Life After Oberlin College
Your Oberlin education doesn’t end when you graduate. With comprehensive career services, one-on-one mentoring, and a close-knit, global alumni network, we’ll guide your first steps after graduation toward a pathway to success.
Never visited the Career Development Center? Sign up for a 15-minute QuickStart appointment with a professional advisor to discuss your needs and develop an action plan. Log in using your Oberlin username and password to access the schedule.
On campus, you’ll hone your skills, interests, and connections, as you seek practical application. After graduation, you’ll benefit from a host of relevant resources you can tailor to the future you want and the now you’re living.
Prepare to Meet the World
Career Development Center
Whether you’re starting your job search, considering grad school, a gap year, or wanting to network, our Career Development Center can help.
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Life After Oberlin Program
Every spring, this popular series prepares graduating students with seminars ranging from ”Your Financial Life” to “Zero Bullsh*t: The Truth About Finding a Gig After Oberlin.” The "Life After" series workshops are sponsored by a variety of offices and academic departments.
Life After Oberlin
Discover the Possibilities
Our alumni are educators, performers, scientists, artists—and they’re all visionaries. Are you ready to change the world?
Explore Your Options
Thinking about life after Oberlin can feel overwhelming. It’s never too soon—or too late—to take advantage of the services in the Career Development Center. Whether you’re a first-year student or a recent grad, the center has resources for every stage of your career exploration.
Year of Service
Thinking about taking time off after graduation to regroup and consider next steps? Consider opportunities that can range from service abroad to teaching fellowships.