News | Sept. 16, 2020

2020 Ohio State University Virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair

By Adil Zuber DLA Land and Maritime People and Culture

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate participated in a Virtual Career Fair with the Ohio State University on Sept. 15, 2020. This online event connected employers with students, recent graduates, and alumni seeking both internships and full-time employment.

The DLA virtual booth recruits spoke to several potential applicants. Attendees from a variety of disciplines were interested both internship opportunities and full-time employment.

Topics of interest included career progression (e.g. Pathways program, PACE), job roles within DLA such as HazMat, Document Standardization, Audits, Testing, work-life balance, and benefits such as  telework, flexible hours, credit hours, exercise/wellness program, tuition assistance program, reasonable accommodations, loan forgiveness, to name a few. Many attendees were excited to learn about the possibilities and benefits of a career with the federal government.