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Career Development

OU student selected to attend national first-generation college student forum

Business Administration and Politics double-major Gloria Okwueze ’25 was one of only 50 students selected nationally to attend the American Enterprise Institute’s First Generation Student Forum in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to connect with professionals and peers to discuss the state of the “American Dream.” Okwueze attended several panels and workshops at […]

Student-led PR firm organizes event celebrating historic Brookhaven community

Oglethorpe’s student-led public relations firm, the Weltner Consulting Agency, recently hosted an event celebrating the historic Brookhaven community, Lynwood Park. The firm has worked closely with its client and Oglethorpe trustee emeritus, Arnold Sidman, for the past two years. Students’ work for Mr. Sidman focuses on raising awareness about intercultural communication and diversity in the […]

[WATCH] Communications major captures city’s culture as Explore Brookhaven’s first-ever intern

Equipped with a digital camera and a passion for storytelling, communication studies student Ziya El ’24 is capturing the vibrant cultural scene of Oglethorpe’s home city of Brookhaven, Ga. as the first-ever intern at the tourism organization Explore Brookhaven. El’s primary responsibility is blogging about restaurants, events and the unique locales of the city. Almost […]

Oglethorpe biology majors explore healthcare careers through simulation program

Oglethorpe University biology majors Kerin Mejia, Roxine Rattray and Camila Triana recently had the opportunity to participate in a shadowing experience at nearby Emory University Nursing Learning Center (ENLC). ENLC is a state-of-the-art simulation and skills lab that provides students who are pursuing careers in healthcare with simulated real-life scenarios via interactive learning technology and immersive […]

Petrels plan for post-graduation at annual Career and Grad Fair

More than 220 Oglethorpe students attended this year’s Fall Career and Grad Fair eager to form lasting career connections. With 56 organizations and graduate schools represented, students had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with a variety of recruiters, hand out resumes and even snap a professional headshot. Among those organizations were employers like: Ameris Bank, […]

Oglethorpe introduces new certificate in digital media

To keep pace with the ever-changing communications industry, Oglethorpe recently introduced a Certificate in Digital Media available to all degree-seeking students. More and more employers are seeking professionals who are proficient in digital platforms and able to communicate effectively in today’s digital landscape. With this certificate, students in any major can demonstrate to employers they […]