Student Opportunities

It’s possible, and even likely, that this is the first time you have considered a career in advancement. Maybe it’s the first time you’ve even heard of advancement. Rest assured you have come to the right place.

If you want to learn more about what advancement means, take a few minutes to explore our About Advancement section. Then come right back here to learn how we can help you kick-start your advancement career, or simply explore what careers in advancement look like.

What you need to know is this:

  • Advancement is a rapidly growing field.
  • There is no single career path for an advancement professional. We attract people from all degree programs, with a wide range of personal and professional strengths. From extroverts to introverts, creatives to the data-driven, diverse opportunities abound.
  • Whether you decide to pursue an advancement career or move on to another field, your advancement experience as a student will prepare you with the skills today’s employers are seeking: collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, relationship building, creative ideation, project management, process improvement and more.

ACE Internship Program
This summer internship allows students to gain real-world experience while exploring one of the many career paths for advancement professionals.

AFP Collegiate Chapter
Passionate about pursuing a nonprofit career? Network, learn and kick-start your career with the premier organization for the current and next generation of change agents.

Ohio State Calling
Interested in a part-time job that works with your class schedule, offers competitive wages and looks great on a resume? Ohio State Calling attracts dedicated students who want to foster relationships with Ohio State’s alumni, parents and friends.