EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
Gain hands-on experience through an internship, volunteer experience, campus involvement and other resume-building experiences. Be career ready and build future workplace skills.
- Match 100 Mentorship Program
- Internships and other Resume Builders
- Part-Time and Seasonal Employment
NETWORKING & SOCIAL MEDIA
Networking is a great way to land an internship, entry-level position, or an introduction to a company or industry. Not only is this helpful when trying to get your foot-in-the-door, it may also allow employer to consider you for a position that has not been posted yet!
- Alumnifire - an online professional networking and mentoring tool for Ohio State alumni, students and staff to exchange industry expertise and career advice. Connect with alumni for informational interviews, career advice or job shadowing opportunities
- Jobipedia.org - Networking - a free website where students and recent graduates can ask questions about job searching and get answers directly from experienced recruiting professionals at America’s top employers
- LinkedIn Resources for Students - how to build an effective profile, how to network using LinkedIn, building your personal brand, communicating effectively using LinkedIn, and more!
- Campus Resources for Networking - a guide that includes campus and community networking resources, specific steps that students can take from day one to graduation, and an expert interview and information
Sources of networking contacts: Alumni, family members, friends, family friends, colleagues, coaches, professionals at companies of interest, those working in your focus industry, and recruiters at career events. You can utilize LinkedIn to keep your contacts organized, too.
Informational Interview Tips: Once you have identified a contact, reach out and request a short meeting or phone call. Prepare a list of questions in advance of your meeting! Perhaps the contact might have additional professionals whom you may contact? DO NOT ASK FOR A JOB!!! Be sure to send a thank you email too!!
- Academy of Economics and Finance (www.economics-finance.org)
- Agricultural & Applied Economics Association $25.00 student
- American Association of Economic Educators $25 student
- American Economic Association $20 income
- American Law and Economics Association $30.00 student
- Association for Cultural Economics International reduced fee available 55EUR
- Association for Social Economics $25 student
- History of Economics Society (www.historyofeconomics.org) $40 (January 2017 will offer student rate)
- National Association of Forensic Economics $80 student membership
- National Association for Business Economics $30 student
- Southern Economic Association $40 student membership
- World Economics Association $25 student
- Undergraduate Economic Society (UES)
- Economics Honors Society
- Women in Economics
- Undergraduate Economics Journal
- Behavioral Economics
- Sports Analytics Association
- The Ohio State University Economics Alumni Group (you must request to join this group)
- The Ohio State University Economics Student Group (request to join this group)
- American Economics Interest Group
- Financial Economics Association
- Environmental Economics Group
- Behavioral Economics Group
- Energy Economics and Geopolitics