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.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2016 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair

The fall 2016 Society of Women Engineers Engineering and Computer Science Career fair will take place on September 27 from 12-4 pm (VIP Students enter at 11:30) at Memorial Coliseum.  Employer/Exhibitor registration is now live through our Jobs system, Wildcat Career Link.  You can also view employers registered so far using the same link. If you have questions about the event, please contact John Beck in the Engineering Career Development Office at 859-218-1685

Graduating Engineering/CS Seniors:

The Society of Women Engineers hosts an “Evening with Industry” once a year only for seniors (male and female) graduating within the next year (Dec-Aug).  The event will take place on Sept. 26 from 7-9 pm at the Hilary Boone Center on campus.  You will receive and invitation to participate in this networking event with employers recruiting full time entry-level engineers and computer scientists. Participation is free, but you must register and put down a deposit (which will be refunded when you arrive at the event).  The student registration for this event will go live at the beginning of the fall semester.

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. New this year: you will need to RSVP for a time slot using Wildcat Career Link. The registration link will go live on Sept. 7 and close on Sept. 14.

The Fall date will be Friday, September 16, 2016, 10 am to 2 pm in the Mining and Mineral Resources Building. Employers who would like to volunteer their time for this event can e-mail Marsha Phillips to let her know, or use our registration form.

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 and Wednesday starting Sept. 6 from 3:00-5:00 pm in the E-Studio space in RGAN (next to the Commons)

Employer Information Tables:

Every Wednesday 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.

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 employers with short or no lines, 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. Fall Dates will be announced this summer.

Wednesday, Aug. 31 – 11:00-11:45am B&E 383
Thursday, Sept. 1 – 2:45-3:30pm B&E 311
Wednesday, Sept. 7 – 3:00-3:45pm B&E 383
Friday, Sept. 9 – 3:45-4:30pm FPAT 257
Tuesday, Sept 13 – 2:00-2:45pm FPAT 257
Wednesday, Sept. 14 – 11:00-11:45am OHR 112
Tuesday Sept. 20 – 11:00-11:45am B&E 311
Tuesday, Sept. 20 – 6:00-6:45 pm  FPAT 257
Wednesday, Sept. 21 – 2:00-2:45pm B&E 311
Thursday, Sept. 22 – 12:30-1:15pm B&E 311
Friday, Sept. 23 – 11:00-11:45am B&E 311

 

Information Sessions

September 26, 2016: Honda of America, 5-6 pm, Mining and Minerals Resources Building, Room 102

September 27, 2016, Catalent Pharma Solutions, 6:30-7:30 pm, F. Paul Anderson Tower, Room 265

September 28, 2016, American Woodmark, 4:00-5:00 pm, James W. Stuckert Career Center, 408 Rose Street, Room 202