We provide career advising and programming while developing valuable relationships with employers and campus partners to provide students with ample opportunities for experiential learning and career development and placement. Take advantage of our services!

Information for students
Information for employers

NEW - August 2016!

Free, online job board: Handshake

Visit "Handshake"—the online job board where employers can post opportunities and specifically connect with students and alumni from The University of Akron.

Post, Search and Join here: Handshake

Upcoming UA Career Events 

Fall 2016 Career Fairs:

Engineering, Science and Technology Career Fair  | Tuesday, October 4th  | 10:00am - 3:00pm  | Student Union

  • Employers: Register by clicking here if you are looking for Engineering, Science, Math or Information Technology/Computer majors for full-time career, internship and co-op opportunities.
    • Cost: $300
  • Students: Pre-registration highly recommended. Visit ASEC 203 with a copy of your resume and $5 to register by Friday, September 30th.

UA Fall 2016 Internship and Career Fair | Wednesday, October 5th  | 10:00am - 2:30pm  | Student Union

  • Employers: Register by clicking here if you are looking for ALL majors for full-time career, internship and co-op opportunities; EXCLUDING Engineering, Science, Math  Information Technology/Computer majors.
    • Cost: $350 
  • Students: NO Pre-registration needed. Visit Handshake to view the list of attending employers.

Other Recruiting Events:

Evening with Accountants  | Tuesday, September 20th  | 4:00pm - 7:00pm  | Quaker Station

  • Employers: Register by clicking here if you are looking for Accounting majors for full-time career, internship and co-op opportunities
    • Cost: $115
  • Students: Register by visiting the School of Accountancy, CBA 2nd floor

Graduate School Fair  | Thursday, October 6th  | 1:00pm - 3:00pm  | Student Union, 2nd floor

  • Graduate School Representatives: Registration is now closed. Please contact us to be placed on a waitlist.
    • Cost: No Fee
  • Students: NO pre-registration needed. 

Part-time Job Fairs (Seasonal, Part-time/Full-time nondegreed)  | Wednesday, October 19th and Tuesday, November 15th  | 11:00am-2:00pm  | Student Union

  • Employers: Register to attend ONE of the following if you are looking for ALL majors for seasonal, part-time and/or full-time nondegreed jobs for students during the academic year or summer months EXCLUDING internship and co-op opportunities:
    • Wednesday, October 19th : register here
    • Tuesday, November 15th: register here
      • Cost: No Fee
  • Students: NO Pre-registration needed. Visit Handshake to view the list of attending employers.

Etiquette Dinner | Wednesday, November 2nd  | 5:00pm-7:30pm  | Student Union

The purpose of the Etiquette Dinner is to provide students with an opportunity to learn proper networking and dining etiquette, while engaging with employers and enjoying a 3 course meal!

  • Employers: Sponsor a table by clicking here
    • Cost: $200 table sponsorship
  • Students: Registration REQUIRED by October 28th. Click here to reserve your spot!
    • Cost: $5 

Employer "Office Hours" | All Semester  | 11:00am-2:00pm  | Career Services, Student Union 211

Come meet with walk-in students to provide resume reviews or mock interviews. This is a great opportunity to build your brand on campus!

Contact us at 330-972-7747 or to schedule!

Spring 2014 Career Fair

Career Fair: Meet employers on campus

Our Fall 2016 Career Fairs will be October 4th and 5th.

October 4th is the Engineering, Science and Technology Career Fair and October 5th is the UA Fall 2016 Internship and Career Fair.

For more information about Career Fairs, click here.

Career outcomes for Spring 2015 graduates


78 percent who earned an undergraduate degree are employed full-time in their chosen field or in a position that requires a degree, or they are continuing their education (i.e., graduate school).

Graduates with experiential learning before commencement reported an average starting salary of $48,639.

News story: "More UA grads report career success"

More career outcomes

Career Services

Student Union at The University of AkronLocated in Student Union, Room 211.

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Walk-in or make an appointment. More about us.

Walk-in hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Phone: 330-972-7747



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