Our View- A&S Careers Program: here to help!

The Arts and Sciences Careers Program is an on-campus service dedicated to focusing on the specialized career needs of students of Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences. Through various services that encourage career exploration and job skills development, this program should be well known among students and frequently utilized. Perhaps the most important service among the many that A&S Careers Programs offers is the cooperative effort of finding internship positions for students.


The Arts and Sciences Careers Program is an on-campus service dedicated to focusing on the specialized career needs of students of Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences. Through various services that encourage career exploration and job skills development, this program should be well known among students and frequently utilized. Perhaps the most important service among the many that A&S Careers Programs offers is the cooperative effort of finding internship positions for students.

Students at The University of Akron should be consistently seeking opportunities to improve resumes and prepare for successful careers. As constantly busy college students, sometimes it can be hard to know where to look for help in improving our career prospects on top of our day-to-day activities.

We always hear about internships and our friends who have them, but how many of us have taken the time to find out where to snag one for ourselves? Look no further, students: the A&S Careers Program is here and fully equipped to help pave the road to success. From mock interviews to resume building, this program offers an array of services which reinforce our transferable skills that some of us may not even know can be marketed to obtain professional experience.

The culmination of these efforts amounts to worthwhile experience that can be applied to the practical real world. The opportunity to serve as an intern for an off-campus organization relevant to your career path is invaluable. This is an offer many students should consider; where else could you obtain such valuable services for free?

Getting started is easy. Visit the A&S Careers Program in Olin Hall 325. Set up an appointment to meet with the staff and find out what you can do to build on your future. The possibilities to expand your horizons are endless, and the knowledgeable faculty at the A&S Careers Program is here to lend a helping hand.

Spread the word! As students at The University of Akron, we should be aware of the tools available to us and take advantage of them while we have the chance.