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UA CAREER CENTER

Information for employers

Thank you for your interest in The University of Akron students and alumni!

Please see below for ways to engage with us:

Post a job with our job board, Handshake

To post positions for internships/co-ops or full-time or part-time opportunities:

Post a job on Handshake 

First-time users of Handshake will need to create a company profile.

Please also be aware of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) guidelines titled: "Principles for Employment Professionals"

Register for UA Career Fairs and Events:

  • Engineering and Engineering Technology Career Fair

  • Tuesday, February 21st  | 10:00am-3:00pm  | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

    • Employers: Registration available online via Handshake

    • Students: Pre-registration will begin Monday, January 23rd and continue through Friday, February 17th

      • To register, bring one hard copy of your resume to ASEC 224

  • UA Internship and Career Fair (Open to All majors except Engineering and Engineering Technology)

  • Wednesday, February 22nd  | 10:00am-2:30pm  | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

    • Employers: Registration available online via Handshake

    • Students: no pre-registration needed

  • Part-time/Seasonal Job Fairs (part-time, seasonal or full-time non-degreed jobs for students)

  • Tuesday, March 14th and Wednesday, March 22nd | 11:00am-2:00pm  | Student Union 2nd Floor  Concourse

    • Employers: May register to attend ONE of the job fairs, but not both fairs.

    • Students: no pre-registration needed

  • Social Work Career Fair

  • Wednesday, March 8th | 11:00am-2:00pm  | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballroom A

    • Registration will open online in January - please check back here for details.

  • Northeast Ohio Teacher Education Day (NOTED) Job Fair 

  • Tuesday, April 4th | 8:00am-5:00pm  | John S. Knight Center

    • School Districts/Employers: Visit www.notejobfair.org for registration details

    • UA Students: no registration needed

  • Etiquette Dinner

  • Wednesday, April 12th| 5:00pm-7:00pm  | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

    • Employers: Sponsor a table online via Handshake

      • Cost $250.00

    • Students: Registration required online via Handshake

      • Cost: $5.00

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 career@uakron.edu to schedule!

Other ways to connect with students

We look forward to partnering with employers to identify talent from UA for all of your hiring needs! Please see additional ways to connect with our students.