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Career Development Events

Fall Career Fairs

Employer Partner Picnic on the Patio, August 29, 2019 4-7 pm

The career development office, with the support of our employer partners, hosts a picnic during the first week of classes to welcome new students and welcome back our returning students to campus. We will have music, games and food to network and chat with alumni who are representing employer partners. For questions, please contact ilka.balk@uky.edu.

Fall Career Connections, September 12-13, 2019

This two day event will allow students to get a resume review, conduct a mock interview and/or have their LinkedIn profile reviewed by an engineering employer. Employers volunteer to help make this event possible, and students have an opportunity to speak with a "real life" employer about what it takes to set themselves up for success at career fairs, online applications, networking events and interviews. If you are an employer interested in volunteering for a 2 or 4 hour shift on one or both of these days, please e-mail Zachary.Fuqua@uky.edu.

Fall Evening with Industry, hosted by the Society of Women Engineers, September 23, 2019, 7-9 pm

Engineering and Computer Science students who are graduating between December 2019 and August 2020 will be invited to this special networking event at the eve of the Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair. Employers who would like to network and chat with graduating Engineering/CS students before the career fair can register for this event through the Career Fair registration, which is already live. The event is open to employers and organizations who also attend the September 24 Career Fair.

Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, September 24, 2019

The Fall Engineering and Computer Science career fair, which is the first day of a two-day "hire blue" career fair, is the largest fair at the University of Kentucky. About 900 students and 140 employers attend this event. Registration is already live at: https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/9444/employer_preview

The fair will take place from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm in the Bill Gatton Student Center on campus. VIP students will enter at 11:30, all other students and alumni have access at noon.

Fall College of Engineering Co-op and Internship Fair, October 25, 2019

Join engineering employers seeking students for internships or co-ops on Friday, October 25, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Bill Gatton College of Business and Economics' Woodward Hall (3rd Floor of the Building) on campus. Registration for this event will be live in the summer.

Career Fair Prep and Networking Events

Engineering Resume Review/Interview Drop Ins - every Tue. 1-4 pm and Wed. 2-5 pm

Drop ins are for quick 10-15 min meetings for help with your resume, letter writing, interviewing or searching for a job or internship opportunity. During the semester, you can stop by every Tuesday 1:00-4:00pm & Wednesday 2:00-5:00pm in the Career Development offices in the James & Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success, 3rd Floor FPAT.  We are also available for appointments, which you can schedule via Handshake.

Employer Information Sessions

Employer information sessions will take place at different days and times during the semester. They are often planned or possibly changed on short notice, but you can find real time event listings in Handshake.