We provide career advising 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. Take advantage of our services!

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

Upcoming UA Career Events:

Graduating and excited to start your career? 

Campus to Career Workshops |  Tuesday, December 6th  

  • 11:00am - College of Arts and Sciences, Rm 125
  • 1:30pm - Student Union, Rm 316

Starting a co-op/internship this Spring?

Co-op and Internship Workshops |  Wednesday, December 7th  

  • 11:00am - Student Union, Rm 316
  • 1:30pm - College of Arts and Sciences, Rm 125

Spring 2017 Career Fairs:

  • Engineering and Engineering Technology Career Fair: Tuesday, February 21st 
    • Registration will open online soon - please check back here for details.
  • UA Internship and Career Fair (all majors except Engineering): Wednesday, February 22nd 
    • Registration will open online soon - please check back here for details.
  • Part-time/Seasonal Job Fairs: Tuesday, March 14th and Wednesday, March 22nd
    • Registration will open online soon - please check back here for details.
  • Social Work Career Fair: Wednesday, March 8th 
    • Registration will open online soon - please check back here for details.
  • Northeast Ohio Teacher Education Day (NOTED) Job Fair: Tuesday, April 5th
    • School Districts/Employers: Visit for registration details
    • UA Students: no registration needed

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 Fair: Meet employers on campus

Thanks to all who attended our Fall 2016 Career Fairs!

Our Spring 2017 Career Fairs will be held on Tuesday, February 21 (Engineering) and Wednesday, February 22 (all other majors).

More details will be posted here soon!

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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