Events

Feb
3
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.Read more

Measures of Success

Career Services Dashboard

Career Services Center

We create Powerful Partnerships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers as we seek to provide outstanding career-related services to Ashland University Stakeholders

Fall Semester 2012 - Student Appointments
707 Total In-Person Appointments
656 Resume/Cover Letter Critiques

Last Semester over 1,760 students participated in Career Services Events/Presentations

NACE: Qualities Employers Want

  • Ability to work in a team structure
  • Ability to verbally communicate with persons inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to obtain and process information
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work
  • Ability to analyze quantitative data

Internship Completion: Ashland University vs. National Average

Internship Data Ashland University National Average
Have Completed an internship 62.9% 46.2%
Presently participating in an internship 13.2% 12.9
Currently seeking/Have not completed 23.9% 40.9%

696 students participated in experiential learning between May 2011 and August 2012

Employers on Campus

105 - Employers/Graduate Schools Visited campus Fall Semester 2012

Student Career Fair Attendance

Spring 2012 - 200
Spring 2013 - 268
First Annual Fall Fair 2012 - 346

Employment Opportunities

105 - New Employers
231 - New Job Posting offering 1,178 opportunities
72 - new internship postings offering 1,239 opportunities
59 - on-campus postings offering 153+ opportunities

81.5% of AU students feel the university prepares students effectively to work at an internship site (compared to the national average of 77.3%)

53.1% of AU students have participated in 2 or more experiential learning experiences (compared to the national average of 43.3%)