after graduation through targeted internships, one-on-one advising, special workshops, career fairs, and more. Whether you are trying to find the right major, preparing to graduate, or already out in the business world, this is the time to build the right habits and skills for a lifetime of professional success.

Mission: The Mission of Career Services is to provide innovative and comprehensive services empowering students and alumni to achieve life long career success.

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Who else is missing warmer weather? 🙋View our Virtual Career Studio winter break hours below! We hope you have a great b...
02/19/2021

Who else is missing warmer weather? 🙋View our Virtual Career Studio winter break hours below! We hope you have a great break, Golden Grizzlies! Remember to practice self-care and relax over the next week. We will see you after break feeling rested, recharged and ready to take on the rest of the semester. Stay safe everyone! 🤩

Virtual Career Studio Hours for February 22-25:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: Closed

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02/18/2021

We are looking for outgoing, self-motivated and positive student-leaders to serve as Career Ambassadors for the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 semesters! Our Career Ambassador, Max, shares his favorite things about working for Career Services. Watch this video to find out why you should apply to join our team! 👍
For more information and to apply: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4427013
We can’t wait to meet you 🥳🐻

JOIN US TOMORROW for Exploring Inclusion in the Workplace: Diversity Panel and Mixer!! The Diversity Mixer and Panel wil...
02/15/2021

JOIN US TOMORROW for Exploring Inclusion in the Workplace: Diversity Panel and Mixer!!
The Diversity Mixer and Panel will consist of:
1. A panel led by Rocket Mortgage
2. Employer Breakout Rooms
3. Open Networking
Registration is required via Handshake: https://bit.ly/DEI_OU21

JOIN US and 12 companies on Tuesday, February 16 for a panel and mixer exploring what solid diversity, equity and inclusion should look like in the workplace! We will be talking about how to navigate questions about race, religion, gender and sexuality, ability and accommodation status and more!

This event is 100% over Zoom. Come listen to this engaging panel and stick around to chat with employers.

Register on Handshake at https://bit.ly/DEI_OU21

This event is a part of Oakland University African American Celebration Month.

Sponsored by Rocket Mortgage

*This event is only open to Oakland University students and alumni!*

Oakland University

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Here is our panelist lineup for Exploring Inclusion in the Workplace: Diversity Panel and Mixer! Head over to our Instag...
02/12/2021

Here is our panelist lineup for Exploring Inclusion in the Workplace: Diversity Panel and Mixer! Head over to our Instagram @oucareers to learn more about each panelist. Click here to register: https://bit.ly/DEI_OU21
*This event is open to all OU students and alumni!*

We hoped you enjoyed getting some insider insight into what a career with Rocket Mortgage looks like! 🚀

Since 2019, Rocket Mortgage has hosted a quarterly event called Hack Week, an opportunity for Technology team members to...
02/11/2021

Since 2019, Rocket Mortgage has hosted a quarterly event called Hack Week, an opportunity for Technology team members to build new and impactful solutions, engage in research prototyping and focus on important enablement work while collaborating across Technology and the business. It’s all about collaboration and innovation! With all of their team members working remotely these days, Hack Week has become a completely virtual event!

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Leading up to Exploring Inclusion in the Workplace: Diversity Panel and Mixer next Tuesday, February 16 from 4-6:30 p.m,...
02/08/2021

Leading up to Exploring Inclusion in the Workplace: Diversity Panel and Mixer next Tuesday, February 16 from 4-6:30 p.m, we are going to be spotlighting our sponsor, Rocket Mortgage on all of our social media platforms. Follow along to learn more about Rocket Mortgage and their open positions. 🚀

Register for the Diversity Panel on Handshake: https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/events
Follow our Instagram @oucareers to learn more about each panelist for this event!

#OaklandUniversity #ThisisOU #OUCareers

JOIN US and 12 companies on Tuesday, February 16 for a panel and mixer exploring what solid diversity, equity and inclus...
02/07/2021

JOIN US and 12 companies on Tuesday, February 16 for a panel and mixer exploring what solid diversity, equity and inclusion should look like in the workplace! We will be talking about how to navigate questions about race, religion, gender and sexuality, ability and accommodation status and more!

This event is 100% over Zoom. Come listen to this engaging panel and stick around to chat with employers.

Register on Handshake at https://bit.ly/DEI_OU21

This event is a part of Oakland University African American Celebration Month.

Sponsored by Rocket Mortgage

*This event is only open to Oakland University students and alumni!*

Oakland University

#thisisou #dei #careers #ouaacm

Thank you to everyone who attended the Virtual Winter Career Fair yesterday! We hope you had a great experience, learned...
02/04/2021
Handshake

Thank you to everyone who attended the Virtual Winter Career Fair yesterday! We hope you had a great experience, learned about new opportunities and made meaningful connections!
Here are some next steps:
- Follow up with a thank-you email
- Connect with employers on Linkedin
- Schedule an appointment with us for a mock interview to prepare (https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/appointments)
- Drop-in to the Virtual Career Studio if you need help following up, applying to positions or need some interview tips. Email [email protected] explaining what you need help with and you'll be sent a Google Meet link!

The Virtual Winter Career Fair is 5 days away! It's not too late to register and get prepared. If you're prepping over t...
01/29/2021

The Virtual Winter Career Fair is 5 days away! It's not too late to register and get prepared. If you're prepping over the weekend, check out this post: https://bit.ly/2MwZSKj
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LAST MINUTE PREP NEXT WEEK:

Virtual Career Fair Prep Sessions:
- Monday: 2-3 p.m. | Tuesday: 12-1 p.m.
- Click here for more info and to register: https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/events

Extended Virtual Career Studio hours:
- Email [email protected] and we can answer any last minute questions, review your resume and elevator pitch, and give advice!
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01/28/2021

JOB SPOTLIGHT: Oakland Family Services

Oakland Family Services is a leader in child and family-focused services. They reach more than 40,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. They are searching for a Clinician- Home Based and Lead Teacher:

Clinician Home-Based: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4351612
Lead Teacher - GSRP: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4351675

For more information and to apply, click the links above!

9 days until the Virtual Winter Career Fair. There are so many different ways you can prepare. We know it can be overwhe...
01/25/2021

9 days until the Virtual Winter Career Fair. There are so many different ways you can prepare. We know it can be overwhelming so we complied a list to make it as easy as possible.

If you can make room in your schedule to come see us (virtually) or attend a virtual prep session, we strongly recommend that you do.

If you want to prepare after our office is closed for the day, we have an extensive list of resources on Handshake. If you prefer to watch videos rather than follow documents, visit our YouTube channel.

The most important things to remember:
- Sign up for employer sessions
- Get your resume ready
- Complete your Handshake profile (and set the privacy to "community")

YOU'VE GOT THIS! 💪 #thisisou #oaklanduniversity

"Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts®" - SedgwickLearn more about Sedgwick's Core V...
01/13/2021

"Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts®" - Sedgwick

Learn more about Sedgwick's Core Values this Friday at noon during their Virtual Info Session. Register here: https://bit.ly/3nt9X7Y

📢THIS FRIDAY @ NOON: Nicole and Sheena from Sedgwick will be visiting for a virtual info session! Learn more about open ...
01/12/2021

📢THIS FRIDAY @ NOON: Nicole and Sheena from Sedgwick will be visiting for a virtual info session! Learn more about open positions and the meaningful work that employees take part in every day.

Register Here: http://bit.ly/3nt9X7Y

P.S. Keep an eye on our social media accounts to learn more about Sedgwick and don't forget to register for a group and 1:1 session with them at the Virtual Winter Career Fair on 2/3.

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Oakland University Career Services
01/08/2021

Oakland University Career Services

We have some exciting news! We have launched TWO new Instagram accounts!! Career Services is dedicated to providing stud...
01/06/2021

We have some exciting news! We have launched TWO new Instagram accounts!!

Career Services is dedicated to providing students and alumni resources that are specific to your major. The School of Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Business Administration Career Services have launched new Instagrams to promote events and give tips that are specific to their students needs!

Be sure to follow ousecscareers and ousbacareers on Instagram!

instagram.com/oubcareers/
instagram.com/ousecscareers/

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Welcome back!! We hope you enjoyed the break! 🐻 Who’s ready to achieve their career goals this year? 🙋The Virtual Winter...
01/06/2021

Welcome back!! We hope you enjoyed the break! 🐻
Who’s ready to achieve their career goals this year? 🙋

The Virtual Winter Career Fair is only 4 weeks away!! Make sure to mark Wednesday, February 3 at Noon - 4 p.m. on your calendar! Registration opens on Monday, January 11. 🥳

Here are the updated Winter 2021 Virtual Career Studio Hours!

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12/21/2020

All of us here at Career Services want to wish you a Happy Holidays! We will be closed from December 22 to January 6.

A special congratulations to all of our Fall 2020 graduates! 🎓

Stay safe everyone and we hope you can get some much needed rest like this pup! 🐶

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12/08/2020

Handshake has tons of resources to help you with your resume, interviewing, job searching and more! Here’s just a few of the helpful documents that can be found under the Virtual Resources section. Explore the other sections to find tools that are specific to your major and the industry you’d like to work in!

https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/schools/140/articles

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Here are the updated Virtual Career Studio hours for the remainder of the semester! ❄️ Drop-in within the next two weeks...
12/04/2020

Here are the updated Virtual Career Studio hours for the remainder of the semester! ❄️ Drop-in within the next two weeks for a resume review, cover letter advice, job search tips and more. Email [email protected] to get started. 🤩

Attention alumni from the classes of 2010 and 2015: we want to hear from you! Fill out this survey bit.ly/ounacm20 to pr...
12/01/2020

Attention alumni from the classes of 2010 and 2015: we want to hear from you! Fill out this survey bit.ly/ounacm20 to provide us with your experience and let us know how well #OaklandUniversity is preparing grads for the future!
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Happy Thanksgiving break! We hope all of our resilient Golden Grizzlies can enjoy some much-needed rest. 😴 The Career St...
11/25/2020

Happy Thanksgiving break! We hope all of our resilient Golden Grizzlies can enjoy some much-needed rest. 😴 The Career Studio will be closed tomorrow, November 26 and Friday, November 27. If you are continuing your job search during break, visit our Handshake resources page for helpful tools and schedule an appointment with us when we get back on Monday! 📆

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11/24/2020

We created a guide with all of our top tips for job searching in a virtual environment! Check it out on Instagram here:

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11/18/2020

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Career Services is completely virtual starting today! Stay Safe Golden Grizzlies 🐻 Continue your job search in the safet...
11/16/2020

Career Services is completely virtual starting today! Stay Safe Golden Grizzlies 🐻 Continue your job search in the safety of your home by:

- Scheduling a virtual appointment with us: oakland.joinhandshake.com/appointments

- Dropping-in to the Virtual Career Studio: oakland.edu/careerservices/visit-us/

- Attending virtual events:
oakland.joinhandshake.com/events

- Utilizing Handshake resources:
oakland.joinhandshake.com/schools/140/articles

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From internships to full-time roles, UWM has something for almost every major! Come learn about UWM and their career opp...
11/10/2020

From internships to full-time roles, UWM has something for almost every major! Come learn about UWM and their career opportunities tomorrow, November 11 from noon - 1 p.m. Register now: https://bit.ly/2ImsbZR 🤩✨

ONE WEEK AWAY!!
11/05/2020

ONE WEEK AWAY!!

The MHCC is proud to announce our Virtual 10th Annual Diversity MatchMaker and Career Fair on 11/12/2020!

This year's event offers the amazing opportunity to meet with Corporate buyers at the MatchMaker and HR professionals at the Career Fair! Attendee Registration can be found by visiting: bit.ly/3k9LzHy
Sponsorship Info can be found by visiting: bit.ly/31lPAkT

Explore careers in marketing, design, public relations and analytics TOMORROW, November 5 from noon - 1:30 p.m.! At this...
11/04/2020

Explore careers in marketing, design, public relations and analytics TOMORROW, November 5 from noon - 1:30 p.m.!

At this event:
• Engage with a panel of employers and OU alumni from Shift Digital, 24G, Siren PR, Midnight Oil and more!
• Discover tips and tricks for breaking into the field
• Explore what skills and experiences are most sought after by employers

Visit Handshake to find a link to join the virtual session and to register for the event! https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/events/590930

Our second year in a row participating in Fleece & Thank You's  Make a Blanket Week! We enjoyed making blankets for kids...
10/23/2020

Our second year in a row participating in Fleece & Thank You's Make a Blanket Week! We enjoyed making blankets for kids in need. You can get involved too! Get started at: https://fleeceandthankyou.org/get-involved/

We are halfway through the fall semester!! If you haven't met with your Career Consultant yet, be sure to schedule an ap...
10/19/2020

We are halfway through the fall semester!! If you haven't met with your Career Consultant yet, be sure to schedule an appointment and start taking strides towards your goals. We are available in-person and virtually.

Here are just two of our Consultants, Emily (SBA) and Kirsten (CAS).

Schedule an appointment at https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/appointments/new

You have until October 31 to suit up with a new stylish and affordable outfit!! 😊  Look and feel your best at upcoming i...
10/08/2020

You have until October 31 to suit up with a new stylish and affordable outfit!! 😊 Look and feel your best at upcoming interviews (yes, even virtual ones 🖥️) at Suit Up with JCPenney! 🤩 #thisisou

SUIT UP WITH JCPENNEY!! 👔🧥👞 OU students and alumni can inspire confidence by taking advantage of up to 30% off select career dress apparel, shoes and accessories. Shop online at http://jcpenney.com/m/suit-up or in-person at select stores. To obtain coupon, text OU to 67292.

For more information, visit Handshake: https://bit.ly/3lQLU30

Updated Fall 2020 Career Studio hours!! 🐻🤗Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1 - 4 p.m. Tuesday and Friday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m...
10/05/2020
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Updated Fall 2020 Career Studio hours!! 🐻🤗

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Drop in to 154 NFH or email [email protected] to get started! For more info: oakland.edu/careerservices/visit-us/

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Our director, Kelly Dorner, presented information about Career Services' premier Career Ambassadors Program to the Natio...
10/01/2020

Our director, Kelly Dorner, presented information about Career Services' premier Career Ambassadors Program to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Kelly's expertise and dedication to helping students achieve success have allowed our department to become one of the county's top bench-marked programs.

Read more about it here: https://bit.ly/30jcdWo

Thank you to everyone who attended the virtual career fairs last week!! We hope you had a great experience and secured n...
09/30/2020
Virtual Interview Guide.pdf

Thank you to everyone who attended the virtual career fairs last week!! We hope you had a great experience and secured new opportunities.🌟 Prepare for any upcoming interviews by scheduling a mock interview with us and inspire confidence with a new, affordable outfit at Suit up with JcPenney, which has been extended to Saturday, October 31. 🎃 👔 To obtain the coupon, text OU to 67292.

Virtual Interviewing Guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18wYNtclE0aTJaqMJMtQvST7t42sEWwU6/view?usp=sharing

Suit up with JcPenney details: https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/events/544964

Schedule a mock interview:
https://oakland.joinhandshake.com/appointments

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