The Beaver Connect program connects new-to-OSU students, peer mentors and faculty members to ease the student transition to college, facilitate faculty-student interaction and build a network of support to help students succeed during their time at OSU. Students are placed on teams that meet up to five times per term during the first year. They discuss how to be successful when applying for scholarships, finding research opportunities and exploring career paths.
Happiness and the pursuit there of are a constant source of conversation and intrigue. This short course available in Canvas uses theories within positive psychology, flourishing and mindfulness literature. There are four modules, focusing on mental health and well-being; purposeful or career well-being; mindset and personal strengths; and mindfulness meditation.
Looking for a software development, DevOps or testing internship right here at Oregon State? The Center for Applied Systems and Software (CASS) provides students the opportunity and guidance to work with real-world clients and to see projects from start to finish. CASS is made of three units — the Open Source Lab, Software Development Group and Test and IoT Lab.
Student Alumni Ambassadors is a student organization directly associated with the Oregon State University Alumni Association. We are a group of enthusiastic students dedicated to enhancing the connection among students past, present and future. SAA members coordinate a variety of events and initiatives that integrate students and alumni across Beaver Nation, including Homecoming Week, Senior Send-Off and other programs. Pursue your interests in event planning, public relations, program development, leadership experience or professional networking with us.
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.
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.
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.