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 Co-op and Internship Fair

Thank you to our 18 employers and 210 students who attended our spring Co-op and Internship Fair on March 23, 2017. Our fall fair dates will be announced in June or July.

 Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair

We have requested Sept. 19 or alternatively Sept. 26 to host our fall career fair. We will announce career fair dates and registration procedure by early June.

Career Fair Prep and Networking Events

 Engineering Resume Review/Interview Drop Ins

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Quick 10-15 min meetings for help with your resume, letter writing, interviewing or searching for an job or internship opportunity. Every Wednesday in March and every Tuesday AND Wednesday in April from 3:00-5:00 pm in Room 285 in the Ralph G. Anderson Bldg. 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.

Spring Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, February 21, 2017

Thank you to the 88 organizations and over 700 students who attended our Spring Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair. Our fall events will be announced early in the summer. We have requested Sept. 26 as our career fair date, with a backup date of Sept. 19, if the 26 is not approved.

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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, 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 Association’s career services office helps members of the UK Alumni Association with resume critique and career advice.  The Office hosts regular job club meetings for networking and professional development .