Free, online job board: Handshake
Visit "Handshake"—the online job board where employers can post opportunities and specifically connect with students and alumni from The University of Akron.
Post, search and join here:
Go to Handshake
If you experience difficulties with the Handshake website or your Handshake account, please contact the Handshake Support Team at
NEW! Get career tips and advice in our new Career Lab
The lab is a career-focused work and learning space with laptops and trained Career Assistants, ready to help you!
Handshake job board internship and job searches
Resume and cover letter assistance and reviews
Mock interviews and Skype interviews
Focus2 online career assessment
Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor
Register for Career Services' events
Career resource guides
Time: Drop in between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Location: Career Services' office, first floor of the Student Union. Our 2017-18 career events
Event registration will be available on
Handshake about eight weeks prior to each event.
For additional events and information (including registration) please login to
Employer "Office Hours"
All semesters | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Career Services, Student Union 211
Meet with walk-in students to provide resume reviews or mock interviews. This is a great opportunity to build your brand on campus!
Employers: Contact us at 330-972-7747 or
firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule!
Career outcomes for Spring 2015 graduates
78 percent who earned an undergraduate degree are employed full-time in their chosen ﬁeld or in a position that requires a degree, or they are continuing their education (i.e., graduate school).
Graduates with experiential learning before commencement reported an average starting salary of $48,639.
News story: " More UA grads report career success"
More career outcomes