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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. 

College of Engineering Co-op, Internships and Jobs Fair, October 23, 2020

This late fall fair gives employrers and students another opportunity to meet and discuss Internships, Co-ops or full time employment options in a virtual format. The registration cost is $150 and recent career fair attendees will be offered a $50 discount. You can find out more and register at:

https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/18785/employer_preview?token=fHrL9t3KpjbfiC5yU5ApwgF9d8Fjp9HvzSRs8rFiGSmVX0p0rbClkg

If you have recruiting needs for engineering students and alumni, or need help posting jobs or registering for the career fairs, please contact us.

Save the Date: Spring 2021 Career Fair, February 16, 2021:

Due to COVID-19, the Spring 2021 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair will most likely be hosted virtually again, on February 16, 2021. We are currently evaluating providers, and will post registration information here once the registration goes live, in late November.

Interviewing on Campus

We are trying to minimize the traffic to campus this fall, 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 conduct interviews 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