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Make the Career Fair work for you

Make the Career Fair work for you

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

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 with companies looking for internships or full-time employment. The Career Fairs cater to a...

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...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Forget relaxation, volunteer

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 30, 2015

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and advisors—traveled in three groups to Winder, Georgia; Marion, South Carolina; and Manteo, North Carol...

Research journal accepting submissions

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

February 11, 2015

UA’s IdeaWork is now accepting undergraduate student research articles to be a part of The Journal of Akron’s Undergraduate Research.   “Research-based articles in history are just as appropriate as research-based articles in chemical engineering,” said Thomas Bacher, director of The UA...

‘Working on Purpose’ helps students focus on career goals

‘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 master in art. The seminar held on Monday, Oct. 13 focused on the exploration of students’ interests,...

Our View: Campus Jobs

March 6, 2012

By: Matt Balsinger As an orientation leader for the Office of New Student Orientation, I often get asked a lot of questions.  One of the most frequently asked is how to get a job on campus, and is a campus job really worth getting? A little known fact, it seems, is that The University of Akron has an ...