The Buchtelite

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...

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 is located in the borough of Kensington, which is on the west side of the city. During my five mon...

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...

Five pocket notes to help you save

Five pocket notes to help you save

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2015

Ever hear or even use the phrase, “I’m a broke college student?” Well, it didn’t come from nowhere. College students are notoriously known for being “broke” or “poor,” but it doesn’t have to be that way. Many of us have been told multiple times by our parents to learn to save money...

New beginnings in 2015

New beginnings in 2015

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2015

Needless to say, 2015 brings many new beginnings. Make every day count and take advantage of every break. 2015 has arrived and been here for several weeks now. If you’ve managed not to write 2014 on any papers yet, kudos to you. With this being said, the spring semester has begun, working a part-time...

Connected to campus

Connected to campus

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2014

No matter the time of the semester, whether the beginning or nearing the end, it is never too late to be even more connected to campus than simply being a student. Whether it is attending recruitment for a Greek Life organization, considering intramural and club teams, joining a group of interest that...

Experience is essential

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2014

In high school, one may have worked to afford nights out with friends at the movies, weekends at the mall, or even saving for college. As a student, working means saving for necessities and being more responsible with one’s funds. In order to pay for rent, bills, car maintenance, or simply tuition,...

Spring forward into a new career at fair

February 19, 2013

Gabrielle Glandorf The University of Akron will hold their Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballrooms. According to Alex Toomey, Assistant Director of Employer Relations, this career fair will be the largest to date with 136 employers present and will...