Career services | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio
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 Events
Thursday, Sept. 19
1 – 4 pm • Main campus M100
On-Campus Student Employment Fair
+ SSC departments are seeking reliable student workers.
+ Bring copies of your resume.
+ To be eligible for work study, complete your FAFSA and the Federal Work Study request form before the job fair. Visit Financial Aid for assistance.
+ Business casual dress required.
Sunday, Sept. 22
6 – 9 pm • JC Penney Canton Centre and Chapel Hill Mall locations
JC Penney Suit-Up Event
+ Enhance your professional wardrobe with 60 percent off professional wear prices.
+ Get professionally measured to ensure suit fit.
+ Open to all Stark State students, faculty, staff and alumni. Must bring valid SSC ID.
Thursday, Oct. 3
1 – 4 pm • Main campus M100
Business and IT Career Fair
+ Connect with employers looking to hire business and information technology students for full-time, part-time and internship positions.
+ Business professional dress required.
+ For more information: http://tiny.cc/SSCBusinessITFair
Thursday, Sept. 26
1 – 2 pm • Main campus M101
Thursday, Oct. 10

3 – 4 pm • SSC Akron A113b
Career fair preparation workshops
Are you career ready? Join us for a one-hour boot camp which will cover resume tailoring, elevator pitch development, how to dress and tips to be successful during the event.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
4 – 6:30 pm • SSC Akron
After-Hours Career and Internship Fair
+ Come after school. Come after work. Come prepared.
+ Network with 15 company recruiters hiring across all majors.
+ Engage in conversation about full-time, part-time and internship positions.
+ For more information: http://tiny.cc/SSCAfterHours
Thursday, Sept. 5 & 26
Thursday, Oct. 17 & 31
Thursday, Nov. 14

11 am – noon • SSC Akron
Cookies & Careers
+ We’ll be handing out cookies and career advice.
+ Ask about job demand, pay, opportunities and other career-related questions.
Thursday, Oct. 10
Friday, Nov. 15

9 am – noon
Friday, Oct. 11
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Thursday, Nov. 14

1- 4 pm
Career Services Office M104
Employer Mock Interviews
+ Boost your confidence and reduce your stress about interviewing.
+ Prepare for open-ended, behavioral and hypothetical-based interview questions.
+ Receive constructive feedback and tips for improvement.
+ New Friday mock interview times.
+ Email careerservices@starkstate.edu or call 330-933-5459 to reserve your interview spot
Weekly throughout the semester Employer Recruiting Tables
+ Interact with employers, looking to recruit SSC students, on an individual basis.
+ Inquire about company culture, benefits and career opportunities.
+ Build your professional network, so at the time of graduation, you have connections.
+ Login to your CCN daily to see an updated schedule of employer visitors: collegecentral.com/starkstate/ > students > events & programs > calendar

Office hours

Monday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 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. *Fridays in June and July hours are 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Drop-ins available Monday-Friday: 1 – 3 p.m. (no appointment needed)
Please schedule an appointment for all other times by calling our office.

Stark State Logo