OFIC CareerFest 2016

Ashland University students are encouraged to attend the OFIC CareerFest, an annual career fair in Columbus, Ohio. CareerFest will provide students the opportunity to meet with over 100 organizations, including businesses, corporations, non-profit groups, government agencies, and graduate schools.

Ohio Dominican University
Alumni Hall
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH 43219
January 29, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Student Registration and Information

Students may register online at the OFIC CareerFest website. Online registration includes the option to submit a resume with registration. If students choose to upload a resume, that resume will be shared with all employers attending the event. There is no firm registration deadline, but students are encouraged to register by Wednesday, January 27th if they wish to have a pre-printed nametag for the event. After that time, students may register and create their own nametag at the event.

Professional dress is required to attend the event.

You should also have professional resumes printed on resume paper for each employer you plan to speak with at the event. Resume paper can be purchased in the Ashland University Bookstore or in Career Services.

Transportation Information

A chartered bus has been reserved for students who would like transportation from Ashland University to CareerFest and then back to Ashland University.  The bus will leave AU at 9:00 am from the Dauch College of Business and will leave CareerFest for the return trip at 1:00 pm. To reserve your spot on the bus, a $10.00 deposit is required (this deposit will be returned to each student upon boarding the bus). There are 40 seats available. If you would like to register to ride the bus, please register on Google Docs, stop by Career Services (254 HCSC) or call 419.289.5064.

Bus Registration DeadlineThursday, January 28, 2016 at 5 p.m. or when the bus is full.

Venue and Employer Information

More information about the event, including directions to the venue and a list of registered companies, is available at the OFIC CareerFest website.

Learn more about CareerFest: Watch a video about what students and employing organizations have said about past CareerFest events.

Employer Registration for this event is handled by the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges. For more information about registration, please visit the OFIC website or contact:

Wendy Thornton
OFIC, CareerFest Coordinator
614-469-1950, ext. 108

Start Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2016 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Off-Campus Location: 
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus , OH 43219