ONE Extension - Onboard. Network. Excel.

Office Team of various races working together

The Basics

New Hire Survey ( - ALL new hires should complete this survey.

O.N.E. Extension is the onboarding program for Ohio State University Extension. We provide a cohort-based model to welcome you to the organization, connect you to a network of peers, mentors, and leadership, and help you excel in your position. Our goals are to:

  • Provide a common experience for all Extension employees to have the knowledge and resources needed to engage and succeed within the organization
  • Instill a culture of learning, collaboration, and community engagement
  • Establish connections and relationships with a cohort of peers, potential mentors/guides, and Extension Administration
  • Clarify job roles, responsibilities and expectations, and applicable policies and procedures
  • Model best practices and effective techniques for teaching, communication, and work performance

For ALL new hires complete the New Hire Survey ( This will include registration for the ONE Extension program (onboarding) and the MINE Program (mentoring)

Hiring managers, here are two documents to help you welcome your new hires:

Upcoming ONE Extension Cohorts include:

  • Fall 2022 - September 6 - October 11
    • Sept 6, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
    • Sept 13, Zoom, 1:00pm-3:30pm
    • Sept 20, Asynchronous (Canvas)
    • Sept 27, Zoom, 1:00pm-3:30pm
    • Oct 4, Asynchronous (Canvas)
    • Oct 11, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
  • Spring 2023 - March 1 - April 5
    • March 7, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
    • March 14, Zoom, 1:00pm-3:30pm
    • March 21, Asynchronous (Canvas)
    • March 28, Zoom, 1:00pm-3:30pm
    • April 4, Asynchronous (Canvas)
    • April 11, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm

For more information, contact Jared or Amanda