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:

  • Spring, 2023 (Tuesdays March 7- April 18)
    • March 7, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
    • March 14, Zoom, 1pm-3:30pm
    • March 21, Asynchronous (Canvas)
    • March 28, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
    • April 4, Zoom, 1pm-3:30pm
    • April 11, Asynchronous (canvas)
    • April 18, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
  • Fall, 2023 (Tuesdays September 5, 2023 - October 17, 2023)
    • September 5, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
    • September 12, Zoom, 1pm-3:30pm
    • September 19, Asynchronous (Canvas)
    • September 26, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm
    • October 3, Zoom, 1pm-3:30pm
    • October 10, Asynchronous (canvas)
    • October 17, In-person, 4-H Center (Columbus), 9am-3:30pm

For more information, contact Jared or Amanda