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 and alumni
Information for employers

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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:

Go to Handshake

If you experience difficulties with the Handshake website or your Handshake account, please contact the Handshake Support Team at 

Our 2017-18 career events

Spring 2014 Career Fair

Event registration will be available on Handshake about eight weeks prior to each event.

For additional events and information (including registration) please login to Handshake

Engineering and Engineering Technology Career Fair

FALL 2017: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms 

SPRING 2018: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms 

UA Internship and Career Fair

FALL 2017: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m., Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

SPRING 2018: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m., Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

Part-time/Seasonal Job Fairs

FALL 2017: Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Union 2nd Floor Concourse

SPRING 2018: Wednesday, March 7, Tuesday, March 13, and Wednesday, March 21

Etiquette Dinner

SPRING 2018: Wednesday, April 11, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

Employer "Office Hours" 

All semesters | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Career Services, Student Union 211

Meet with walk-in students to provide resume reviews or mock interviews. This is a great opportunity to build your brand on campus!

Employers: Contact us at 330-972-7747 or to schedule!

Career outcomes for Spring 2015 graduates


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



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