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Career Development Events

Networking and Recruiting Events

VIRTUAL CO-OP, INTERNSHIP AND JOBS FAIR, October 23, 2020, 11 am to 3 pm

If you missed the Sept. 22 fair, or if you were not able to secure internships, co-ops or full time employment, you have another chance to meet employers and market your skills at our virtual Oct. 23 fair. You can research employers using UK's career management system, Handshake (uky.joinhandshake.com), which you have access to with your link blue ID and password. The fair will take place virtually via Handshake, and you can RSVP for the fair and then sign up for group sessions and/or 1:1 slots with employers of your choice Starting October 7, 2020.

Career Fair and Job Search Prep Events

Engineering Resume Review/Interview Practice

You can reach out to the career development team members for a quick 1:1 meeting using the following contact information; if we are not in another meeting, we can schedule these quickly:

John Beck, Full time positions, general resume advice, interview advice, salary negotiation, networking, LinkedIn: john.beck@uky.edu or call him at 859-218-1685

Zach Fuqua, Co-ops and Internships, general resume advice, juggling multiple co-op or internship offers: Zachary.Fuqua@uky.edu or call him at 859-257-9145

Ilka Balk, miscellaneous career related questions, career fairs, connecting with particular employers and alumni: Ilka.Balk@uky.edu or call her at 859-257-4178

Or, you can schedule an appointment in advance via Handshake

Career Development Workshops

We have a number of topics and workshops prepared for you. You can access all of these via different zoom links and you can also find them listed in the Handshake events schedule. The list below is organized by topic, and within each topic in chronological order. 

Career Development 

Date (EST) 

Time 

Handshake registration link 

You got the Position! Now…, Tips on Being Successful 

Wed, Nov 11 

12noon  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540083

 

 

 

 

Career Fair Prep 

 

 

 

Attend Virtual Career Fairs with Confidence

Thu. Oct. 15

12:30 pm

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/596709

Attend Virtual Career Fairs with Confidence  

Wed, Oct 21 

12noon  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540105

 

 

 

 

Co-ops 

 

 

 

What is a Co-op?  

Tue, Oct 20

12:30pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540246

       

Resumes & Letter Writing 

 

 

 
Career Fair Ready Resumes Th. Oct 22 12:30 pm https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/596714

Writing a Quality Letter  

Tue, Oct 27 

12:30pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540279

Writing a Quality Letter  

Tue, Oct 27 

6:00pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540282

Writing a Quality Letter  

Wed, Nov 11 

3:00pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540285

 

 

 

 

Interviewing 

 

 

 

Excel in your Interviews 

Wed, Oct 28 

3:00pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540301

 

 

 

 

Networking 

 

 

 

Using LinkedIn Successfully  

Thu, Oct 29 

12:30pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540311

How do I Network in Virtual Times?  

Wed, Nov 18 

3:00pm  

https://uky.joinhandshake.com/events/540318