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Career Services Hosting Virtual Career Fair for Students, Alumni

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

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 all the obstacles and precautions against in-person, social interactions, many companies have turned...

Career Services Hosting Internship & Career Fair for Students, Alumni

Resumes and professional dress attire are required for both the Feb. 11 and 12 events.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

January 29, 2020

The University of Akron’s Career Services will be hosting an Internship and Career Fair for students and alumni on Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Jean Hower Taber Student Union.  All majors are welcome to attend the fair for the chance to interact with potential employers looking for...

Several Universities Team Up with JCPenney For 2019 “Suit-Up” Event

Students, alumni and faculty will get up to 60 percent off along with free personal shopping services and more during the event.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

September 16, 2019

Career Services at The University of Akron and JCPenney are teaming up for another “Suit-Up” Event on Sept. 22, where UA and Stark State faculty, students and alumni will get exclusive deals on professional attire. Students with a valid Zip Card will have a unique opportunity to receive up to ...

Students learn how to interact with employers

Emily Vees, Associate Director of Career Services,  is the emcee for the Professional Dress Style Show that featured “models” from Greek Life.

By Preston Davis, Writer

April 18, 2016

University of Akron students had the opportunity to gain helpful skills and engage with local businesses in a professional environment during Career Services’ Etiquette Dinner on April 13 in the Student Union Ballrooms. The etiquette dinner was a sold-out event with more than 190 students attending....