Where Career and Calling Merge

The Ashland University Career Center for Life Calling exists to empower our students. We ensure that each one receives the education and expertise to make the most of their career-life journey. We offer guidance and resources, establish networks and connections and promote personal and professional growth through jobs, internships and opportunities. Our goal is to prepare students for the amazing life that awaits them after graduation.

We also work with employers, recruiters and professional groups and organizations to find suitable candidates for jobs and internships.

Our team has some of the finest career development experts available. Each of them is ready and waiting to hear from you—reach out so we can work together!


Where Do I Start?

Call our office at 419-289-5064 or email CCLC-AU@ashland.edu. We are located in room 254 of the Student Center and are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. We’re happy to answer your questions and strategize in the way that works best for you!

Our team has also put together several resources to help guide you on your way:


    For Students:

    Your Four-Year Plan

    Every student should have a four-year plan for their university experience. The Career Center for Life Calling promotes three tracks for students to complete: Career, Calling and Spiritual Formation Leadership. Each track focuses on specific aspects of professional development, while encouraging personalization to fit individual students’ needs.

    Below, find the recommended actions and courses to complete each track during your four years at Ashland University, along with steps to take post-graduation. You may also view a printer-friendly PDF of the plan.

    Professional Opportunities


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    For Parents of Students:

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    For Employers and Recruiters:

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    For On-Campus Classes, Groups and Organizations:

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    Learn More About Us

    We work to empower students to successfully navigate their career-life journey through relationship-building and skill development. Our doors are always open to students seeking guidance, growth and opportunity. Don’t hesitate to reach out to any one of our amazing staff—we’re all ready to help you make the most of your Ashland University experience, and everything that follows!

    Contact Information

    Zachary McGrain
    Executive Director


    Courtney Farver
    Employer Interactions & Student Engagement Coordinator

    Christine Hamilton
    Job Location and Development Coordinator