Jobs & Internships

Location
Kent, OH
Undergrads
18,378
Tuition (in-state)
$17,632 ($9,672)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
More statistics . . .
YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Jobs & Internships

Facts & Statistics

Career Center
261 Michael Schwartz Center
(330) 672-2360
career@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/career
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Other Career Services
  • Academic testing
  • Campus employment
  • Career counseling
  • Dining and business etiquette classes
  • Job and internship search
  • Job fairs and on-campus recruiting
  • Mock interview sessions
  • Networking tips
  • Résumé and cover letter assistance
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Undergraduate Student Government (USG)
  • Resident assistant (RA)
  • Office of Student Success leader/trainer
  • Tour guide
  • Modeling for art students
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Rosie's Diner (late-night shifts and greasy food)
  • Phone center
Best Places to Work Off Campus
Any of the local bars or independently-owned shops and cafés
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
Oftentimes, internship experience is a requirement for graduation. Most students won't have a hard time finding one, given that many academic departments have established relationships with employers, both local and national. Career Services is a good place to go when looking for internships, but remember to tap the connections of your professors, as well. It's a good idea to secure internships and job-related experience as soon as possible. You may not start at the top, but any experience you garner can help you secure a better internship or job in the future.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Gannett Fleming Geotechnical Engineers
  • National Park Service
  • Phillips Petroleum Co.
  • U.S. Geological Survey
Grads Entering Job Market
Within six months: 84%

Student Polls

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 109 responses

  • 2% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
  • 14% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 57% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 28% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 107 responses

  • 2% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.
  • 6% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 40% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 52% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!