Finding Your First Job

Finding Your First Job

Here are additional resources other than the traditional classified section in the newspaper that will help you find a job after graduation.

Kent State University Alumni Career Networking Events and Mentors

  • Professional events
    • Each year Kent State Alumni hosts career events for students and alumni. The networking nights feature professionals in several fields who provide career assistance to those new in the field, as well as individuals looking to expand their network.
  • Career mentors
    • Alumni volunteers serve as career networking partners for students and graduates who want to learn more about their field. 
Students attending a seminar

Career Exploration and Development


  • This is more than a social networking site. Some students use the power of Facebook to help make employers want them.     


  • Re-connect
    • Find past and present colleagues and classmates quickly.  LinkedIn makes staying in touch simple.
  • Power your career
    • Discover inside connections when you're looking for a job or new business opportunity.
  • Get Answers 
    • Your network is full of industry experts willing to share advice.  Have a question? Join LinkedIn