THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

CAREER SERVICES

We provide career coaching 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. 

Information for students and alumni
Information for employers

hs-icon-yellow-mdFree, 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:

Go to Handshake

If you experience difficulties with the Handshake website or your Handshake account, please contact the Handshake Support Team at support@joinhandshake.com 

NEW! Get career tips and advice in our new Career Lab

The lab is a career-focused work and learning space with laptops and trained Career Assistants, ready to help you!

  • Handshake job board internship and job searches
  • Resume and cover letter assistance and reviews
  • Mock interviews and Skype interviews
  • Focus2 online career assessment
  • Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor
  • Register for Career Services' events
  • Career resource guides

Time: Drop in between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Location: Career Services' office, first floor of the Student Union.

Our 2017-18 career events

Spring 2014 Career Fair

Event registration will be available on Handshake about eight weeks prior to each event.

For additional events and information (including registration) please login to Handshake

Employer "Office Hours" 

All semesters | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Career Services, Student Union 211

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

Employers: Contact us at 330-972-7747 or career@uakron.edu to schedule!

Career outcomes for Spring 2015 graduates

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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 hours for resume reviews or mock interviews: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Phone: 330-972-7747

E-mail: career@uakron.edu


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