Networking and Recruiting Events
Virtual Spring Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, February 16, 2021, 12-4 pm (EST)
Meet with employers to market your skills for future co-ops, internships and full time position. We will be using the Handshake Career Management platform to conduct the fair. The event will allow you to sign up for 10 minute long 1:1 meetings and/or 30 minute group sessions. Students and alumni can now register for the fair and schedule meetings with 100+ employers at: https://uky.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/20054/student_preview?token=KmgZdwb2O3cHI8MSSPjaoMIz-h7Yoj9_Cbz7JZyDeoAYZvPgRtLVfQ
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 MIcrosoft 365/Teams booking page, which has our availability for the next two days listed: Engineering Career Development Booking Page (you need to be part of UK's Microsoft 365 platform)
On Monday, 2/15/2021, you can stop by FPAT 354 between 9 am and 12:30 pm to get an in person resume review. From 9:30-12:30 and 2-5 pm, you can also join our career fair quick tips support room at: https://uky.zoom.us/my/engrcareer/ to get resume advice and help finding employers to sign up with and talk to at the Feb. 16 career fair.
You can also reach us via e-mail or phone:
John Beck, Full time positions, general resume advice, interview advice, salary negotiation, networking, LinkedIn: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Our team conducted a number of workshops in the Fall 2020. You can view recordings of some of them in our YouTube Channel (use the Workshop playlist) at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC988XUTU7Y16FFMDuv8YjZQ/playlists or go directly to the recording:
- Resumés 101
- Career Fair Ready Resumés
- How to Write a Quality Letter
- Interviewing 101
- How to Work UK's virtual career fairs
- Utilizing UK's Handshake Career Management System
- LinkedIn Workshop
- Network in Virtual Times
- You got the position ... now what?
Career Connections took place virtually on February 4 & 5, 2021
Thank you to 27 representatives from 21 companies who helped over 200 students with resume reviews and mock interviews on Feb. 4&5.