Welcome OIM Majors!

Visit this page for regular updates about career opportunities in operations and information management, including relevant blog posts, job and internship postings, networking events, information sessions, and more. Click on the Identity Resources tab above for additional opportunities that might be right for you. You are also encouraged to click here to set up your user profile for personalized updates!

Operations & Information Management (OIM)

OIM majors – get ready to optimize your future career in operations and information management! OIM majors acquire the skills all employers seek, and graduates assume valuable roles in nearly every industry as analysts, project and program managers, consultants and more. This page is designed to give you access to the career trends, industry insights, and resources you need to successfully pursue your desired path within OIM; if there is additional content you would like to see on this page, just email Pam Mathison to explore adding it. To set up a coaching appointment, click the red “Meet Pam” link in the Career Coach box on the bottom right side of this page.

A Day in the Life: Project Manager at an International Consulting Firm

6:00 AM: My alarm goes off, it’s Monday morning. I take a few seconds to remember that I’m in Lyon, France, where I’ve just spent a terrific weekend with my girlfriend. I have to catch an 8:30 flight to Düsseldorf, …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 of The Highest Paying Jobs for Early Career Candidates

When you’re young, it’s hard not to think about money. Money you want to spend, money you want to invest, money you want to share with your family, and money that you want to earn. Depending on who you are …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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Participate in the EY Better Working World Data Challenge!

Participate in the EY Better Working World Data Challenge, running now through June 3, 2022!

This is a global data science challenge using data and AI to find tangible solutions to global sustainability issues. EY partnered with Microsoft and collaborates …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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How to create and benefit from your own internship

Don’t see what you want on a job board? Here’s how to cultivate the opportunity you want and use the contacts you make to further your academic and professional career.

As a college student looking for an internship, you don’t …

By Sahana Rao - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Apply for an internship opportunity through Berkshire Interns!

Berkshire Interns connects college students and recent grads to paid internships at leading Berkshire Businesses. They help their interns with professional development, networking, and adjusting to life in the Berkshires.

Click here to view and apply for over 20 different …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Build a Successful Career in Project Management

Oliver Yarbrough
Do you want to get into project management? Maybe you’re already in project management, but you want to grow. Either…

Six Sigma: Green Belt

Richard Chua
Six Sigma is a customer-focused, data-driven methodology that is widely used to analyze and improve the performance of processes, products,…

Python for Non-Programmers

Nick Walter
Did you know that learning Python is one of the easiest ways to learn to code? It’s true. And in…

Salesforce Essential Training

Jamie Grettum
If you work in sales or are looking for a job in sales, chances are you need to know Salesforce,…

Using SQL with Python

Bill Weinman
Are you familiar with SQL? Do you know Python? Are you interested in understanding how these two languages work together?…

Learning Microsoft Project

Bonnie Biafore
View Bonnie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Microsoft Project is a robust tool for managing project deadlines, tasks, and resources. Get a quick…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Inclusive Leadership

Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

Featured Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Undergraduate Students
Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
Career Insights for OIM Majors

Use this handy document to jump start your career research! Use the company names and job titles in this resource as …

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