Welcome to the Seasoned Professionals Career Community, a vibrant space designed to unite individuals who are at least 55 years young, bringing together their wealth of experience, knowledge, and skills. Whether you’re exploring new career opportunities, seeking advice on transitioning to retirement, or looking to share your expertise with others, this community is here to support you. Explore this community to discover tailored events, access job opportunities, and find resources to help navigate your career journey at this stage of life. We welcome everyone to join us in celebrating the diverse talents and contributions of seasoned professionals.

Scholarships for Adults Returning to College


Forbes Advisor’s webpage on scholarships for adults is a treasure trove of opportunities for individuals looking to pursue higher education later in life. Featuring a list of scholarships specifically tailored for adult learners, this resource provides valuable assistance in …

By Emma Blackwood
Emma Blackwood
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Inside Higher Ed: Blogs for Women in Higher Education


University Venus, hosted on Inside Higher Ed, is a vibrant platform amplifying voices from diverse perspectives within academia. Through insightful opinion pieces and blog posts, University Venus offers a space for critical dialogue on issues shaping higher education today. …

By Emma Blackwood
Emma Blackwood
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New overtime rule from U.S. Dept of Labor about to massively increase wages for new grads

Yesterday, the big news in the U.S. labor market was the prohibition of non-competes. Today, the news is even more substantial: four million (!) workers are going to see massive increases to their earnings if their employers continue to require them …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Effective Leadership: Addressing Poor Employee Performance

Talking to employees when they are performing poorly at work can be tricky. You might avoid conflict by ignoring the issue and hoping for a change. Sometimes, you may decide to remove them from a project or assign them a …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How can I win this scholarship for adults over 55?

For a chance to win this scholarship, please respond to a prompt below:



Scholarship applicant is between the age of 55 and 59 and has a completed PLEXUSS profile.

By Sage Mauldin, PhD
Sage Mauldin, PhD
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Career Resources

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Marketing Association
American Institute of Architecture Students at the University of Oklahoma
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at the University of Oklahoma

Contact & Location

(405) 325-0311

The University of Oklahoma
660 Parrington Oval,
Norman, OK 73019-0390