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 engrcareer@uky.edu or 859-218-1685.

Engineering Career Development offers career counseling services for current students and resources for finding a job or internship. Employers should click here.

For a detailed calendar of our events as well as other campus career development events click here.

Spring Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, February 21, 2017, noon to 4 pm

The Spring Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair will have a new venue this year: On February 21, 2017, engineering, science and computer science students are invited to meet with employers in their field for the Spring Career Fair. It will take place at the Gatton College of Business and Economics from noon to 4 pm. VIP Students are admitted into the fair as early as 11:30 am.

Employers: Click here to register for the fair. The Business Fair will take place the day after, and there is a discount to for companies who register for both fairs.  The venue is more limited in space than previous venues, so we can only register about 80 employers, and registration will be on a fist come, first served basis.

Students: to find out more about VIP, please contact john.beck@uky.edu;

Career Fair Prep and Networking Events

Engineering Resumania:

This Event takes place once a semester a week or two before the career fair.  Have an employer critique your resume or give you a quick mock interview. No need to dress up, just bring your resume with you.

We will update the spring dates at the end of the year.

Engineering Resume Review/Interview Drop Ins

Quick 10-15 min meetings for help with your resume, letter writing, interviewing or searching for an job or internship opportunity. Every Tuesday from 3:00-5:00 pm in the Elbert C. Ray E-Studio space in RGAN (next to the Engineering Commons). We are also available for appointments. Please e-mail John Beck with a 2-3 days/times that work for you and he will schedule an appointment with you.

Employer Information Tables

Most Wednesdays during the semester 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 will have 1-3 employers on hand to answer questions about careers in their company for you.

Information Sessions

Please check back in the spring semester for information sessions.

Past info sessions this semester included Norfolk Southern, Honda of America,Cummins Engines, FM Global, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Cypress, 84.51, Dynetics, and American Woodmark, Arkema and SRG Global

Job Search

Wildcat Career Link

The University of Kentucky uses a system, Wildcat Career Links, where employers will post positions in your major. To set up a profile, and to search for positions, or to set up regular job search agents, please get started at https://uky-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php/pid367525?signin_tab=0

Mailing lists

We send announcements about events and job openings for engineering majors on a regular basis. To join our engineering mailing list job announcements, please follow these steps:

1. Go to http://lists.engr.uky.edu
2. Pick the major lists you want to be on (bae-jobs, ce-jobs, cs-jobs, ee-Jobs, compe-Jobs, chem-jobs, mse-jobs, me-jobs, mng-jobs, coe-jobs – the latter is all College of Engineering jobs)
3. Enter your name and e-mail address on the subscription form

 

For the CS-jobs mailing, please contact Paul Linton in the Computer Science Department:

paul@cs.uky.edu

Alumni

The UK Alumni Office has a dedicated Career Advisor for all members of the UK Alumni Association.  The Office hosts regular job club meetings for networking and professional development .  To find out more and to see the schedule of the Job Club meetings, please download the flyer.