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 

Etiquette Dinner | Wednesday, November 2nd  | 5:00pm-7:30pm  | Student Union

The purpose of the Etiquette Dinner is to provide students with an opportunity to learn proper networking and dining etiquette, while engaging with employers and enjoying a 3 course meal!

  • Employers: Sponsor a table by clicking here
    • Cost: $200 table sponsorship
  • Students: Registration REQUIRED by October 28th. Click here to reserve your spot!
    • Cost: $5 

Part-time Job Fair (Seasonal, Part-time/Full-time nondegreed)  |  Tuesday, November 15th  | 11:00am-2:00pm  | Student Union

  • Employers: registration has reached capacity.
    • Email to be placed on a waitlist or to reserve an individual recruiting table.
  • Students: NO Pre-registration needed. Visit Handshake to view the list of attending employers.

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 in February. 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 or make an appointment. More about us.

Walk-in hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Phone: 330-972-7747



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