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. Click here for full calendar of events.

CDC Announcements and Event Registration


KU Internship and Job Fair Wed Apr 1 12-3 MSU 218 
This is your opportunity to shake hands, get your resume out, and talk with employers. Search for career-related internships and jobs! Professional dress is required, business suit preferred. Be sure to come with plenty of resumes in hand! Professional attire (preferably a business suit) and resume required. Visit for a list of participating employers.

Dinner with Golden Bears Wed Apr 1 6-8 MSU 218 
(Signup required by March 16 at
Dinner with the Golden Bears is your opportunity to enjoy a FREE, delicious meal while socializing and networking with fellow Golden Bears.  A KU alumnus will host you for an evening of good food, great conversation, and KU camaraderie.  By the end of the evening, 10 strangers will have become 10 friends.  A variety of disciplines will be represented. Table topics include Accounting, Art/Art Education, Communication Design, Education, Education/Special Education, English Education/Professional Writing, Exploratory/Undecided, Finance/Banking /Investment, Law, Pharmaceutical Sales/Chemistry/Quality Control, and Political Science. This event is sponsored by the KU Foundation & Alumni Relations and KU Presidential Ambassadors. 

Congratulations May 2015 Graduates!  
Don't miss your last chance for these important info sessions.

  • Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter Apr 21 11-11:50 MSU 250
  • Job Search Strategies Apr 23 11-11:50 MSU 250
  • Using Social Media in Your Job Search Apr 28 11-11:50 MSU 250
  • Successful Interviewing Apr 30 11-11:50 MSU 250

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