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.
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.
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. Register for an event, look for a job or internship, or connect with an employer using Handshake.
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.
Student Leadership & Involvement adminsters this national survey, formerly known as StrengthsQuest, to determine your personal strengths as they apply to professional and personal development. It is a great tool for discovering how to best utilize your strengths, what environments you thrive in and how to work more effectively in teams.
The Career Exploration Resources site, run by the Career Development Center, has tips on starting the job search process, interviewing and developing professionally. Be prepared to start a career in your desired field!
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.