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Meet engineering employers via ECS' Recruiter in Residence Program

Would you like more practice with interviews? Would you like to receive career advice from professionals from various STEM fields? Then Recruiter in Residence is just for you! ECS' Recruiter in Residence Program provides an opportunity to network with employers while receiving career advice, job search guidance, resume tips, and a chance to practice your interviewing skills. Here are the reasons why you should take advantage of Recruiter in Residence this fall:

  • Network with employers outside of career fairs.  Networking is a great opportunity to build connections with people you may never have thought of connecting with before. Remember, it’s not always about what you know, but who you know!
  • Receive career advice from industry professionals.  Even though the Internet can provide some career tips or job search hints, receiving such advice and/or tips from working professionals is invaluable.
  • Practice makes perfect.  By participating in mock interviews, you are able to practice answering interview questions without the stress of a potential job opportunity on the line. Additionally, since employers are conducting the interviews, you get a chance to hear questions that potential recruiters from these various STEM fields may ask during a real interviews.

Employers participating in Recruiter in Residence this fall include Turner Construction Company, Accenture, and Marathon Petroleum Corporation. Sign up for the companies' mock interviews by visiting CareerEngine and keyword searching "mock interview" in "Jobs (for OSU Students)."  More details about these events are in CareerEngine under “Events"--> "Information Sessions."  

“The opposite of networking is NOT working.”
–Anonymous 

About the author

Danielle Corrigan

Danielle Corrigan is the Employer Relations & Recruiting Manager at Engineering Career Services