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Ohio College2Careers
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OOD offers Ohio College2Careers at 17 colleges and universities in Ohio to ensure students with disabilities have the support they need to complete their degree and/or credential, earn higher wages, and meet the demands of tomorrow’s labor market. These counselors are located in the disability and/or career services offices at each school to assist students with disabilities with additional supports:

Career exploration & counseling
Assistive technology
Resume and interview preparation
Internships & permanent employment
Assistance navigating OhioMeansJobs resources
Connection to an expansive employer partner network

Am I Eligible?
Visit your disability services office on campus and meet with an Ohio College2Career Counselor to find out if you are eligible for services. OOD serves individuals with physical, intellectual, sensory, and mental health disabilities. If you do not see your school listed below, OOD may still be able to support you to attain and maintain employment. Please visit www.OODWorks.com to explore vocational rehabilitation, take a self-assessment, and apply for services.

Ohio College2Careers Counselors

College/University Counselor/Email Phone Number
Bowling Green State University Jennifer Cosgrove 419-277-6754
Central Ohio Technical College/ The Ohio State University at Newark Cyndi Mignone 740-421-1272
Central State University Taleisa Jones 937-543-6485
Columbus State Community College Jessica Terry 614-287-3817
Cuyahoga Community College Mary Hennessey 216-218-9930
Kent State University Jessica Vass 216-538-6570
Lorain County Community College Cathy Rothgery 216-215-7034
Miami University Wendy Taylor 513-313-2111
The Ohio State University Kari Grafton 614-254-4788
Stark State College Shannon Thomas 330-610-4671
Ohio University Hanna Jadwisienczak 740-517-0559
The University of Akron Mara Byers 330-972-2163
University of Cincinnati Doug Mohr 513-556-8192
University of Toledo Tinola Mayfield-Guerrero 419-279-7049
Wilberforce University Taleisa Jones 937-543-6485
Wright State University Ashley Mixson 937-301-0087
Youngstown State University William Koch 330-314-2468


Learn More

Need more information or have general questions about Ohio College2Careers? Email college2careers@ood.ohio.gov.

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