The Engineering Career Development Group meets the unique needs of UK engineering students and employers. Our mission is to assist students develop job search skills, build career networks and help secure rewarding careers in their chosen fields of study.
To connect with us, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-257-4178.
For a detailed calendar of our events as well as other campus career development events click here.
Spring 2016 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair
Our Spring Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair will take place on March 1, 2016 from 2-6 pm in UK’s Memorial Coliseum. Students who complete (or have in the past completed) the VIP program, will gain admission to the Engineering/CS as well as the Business Fair 30 minutes before the official start time (i.e. 1:30 pm for Engineering/CS, and 11:30 am for Business) on the respective days. For more information, please click on:
Career Fair Prep and Networking Events
Try your elevator pitch …again … and again with employers at our Groundhog Day Mixer. The event will be held on Groundhog Day – February 2 – from 6:00-7:30 pm, in the Engineering Living Learning Community, Woodland Glen III. The event is open to all engineering students, but RSVP is required through Wildcat Career Link. Look up Workshops under the Events Tab, and click on Groundhog Day Elevator Pitch Mixer. Free Food to help you practice networking. Business casual or better attire requested.
Have an employer critique your resume or give you a quick mock interview. No need to dress up, just stop by in between classes on February 19, 2016 between 10 am and 2 pm in the Mining and Minerals Resources Building on Rose Street.
Employer Information Tables:
Every Wednesday starting 1/20 through 4/28 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Ralph G. Anderson Atrium – meet employers who are on campus to discuss your resume, their recruiting needs or the engineering professions with you. Every Wednesday, we plan to have 1-3 employers available for you.
Drop-In 15 minute Career Advising:
Stop by RGAN 105 (next to the Engineering Commons) to meet with the Career Development team for quick advice every Wednesday from 3-5 pm.
Career Fair Prep Seminars:
Learn how to do your homework on career fairs and how to best work it! Participation in one of these seminars, as well as a resume review (through career counselors on campus or at Resumania, will allow you to become a Career Fair VIP, giving you access to the fair half an hour before the general student population is admitted. This is valuable time with little competition, so don’t miss out! Both the Gatton College of Business and the College of Engineering are offering the same seminar, so pick a time that works for you and stop by (bolded days/times are in engineering)
- Thursday, 2/18, 3:30 pm, FPAT 257
- Friday, 2/19, 2 pm, FPAT 263
- Tuesday, 2/23, 11 am – Gatton College – Graham Office of Career Mgmt, suite 132
- Tuesday, 2/23 @ 6pm, FPAT 263
- Wednesday, 2/24, 2 pm – Gatton College – Graham Office of Career Mgmt, suite 132
- Thursday, 2/25, 2 pm – Gatton College – Graham Office of Career Mgmt, suite 132