Career Development Center

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Career Development Center

Welcome to the KU Career Development Center.

We recognize like college itself, career development is a journey and we look forward to assisting KU students and alumni in reaching their destination!

With a well-trained and dedicated staff, over 60 scheduled events each semester, and a comprehensive library of resources, KU students can develop realistic career goals, confidently approach their professional job search, and secure meaningful employment.

CDC Announcements and Event Registration

Senior Kick-Off
Seniors, attend your Senior Kickoff to receive the information and support needed to successfully find employment or prepare for admission to graduate school.  Walk away with the knowledge, resources, and confidence to finish strong at KU!  (Choose the session that best fits your schedule; no registration required)

    • Tue Sep 2  11-11:50 MSU 218
    • Wed Sep 3    3-3:50 MSU 218
    • Tue Sep 9   11-11:50 MSU 218

Quick Question/Walkin Hours (Weekdays 2-4 pm....starting Tue Sep 2)
Have a quick question?  Need your resume reviewed?  No appointment needed.  Stop by the Career Development Center.

Mock Interview Mania Week (Mon Sep 22 - Fri Sep 26)
Interviewing is a skill!  Practice with a professional employer. Professional attire, preferably a business suit, and a resume required.

    • Reserved for Juniors and Seniors (60+ credits completed).
    • Space is limited!  Click here to register starting Wed Aug 27.

Senior Etiquette Dinner (Tue Sep 30)
Learn the basics of proper dining etiquette. Free dinner provided!

    • Open to Seniors only (90+ credits completed).  
    • Online sign-ups begin Wed Aug 27.  Click here to register.

Fall Internship and Job Fair (Wed Oct 8 12-3)
This is your opportunity to shake hands and talk with employers.  Learn about internships and job openings and get your resume out to employers. 

    • Open to all KU students and alumni.
    • The list of participating employers will be posted in KUCN in late September.
    • Professional attire, preferably a business suit, and a resume required for admission.

2014 Poetry and Poster Contest (deadline Fri Oct 31 4:00 pm)
KU Career Development Center in conjunction with the National Career Development Association announce the 2014 Poetry and Poster Contest.

National Career Development Month (November)
Join the Career Development Center as we celebrate NCDM all month long. NOW is the time to start your career journey and we are here to help!

    • Kick-off Celebration (Activities and Prizes) Wed Oct 29 10-3 MSU Lobby
    • Coffee and Convos (Employer panels/discussions).  Check back for list of employers, dates and times.  Registraton required.
    • NCDM Speaker Mon Nov 17 7:30-8:30 MSU 218
    • Career Week in the Residence Halls Mon Nov 17 - Wed Nov 19.  Check back for more details.

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