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
Information for employers

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

Spring 2017 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!

Spring 2014 Career Fair

Career Fair: Meet employers on campus

  • 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 (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

Career outcomes for Spring 2015 graduates

career-outcomes-2016

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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