Career Services for Employers

Career services uses Handshake to connect students and employers.

The University of Akron's networking and job board

The University of Akron Career services resources

Post a Job

  • To post positions for internships/co-ops, part-time, or full-time opportunities, visit Handshake
  • First-time users of Handshake will need to create a company profile
  • If you experience technical difficulties please contact Handshake support

The University of Akron Career services resources

On-Campus Events

Career Fairs

  • View and register for the UA Internship & Career Fair, Etiquette Lunch, and Part-time Job Fairs on Handshake
  • Other UA career events are listed on our events page

Create an Event

  • Use Handshake to create a posting for your hiring event that is open to UA students and/or alumni
  • Once approved, events will be visible to students and/or alumni that meet your qualifications
  • Events can be at a location of your choosing, pre-scheduled at The University of Akron, or virtual
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Additional Ways to Come to Campus

"Employer Office Hours" at UA

  • Spend a few hours meeting with walk-in students for mock interviews or resume reviews
  • Resources are provided
  • Contact:

Recruitment Tables

  • Reserve recruitment tables in the Student Union, College of Business Administration or the College of Engineering Swagelok Career Center
  • Recruiting table reservations are limited to twice per semester
  • Contact:

On-Campus Interviews

  • Conduct on-campus interviews in Career Services in the Student Union or the College of Business Administration
  • Coordinate interview schedules with students and alumni through Handshake
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Classroom Zip Talks

  • Suggest a trending topic for a short talk that you are willing to present in a classroom
  • You will be added to our “Employer Speakers List” that we share with faculty
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Recruitment Flyers

  • Flyers will be displayed in Career Services and the College of Business Administration
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Contact Career Services


Student Union, Room 211
Polsky, Room 451
The Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, Room 126
The College of Business Administration, Room 260

Phone: 330-972-7747


Career Lab:
Walk-ins welcome!
Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Meet our staff in Career Services


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