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Information for employers

Thank you for your interest in The University of Akron students and alumni!

Please see below for ways to engage with us:

Post a job with our job board, Handshake

To post positions for internships/co-ops or full-time or part-time opportunities:

Post a job on Handshake 

First-time users of Handshake will need to create a company profile.

  • If you experience technical difficulties with the Handshake website or your Handshake account, please contact Handshake support at 

Please also be aware of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) guidelines titled: "Principles for Employment Professionals"

Register for UA Career Fairs and Events:

  • 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: Registration for both events has reached capacity. If you are interested in scheduling an individual recruitment table, please email with your requested date and time.

    • Students: no pre-registration needed

    • Nursing Networking Night

    • Wednesday, March 1st | 4:00pm-6:00pm  | Student Union 3rd Floor 

      • Employers: Registration for this event has closed.
      • Students: Pre-register and view a list of attending employers online via Handshake
  • Social Work Career Fair

  • Wednesday, March 8th | 11:00am-2:00pm  | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballroom A

    • Employers: Registration available via Handshake

    • Students: no pre-registration needed
  • Northeast Ohio Teacher Education Day (NOTED) Job Fair 

  • Tuesday, April 4th | 8:00am-5:00pm  | John S. Knight Center

    • School Districts/Employers: Visit 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 to schedule!

Other ways to connect with students

We look forward to partnering with employers to identify talent from UA for all of your hiring needs! Please see additional ways to connect with our students.