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Professional Development Resources

  • The Younkin Success Center offers academic and career resources for students.
    • Buckeye Careers (part of the Younkin Success Center), offers a number of resources for all undergraduate students, as you search for job and career resources during and after your time at Ohio State.
  • SEE (Student Employment Experience) is a program offered through the Office of Student Life that offers professional development both for student employees and supervisors.
    • If you're not sure if you're a part of SEE, your supervisor can let you know.

There are a number of resources available for graduate students looking at careers both inside and outside of academia. Check out these sites below for a few:

For jobs outside of academia:

Building your professional profile, presence and application materials

General information

Networking and coaching

Job Listings (in and out of academia)

Other Resources

Research Funding Opportunities

  • Student Employment Experience
    • The Department of English is a part of the Student Employment Experience (SEE), and all supervisors of undergraduate students within the department are able to take part
  • The OSU Leadership Institute offers a number of online and in-person workshops and events, many of which are relevant to managers
  • Psychological Safety in the Workplace
    • The blog post, linked above, contains tips and scripts for both supervisors and employees to facilitate a psychologically safe workplace--one where people feel safe sharing their ideas, learning from failure and embracing productive conflict

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