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Career services

Career services

The Career Services Office helps you explore your personal, academic and professional interests to get you to a meaningful career, and our business partnerships maximize your career opportunities.

For more information about our programs that can benefit you and your career success, contact us at 330-966-5459, careerservices@starkstate.edu or stop in room M104 of the Gateway Center.

Career Services calender 2021
Friday – Sunday,
Feb. 26 – 28

in-store and online
JCPenney Suit Up
+ Enhance your professional wardrobe with an extra 30 percent off professional wear prices.
+ Register on Handshake to receive the coupon code
+ Open to all Stark State students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Wednesday, March 24
noon – 3 pm • Handshake
Virtual Job & Internship Speed Hiring Event • all majors
+ Sign up for 10-minute one-on-one interviews with a recruiter.
+ Fill out your Handshake profile (joinhandshake.com).
+ Employers register by March 12
+ Student registration
Tuesday, April 13
3 – 6 pm • Handshake
Virtual Speed Hiring Event • health, human and social services and public safety
+ Sign up for 10-minute one-on-one, pre-screening interviews
with various recruiters.
+ Sign up for 30-minute group interviews/information sessions.
+ Employers register by April 2
+ Student registration
Various dates and times

Register on Handshake,
then check your email
for Zoom link.

Career Engagement Series
+ Hear from professionals working in the field.
+ Learn about companies and career paths.
+ Computer Science, Cyber Security and Programming
March 5 • 1 – 2 pm
+ Digital Media
March 10 • 10 – 11 am
+ Oil and Gas Technologies
April 15 • 6 – 7 pm
+ Automotive and Transportation Technology
April 22 • 10 – 11 am
Various dates and times

Register on Handshake,
then check your email
for Zoom link.

“Work it” interactive virtual workshops to get you career ready
+ Resume 101
Feb. 17 • 2 – 3 pm
+ Resume 101
March 3 • 1:30 – 2:30 pm
+ Succeeding at virtual career fairs and hiring events
March 22 • 10:30 – 11:30 am
+ Succeeding at virtual career fairs and hiring events
April 9 • 11 am – noon
+ Cover Letter 101
March 25 • 3 – 4 pm
+ Virtual and in-person interviewing 101
April 7 • noon – 1 pm
+ Virtual job search 101
April 14 • 2 – 3 pm
+ LinkedIn 101
April 15 • 10:30 – 11:30 am
Various dates and times

Register on Handshake,
then check your email
for Zoom link.

Handshake 101 workshops: How to set up, build your profile, connect and apply
on Stark State’s new job and internship platform

+ Feb. 12 and 24 • noon – 1 pm
+ March 8 • 10:30 – 11:30 am
+ March 30 • 1 – 2 pm
+ April 21 • 3 – 4 pm
+ Register

In-person and virtual appointments

In-person and virtual appointments now available. Click on one of the following links to make an appointment:

Office hours

Monday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Extended virtual hours available until 6:30 p.m.)
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Please schedule an appointment for all other times by calling our office.

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