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Post-graduation depression

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor November 9, 2016

Congratulations, you’ve made it through college. It’s a huge accomplishment for anyone. It’s the initial step in the pursuit of a career that will bring you closer to your life’s goals. This...

Make the Career Fair work for you

Make the Career Fair work for you

By Preston Davis , [email protected] September 15, 2016

  Want to hire into a field that aligns with your major or area of study? The University of Akron’s upcoming Career Fairs, all taking place in the Student Union, will put students in direct contact...

Student talks with representatives from a dining services company.

Time to get seasonal at Job Fair

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor March 16, 2016

Balancing a full load of classes and a full-time job can be challenging and exhausting. To allow students to explore their options, The University of Akron’s Career Center hosted a Part-time and Seasonal...

Flexibility

By Melissa Lawrence , Student Writer March 16, 2016

In today’s society, majority of college students are working while they are in college to help them pay for their schooling, or just to make some extra money. Usually wherever they are working, their...

Kids show off their creations at the 2016 Kid's Career Day at UA.

Inspiring young girls into STEM fields

By Kaitlin Erdman March 7, 2016

It is known that women are underrepresented in STEM fields, but an event held every year at The University of Akron is working to change that.   Last Saturday, UA held the 2016 Kid’s Career Day in...

More than 300 employers and 1,600 students came to the Student Union during two Career Fairs on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Career Services amid Career Fairs

By Dylan Reynolds February 24, 2016

This year’s engineering and general career fairs were planned in part by Career Services, the new name of what was formerly the Career Center, which is transitioning into a division of The University...

Experiencing diversity abroad

Experiencing diversity abroad

By Wesley Harrington , Student Writer February 10, 2016

My name is Wesley Harrington and I am a graduating senior here at The University of Akron. I had the opportunity to study abroad in London, England, in the fall of 2014 at Richmond University. The campus...

Why cultural diversity matters in college

Why cultural diversity matters in college

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor February 3, 2016

Throughout the month of February, students here at The University of Akron are encouraged to join in and celebrate Black History Month. It is a time of the year where the student body and surrounding communities...

Kyle Edmonds shakes hands with an employer after speaking with her about career opportunities.

Putting your best foot forward

Students seek employment at career, internship fair in Union Ballrooms
By Sofia Syed and Zaina Salem October 7, 2015

Yesterday was the one day on campus when hearing the ubiquitous click and clack of dress shoes is not uncommon. The UA Internship and Career Fair was held in the Union Ballroom for students and alumni...

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...

How passions, values, and goals shape your career

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor September 23, 2015

If your interests and values are well-matched to your field of study, then you are likely to be happy and successful. But for many students, interests change over time, passions are discovered or lost,...

Some advice for freshmen

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor September 10, 2015

As we transition into yet another school year, the editorial staff of The Buchtelite would like to introduce ourselves and offer our sincere advice to first-year students. We hope to give insight on who...

Welcome to the Real World graduate panel from left to right: Nicole Puzzuoli, Jordan pana, Kate Penrod, Alex puzzuoli

Students get sneak peak into what real world offers

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor April 13, 2015

With graduation approaching soon for many UA students, the question of what to do after college has been becoming more apparent. The Akron chapter of the American Advertising Federation hosted an event...

Internships: Worth or waste of time?

Internships: Worth or waste of time?

By Keirsten Heckel , Student Writer April 6, 2015

There is one thing that seems to weigh on every student’s mind as they move further into their major: internships. Trying to find an internship is a stressful process for students and the “I” word...

Students evaluate potential career choices with the employers assembled at the Career Fair in the Union ballrooms.

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer February 25, 2015

  Students gathered at the Student Union ballrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for the All-Campus UA Career Fair. UA’s Career Center holds this event each semester. Wednesday’s fair was for students...

The Counseling & Testing Center is available to help students deal with stressful times, including midterms.

‘Working on Purpose’ helps students focus on career goals

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer October 15, 2014

  The Counseling and Testing Center hosted the “Working on Purpose (Deciding on a Major or Career)” workshop in Simmons Hall Conducted by Kai-Rai Prewitt, and Michael Cadaret, both carry a...

Climbing the career ladder

April 2, 2013

Kelsey Yanders As we get into the middle or end of our college career, the time comes to start searching for an internship. I am currently going through this process, and it can definitely be a stressful...

Athletic training goes beyond stereotypes

March 21, 2013

Matthew Balsinger [email protected] Think of the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of athletic trainers. You may have an image in your head of some sport you idolize,...

Internships are the way to go

October 10, 2011

By: Claire Sadler Internships are notorious for giving students the chance to relate their information to real world atmospheres. This makes individuals capable of developing skills which will help them...

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