Career Services for Employers

Career services uses Handshake to connect students and employers.

The University of Akron's networking and job board

The University of Akron Career services resources

First Time Users; create a handshake account

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

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.

Employer Guide for Internships, Co-ops and Other Experiential Learning

See our employer guide to assist in the development and creation of an internship or co-op.

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:

Additional Ways to Come to Campus

"Employer Toolkit"

  • Employment Toolkit : Review a spectrum of in-person and virtual recruiting options to engage with students and alumni to build your brand, fill your talent.

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:

Contact Career Services


  • 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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