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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Lique Coolen is a neuroscience professor and the associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. Coolen has studied neuroscience for 26 years, focusing in areas of research like reproduction. Courtesy of Kent State University 

Choose Ohio First grant awarded to Kent State; four STEM programs added

Kelly Krabill Reporter May 8, 2021

Kent State has been awarded $3.5 million from the Choose Ohio First grant to support students in STEM-related majors. First-time students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine...

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...

Joshua Fine (center) poses for a picture at the the Kent State PhoneCenter in 2019.

Students connect with alumni through PhoneCenter even during coronavirus pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter March 3, 2021

Student callers are raising money and building relationships with alumni and student peers from home with the Kent State PhoneCenter.The PhoneCenter is a branch of the Annual Fund which promotes the university...

Kel Reed is a career advisor for the Career Services office in the College of Business Administration at Kent State. 

Online job applications more than a few clicks

Dylan Bowers Reporter February 15, 2020

Applying for jobs online embodies the process of finding a job in the year 2020. As student tenure winds down at Kent State, getting a job quickly jumps to the top of the list of priorities.Job applications...

Career Services fee offers opportunities for students

Emily Walters Reporter February 13, 2020

Career Services is supporting students in new ways since the addition of a fee in spring 2018. Students attending the main campus were charged $6 per credit hour, capped at 12 credit hours per semester,...

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.

Career fair offers jobs, internships for students

Fall Internships, Co-op and Career Fair prepared students for workforce opportunities through networking, free headshot photos and a refresh and impress station.The Career Exploration and Development event...

Kristin Williams, executive director of Career Exploration and Development.

Flashternships give students opportunities to gain professional perspective

Margaret Baah March 17, 2019

Freshmen and sophomores have the opportunity to gain experience in a professional work setting before they complete actual internships.“Flashternships” are micro-internships targeted toward freshmen...

Students, employers connect at Spring Career Fair

Margaret Baah February 22, 2019

From Meijer to Lazorpoint to Joann Fabrics, representatives from 132 companies interacted with more than 1,000 students and alumni at the Spring Internship, Co-op and Career Fair on Thursday.The fair took...

Fashion students struggle to find affordable housing in the Big Apple

Sophia Iannelli February 10, 2019

With a required internship on the to-do list, fashion students are struggling to find affordable housing in New York City.Kent’s fashion program requires all merchandising and design students to obtain...

Career Exploration and Development to hold career fair on Feb. 21

Margaret Baah February 2, 2019

Students and alumni of Kent State can network with 150 employers and professionals at the Spring Internship, Co-op and Career Fair on Feb. 21.The event will be held at the Student Recreation and Wellness...

New job search program expands platform for students

Aaron McDade September 12, 2018

Kent State students have a new way to find jobs and internships on and off campus, as Handshake has replaced [email protected] Fall 2018 semester is the first semester for Handshake at Kent State, a change...

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