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
Information for employers

Free, online job board: Handshake

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: Handshake

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

Upcoming Spring 2017 Career 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!

Spring 2014 Career Fair

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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