Career Resources

Student ambassadors from different areas of study serve as representatives of academic majors at college events. In their roles, they may support retention, act as peer advisors or attend conferences. Use this directory to connect with academic ambassador programs at Oregon State University.

Corvallis

The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/RAIN Corvallis assists innovators and entrepreneurs in high-growth companies from the mid-Willamette Valley and extended Oregon State University community. Student interns gain invaluable experience while working directly with these companies during all phases of the commercialization process to explore markets, develop products and obtain customers.

541-368-5205
Corvallis
College of Business

Open to all OSU students, Benny's Business Closet offers affordable professional attire for sale for all occassions. Benny's Business Closet is also accepting donations of gently used professional attire. Contact us for hours and other information. 

Corvallis
University Exploratory Studies Program

Career Decision Making (ALS 114) is a two-credit course designed to help students gain a better understanding of their interests, values and abilities as they relate to the world of work. Instructors provide guided career exploration in a classroom setting. Students explore educational, extra-curricular and career possibilities to comprehend their major and career decision-making processes.

541-737-8144
Corvallis, Ecampus

The Career Development Center works to empower, support and nurture OSU students in their exploration and pursuit of lifelong career success and meaningful employment.

541-737-4085
Corvallis

Download this online kit, provided by the Career Development Center, to discover how you can best develop and present yourself in the professional world.

Multi Campus

The College of Business Career Success Center connects business students with the resources they need to succeed in today's job market.

541-737-8957
Corvallis

OSU's Career Development Center provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world. Take a look at the career resources that you can access no matter where you live.

Ecampus

Handshake is your online tool for off-campus jobs, also available to Ecampus students. Access excellent resources and details on employers and industries from this modern, mobile-first platform that is networked with thousands of employers across the country.

Corvallis, Ecampus

The Honors College encourages curiosity and rewards creativity. Small, interactive classes, typically limited to 12 or 20 students, are taught by the university’s top professors. Your experience will also go beyond the classroom, with opportunities to engage in hands-on learning, research and a senior thesis project in the topic of your choice. This is one of only a handful of degree-granting honors colleges in the United States. 

541-737-6400
Corvallis

Many colleges and majors offer leadership academies or similar programming for students to develop leadership skills and increase competitiveness in the job market.

Corvallis

The office of Military & Veteran Resources connects current and former military personnel to OSU services.

541-737-7662
Corvallis

The OSU Office of Global Opportunities (OSU GO) advises students on study abroad, international internships and global research. Learn how to take your education abroad!

541-737-3006
Corvallis

Orange Media Network oversees a multitude of student media channels, including KBVR FM, KBVR TV, the Barometer, Prism Magazine and Beaver's Digest. Students have the opportunity to gain technical skills — such as writing, editing, photography, graphic design and video production — while also cultivating transferable skills like time management and leadership.  

541-737-6323
Corvallis

The Open Source Lab is an organization working for the advancement of open source technologies.

541-737-9900
Corvallis

Academic advisors assist you in long and short-term academic and career planning. They provide information on curricula, educational and experiential options within your college and the university, schedule planning, and help interpret university and departmental requirements.

Cascades

The OSU-Cascades Career Development Center empowers students to find their career path through exploration and engagement.

Cascades

Access the numerous career resources available for OSU-Cascades students, including Beaver Careers - Cascades and tools to research employers across various industries. 

Cascades

The OSU-Cascades Student Success Center offers a range of free services to help students succeed, including academic advising, career services, international programs, wellness resources and tutoring.

Cascades
Enrollment Services

A student who is undecided on a major of study is considered an exploratory student, and part of the University Exploratory Studies Program. Whether you are a freshman trying to understand what path you should follow or a returning student changing career goals, exploring is the key to finding your major. OSU-Cascades offers the support you need to succeed.

541-322-3100
Cascades

The OSU Advisor for Prestigious Scholarships works with students to compete for national and international scholarships including Fulbright, Gilman, and Rhodes. These awards are based on academic qualification, research, leadership, service and personal characteristics, and are available for undergraduate and postgraduate study and research from a broad list of academic programs. Oregon State encourages you to apply!

541-737-6414
Corvallis

Offered through the College of Business, Professional Development (BA 253) is a for-credit course designed to prepare students for their professional futures with an emphasis on verbal communication and career planning.

Corvallis

This office is dedicated to supporting students find research funding across all OSU colleges, departments and disciplines.

541-737-3467
Corvallis

Service learning integrates meaningful service with reflection to enrich the learning experience. A form of experiential learning, it provides a hands-on opportunity for students to make a difference while applying what they've learned in their classes. Check out some of the service-learning opportunities at Oregon State.

Corvallis

Student Leadership & Involvement adminsters this national survey to determine your personal strengths as they apply to professional and personal development.

Corvallis

The Student Employment Program provides a host of services and resources for currently employed students and students who are looking for an on-campus job. Handbooks, forms and helpful explanations support students in their professional experience endeavors.

541-737-3103
Corvallis

Oregon State University Summer Session supports current, prospective and visiting students taking classes during the summer. Not only does Summer Session deliver more than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate courses on campus, but it also offers six course sessions of various lengths and study abroad options. Taking summer courses at Oregon State can help you early or on time, lighten your course load for the coming year and finish a year’s worth of courses — such as foreign language, biology and chemistry — in just one summer.

541-737-1470 / 800-375-9359
Corvallis

This Career Development Center resource provides individuals with online content and success markers to gauge their preparedness on the "career trail" and plan for life after graduation.  

Multi Campus

Transfer Student Ambassadors are hard-working undergraduate employees who welcome new transfer students and their families during the summer Transfer START program and Welcome Week. 

Corvallis

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) helps first-generation college students and other students who would benefit from additional support make the transition to college. TRiO-SSS offers academic guidance, professional development, peer mentorship, technology access, student success seminars and additional services. To learn about eligibility requirements or to apply, visit the TRiO-SSS website. 

541-737-3628
Corvallis

Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship & Creativity (URISC) creates opportunities for students to engage in scholarly and creative activities with our diverse world-class faculty. The program provides scholarships to support students' work with artists, engineers, scientists, policy specialists, health experts or other professionals.

Multi Campus

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & the Arts (URSA) facilitates undergraduate engagement in scholarly and creative independent projects mentored by faculty in all disciplines.

541-737-2305
Corvallis

University Exploratory Studies Program (UESP) is the academic home for students who are exploring their options before deciding on a major. UESP offers a comprehensive range of services to help students make informed decisions about their academic coursework and potential majors. UESP also serves Ecampus students.

541-737-8144
Corvallis

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who seek summer or permanent jobs.

Corvallis