Career Services for Students

Meet with your Career Services Advisor to discuss career exploration, career development, and career opportunities. To schedule an appointment, search for opportunities, register for events, and network with employers visit Handshake.

Career services uses Handshake to connect students and employers.

The University of Akron's networking and job board

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Career Exploration

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Career Development

Meet with your Career Services Advisor to discuss:

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Career Opportunities

Meet with your Career Services Advisor to discuss:

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Career Programming

  • View and register for events on Handshake
  • Career fairs
  • Etiquette Experience Event
  • JCPenney suit-up event
  • "Employer office hours"
  • Employer information sessions
  • Occupation specific career panels
  • Launch to Graduation Events

OOD College2Careers

College2Careers

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) now has an OOD College2Careers counselor onsite at The University of Akron

  • Schedule an appointment with the College2Careers counselor onsite at The University of Akron
  • OOD offers the College2Careers partnership with 15 Ohio public colleges and universities for eligible students with disabilities
  • Services for eligible students may include career exploration, resume/interview preparation, job search assistance, and rehabilitation technology
  • Learn more about the Ohio College 2 Careers program

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Career Closet

万博APP students can borrow a business jacket for:

  • Career fairs, interviews, presentations, networking events, job shadowing opportunities, professional headshots (also available in Career Services), and more
  • Business jacket
  • Located in Career Services & Student Employment in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union, Room 211

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Career Lab

A career focused work and learning space with laptops and trained career assistants

  • Handshake networking and job board- internship, co-op, and job searches
  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Mock and virtual interviews
  • Focus2 career exploration online assessment
  • Register for Career Services events
  • Career resource guides
  • Schedule an appointment with a Career Services Advisor on Handshake

Note: Buchtel College of Arts and Science Career Lab is located at CAS Room 126, hours vary

Contact Career Services


Locations:

  • Jean Hower Taber Student Union, Rm 211
  • Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, Rm 126
  • College of Business, Rm 161

Meet our staff in Career Services

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