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:
Go to Handshake
If you experience difficulties with the Handshake website or your Handshake account, please contact the Handshake Support Team
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule!
Graduates who earned a bachelor's degree in spring 2016
Average starting salary with experiential learning
Students who within 6 months of graduation were hired full-time in their chosen fields or continued their education.
More career outcomes
Located in Student Union, Room 211.
Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Career Lab walk-in hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Appointments available for evening and Saturday students upon request.