Hobson Hamilton, Jr.

I am a member of the Career Advising staff, who enjoys assisting students and alumni with their various career issues/concerns ranging from choosing a major to negotiating offers of employment. Also, I conduct presentations on Resume Writing , Interviewing, Internships, and Employment Search Strategies.


My Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and College Student Personnel was earned from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Science in Technical Education from the University of Akron.

How I Got Here

I returned to school to complete my Master's degree in Higher Ed, after spending many years in human resources. Fortunately, I was hired into Career Services in 1989 and continue to love my career.

Most Unusual POSITION Held

I was Employee Relations Manager at a chicken processing plant.

About Me

I have two children and four grandchildren. I serve as Sr. Usher at my church. I enjoy maintaining a healthy lifestyle by exercising and jogging regularly at the Rec Center. I recently retired from the Army Reserves with 20 years of service, including a deployment to Uzbekistan from May 2004-May 2005.

Best Advice for Students

Decide early on to utilize Career Services help with discovering your skills, interests and abilities as they relate to the world of work.