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Real World Experience

The Heart of the Akron Advantage.

Opportunities for practical experience start on campus and prepare you for internships and co-ops around the country. From MTV to NASA to presidential campaigns — our students work in some amazing places. All these experiences lead to exciting careers.

Gaining Real-World Experience

UA’s Career Advantage Network arranges internships and cooperative education work experiences.

Here’s what our Career Center offers:

  • Career Expos
  • On-campus interviews with representatives from business, industry and government
  • Resume writing and job search skills training
  • Mock interviews
  • Career consultations – before and after graduation

For more information about career services, visit www.uakron.edu/career.


CRAIG HARTMAN
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT SALEM, OH

I’ve been able to gain real-world experience and knowledge through internships with The J.M. Smucker Company and FirstEnergy Corporation while attending UA. My business professors have enhanced my education by sharing their knowledge and supporting my career goals.

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ANTONIO SAMUEL
UA ENGINEERING GRADUATE CLEVELAND, OHIO

After graduating from The University of Akron, I am confident about the academic foundation I’ve achieved and feel prepared to make an immediate contribution to The Timken Company.

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