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IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT APPOINTMENTS

The lobby of the Student Service Center will re-open July 6 and in-person advising meetings will be offered by appointment only. We will not be offering “Walk-Ins” for the foreseeable future.  While we are offering in-person appointments, we still encourage phone and online appointments. The same customer service and information will be provided.

Important information regarding in-person appointments:

  • Advisors and students will be required to wear a mask.
  • Advisors and students will be spaced 6-feet apart during the appointment.
  • No guests allowed at the appointment, only the student.
  • If you are feeling ill, we ask that you reschedule or schedule an online or phone appointment.
  • The advisor’s office will be sanitized after each appointment.

To request an appointment with a Career & Transfer Advisor, please complete the online request form below. You can also contact us via email at careerservices@owens.edu. For up to date information regarding College operations and other resources related to the Covid-19 pandemic, please visit www.owens.edu/covid19.

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Watch video to learn about Career Services

Learn more about Career Services

Owens offers several services and online resources to guide students and alumni throughout their career development. A network of Owens professionals provides services such as:

  • Career/Major Exploration
  • Resume Building/Review
  • Cover Letters
  • Networking
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Interview Skills/Mock Interviews
  • Job Offer/Negotiation
  • Experiential Learning (internships, co-ops, and service learning)
  • Student Employment/Federal Work-Study

Owens is committed to supporting our students and alumni as they explore careers and prepare for employment.

Online Forms

Make an appointment with a Career Advisor

Career Advisor Appointments
We can explore majors/careers, discuss transfer options, talk about student employment/ federal work study, and assist you with the job search process (ex. resume, cover letter, interview prep).

Request a Career Services presentation

Faculty: Request a Career Services Presentation
We will come to your class and present on a career-related topic.

Request an appointment with Career Corner

Career Corner Appointments
We can discuss potential internship opportunities, critique your resume, and offer constructive criticism to help you improve your interviewing skills.

Professional Interview Experience (PIE) online form

Professional Interview Experience (PIE)
Gain valuable experience as you practice interviewing and networking skills with professionals from a variety of industries.

Events

Due to social distancing recommendations, we have canceled all in-person, campus-based events. Keep checking for up-to-date information.

Videos

Create a LinkedIn Profile

Create a LinkedIn Profile

Student Veteran Career Search

Student Veteran Career Search

How to use Career Coach

How to use Career Coach

Am I Career Ready? Tutorial

Am I Career Ready? Tutorial

Explore Majors and Career Options

Explore Majors and Career Options

Virtual Job Shadow Tutorial

Virtual Job Shadow Tutorial

Job Search During a Pandemic

Job Search During a Pandemic

Virtual Interview Tips

Virtual Interview Tips

Career & Transfer Advising Hours

Monday, June 1 – Friday, August 14
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Monday, August 17 – Friday, August 28
Monday: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 15: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Virtual & Phone Appointments only (Lobby and Phone lines will be closed)
Saturday, August 22 & 29: 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Virtual, Phone, and Face-to-Face Appointments only, Lobby and Phone Lines open

*Please check the academic calendar for dates that the College will be closed. Advising adheres to this closing schedule and will not be open on dates indicated in the academic calendar.

Locations

Toledo: Our Toledo location is in College Hall 130 (#5 on map).
Findlay: Our Findlay location is in the Education Center (#1 on map).
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Contact Us

Email us: careerservices@owens.edu
Call us: (567) 661-2387
Online: View our online form options above.
If you have any questions about Federal Work-Study (FWS) or Student Employment, please email studentemployment@owens.edu.

Angela McGinnis
Angela (Angie) McGinnis
Manager,
(567) 429-3515
angela_mcginnis@
owens.edu

Schools of Liberal Arts & STEM
Rene Downour
Rene Downour
Advisor,
(567) 661-7144
rene_downour@
owens.edu

School of Business, Information, & Public Service
Kara Blumfeldt
Kara Blumfeldt
Advisor,
(567) 661-7469
kara_blumfeldt@
owens.edu

School of Nursing & Health Professions
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Carolyn (Carrie) Beck, MBA
Coordinator, Job Location & Development
(567) 661-7636
carolyn_beck@
owens.edu

Student Employment & Federal Work-Study