SLCS Career Week - October 24-27, 2023

School of Language, Culture, and Society invites you to Career Week 2023. Events this year are meant to inspire SLCS students to think more about how their careers can change the world. Learn more about what an international experience is like, or why a language degree can help you pursue your career. All events will be held virtually and can be accessed through Handshake.

Tuesday, October 24

Lunch and Learn: International Internship Advice | 12-1:20 p.m.

Our aim is to equip inspiring global scholars with first hand experiences from recent faculty and students who have participated in travel abroad. Whether you are a student ready to broaden your horizons or you just want to know more about the possibilities, this event will offer essential information about what to expect for an international experience. Sign up:

Wednesday, October 25

Why A Language Degree Can Benefit You | 12-1:20 p.m.

Language is a powerful tool that opens doors to diverse cultures, global opportunities, and enhanced communications. For this event, we will explore the multifaceted advantages of pursuing a language degree and how if can enrich both personal and professional lives. Sign up:

Ask Alumni: Careers That Make A Difference | 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Join us for engaging discussions and personal narratives from CLA alumni who have dedicated their careers to driving positive social change, advocating for sustainability, promoting inclusivity, and fostering innovation.  Discover how you can align your passion with a career that not only fulfills you but also leaves a mark on the world. Sign-up:

Thursday, October 26

Changemakers | 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Join us as we host Missy Cheney, professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University, to learn more about her project and passion to increase reproductive justice in underserved communities. Sign up:

Friday, October 27

Lunch and Learn: Graduate School Programs | 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Whether you’re considering advancing your studies immediately after your undergrad or considering it for sometime in the future, this event is tailored to provide comprehensive insights into various graduate programs in SLCS. Sign up:

For questions or accommodations related to a disability, contact Michelle Strowbridge, Assistant Director of Career Services at

Get Going With Handshake

Explore employers and jobs, search and apply, make career advisor appointments, and register for career events — all in ONE SPOT.

As an Oregon State student, you are automatically given a Handshake profile; all you have to do is fill out your experience and interests and it will recommend jobs for you. Plus, if you make your profile public, employers can contact you directly.

The more you do with Handshake, the more you’ll get out of it.

Career resources for specific majors

Download these PDFs and visit these pages for major-specific information about internships, skills, hot jobs, professional organizations, and sample degree options.

Anthropology PDF Anthropology Careers page

Ethnic Studies PDF

World Languages PDF

Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies PDF

Michelle Strowbridge

College of Liberal Arts Career Advising & Appointments;

Michelle Strowbridge, M.S. | Assistant Director of Career Development

Bexell Hall 204 | 541-740-3573 |

In-person, Zoom, or phone appointments can be scheduled through BeaverHub.

For 24/7 resources, visit the OSU Career Development Center 

For additional resources, visit OSU Alumni Association Career Engagement