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

Please post any positions you are hiring for directly 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.

Employer Partner-Student Welcome Picnic on the Patio - August 29

We invite employer partners to join our students for a welcome picnic on August 29, 2019, 4-6 pm. The college will invite all engineering students, returning and new to campus, to come out to play games, enjoy employer supported food and mingle with engineers who now work for our recruiting partners. If you are interested in supporting the food for and attending this event you can register at levels varying from $125-$400 at: https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/11768/employer_preview. All support will be used to purchase food for students and employers.

Career Connections

This fall, we are excited to expand our Career Connections event to two days, September 12 and 13, 2019. We ask for employer volunteers to help students with resume reviews, interview skills, LinkedIn profile reviews and networking practice. The event is not a recruiting event per se, but will help students start building networks as well as prepare their resume and professional and interviewing skills before the fall career fair. If you are interested in volunteering a two or four hour shift on one of these days, you can do so at https://rebrand.ly/FA19egrcareerconnections. There is no cost to attending this event, and it is a great opportunity to meet students, help them with their professional development, and start a recruiting conversation.

Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair September 24, 2019 

The fall 2019 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair is scheduled for September 24, 2019. Employer registration is live through UK's Handshake system. The Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair is the first day of a two-day career fair event (Business, Liberal Arts and all non-engineering/non-CS majors on Sept. 25), and organizations can choose whether to register for one or for both days of events.

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

   

    SWE's Evening with Industry

The Society of Women Engineers hosts their Evening with Industry the night before the fall career fair for all engineering/CS students who are graduating between December 2019 and August 2020. The event is open to employers who are registering for the Engineering/CS career fair on September 24 and are recruiting full time engineers and/or computer scientists for their organization. Registration for this event can be completed as an "add on" to the hire blue Engineering/Computer Science Career Fair registration. Sponsorship levels, which will give you more exposure to students during Evening with Industry and the Career Fair, are available.

Fall 2019 Co-op and Internship Fair, October 25, 2019

The Co-op and Internship Fair in the College of Engineering is planned for Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. The fair is intended for organizations who recruit primarily interns and/or co-ops, rather than graduating seniors. Employer registration costs $175 and is live in Handshake.

Interviewing on Campus

You can request interviews and interview rooms through our career management system, Handshake. Engineering employers can now request rooms in the College of Engineering’s James and Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success in the F. Paul Anderson Tower. The James W. Stuckert Career Center also offers interview rooms at their location, 408 Rose Street.

If you have questions about your organization’s interview location please contact John Beck, john.beck@uky.edu

New for Fall 2019: Recruiter in Residence

Seeking a casual environment to promote your organization while marketing your internships, co-ops, part-time positions or career opportunities at the same time? We invite you to become a Recruiter in Residence, a half day residency in the College of Engineering's James and Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success. You can host open office hours, resume or interview question reviews, or scheduled 1:1 conversations from 9am to 12 pm, and host a Tech Talk or an info session from 12-1 pm.  Bring company signage, flyers and giveaways. You can sign up for a half day at: https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/10629/employer_preview

Other ways to engage with students and brand your organization

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 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 brand your organization on campus. Please contact Ilka Balk at 859-257-4178 or ilka.balk@uky.edu to discuss.

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