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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Get Hired: a guide to on-campus employment

Sophie Young Reporter September 19, 2021

When freshmen and sophomores arrive on Kent State campus, many realize they need a job as start-of-semester expenses start to add up. Hundreds of them will end up working on-campus, but they must first...

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...

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Virtual career fair to provide more options for students after graduation

Josie Thomas Jobs and money reporter September 22, 2020

The virtual student Career Exploration Fair taking place tomorrow is expected to provide more opportunities to students than any past Kent State career fair. “It’s really exciting to host this virtually...

A student talks with a company at the Spring Internship, Co-Op and Career Fair on Feb. 20, 2020. 

Spring career fair provides opportunities for students

Emily Walters Reporter February 20, 2020

Employers set up tables Thursday morning while waiting for students to arrive at the Spring Internship, Co-Op and Career Fair. “We’ve always had good luck at Kent,” said Kenyon Mav, a representative...

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...

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...

Students talk with potential employers at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Students look for opportunities at internship, career fair

Aaron McDade September 27, 2018

More than 1,000 students and alumni had the chance to connect and network with representatives from 145 employers about jobs and internships at the Fall Internship, Co-op and Career Fair Wednesday.The...

Students prepare for upcoming career fair

Aaron McDade September 19, 2018

Students and alumni have an opportunity to network and find jobs and internship opportunities at the Fall Internship, Co-op and Career Fair on Sept. 26.The Career Fair will be held in the Student Recreation...

Kent State marketing graduate Nick Yopko (right) speaks to Kent State graduate and Geometry Global project coordinator Ryan Kekela (left) about job opportunities during the Spring Internship, Co-op and Career Fair held in the Kent State Field House on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. “I’m looking for something that uses my skills that I’ve gained from school for some stability,” said Yopko.

Kent State to host internship, co-op, career fair

Angela Radesic September 16, 2017

Over 135 local and non-local organizations will be on campus searching for potential students and alumni to hire for internships, jobs and co-ops this September.Career Exploration and Development will...

Kent State marketing graduate Nick Yopko (right) speaks to Kent State graduate and Geometry Global project coordinator Ryan Kekela (left) about job opportunities during the Spring Internship, Co-op and Career Fair held in the Kent State Field House on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. “I’m looking for something that uses my skills that I’ve gained from school for some stability,” said Yopko.

Kent State hosts Spring Internship, Co-op and Career Fair

Danielle Johnson February 23, 2017

Kent State students and alumni filled the Kent State Field House Thursday afternoon, prepared to network with a wide variety of potential employers at the Spring Internship, Co-op and Career Fair. The...

Students gain insight, connections at job and internship fair

Maggie Wachtel October 28, 2015

Kent State University held its semi-annual job and internship career fair in the Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday.The career fair gave students the opportunity to meet and interact one-on-one with...

Students interact with business professionals at the second annual Hospitality Management Career Fair, Monday, March 10, 2014, at the Moulton Hall Ballroom.

Hospitality companies offer advice for future student workers

Julia Sprowls March 10, 2014

Kent State’s hospitality management program held its second annual career fair in the Moulton Hall ballroom Monday afternoon.Representatives from various lodging, casino, restaurant and private club...

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