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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.

Events

Due to social distancing recommendations, we have canceled all in-person, campus-based events.

Keep checking for up-to-date information. 

Join us starting Thursday, June 9, 2020 for our online presentations >>.

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.

Videos

How to use Career Coach

How to use Career Coach
Take a career assessment, browse or search careers, browse or search programs that lead to the career you want.

Am I Career Ready Tutorial

Am I Career Ready Tutorial
How to register for a free Focus™2 account and use the Am I Career Ready Assessment tool.

Explore Majors and Career Options

Explore Majors and Career Options
Take a career tour and make informed decisions about your future.

Virtual Job Shadow Tutorial

Virtual Job Shadow Tutorial
Chart your short-term and long-term goals using this online career planning and career exploration tool.

Office Hours

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT APPOINTMENTS

We are ready to serve. During this time of Covid-19, we will be providing direct support to students via Skype™ and email only.  Our phone systems will be turned off effective 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20. To request an online appointment via Skype™ 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.

Request an Online Appointment >>

Temporary Hours Due to Social Distancing:
Monday, March 16 – Friday, May 29

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday, June 1 – Friday, August 14

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*Please check the academic calendar for dates that the College will be closed. We adhere to this closing schedule and will not be open on dates the College is closed as indicated on 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).
More maps and directions >>

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

School of 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 and Development
(567) 661-7636
carolyn_beck@
owens.edu

Student Employment & Federal Work-Study