Opportunity Forum

The Opportunity Forum and Career Fair is a public service job fair held each year in the spring semester. The Forum brings together a number of public interest and public service employers seeking interns for the summer or for the school year,  or volunteers to work in their offices.

Examples of Opportunity Forum employers who have participated in the past include The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, Franklin County Public Defender’s Office, Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, Equal Justice Foundation, Industrial Commission of Ohio, Ohio Poverty Law Center, Ohio Department of Mental Health, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Franklin County Common Pleas Court, and others.

Interviews will take place, full or half days, in February. Using Symplicity you will be able to view the employers attending and apply for open summer, school year, permanent, paid, or volunteer positions in government, non-profit and legal service organizations.

Table Talk

“Table Talk” sessions, where employers will provided information about their organizations and open positions, will be held from noon-1 p.m. for one day in February at the Barrister Club. Students should bring copies of their resume.  Business attire suggested. Registration is not required for this event. Please direct questions to Cybele Smith at smith.302@osu.edu.

2014 Interview and Table Talk Dates

  • Interviews: February 11-14
  • Table Talk: February 19