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Job Fair

A record number of Americans quit their jobs in September

By Anneken Tappe, CNN Business November 12, 2021

(CNN) -- A record 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in September as the sheer volume of available jobs is empowering workers to have their pick.The nation had 10.4 million open jobs that month as the...

Biden administration launches $10 million ad campaign, leaders network to encourage vaccination

Latest Ohio Republican anti-vaccine bill could be dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A House GOP bill limiting businesses' ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit another roadblock Wednesday, with indications the measure may be...

Starbucks on East Main Street Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

Barista jobs offer college students long-term skills, free coffee

Emily Mays Reporter May 10, 2021

As students seek out jobs for the summer or even coming semesters, baristas are continuing to grow in demand and coffee shops in the Kent area often employ college students. Coffee is the second largest...

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...

Mia Baker shares her experience as a humanitarian photographer. 

OPINION: Is the dream job really the dream job?

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer December 10, 2020

Each year PDN (Photo District News) Magazine’s June issue covers PDN’s 30, the magazine’s choice of new and emerging photographers to watch. And for over a decade I faithfully read June’s top 30...

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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...

DoorDash driver Brandon Mendez, a senior finance major at Kent State, drops off a no-contact order on Sept. 17, 2020. He places the order in front of the customer’s door, takes a picture of the delivered food, knocks on the door and walks back to his car ready to complete the next order.

College students working for DoorDash as a flexible “side hustle”

Josie Thomas Jobs and money reporter September 25, 2020

DoorDash, a food delivery service, could be a great potential side job for students working through college, offering relaxed hours and at least minimum wage.Brandon Mendez, a senior finance major at Kent...

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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...

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 16, 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...

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...

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...

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