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Career Community: Entrepreneurship

Career Community icon: Entrepreneurship


Entrepreneurship is a career community that informs students who have a drive to plan, launch, and build a business as well as those curious about generating income via freelance work or the gig economy. 


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Industries in which you
might seek employment
after graduation:


Personal or general interests that indicate
this community might be a good fit:

  • Visual Art/Design
  • Dining/Hospitality
  • Design
  • Real Estate
  • Professional Crafting
  • IT/Technology
  • Writing/Fitness
  • Education/Training
  • Leadership
  • Self-Motivation
  • Creativity
  • Persistence
  • Sales
  • Organization
  • Self-Confidence
  • Money Management
  • Risk Taking
  • Innovative

Meet Your Career Coach:

Career Coach, Barbara Harvey (headshot)

Barbara C. Harvey, MS

Career Coach
(614) 247-6456

A native of Chicago, Barbara earned a B.A. in Applied Behavioral Science and an M.S. in Community Counseling from National Louis University in Illinois. She joined the Center for Career and Professional Success in 2019, bringing her experience in community mental health and her experience working with continuing education for adult learners at NLU. Barbara is excited to encourage students to explore and embrace opportunities that allow them to stretch and grow their professional goals.


Jobs and Internships for members of this Career Community

Guides and tip sheets you'll find useful:

  1. Core Resume Sections

  2. Conducting an Informational Interview

  3. Mentoring Programs

Helpful Links for members of this Career Community


Search for jobs at a vast array of startups by position/role and geographic location.

Entrepreneurship in College
A wealth of resources for college students considering an entrepreneurial career path.

Entrepreneur Resources
Site includes a lineup of funding and mentoring opportunities found within Columbus.

Rev1Ventures Startup Resources
List of startup and entrepreneurial resources in Central Ohio.

Startups on Medium
Learn what it takes to develop a side hustle, startup, or small business venture of your own from this up-to-date, ever changing collection of highly relevant and easily digestible articles.

The Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship | Fischer College of Business
The Center provides robust programming, access to funding opportunities, and essential connections to resources and expertise needed to translate ideas and concepts into business opportunities.

Industry Connections for Entrepreneurship

If you're an employer that is interested in recruiting from this population of students at The Ohio State University, we've made it easy for you! Director of Industry Connections Scott Kustis is your point of contact. Scott can help you explore our Career Fairs and Expos, our signature programs, and develop a recruiting strategy to hire from the high-caliber and diverse population of students and recent alumni.

Director of Industry Connections, Scott Kustis (headshot)

Scott Kustis, MBA

Director, Industry Connections
(614) 292-6961

Scott joined the Center for Career and Professional Success in October 2005 as a career prep advisor, and eventually moving into an assistant director role. In this role, Scott advised students on ways to build their resumes and professional competencies. He also coordinated the annual Ohio State Spring Career Fair, and served as the manager for employer relations.

In August 2018, Scott was appointed to the newly established role of Director of Industry Connections. In this role, Scott leads his team as they build relationships with businesses and brands interested in hiring high caliber and diverse talent, ready to help organizations tackle their 21st century challenges.