CFAES Career Development Resources for Alumni

Career success for alumni is important to the CFAES Career Development office. That is why they offer several resources for alumni to continue their career development past graduation.

Handshake - Online Job Searches Targeted to Ohio State

Handshake is a great career development resource and serves as a primary job board for students and alumni. If you are looking for a job or want to attend events to meet companies, then you should activate a Handshake account now! As an alumni, you can use your email address to request an account. You can access your account at and use your OSU and password to login.

Networking and Connections

OSU Alumni Fire is another great resource to connect Ohio State alumni online for career advice, informational interviews or shadowing experiences with other alumni. You can also find mentors, contacts, or seek jobs through fellow Buckeyes. Alumni can join this powerful buckeye network by going to

Resume Reviews

The CFAES Career development office also offers basic resume reviews for interested alumni. Appointments can be set up by calling 614-292-6891 and requesting a resume review with Mary McLaughlin. Resumes will also be reviewed when uploaded to a Handshake account.

For additional resources, you can also utilize the university’s alumni career office.