Recent Graduate Services


ASC students celebrate receiving their diploma.

You’ve recently graduated from the best university in the world. And we’ve got great news: You now have lifetime access to Handshake, the robust career management platform you’ve used throughout your time at Ohio State. And, you can continue to meet with one of our insightful Career Coaches for up to four semesters after you graduate. Just like the great service you received while a student, you can continue to get great guidance and feedback on your career path from a Career Coach.


Seeking assistance with your job search?

The Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success offers a variety of services and resources to help with your job search. This is a benefit to you as a recent graduate of our college, so please take advantage of our them!

Attend events sponsored by Career Success

Career Success organizes a variety of workshops, information sessions, employer visits and career fairs. Many of these events are open to recent graduates and we welcome your participation. To see a full listing of Career Success events visit our events page.

Share information about your new employer

Sharing information about your employer allows the Center for Career and Professional Success to identify the companies and organizations that are actively hiring from the Arts and Sciences. Contact and share your name, major, graduation date, the organization with whom you are employed, your position title, and how you found out about the opportunity (e.g. Handshake).


If you are seeking assistance with your job search after Career Success is no longer able to serve you, you can contact the Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management at 614-292-3314 or 800-635-8944.

Alumnifire is an online professional networking and mentoring tool for Ohio State alumni, students and staff to exchange industry expertise and career advice. Similar to LinkedIn, but with a social slant, alumni and students can connect for informational interviews, career advice or job shadowing opportunities. Get connected with Alumnifire and join this powerful Buckeye network.


Handshake hosts more than 250,000+ employers and thousands of jobs, but there’s still more out there! The resources below are excellent for networking and building your professional profile. - 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!


For more information about how to get involved with the Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success, please email or call Scott Kustis (614-292-6961). Arts and Sciences alumni are encouraged to visit the College of Arts and Sciences' VolunteerMatch website to find volunteer opportunities from our Center and from departments across the college and to join Alumnifire, an online professional networking and mentoring tool for Ohio State alumni, students and staff.