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Looking for an intern, co-op or full-time employee?

Please post open positions to our online career management system, Handshake, which is available to all current students and all UK alumni. You can also request an on-campus interview date and information session through the system or by contacting us directly.

You can also contact the Engineering Career Development Office to share your openings with us. We will target the desired majors and students to advertise your position.

Alumni Recruiting

UK Alumni have access to our career management system, Handshake (uky.joinhandshake.com), so please consider posting positions for alumni there as well.  In addition, we have created an "engineering alumni jobs" page, which pulls positions posted on Handshake for alumni onto one easy to find place.  If you would like your posting included there, please e-mail ilka.balk@uky.edu to make sure we pull it off Handshake and list it on the alumni jobs page.

Our UK Alumni Association also has two dedicated career counselors on staff.  They organize biweekly job club meetings, and are available for one on one consultations. 

Spring 2021 virtual Interview Days, April 8 & 9, 2021

The registration for our Spring 2021 Interview Days has closed. If you are still seeking interns, co-ops or full time engineers and computer scientists, please let us know by as soon as possible. Due to the large success of this event (over 40 employers and 200 student participants), we are considering repeating this event in May. 

Fall 2021 Career Fair, September 21, 2021, 12-4 pm, Bill Gatton Student Center 

Currently, the Fall 2021 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair is scheduled to take place in person on September 21, 2021 at the Bill Gatton Student Center. If you are interested in participating, you can contact Ilka Balk, ilka.balk@uky.edu. Registration will open through UK's Handshake system this summer. 

Interviewing on Campus

We are trying to minimize the traffic to campus this spring, due to COVID-19, and thus, will not offer any in person, on campus interviews. We are happy to help you coordinate an interview schedule, and our interview rooms are avaialble to students who need a quiet place to interview with you via phone, zoom or or other remote means.  If you are interested in interviewing candidates, please contact ilka.balk@uky.edu to see what options are available.

If you would like our help to coordinate interviews, you can request interviews and interview rooms through our career management system, Handshake.  If you request them within the College of Engineering, we will be in touch to help you set up the schedule and contact students.

Other ways to engage with students

Our office will be happy to help you get in front of students through events such as employer information sessions, classroom presentations, student organization meetings (all can be planned virtually or in person), or tabling in the college buildings. We can also help you post your positions on Handshake, provide you with salary statistics for engineering majors, connect you with faculty for research or senior design project work or find other creative ways to connect your organization with UK. Please contact Ilka Balk at 859-257-4178 or ilka.balk@uky.edu to discuss opportunities.

Employer Resources