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Career Development for Science Majors

Get career-ready with these networking, experiential, career development and student job opportunities

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What is career development?

Housed in the Science Success Center, Career Development is an essential part of your day-to-day life as a student in the College of Science at Oregon State University. Career Development offers resources, guidance and professional training that will enhance your academic life, help you explore internships in your field of interest and pave the way to a fulfilling career upon graduation. From first to senior year, we will help you with career training and the development of other professional skills to help you smoothly transition from college to the workplace, or to post-graduate and professional degree programs.

Our Career Development programs span your college years and even continue one year beyond your graduation. Take advantage of all our networking events with premier industries and research labs. Enjoy expert coaching on how to present yourself successfully through resumes, written correspondence and in-person interviews.

Science Pro

Every year, the College of Science hosts Science Pro to help students explore career paths and start building their professional network. Explore your career options, hone your professional skills and develop your professional networks by connecting with alumni, employers and industry. It's all about making career connections!

Get ready for our next Science Pro 

Health Professions Fair

At the annual Health Professions Fair, students can connect with professional schools and programs with specializations in the healthcare industry. The Fair is a wonderful opportunity to learn about graduate education and careers in health care.

Learn more about the Health Professions Fair 

Oregon State career events

Oregon State University hosts a variety of career events, including fairs hosted every single term (check Handshake to learn more about upcoming fairs), employer networking events, and workshops each term. These events are generally open to all OSU students, postdocs, alumni and staff. Find events listed on the Career Center site or through your Handshake account.

Log in to Handshake to check upcoming events 
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Always available career resources

Get a free career assessment. Explore careers, job outlook and your working personality.

Obtain instant and personalized feedback on your resume or CV.

Explore thousands of jobs and employers, career expos, workshops and more.

Practice interviewing on an interactive video platform.

Explore international internships, career opportunities and cultures.