Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Every journey starts with a single step. An important first step into the workplace can be an opportunity that gives you valuable experience while building your knowledge, skills and abilities in your given field.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is constantly hearing from companies of all sizes and types targeting young talented students for career opportunities. As companies seek to diversify their workforce and promote a more inclusive culture, they are eager to meet bright students beginning to chase their dreams.

Please take a minute and scroll down below for a current list of career opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate and professional students or visit Buckeye Careers, a university-wide initiative designed to support students throughout their professional development, with a focus on connecting them with local, national and global organizations.

Check back with us as we frequently update these listings.

Internship/Fellowship/Research and Other Opportunities

Internship, research and fellowship opportunities provide students with a way to gain experience in specific areas and provide an important step to building a solid career.

Department of Homeland Security Explorer (Experiential Learning) Programs

CBP Law Enforcement Explorer Program

Website: https://www.cbp.gov/careers/outreach-programs/youth/cbp-law-enforcement-explorer-program

  • o Ages 14 to 20 receive (unpaid) experience in and exposure to law enforcement careers within CBP.
  • o Multiple locations throughout the U.S.

FEMA Youth Preparedness Council

ICE – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Explorer Program

  • Website: https://www.hsipost601.org/about
  • This opportunity is unpaid. High school and undergraduate students learn how to lead, plan, and execute HSI program activities.
  • Explorer Post 601 is based in New York City and Explorer Post 800 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs Homeland Security Professional Opportunities for Student Workforce to Experience Research (HS-POWER) Program

Goodyear Supply Chain Operations Internship Program

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is looking for talented leaders to significantly strengthen its global leadership depth and play an integral role in the current and future success of the organization. Students entering the Supply Chain Operations Internship will be placed in either North America, Latin America or Global Operations Supply Chain all based in the Global Headquarters in Akron, Ohio. Each intern will be assigned a project for the duration of the assignment. The goal of this internship is to provide interns working experience in a global company and exposure to Supply Chain Leadership. Assigned projects will be a “real life,” value added, business project that can tied back to classroom learning. Ultimately, this internship is designed to build competencies for potential future placement upon graduation into Goodyear's full-time development program in North America.

Apply for the Goodyear Supply Chain Operations Internship Program

Graduate and Professional Opportunities

Various opportunities specifically for graduate and professional students.

Loyola University Chicago Institute for Racial Justice Postdoctoral Fellowship Initiative

The Institute for Racial Justice (IRJ) at Loyola University Chicago is launching a Postdoctoral Fellowship Initiative. The goal of the Initiative is to build pathways for generations of scholars who will advance intersectional, interdisciplinary research that centers on racial justice and drives structural change. The IRJ will support scholars and equip them with resources and networks to conduct change-making research, create transformational educational experiences, and build translational community partnerships.

This year's cohort will focus on the following areas:

  1. Economic Justice
  2. Educational Justice
  3. Environmental Justice

Each fellow receives the following:

  • $70K salary and benefits (2-year appointment starting July 1)
  • Funding for professional development activities
  • Funding to pay mentors for their time
  • Access to graduate student research support
  • Curated leadership experiences with community partners
Apply for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Economic Justice, Non-Tenure Track Apply for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Justice, Non-Tenure Track
Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program

Launched in 2021, the Stanford School of Medicine's Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program seeks to attract and train talented postdocs who would bring diversity (broadly defined) to the future professoriate in the biological, biomedical, and population-based sciences. We provide funding support, including salary, as well as community-building activities, academic career preparation courses, workshops, and seminars to foster career development and leadership skills, as well as opportunities to enhance key skills in grant writing, science communication, networking, and mentoring.

Learn more about the Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Health Policy Institute of Ohio Health Policy Analyst

We are seeking health policy analyst candidates who have:

  • Passion for diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Experience analyzing data and identifying trends
  • Interest in, and knowledge of, public policymaking
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects, and adapt to changing deadlines

The position requires a minimum of a master's degree or other advanced degree and at least two years of relevant experience or a bachelor's degree and at least four years of relevant experience.

HPIO offers competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.

HPIO is an independent and nonpartisan organization. Our mission is to advance evidence-informed policies that improve health, achieve equity, and lead to sustainable healthcare spending in Ohio.

Apply for the Health Policy Institute of Ohio Health Policy Analyst

Job Opportunities

Advanced Draning Systems

At ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves. For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the second largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers.

See current open positions below:

ADS Careers - ADS Pipe - Master Data Analyst in Hilliard, Ohio | Careers at Corporate Hilliard (icims.com)

ADS Careers - ADS Pipe - Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A in Hilliard, Ohio | Careers at Corporate Hilliard (icims.com)

ADS Careers - ADS Pipe - Compensation Manager (Hybrid Opportunity) in Hilliard, Ohio | Careers at Corporate Hilliard (icims.com)

ADS Careers - ADS Pipe - Manager, Corporate Payroll in Hilliard, Ohio | Careers at Corporate Hilliard (icims.com)

ADS Careers - ADS Pipe - Lab Technician- Material Science in Hilliard, Ohio | Careers at Mill Run (icims.com)

Department of Homeland Security Career Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  • Website: https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/students
  • Internship Program- For high school to graduate school students. Paid opportunities available.
    • Recent Graduates Program- For recent graduates; Must apply within two (2) years of receiving degree; Paid opportunities available.
    • Presidential Management Fellows Program- Paid entry-level opportunity for advanced degree candidates.
    • Student Hire Internship Pathway (SHIP) for Acquisition Professionals- Paid program for undergraduate and graduate students.
    • Cybersecurity Internship Program- Paid program for undergraduate and graduate students.
    • Health & Science Internship Programs- Paid opportunities available for students pursuing degrees in health and science-focused courses of study.
    • Intelligence and Analysis Internship Program- Paid opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
    • Legal Externship Program- Volunteer (unpaid) program for law students.
    • Honors Attorney Program- Paid entry-level opportunities for qualified individuals starting their legal careers.
    • Public Affairs Internship Program- Unpaid volunteer opportunity Department-wide.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

  • Website: https://www.cisa.gov/cyber-interns
    • CISA's Pathways Internship Program offers paid opportunities in Cyber & IT, Business, or Human Resources. As well as the Recent Graduates Program.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Website: https://www.fema.gov/careers/position-types/students
    • A Pathways Program which includes the Internship Program, Recent Graduates Program, and the Presidential Management Fellows Program.
    • FEMA Honors Attorney Program- A two-year paid position for law school graduates.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

  • Website: https://jobs.tsa.gov/students
    • TSA offers an unpaid Student Career Internship Program, an unpaid Temporary Students Internship Program, and an unpaid Student Volunteer Service Program.
    • Presidential Management Fellows Program and Transportation Security Post-graduate Program- are paid programs for recent graduates.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE/ Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

  • Website: https://www.ice.gov/careers/students
    • Has the Student Volunteer Program (unpaid), a paid Internship Program, Recent Graduates, and Presidential Management Fellows Program.

U.S. Secret Service (USSS)

KIPP Columbus

KIPP Columbus is looking for exceptional teachers to join their team.

KIPP Columbus currently serves nearly 2,000 students in grades Kindergarten through twelfth. The mission of KIPP Columbus is to create a system of schools where students develop the intellectual, academic, and social skills needed to understand and take action on issues they encounter in everyday life. We continue to rank as one of the top five schools for academic growth of any school in the state of Ohio, and is a top performing urban school in the state for academic growth. In our second class of graduating high school seniors in the spring of 2021, 100% of students were accepted to college with over $20 million in merit scholarships from colleges and universities awarded.

Learn more about KIPP Columbus job openings
University Registrar Student Assistant

The Student Assistant position within the University Registrar requires a highly dependable, highly motivated student to work among the University Registrar's administrative support team. The student assistant will be responsible for assisting the University Registrar Operations Team with general office duties including front desk coverage, answering phones, data entry, mail, and email management system. The Student Assistant will work to provide help to any faculty, students, special investigators, or staff who calls or visits the office. The Student Assistant will be assigned to assist with special projects and routine tasks for Academic Records, Transfer Credit, and any additional unit within the University Registrar as needed. The Student Assistant will be required to engage in on-going Buckeye Learn, Supervisor-led, and Peer-led training.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Enrolled student at Ohio State University
  • Ability to understand and adhere to institutional policy, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to collaborate within a team
  • Ability to communicate, written and verbally
  • Experience with general Microsoft Office applications

Essential Duties:

70% - Serves as a customer service point of contact for the main office phone line. Position will triage immediate customer issues and/or route to appropriate campus office. Student assistant will help maintain and update reference and resource materials. Additionally, serve as resource support on behalf of Academic Records, Transfer Credit, and other units within the University Registrar's office as needed. Welcome and help any faculty, students, special investigators, or staff who call or visits the office. Utilize Microsoft Office, Adobe, software applications, and email management system.

10% - Assist with projects and routine tasks as needed from Operations, Academic Records, Transfer Credit, and/or other units within the University Registrar's office.

10% - General operational duties including front desk coverage, mail, office supply inventory, and maintaining workstation.

10% - Engage in on-going training through Buckeye Learn, Supervisor-led, and Peer training.

Apply for the University Registrar Student Assistant position
P&G IT Career Opportunities

WHAT IS THE IT FUNCTION AT PROCTER & GAMBLE?
Information Technology (IT) at P&G is where business, innovation and technology come together to create competitive advantage. Our mission is to deliver IT to help P&G win with consumers. Our IT professionals are diverse business leaders who apply IT mastery to deliver game-changing, technology-driven business models and capabilities. Whether your role is to create an IT innovation strategy for a business, protect our critical information systems and assets, or manage a strategic supplier in our cutting-edge Shared Services , your technical mastery will be recognized and rewarded. Your passion for the industry will be further cultivated by our culture of continued learning and growth. A career in IT builds change leadership and influence skills, breadth of experience across multiple businesses, and depth of expertise in areas like Application & Integration, Infrastructure, Data & Analytics and IT Security & Risk.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
We are looking for emerging student leaders who are within 1-4 years from graduating, or who have graduated, with a BS or MS in Computer Science, MIS, Computer/Systems Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Info Security, Applied Math, Statistics, and Analytics (or like degrees). The specific degree and target date availability requirements vary depending on whether a position is a summer internship, full time, etc.

P&G IT current job opportunities
Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools, established in 1845, is the state of Ohio's largest school district, serving the needs of more than 51,000 students in 109 schools.

Columbus City Schools Current Job Openings
Equitable

Equitable is on a mission to help people secure their financial well-being so they can pursue long and fulfilling lives.

Equitable current job openings
AmericanAg

AmericanAg has been in business since 1948. In that time span, our core purpose has stayed the same – to provide the best reinsurance solutions, services, and products in the industry. While agriculture is in our name, we reinsure a wide breadth of insurance, including personal lines, business lines, property, casualty, inland marine, and crop.

AmericanAg Current Job Openings
YMCA of Central Ohio Job Opportunities

When applying, please add ODI to your application.

YMCA of Central Ohio Current Job Openings
MSI Information Services

The gold standard in K12 Independent Reading and Library Information Systems

MSI Information Services Current Job Openings
Westerville Public Library

The Westerville Public Library is committed to recruiting a diverse staff and believes that diversity leads to innovation in programming, collections, policy, and service. We recognize that everyone inhabits multiple and intersecting identities and encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work. We are committed to a truly inclusive workplace and recognize that this requires strategic and deliberate challenges to white supremacy, systemic inequity, structural racism, and individual bias.

Westerville Public Library Current Job Openings
Child Trends

Working at Child Trends means working with a smart, driven, diverse group dedicated to learning more about children, and sharing what we've learned in order to help them thrive.

Child Trends Current Job Openings
CAS: A division of the American Chemical Society

CAS is a global organization with a proven history of leveraging scientific information to empower discovery and tackle tough business challenges. Learn how CAS helps you gain the information advantage you need to maximize the value of your research and development investments.

CAS current Job Openings
Aerotek Recruiting and Staffing

Since our founding, Aerotek has grown to become one of the top global recruiting and staffing agencies. Check out our company timeline, starting with our humble Baltimore roots in 1983 when our founders started Aerotek to serve the aerospace and defense industries to today as an Allegis Group company, a global leader in talent solutions.

Areotek Current Job Openings
AmeriCorps VISTA

Looking to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA? Check out all the positions available across the state through Ohio CDC Association.

Questions? Contact Brian Cristi at vistaleader2@ohiocdc.org.

AmeriCorps VISTA current job openings
UnitedHealth Group

Looking for an internship or recent graduate role? Learn from a high-caliber team, at a pace that keeps you engaged.

You're looking to make an impact while developing your career, so come and do just that for an organization that's making a huge impact in the world.

Begin and grow your career at UnitedHealth Group. You'll help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.SM

UnitedHealth Group current job openings
US Foods

US Foods® proudly employs approximately 25,000 people in more than 60 locations nationwide, with our headquarters located in Rosemont, Illinois. From IT, Supply Chain, Finance and Marketing to HR, Procurement, Transportation and Operations, we're always on the lookout for great people who are committed to teaming up and challenging the status quo – it's how we deliver GREAT FOOD. MADE EASY.

US Foods current job openings