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Engineering Career Development

UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 (3/17/2020):

Due to concerns about in-person meetings, we have created a zoom conference which is staffed from 9 am to 4:30 Monday - Friday pm by a career development team member. If you have quick questions about job searches, career fairs, networking, or anything else, please connect with us at: https://uky.zoom.us/j/573478147.

As always,  you can make one on one appointments with any of us using uky.joinhandshake.com (go to Career Center Tab and then appointments). At this time, we will move all appointments to zoom, and we will send you the zoom link for your one on one appointment when we confirm you appointment request.

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The University of Kentucky College of Engineering strongly encourages students to gain experience in their field, because we understand the value those opportunities bring to a student’s professional and academic development. We offer two main options: an internship and the Cooperative Education Program (Co-op).

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to:

  • assist students in developing job search skills
  • build career networks that benefit both employers in their search for skilled talent, as well as students and alumni
  • help students and graduates secure rewarding careers in their chosen fields of study and succeed in them

Our Vision

The UK College of Engineering Career Development Office will assist students majoring in engineering and computer science with finding summer, part-time, co-op or permanent employment in their field of study. 

The UK Engineering Career Development staff will work with students to educate and prepare them for the application process, as well as help students through the transition from academic studies to the workplace.

The UK College of Engineering Career Development Office will maintain and expand the employer base for UK students. Staff will identify and work with companies to connect students and fulfill industry recruiting needs.

Visit Us:

James & Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success
355 F Paul Anderson Tower

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Drop-ins: Tuesday 1:00-4:00 PM and Wednesday 2:00-5:00 PM

Get immediate assistance by coming to the Career Center during drop-in hours for a brief 15-minute meeting. If you need additional help, you can make an appointment at that time. 

Schedule an appointment via Handshake

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