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 as this page is frequently updated.

Internship/Fellowship/Research and Other Opportunities

Are you interested in working with youth? Are you interested in working in sports? If so, LiFEsports may have the perfect opportunity for you!

The LiFEsports Initiative is a nationally recognized, Positive Youth Development (PYD) program that seeks to promote healthy and positive development through the facilitation of intentionally designed sport and recreation-based activities in hopes of addressing risk factors and barriers while producing positive outcomes. Our primary program is the LiFEsports Summer Camp, which is a sports-based program that educates youth, ages 5 to 14 (K - 8th grade), by giving them opportunities to grow their social skills, develop physical fitness, and adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors.

For our summer camps, we are hiring the following positions for each of our camp locations:

  • Group Counselors - supervise and mentor campers
  • Recreation Leaders - facilitates sport activities to campers
  • Chalk Talk Leaders - facilitates play-based social skills curriculum to campers
  • Art & Enrichment Leaders - teaches art and STEM activities to campers (only community sites)

Camp Dates:

  • Campus: June 12 – July 7th
    • Anticipated Hours: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Community: and June 12th –July 28th
    • Anticipated Hours: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Dublin: June 5th-June 30th
    • Anticipated Hours: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • CCSL June 20th-July 14th
    • Anticipated Hours: 12:30 pm-5:30 pm

The Ohio State University Professional Exploration Program (PXP) provides an opportunity for underrepresented undergraduates who are interested in a health professional career, but have not decided on a career path, to explore careers in seven different health professional schools. Participants will explore career opportunities by rotating, in-person, through OSU's College of Dentistry, College of Nursing, College of Optometry, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, during the 2023-2024 academic year.

This year's PXP program, set for August 2023 through February 2024, will provide an in-depth look at career options in the various health fields on designated Saturdays shown below. In general, the programming will be determined by each hosting college/unit and will be scheduled from 9am to 4pm but may vary. Prior to each rotation, the hosting college/unit will email the details about the day to the students. This is a competitive program with a limited number of spaces, so be sure to apply soon!

A strong academic aptitude that demonstrates the potential to succeed in a professional school (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, with a strong interest in science and math).
Identify as a student from historically underrepresented and marginalized group.
Undergraduate student at The Ohio State University who is interested in pursuing a professional degree and exploring their career opportunities, and have not determined their path, ex. a student that is interested in a health profession but doesn't know which one to pursue.
Students who have already determined which health profession should contact those colleges/departments to identify any program-specific opportunities.

Application Information:
Applications are now available and are due by Monday, May 15, 2023, at 11:59pm. All students will receive application results by Thursday, June 1, 2023, at 11:59pm and will need to accept their admission into the program by Friday, June 16, 2023, 11:59pm via a signed DocuSign agreement.

The History Praxis Lab at Ohio State invites students to apply for a six-week paid summer research internship June 5-July 10, 2023. Students will learn the techniques of historical research and do supervised research on Native American and African American civic engagement, citizenship, voting and civil rights activism 1780-1960. Students will work in person with experts on Native American and African American studies, including Professors John Bickers (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma), Margaret Newell, Deondre Smiles (Leech Lake Ojibwe), and Noël Voltz. The 2023 Lab will focus on stories from the Midwest and Alaska.

Job description and requirements: Undergraduate students of all majors are welcome to apply.

History Praxis Lab work will be both in person and online. Students will attend a week-long in-person training workshop in Columbus June 5-10 and will do in-person research June 12-30. Students may shift online to complete and report on their research July 1-10.

Research opportunities will include work in Cuyahoga County court records (the Lab will arrange and pay for dorm stays at Case Western for four nights June 19-23 for participating students), the Ohio History Connection in Columbus, and other archives and sites. Students will also use digital and microfilm sources in the History Lab. Lab interns will record their experiences as researchers for use on social media and the Lab website, and Lab discoveries will contribute to our ongoing project, “Native Americans and African Americans in and out of the U.S. Body Politic,” a multi-year initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation.

Compensation: Students can receive up to $1700 for their participation (based on an hourly rate of $14.00/hr.)

To apply, please send a resume and short letter telling us who you are and explaining your interest in this position to Professor Margaret Newell at

Graduate and Professional Opportunities

R78674 Graduate Research Associate.

Graduate Research Assistants (Responsibilities may include):

  • Provide “Success Coaching” to the undergraduate student population
  • Assist with planning annual BNRC programs and initiatives
  • Design and implement personal and professional programming for undergraduate African American males
  • Manage quarterly issued BNRC newsletter
  • Engage with BNRC alumni
  • Research scholarly articles and publications related to African American men and education
  • Additional Job Description This position requires 20 hours per week in the office, preferably spread within 4-5 days.

Student Internal Link:$392530/9925$161961.htmld


The ODI CRISP Career Services GRA position is a 50 percent, 9-month appointment that reports to the Career Services Specialist. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with the creation and coordination of CRISP Career Services year-round activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to identifying and reporting on DEI needs of organizations, collecting student assessment and placement data; creating/maintaining constituent databases; Marketing activities and events to potential companies, ODI scholars, and affiliated OSU students via electronic, print and social media; assist with facilitating ODI Career Services planning meetings and workshops; Assist with creating ODI Career Services Annual Report; Attend other Ohio State career fairs whenever possible; Attend ODI full staff meetings.
• Student Internal Link:$392530/9925$162771.htmld

R78572 GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – ODI CRISP Graduate/Professional Student Services

The ODI Graduate/Professional Student Services GRA position is a 50 percent, 9-month appointment that reports to the Graduate/Professional Student Services Program Specialist. The appointee will be responsible for assisting with the creation and coordination CRISP Graduate/Professional Student Services year-round activities. These initiatives include but are not limited to the annual Graduate and Professional Student Recruitment Program (GPS), ODI Graduate and Professional Student Retention programming and the end-of-year Graduate and Professional Student and Faculty Recognition Program. This position is also responsible for the maintenance and updates of the GPS Program website and online application portal and coordinating and facilitating the GPS Roundtable Discussion on the Sunday evening of GPS.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting GPSS Program Specialist with creating/maintaining databases for relevant programs; creating/updating program survey application; marketing GPSS activities, events and opportunities to current and potential graduate/professional students, ODI scholars, and affiliated OSU students via electronic, print and social media; assist with facilitating workshops and planning meetings; assist with creating ODI GPSS Annual Report; Attend ODI full staff meetings. Other duties as assigned.
• Student Internal Link:$392530/9925$162625.htmld

The Chicago Biomedical Consortium is offering a one-year, paid, entrepreneurial fellowship for PhD, MD, PharmD grad students, and postdocs interested in moving scientific breakthroughs from academia to the biotech startup community or industry.

The CBC Entrepreneurial Fellows (EF) Award program identifies and supports the professional development of junior life sciences researchers who are keen to develop the skills and experiences needed to move translational projects from a university lab toward commercialization and potentially into a Chicago-based biotech start-up. The program exposes Fellows to a breadth of real-world experiences across the CBC institutions and connects trainees to the Chicago biomedical community.

*Please note: The EF program is not a postdoc position and does not offer bench work opportunities.

Applications will be accepted through May 12, 2023.

Job Opportunities

This position serves as a Success Coach for an assigned cohort of undergraduate African American male identifying students, meeting with students one on one to help develop academic and personal goals, monitor student progress, and provide resources and referrals for support. The Program Coordinator is knowledgeable of university policies, procedures, programs, and resources for student development and overall success, and practices a high level of confidentiality, maintaining accurate records of student meetings in accordance with university policy. Responsibilities will also inclue the coordination and implementation of the Middle School Outreach Program and various other pre-collegiate programs on behalf of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male; Assist Assistant Director in implementing programs, activities, and services designed to promote the academic success and personal, professional and leadership development of African American males at The Ohio State University; Provide logistic and programming support for Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male's signature events; Assist with coordinating signature events which may involve multiple institutions, agencies, or groups (e.g., International Colloquium on Black Males in Education, National African American Male Retreat, etc.); Manage office's social media accounts (content and presence); Coordinate the preparation and distribution of program materials, such as newsletters and brochures: Supervise select work-study and graduate students employed by the center. Evening and weekend activities are expected.

Minimum Education Required

Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Education Desired

Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications

Minimum 3 to 5 years direct work experience post-secondary level; excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, public speaking and presentation skills; knowledge of issues and trends in higher education; commitment to professional growth; ability to work independently without daily oversight; strong collaborative work style, strong work ethic; computer and tech skills; excellent organizational skills and ability to identify strategic processes.

Additional Information:
The target hiring range for this job profile is $22.59 – $29.54 The actual salary paid to an individual will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limit to, education, years of experience, internal equity, etc

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

When applying, please add ODI to your application.

The gold standard in K12 Independent Reading and Library Information Systems.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

TQL is looking for highly motivated, hardworking individuals who are skilled at building relationships.Our bread and butter for recent graduates is our Sales Representative position—but we also have career paths for IT, Recruiting, Customer Service, Marketing and so much more! These positions also include opportunities to utilize bilingual skills.

Questions? Contact

John Fregonara | National Sales Recruiter | Total Quality Logistics
p. 614.660.5920 e.

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service.

Parkview Health is the largest employer in northeast Indiana, and we are growing quickly. As a not-for-profit organization, we're driven by our desire to make a difference. Whether your interest is employment, volunteering, or student learning opportunities, join 15,000+ of us to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Our physicians, leaders and co-workers work together to create an excellent experience for every person, every day.

To talk to a Parkview recruiter now, text “Parkview” to 97211.