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Career Development Events

Networking and Recruiting Events

Career Connections (virtual), February 4 & 5, 2021

Sign up to have an employer or alumnus review your resume or give you a practice interview in preparation for the career fair on February 16. The process to sign up will be a two step process. Students can sign up for either or both events by applying to a "Career Connections, Mock Interview" and/or "Career Connections, Resume Review" "job" posted on Handshake.   You will then receive an invitation to schedule a time with an employer who is an expert for your major. 


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 80+ 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 can also reach us via e-mail or phone: 

John Beck, Full time positions, general resume advice, interview advice, salary negotiation, networking, LinkedIn: john.beck@uky.edu 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: