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Career Services Center

Hawkins-Conard Student Center
Room 254

Summer Hours:  
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

School-Year Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Walk-In Hours are for resume and cover letter reviews.  
Monday - Thursday: 
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm 

Phone: 419.289.5064
Fax: 419.289.5071

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Services for Employers

Thank you for your interest in recruiting Ashland University candidates. We are eager to help you meet your organizations' recruiting needs. The Career Services team seeks to develop Powerful Partnerships with employers through the following offerings:

Post Job Opportunities on AU Career Connect

The Career Services team welcomes you to post career opportunities to AU Career Connect, our web-based job and internship posting system. For instructions on how to post available employment opportunities in AU Career Connect, please refer to the AU Career Connect Employer Guide.  Please note, AU Career Connect is reserved for paid positions.

If you have questions concerning AU Career Connect or options for posting volunteer opportunities, please contact Staci Carnahan, Employer Relations Coordinator, at or 419.289.5064.

Attend Ashland University Career Expos 

Semi-annual Career Expos are open to employers recruiting for full-time, part-time jobs and internships. The graduate schools from all academic areas and professional fields fair is held every fall.  If you would like to be sent a registration form, please contact Staci at or 419.289.5064.

Schedule for Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 Signature Events -- SAVE THE DATES!

  • Meet the Accountant Night -  Thursday, September 3, 2020:  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  Our annual Meet the Accountant Night takes place in September and is open to organizations seeking accounting interns and/or full-time accountants. Approximately 40-50 accounting majors attend this specialized accounting Career Fair each year.
  • Fall 2020 Career Expo -  Wednesday, September 23, 2020: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  Employer registration coming soon!
  • Spring 2021 Career Expo:  Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Additional Events on campus for employers to attend

  • 3rd Annual AU Tailgating Event - Saturday, September 12, 2020:  4:00 pm - 6:45 pm.  1st Homegame of the Season!  Event for students, staff/faculty, employers and community!  Free to attend--Contact Career Services Center if you are an employer and would like to attend by calling 419.289.5064!  
  • Etiquette Dinner - Tuesday, November 10, 2020:  Tuesday, November 10, 2020:  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm.  Host a table and get connected with students and alumni!  
  • Networking Event - Thursday, March 18, 2021:  5:00 - 7:00 pm.  Seeking employers that would like to attend this event!  
  • Intern Panel  -  Tuesday, March 23, 2021:  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.  Seeking employers that would like to be part on the panel to discuss best practices.  

Employer Information Session

Host an information session, recommended 30 minutes to one hour in duration, during which you will present to students about your organization and available employment opportunities. This option can take place in person or via Skype.

Meet and Greet Session

Arrange a Meet and Greet event that operates as an informal career fair specific to your organization. Students submit their resumes to you for consideration as you converse with them, in person or via Skype, about your organization. Meet and Greet events usually last an hour to an hour and a half.

Prescheduled One-On-One Interviews

  1. Contact the Career Services Center (Staci Carnahan at 419.289.5064) to determine an on-campus interview date and application deadline for the position(s) for which you are recruiting.
  2. Career Services promotes the opportunity to students, collects applicant resumes and submits collected resumes to you for review on the application deadline date.
  3. After you inform Career Services of your interview selections, Career Services arranges an interview schedule for the predetermined interview date.

Information Table in High Traffic Student Center Location

Staff an information table in the lobby of the Hawkins-Conard Student Center or Lower Convo., typically over the lunch hours (11 a.m.–1 p.m.), to talk with students passing by about available employment opportunities with your organization.

Consortium Career Fair Events

Ashland University candidates participate in the following career fair events:

  • Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges CareerFest in Cleveland & Columbus
  • Northeast Ohio Teacher Education Day (NOTED) in Akron.
  • Education Expo

Please email for more information about these events.