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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.

In-person and virtual appointments

Meet with a Career Services specialist in-person or virtually (via Zoom).

Services include

  • career exploration
  • resume and cover letter help
  • mock interviews
  • interview coaching
  • job/internship/apprenticeship search
  • Handshake
  • LinkedIn
  • networking
  • career fair preparation

Click on one of these buttons to make an appointment:

 

Career Services calendar spring 2023

 

Feb. 24 – 26 • in-store and online
JCPenney Suit-Up

+ Enhance your professional wardrobe with an extra 30 percent off professional wear prices
+ Open to all Stark State student, faculty & staff
+ Register on Handshake for your coupon code

Feb. 24 • 1 – 5 p.m. • Handshake
Greater Canton Collegiate Interview Day (in-person)
Conference Center at Kent State University at Stark

+ All Majors Welcome!
+ 1 – 2:30 p.m.: Network and schedule 20-minute onsite interviews for that day with local employers in attendance
+ 2:30 – 5 p.m.: Scheduled interviews take place

February 27 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Handshake
Human and Social Services Career Fair (in-person)

Business and Entrepreneurial Center • M100

+ Connect with employers looking to hire students majoring in Human and Social Services, Chemical Dependency, Community Corrections, Gerontology, Criminal Justice, and Government and Legal Studies for full-time, part-time and internship positions.
+ Build a professional network and learn about in-demand jobs
+ Register on Handshake

Mar. 29 • 2 – 4 p.m. • Handshake
Engineering Career Fair (in-person)

Business and Entrepreneurial Center • M100

+ Connect with employers looking to hire students in the Engineering Technologies and Industrial Technologies Career Community for full-time, part-time and internship positions
+ Build a professional network and learn about in-demand jobs
+ Register on Handshake

Apr. 13 • 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • Handshake
Culinary Expo (in-person)

Advanced Technology Center (ATC)

+ Interact and learn from professionals currently working in the field of culinary arts
+ Learn how your major applies to various employment opportunities
+ Register on Handshake

Career Community Engagement Series

+ Interact with professionals working in the field
+ Explore how your degree can be used in the future
+ Learn about companies and career paths

Liberal Arts
March 8 • 10 – 11:30 a.m. • virtual • Zoom
Register on Handshake

Mathematics and Sciences
April 18 • 2:30 – 4 p.m. • virtual • Zoom
Register on Handshake

Workshops (in-person or virtual)

+ Interactive virtual workshops to get you career ready
+ Register, then check your email for the Zoom link or room location

Resume
Feb. 2 • 11 a.m. – noon • virtual • Zoom
Register on Handshake

Mar. 1 • 1 – 2 p.m. • in-person • Main Campus M101
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Mar. 7 • 1 – 2 p.m. • in-person • Akron Campus A002
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Apr. 25 • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • virtual • Zoom
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Career Fair Preparation
Feb. 8 • 2 – 3 p.m. • in-person • Main Campus S205/205a
Register on Handshake

Mar. 23 • 10 – 11 a.m. • virtual • Zoom
Register on Handshake

LinkedIn
Feb. 22 • 2 – 3 p.m. • in-person • Main Campus S205/205a
Register on Handshake

Apr. 4 • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • virtual • Zoom
Register on Handshake

Career Exploration
February 13 • 11 a.m. – noon • in-person • Akron Campus A216
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April 20 • noon – 1 p.m. • In-Person • Main Campus S205/205a
Register on Handshake

Networking Strategies
April 13 • 11 a.m. – noon • in-person • Main Campus S205/205a
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Career Services Office hours

Monday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Extended 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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