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Career & Transfer Services


How do I meet with a Career & Transfer Services Advisor?

Students can meet with an advisor by phone, online, and in-person. To request an appointment, please complete the online request form. Students can also call the Student Service Center at (567) 661-2387 to schedule an appointment.

Please be aware, effective immediately, Owens Community College requires face coverings for everyone in attendance, regardless of vaccination status.

Important information regarding in-person appointments:

  • A photo-id is required to complete the check-in process.
  • Please check-in 10-minutes prior to your appointment.
  • Appointment attendance is limited to the student and up to one guest.
  • If you are feeling ill, we ask that you reschedule or schedule an online or phone appointment.

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
  • Student Employment/Federal Work-Study
  • Transfer Planning

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.

Videos

Community Connection - Fall 2021
Community Connection - Fall 2021
Cool, Calm and Collected Presentation
Cool, Calm and Collected Presentation
Community Connection - Career and Transfer Services
Community Connection - Career and Transfer Services
Navigating the Virtual Job Fair - Career and Transfer Services
Navigating the Virtual Job Fair - Career and Transfer Services
Resiliency: How to Cope With Rejections During Your Job Search
Resiliency: How to Cope With Rejections During Your Job Search
Nothing is Impossible. The Word Itself Says, I'm Possible
Nothing is Impossible. The Word Itself Says, I'm Possible
From Hello to Hired
From Hello to Hired
"Hire" Education: Student Employment & Federal Work Study
"Hire" Education: Student Employment & Federal Work Study
Power of Networking
Power of Networking
Show Me the Money: Finding the Career for Me
Show Me the Money: Finding the Career for Me
Networking: Work your Network
Networking: Work your Network
On the Hunt: How to Job Search Successfully
On the Hunt: How to Job Search Successfully
How to Combat Stress When Looking for a New Job
How to Combat Stress When Looking for a New Job
FOBO: Fear of Better Options
FOBO: Fear of Better Options
How to Prepare for a Virtual Job Fair
How to Prepare for a Virtual Job Fair
Refine your Soft Skills
Refine your Soft Skills
Create a Compelling Resume
Create a Compelling Resume
Virtual Interview Tips
Virtual Interview Tips
Job Search During a Pandemic
Job Search During a Pandemic
Student Veteran Career Search
Student Veteran Career Search
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Community Connection - Fall 2021
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Cool, Calm and Collected Presentation
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Community Connection - Career and Transfer Services
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Navigating the Virtual Job Fair - Career and Transfer Services
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Resiliency: How to Cope With Rejections During Your Job Search
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Nothing is Impossible. The Word Itself Says, I'm Possible
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From Hello to Hired
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"Hire" Education: Student Employment & Federal Work Study
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Power of Networking
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Show Me the Money: Finding the Career for Me
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Networking: Work your Network
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On the Hunt: How to Job Search Successfully
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How to Combat Stress When Looking for a New Job
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FOBO: Fear of Better Options
PlayPlay
How to Prepare for a Virtual Job Fair
PlayPlay
Refine your Soft Skills
PlayPlay
Create a Compelling Resume
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Virtual Interview Tips
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Job Search During a Pandemic
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Student Veteran Career Search
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Career & Transfer Advising Hours

September 6, 2021 – December 17, 2021
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

December 20, 2021 – December 24, 2021
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: Closed

*Please check the academic calendar for dates that the College will be closed. The Office of Career & Transfer Services 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).
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

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

School of Business, Hospitality Management, & Public Safety
Carolyn Beck
Carolyn (Carrie) Beck, MBA
Coordinator, Job Location & Development
(567) 661-7636
carolyn_beck@
owens.edu

Student Employment & Federal Work-Study
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