College of Business Administration

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The Career Services Office is comprised of two staff teams. Our Career Advising and Management Team works to provide you with successful internship and career searches through customized career advising and career development workshops. Our Employer Relation and Outreach Team partners with corporations for recruitment and hiring by connecting them with talented business students, like yourself.

So, if you’re a student looking for help connecting to the right College of Business Administration major or a recruiter looking to hire our graduates, you’ve come to the right place.


Jobs & Internships

A good career grows from great practical work experiences. We provide the opportunities that lead you to successful careers. Below you’ll find job listings, internships and most importantly the resources that will make you stand out from other applicants.

Where Our Students Intern

•  Charles Schwab  •  Ernst & Young  •  Deloitte  •  Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland  •  FirstEnergy  •  Gojo Industries  •  Huntington National Bank  •  Hyland Software  •  JM Smucker Company  •  Parker Hannifin  •  Sherwin Williams  •  

Apply for Internships

You may apply for internships by printing and filling out this form. Please return the completed form to Mandy McNamee.

More information about the Accounting Internship Program is available here.

Apply   Learn More about Internship for Credit

Job Opportunities

Are you having trouble finding an internship or job? Our Flash@Work Job and Internship Board is here to help you find on-campus jobs, internships and  full-time professional positions. You may also post your résumé in Flash@Work for employers to view.

View all current internship and job opportunities

View current internships and co-ops in Ohio

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Success Stories

Between the College of Business Administration Career Services Office and the University’s alumni, you can find many success stories from past and present students.

“If it wasn’t for the interview tips and preparation, resume building workshops, etiquette dinners provided from the Career Service Office in the College of Business, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

Vince Shannon

Senior Business Management major pursing Sales Certificate

SEE MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES


Career Advising

College of Business Administration Career Advisors are here to help you prepare for the internship and job search from the moment you start your journey at Kent State University. With career assessments, tips on personal branding, résumé and cover letter writing and more, you can make yourself stand out from the other candidates.

You can meet with a Career Advisor either by scheduling an appointment using the online system or by stopping in during drop-in hours from Monday to Thursday between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Schedule An Appointment


Career Planning & Development Resources

We have several resources to better prepare you for your interview or internship. In addition to one-on-one appointments, our Career Advising Team will also deliver the following workshops and presentations to any group of students (student organizations, classes, independent groups) of 10 or more.

Schedule a Workshop View Career Planning Resources 

Résumé and Cover Letter Preparation
Résumés and cover letters showcase your strong points. Learn to refine your unique story. 
Creating a Professional Image
To be professional beyond 9 to 5, study the current model of the professional employee. 
Establishing Your Personal Branding
Your name is your brand. Learn business norms and standards to keep your brand reputable. 
Conducting a Job Search
Educate yourself on how to find, interview for and close the right job opportunities for you. 
Interview Techniques
Learn to ask and answer interview questions professionally to put yourself at the top of the employer’s list. 
Networking Successfully
Handshakes and greetings aren’t enough. Train yourself to make crucial connections that matter. 
Using the Job and Internship Board
The Job and Internship Board is a great tool for discovering opportunity, but a tool only works if you know how to use it. Career Advisors train you on the ins and outs of the online system.

Calendar of Events

September

Sept. 11 - Beta Alpha Psi Bowling & Cornhole Outing

Sept. 17 - Meet the Accountants Night

Sept. 24 - Accounting Mock Interview Day

October

Sept. 18 - Oct. 2 - Accounting Internship Interviews

Oct. 6 - Vanbenthuysen Top Scholars Showcase


Advisory Councils

Join the College of Business Administration Employer Advisory Council or Student Advisory Council. As a member of either of these councils, you’ll provide collaborative discussion on career and employment issues contributing to the high quality of services offered by our team.

See our current members here


Recruit From Kent State

Are you looking to recruit Kent State College of Business Administration candidates who can contribute toward the success of your organization?

We have candidates that fit your needs. To create an internship or job opening, please complete the COBA Job and Internship form, and we will contact you within the business week.

Learn More


Contact Us

If you need to contact us, please call us at (330) 672-1285, email us at buscareers@kent.edu, or come to our office in A309 BSA.

Kristin L. Williams

Career Services Office Director
kwill100@kent.edu
(330) 672-2419

Holly Klenk

Associate Director
hklenk@kent.edu
(330) 672-0363

Michael S. Duchon, Ed.D.

Associate Director, Graduate Career Management
msduchon@kent.edu
(330) 672-1339

Mandy McNamee, M.Ed.

Internship Coordinator
mcnamee@kent.edu
(330) 672-1288

Karen Steiner

Administrative Secretary
ksteine1@kent.edu
(330) 672-1201

Kel Krakowski

Career Advisor
kkrakows@kent.edu
(330) 672-4261
http://www.kent.edu
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