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Nursing, Social Work Career Fair

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 in the social work and nursing field. Freshmen through seniors attended, as well as some post-graduates. “It’s...

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 Fair, All Campus Internship and Career Fair, Part-time/Seasonal Job Fairs, Education Major Fair to...

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 sentences; however, authenticity must not be sacrificed for the sake of image, because insincere person...

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 and Sciences. On Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) liaisons...

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 day started with a welcome from Ann Usher, director of the School of Music, who presented attende...

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 by following these top tips for career fair success. Do your homework. Most companies have to...

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 Fair Week is a great opportunity for students to showcase their talents and strengths to potential empl...

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 at this event,” said Alex Toomey, assistant director of employer relations at UA. “It’s...

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 of Simmons Hall and has hours Monday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m.-5p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday 8 ...