There won't be a Career Week for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to hosting Career Week in 2021.

Sponsored by Internship & Career Services.

Career Week offers something for everyone! Students, faculty, employers, alumni and friends share expertise you won't want to miss. Attend sessions to learn more about majors, career paths, job searches and more!


CAREER WEEK SCHEDULE

 
Careers in Communication

  • This session will cover just some of the many career options available to communication studies majors. Find out more about the many ways you can use this versatile degree.

Navigate the Journey into Medical & Pharmaceutical Sales

  • This session will introduce you to the diverse fields of medical, surgical and pharmaceutical sales. Meet and hear from two professionals in the industry who took very different paths to end up working for some of the best companies in the industry.

Public History Opportunities

  • Public history is a broad field with lots of opportunities for jobs and internships. Come to this panel to hear about what some of the opportunities are and how best to prepare yourself for working in these areas.

So You Want to Go to Law School?

  • Going to law school is not about being a lawyer. It is learning how to think like a lawyer. A juris doctor degree is a prerequisite for licensure as an attorney in the State of Ohio. However, a law degree can also provide a pathway to administrative and executive leadership positions.

So You Want to be a Mental Health Counselor?

  • There are several paths to becoming a mental health counselor. Join Counseling Services to discuss different paths to becoming a counselor and the differences between the fields of counseling, social work, psychology and psychiatry.

Careers in Long Term Care (NHA & HSE)

  • The Nursing Home Administration concentration qualifies students for employment as administrators in long-term care settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities and congregate living settings. Kent State’s Nursing Home Administration license program is accredited by NAB.

Summer Camp, the Ultimate Resume Builder

  • Very few college age students realize the positive impact that camp will have both on them and their job opportunities moving forward. Staff are trained to manage groups, team build, care for children, as well as to create and implement unique programs. It's the hardest job you'll ever love!

Business Panel

  • Learn about various paths and how you can best utilize your degree to get started with a career in business. Recent graduates and business professionals will be sharing their experiences about transitioning from college to starting and progressing in their career.

Strengthening Stark Update

  • Strengthening Stark is a clear-eyed assessment of the current economic and social health of Stark County. An update on the Strengthening Stark initiatives, outlining tools and resources for students will be discussed.

Thinking about Graduate School?

  • Ever wonder how you could benefit from pursuing a graduate or professional degree? Hear from experts on how graduate school not only gave them the knowledge to succeed, but an advantage in jump-starting their career.

So You Want to Work in the Helping Fields?

  • There are many paths that can lead to a fulfilling career helping others, some of which do not require graduate school or an advanced degree. Join Counseling Services to discuss different career opportunities that are available to you right out of college.

Tourism, Events and Sports Careers Do Exist!

  • Professionals from The Pro Football Hall of Fame, Visit Canton and the Canton Chamber of Commerce will all participate in this "panel type" session to share various career opportunities within their area. Bring your questions and get ready to network with the best in our community!

Selling Yourself: Understanding and Communicating to the Personality of Your Interviewer

  • During this session, you will receive practical knowledge and application of how to understand four basic personalities (Amiable, Analytical, Driver, Expressive) and be able to communicate your value effectively.

Whatever It Takes to Succeed

  • Dale Karmie shares his journey with his brother from their successful careers as software consultants to an unfamiliar land across the country and a start of a new business. Dale will share stories of laughter, hardship, accomplishment and failure that ultimately built their road to success.