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  • GAA Position (2018-2019) (298 Kb DOC)
    Career Counseling and Support Services is seeking qualified graduate students interested in serving as a career counselor/consultant providing services for OSU students, for the 2018-2019 academic yea

GAA Positions

Career Counseling and Support Services has an opening for a graduate assistant interested in serving as a career counselor/consultant providing services for Ohio State students, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The career counselor/consultant will be housed in the department on the 2nd floor of the Younkin Success Center, 1640 Neil Avenue.


Career Counseling and Support Services is seeking a graduate student to assist undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with career planning, career counseling and job search campaigns.  Qualifications and characteristics desired include:

  • Master’s level educational experience in psychology, counselor education, social work, family and human relations, or an equivalent program preferred.
  • Completion of one career counseling/career development course at the graduate level required (or currently enrolled).
  • Completion of one semester of recent supervised counseling/clinical practicum prior to acceptance preferred. This practicum must include direct counseling/clinical experience with clinical supervision (not administrative supervision).
  • Career counseling interest or experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; both with individual and group.
  • Demonstrated competencies in outreach, counseling, and program/workshop planning and facilitation.
  • Flexibility with the ability to respond to a variety of demands in balancing work and school.
  • Ability to work as a team member while at the same time being able to function independently.



  • Understanding a career development model which includes self-assessment, career and major exploration, career decision making, gaining career implementation skills, and finding a satisfying job/internship.
  • Working with clients in a one-on-one counseling environment at each stage of the model.
  • Assisting clients with self-assessment using the Holland Self-Directed Search, Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, Strengths Finder/StrengthsQuest and Focus II computer program, as well as other assessments. 
  • Familiarity with university, library, internet and office resources to explore careers.
  • Assisting clients as they make career decisions and helping them acquire career related experiences (through internships, cooperative education, etc.).
  • Knowing guidelines for preparing effective resumes, cover letters, and conducting successful interviews and job searches (including use of the internet, Symplicity, etc. as job search tools).
  • Assisting clients in planning for graduate or professional school.
  • Facilitating workshops, at least one evening per week, covering topics such as Self-Assessment, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Interviewing Skills, Networking, Job Search Strategies, etc.
  • Participating in Career Counseling and Support Services staff meetings as schedule permits.
  • Participating in Career Counseling and Support Services professional development series as schedule permits.
  • Participating in weekly consultation meetings.
  • Performing other duties related to career counseling/consultation as assigned.

Complete application should include:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:        Tuesday, March 20, 2018

2- 3 full days of training will be required during August, prior to the onset of the Fall 2018 semester.

Send Credentials to:                                            Ryan Wilhelm, MA, PC

                                                                        Career Counseling and Support Services

                                                                                222 Younkin Success Center

                                                                                1640 Neil Avenue

                                                                                Columbus, OH  43201

                                                                                614-688-3898 –

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.  EEO/AA employer.  


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