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Student Perspective: Questions to ask yourself before accepting a job offer

This entry features guest writer James Rule, who is a senior welding engineering student...

It's been my experience thus far that at a young age of being a freshman or sophomore, you start hunting and dreaming of jobs that pay a lot of money and what you will do with all this money. All good and fine. It is also my experience that a majority of my classmates went looking for the highest paying jobs first, fairly obvious. Now to my personal experience thus far in my short life and shorter career, money isn't everything. That's right, I said it. Money is nowhere near everything. I am sure that eventually everyone will get to this point in their careers but sometimes it's too late to change. There are so many more factors that a student or young professional should ask themselves before they accept an offer, or even before they … 

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Most Employer Interviewing Takes Place Fall Quarter

How quickly summer flew by…it’s hard to believe it is mid-September. Employers have already started interviewing on campus at semester schools, and fall on-campus interviewing is just around the corner here at Ohio State. In fact, if you check out your job search account, you’ll notice that you can start applying for Preselect schedules this coming Monday, September 22nd. The first deadlines won’t be far behind that either. It’s common for many students to miss out on on-campus interviews due to the early timing. Keep in mind though that approximately 65% of on-campus interviewing takes place in October and November.



Are you ready to begin your job search? Make sure you’ve got your ducks in a row…



  • Is your resume updated to include your summer job, recent projects, and updated coursework? Be sure the document reflects your recent experiences!

  • Is it time for a resume … 
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