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Career Exploration and Development

“Interview Stream” serves as main contributor to positive interview outcomes

Emily Mays Reporter May 10, 2021

Internship season is upon us at Kent State and Michelle Adkins, the associate director of Career Exploration and Development, explained what internships entail and resources that are offered to students...

The pandemic has created new challenges for graduating students.

Graduation and life after college during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 30, 2021

College students are facing new and unique challenges during the pandemic including worries about the future and stress about job prospects. Many are having trouble finding internships because of the pandemic...

Holly Keller, a freshman psychology major, works at the upstairs dining hall in Eastway on Sept 23, 2015.

Off and on-campus jobs offer similar benefits, different demands

Emily Mays reporter March 25, 2021

Kent State offers many on-campus employment opportunities for students, but some students prefer off-campus jobs that offer the same benefits.Along with that, there are outside jobs that are not on campus...

Field hockey adjusting to a unique season

Azure Fernsler, Danielle Hamm and the rest of the Kent State field hockey team arrive at Murphy-Mellis Field ready for practice on a cold, snowy February Tuesday. The pitch is covered with several inches...

Jody Patterson, associate director of Career Education and Development, presents the agenda for the Feb. 3 “Finding Opportunities” Career Coffee Talk.

Alumni and students offered professional development help through weekly “Career Coffee Talks”

Zoë Blank Reporter February 7, 2021

The Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement has partnered with Career Exploration and Development to bring Kent State alumni a series of events to help them gain skills for their future careers. Career...

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Future Focused Fridays connect students with industry professionals

Josie Bixler Reporter November 13, 2020

Future Focused Fridays are coming to a close Nov. 20, but will begin again in the spring semester with more resources.The Future Focused Friday events began this summer as a response to COVID-19 and act...

University student employees down 35% this semester

There are 35% fewer student employees working for the Kent campus this semester compared to a typical semester.Given Kent’s stance on keeping COVID-19 from spreading, many students are living off campus...

Graduates more likely to get hired in fall than spring, studies show

It generally takes three to six months for college graduates to find a job after graduation, according to the University of Washington. However, studies have shown college graduates have a stronger chance...

Mannequins show some clothing offered at The Career Closet. 

Career Closet offers students professional clothing for free

Emily Walters Reporter February 13, 2020

When it comes time to update your wardrobe on a budget it can be difficult, but Career Services offers help for that. The Career Closet started as an idea from a few female staff members looking for ways...

Talent Acquisition Leaders from Crossroads of Mentor, Ohio made an appearance at the 2019 Kent State career and internship fair. “Our CEO is passionate and is locked into the mission,” said Kenyon Mau (left) on why he loved working for the company.

Spring Career Fair to feature more than 140 employers

Emily Walters Reporter February 13, 2020

With peak recruiting season for internships right around the corner, over 140 employers have signed up to attend the Spring Career Fair at Kent State.“We are expecting anywhere from 1,200-1,500 students...

Prep workshops to help students prepare for upcoming career fair

Margaret Baah February 10, 2019

Your college is hosting a networking event. You are excited to meet professionals and find internships. At the venue, you see 150 employers, each with three representatives. Your heart races; your palms...

Career fair engages students, employers

Angela Radesic September 23, 2017

Over 130 employers from the Northeast Ohio area offered internships, co-ops and career opportunities to students and alumni on Thursday.  Students and employers gathered at the Student Recreation and...

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