Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Vision and Mission

Career Counseling and Support Services Vision

To empower students to make lifelong, responsible and meaningful choices in a global and dynamic world.

Career Counseling and Support Services Mission

To serve the career development needs of OSU students by providing high quality and diversity-sensitive services through counseling, consultation and lasting partnerships, designed to facilitate learning and advance well-being, purpose, identity development and citizenship.

We assist students achieve successful outcomes by:

  • Connecting students' interests, values, skills and personality with the world of work.
  • Aiding development of students' interests by exploring various majors and careers.
  • Encouraging students to test their ideas with internships, informational interviews, volunteering, and extracurricular activities.
  • Providing customized attention to resumes, vitas, job search letters, and interviewing skills.
  • Listening and helping with personal concerns that relate to career decisions.
  • Assisting students' implementation of decisions by learning how to conduct a job search or plan for graduate or professional school.
  • Informing students about the University's employment assistance services.


  • Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm

Walk-in Sessions

  • Mon, Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 3:00 pm (last walk-in taken at 2:30)
  • Wednesdays & Fridays 9:00 - 11:00 am (last walk-in taken at 10:30)
  • Only 4 half hour slots a day Walk-in hours unavailable for post-docs