Buckeye Careers is
Ohio State’s resource for internships, co-ops and career opportunities.
Students in Exploration can use the main Buckeye Careers Network site
and easily request access, load a resume and search for opportunities.
Career planning can start as early as your first year, click here for a four year plan.
The Ohio Union Activity Board
offers fun options for Ohio State students nearly every day of the week! To
keep track of the movies, performances, activities, and services
offered, be sure to bookmark OUAB’s Calendar of Events.
The Discount Tickets (D-tix)
program is funded by the Student Activity Fee to provide Undergraduate,
Graduate, and Professional students at Ohio State with access to
cultural and sporting events at a discounted rate. They are located at
the Information Center in the Great Hall of the Ohio Union.
Five Rec Sports
facilities are located conveniently throughout campus with a wide range
of operating hours and amenities. Over 70 acres of outdoor facility
space also stretch across campus. The capacious Recreation &
Physical Activity Center, known among Buckeyes as the “R-Pac,” was
recently named an Outstanding Sports Facility by the National
Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.
Students interested in participating in
intramural sports should check the RPAC website to see in which term
their sport is offered; each sport is offered during one specific
quarter. Register your team at the RPAC during the first full week of
Ohio State offers many opportunities for students to participate in
meaningful service. OSU students who give their time and talents develop
a sense of goodwill and community, whether that community is at Ohio State, in Columbus, or even part of our global community. This
link to the Ohio Union website
is a great starting point for exploring service possibilities. Be sure
to check out: Buck-I-Serv, an alternative Winter, Spring and Summer
break program; service learning opportunities, through which students
can earn academic credit as they volunteer their service; and
Pay-It-Forward, a social network for students dedicated to service.
The name of the organization was inspired by the words of legendary
football coach Woody Hayes, who said, “You can never pay back, so you
should always try to pay forward… paying forward you can do for the rest
of your life.”
If you would like to be a representative of the Ohio State student body, consider getting involved with the Undergraduate Student Government.
USG has many considerable accomplishments in its history, such as
creating the COTA bus pass for students through the Buck ID, bringing
Bob Dole and Howard Dean to campus for a debate, formulating
relationships between the other Big 10 student governments and
organizing Voter Registration Drives (OSU Votes). The President and Vice
President of USG are elected by the student body. The Legislative
branch is made up of Senators, who represent different academic units
and campus living areas—including a senator representing University
The Ohio Union and the Ohio Union website
are the first places to start when looking to get involved at Ohio
State. With hundreds of student organizations to choose from, the
Searchable Directory will help you narrow down your options. Choose a
club based on an academic interest, an interest in helping out in the
community, or even a hobby or fun activity to help take your mind off of
school! Some popular examples include: Reel Buckeye Productions, a
student club that produces feature-length films (category: Creative and
Performing Arts); the Makio Yearbook club, which produces our
award-winning yearbook (category: Media, Journalism and Creative
Writing); and the Undergraduate Anthropology Club (category:
The Second-Year Transformational Experience Program (STEP) is focused on student success and opportunity, and provides group mentoring from faculty across campus. Students who fulfill program requirements may be eligible for fellowships to fund experiences like undergraduate research, study abroad, internships and more.