Career Services for Employers

Career services uses Handshake to connect students and employers.

The University of Akron's networking and job board

First-time users of Handshake will need to create a company profile
If you experience technical difficulties please contact Handshake support

The University of Akron Career services resources

Post a Job

  • Visit Handshake to post positions for internships/co-ops, part-time, or full-time opportunities.

Post a Micro-Internship

Post an Event

  • Visit Handshake to post events that are open to all UA students and alumni.
  • Once approved, events will be visible to students and/or alumni.
  • Virtual events can be posted on Handshake for use with your preferred platform.

The University of Akron Career services resources

Career Services Events

Virtual Career Fairs

  • Each semester, view and register for the UA Internship & Career Fair, Etiquette Event, and Part-time Job Fairs through Handshake

    On-Campus Events

    Career Fairs

    • View and register for the UA Internship & Career Fair, Etiquette Lunch, and Part-time Job Fairs on Handshake
    • Other UA career events are listed on our events page

    Create an Event

    • Use Handshake to create a posting for your hiring event that is open to UA students and/or alumni
    • Once approved, events will be visible to students and/or alumni that meet your qualifications
    • Events can be at a location of your choosing, pre-scheduled at The University of Akron, or virtual
    • Contact: career@uakron.edu

    Additional Ways to Come to Campus

    "Employer Toolkit"

    • Review the Employment Toolkit for a spectrum of in-person and virtual recruiting options to engage with students and alumni to build your brand, fill your talent pipeline, and provide career guidance.

    Recruitment Tables

    • Reserve recruitment tables in the Student Union, College of Business or the College of Engineering Swagelok Career Center
    • Recruiting table reservations are limited to twice per semester
    • Contact:

    On-Campus Interviews

    • Conduct on-campus interviews in Career Services in the Student Union or the College of Business
    • Coordinate interview schedules with students and alumni through Handshake
    • Contact: career@uakron.edu

      Contact Career Services


      Locations:

      • Jean Hower Taber Student Union, Rm 211
      • Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, Rm 126
      • College of Business, Rm 161

      Meet our staff in Career Services

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