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 859-218-1685.
For a detailed calendar of our events as well as other campus career development events click here.
Career Fair Prep and Networking Events
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.
The Fall date was Friday, September 16, 2016, 10 am to 2 pm in the Mining and Mineral Resources Building. You can still get a resume review with someone from our team.
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.
Past fall info 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
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
We send announcements on 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
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.