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Before the pandemic, all students and alumni met face-to-face with potential employers during career fairs.

Career Services Hosting Virtual Career Fair for Students, Alumni

As job searching has moved online due to the pandemic, the career fair will help with the search via Handshake from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.
By Stephanie Fairchild, Social Media Editor September 29, 2020

The University of Akron Career Services is hosting a virtual career fair, open to all students and alumni, via Handshake from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sept. 29 and 30, then from 2-6 p.m. on Oct 1. With...

Rape Crisis Center table ran by Leanne Grimes (left) and Amanda Balner (right).

Nursing, Social Work Career Fair

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer April 6, 2016

Social work and nursing students had the opportunity to attend the Social Work and Nursing Career Fair on April 6 in the Student Union. More than 30 companies were present from the Northeast Ohio area...

Career Fair employers advise students

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor February 24, 2016

For the past several weeks, students of all majors have been preparing for the various career fairs offered at The University of Akron this semester, from the Engineering, Science, and Technology Career...

Professionalism beyond the pitch

By Buchtelite Editorial Board February 24, 2016

Professionalism is more than a suit, a firm handshake, and a résumé. Actions might speak louder than words, and for many students this holds true no matter how grand they are at articulating their...

Prepare for the Career Fair

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor February 22, 2016

Henry Hartman once said, “Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity,” and last week students at The University of Akron prepared themselves for opportunities within the College of Arts...

Synchronizing passion into career

Synchronizing passion into career

By Jaclyn Scarborough , Writer October 21, 2015

The University of Akron’s School of Music hosted a career day in Guzzetta Recital Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 21 for prospective students, parents, and even current students hoping to change majors. The...

Tips for Zips attending career fair

Tips for Zips attending career fair

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor September 30, 2015

Attending a college career fair may seem like a daunting task as an undergrad. You may be one of hundreds of students vying for a recruiter’s attention, but you can earn an advantage over the competition...

Connections to the career world

Connections to the career world

By Christopher Seifert , Writer September 24, 2015

UA will host its annual fall Career Fair Week in the Student Union from October 6 to 8.   All students and alumni are invited to attend the fair for free and no pre-registration is necessary. The Career...

Akron Career Fair to offer many opportunities for students

October 11, 2012

Written by: Gabrielle Glandorf On Oct. 18, University of Akron students will have a chance to meet with 126 potential employers in the Student Union Grand Ballroom. “There is an opportunity for everyone...

Career Fair helps students network

February 9, 2012

By: Molly Gase Next Thursday, The University of Akron Career Center will be hosting a Career Fair in the Student Union Ballroom from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Career Center is located on the third floor...

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