Career Resources

The Career Services Center provides the following resources as a reference for the convenience of Ashland University incoming students, alumni, families and visitors. Incoming students, current students and alumni are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a Career Specialist for individual and personalized assistance. Current students can access additional career resources at the Career Services Center page on myAU.

Four-Year Career Development Plan

The Four-Year Career Development Plan provides suggestions for ways Ashland University students can develop career-related skills and experience during each year of their time at Ashland University. With a little advanced planning, students can develop a solid resume and with a variety of experiences by graduation.

Major & Career Exploration

Undecided on a major or on a career path within your major? The Career Services Center has a number of resources which may help with deciding on a career path and getting started on that path.

Resumes & Cover Letters

Resumes and cover letters are some of the most critical tools on a job search. This page presents some brief advice on writing a resume or cover letter. For additional assistance, students and alumni can consult the Resume Writing Guide or Cover Letter Guide, or seek assistance from the staff of the CSC.


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The Job/Internship Search

This page presents some general assistance on the process of searching for a job or internship.

Graduate School

Is a graduate degree in your future or required for your future profession? This page lists some of the resources available to students preparing for graduate or professional school opportunities.

Featured Web Resources

This site introduces the Career Services Center's most highly-recommended online resources: Eagle Exploration, Going Global, AU Career Connect, CareerShift, NEOIntern and Glassdoor.


Students get connected with Ashland University Alumni and friends!  Have conversations with alumni from Ashland University who have jobs you are interested in! To sign up, click here.


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