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Career Development Events

Career Connections

September 15 & 16, 2022
Employer volunteers are here to help you get your resume and your interview skills ready for the career fair. You can sign up starting September 5th by searching for keyword "connections" in the job search tool of Handshake, applying for the position and then you will get an email asking you to sign up for a timeslot. All meetings on Thursday and on Friday morning will take place in person in the James and Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success on the 3rd floor of FPAT, while Friday afternoon sessions will take place via Zoom. 

Registration Coming Soon

Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair

September 27th, 2022

Session 1: Computer Science and Engineering
12:00 – 4:00 pm (EST)

Session 2: Civil Engineering/Transportation Engineering/Infrastructure Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, and related non-engineering STEM majors
5:30 – 8:00 pm (EST)

Meet with employers to market your skills for future co-ops, internships and full-time positions. We plan to host this event in person at the Bill Gatton Student Center on UK's campus. Event registration will go live in the summer. Employer registration opens July 5th and available in the Handshake system.

Register Today

All Majors Virtual Career Fair

November 9, 2022
Meet VIRTUALLY with employers to market your skills for future co-ops, internships and full-time positions. This event will be hosted on Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair platform. Employer registration is TBD and will be available in the Handshake system.

Registration Coming Soon

Career Fair Prep Events

Career Fair Prep Workshops

The Engineering Career and Co-op Office has four Career Fair prep workshops planned ahead of the Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair.

Register: January 27, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Register: January 31, 3 – 4 pm

Register: February 8, 2-3 pm

Register: February 9, 12 – 1 pm

Co-op and Careers Lunch and Learn

Learn from fellow students who have completed co-ops about the application process, resumes, marketing yourself etc.

Check back for future events.

Year Round Career Development Resources

Engineering Resume Review/Interview Practice

Schedule an appointment with the Engineering Career and Co-op Office in advance using the Handshake platform. Go to Career Center and make an appointment.

Make an Appointment

On-Demand Career Development Workshops

The Career Development team has conducted several online workshops. You can find them in the YouTube videos below.

Career Events Presentation Spring 2021

How to write a quality letter

Resume 101

Career Fair Ready Resumes

How to Work UK's virtual career fairs

You got the position - now what?

Interviewing 101

Linked In workshop

Resume presentation for freshmen and transfer students

Utilizing Handshake - for University of KY students and alumni

Network in virtual times