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

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 the Handshake Support Team at 

Upcoming Career Events:

  • 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/Alumni: 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

Future Career Events:

Event registration will be available on Handshake approximately 8 weeks prior to each event.

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

  • Engineering and Engineering Technology Career Fair |10:00pm-3:00pm | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms 

    FALL 2017: Tuesday, October 3rd 

    SPRING 2018: Tuesday, February 6th 

  • UA Internship and Career Fair |10:00am-2:30pm | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

    FALL 2017: Wednesday, October 4th 

    SPRING 2018: Wednesday, February 7th 
  • Part-time/Seasonal Job Fairs |11:00am-2:00pm | Student Union 2nd Floor Concourse

    FALL 2017: Wednesday, October 18th and Tuesday, November 14th

    SPRING 2018: Wednesday, March 7th, Tuesday, March 13th, and Wednesday, March 21st
  • Etiquette Dinner |5:00pm-7:30pm | Student Union 3rd Floor Ballrooms

    SPRING 2018: Wednesday, April 11th

Employer "Office Hours" | All Semesters | 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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