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Employer Resources

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 event: Picnic on the Patio

For the first time, our employer partners will welcome students back to campus on August 23, 2018 from 4-6 pm. We ask employers to support purchase of food items, and students will have the opportunity to ask questions about your organization, working as an engineer or computer scientist, all while enjoying food and playing games such as jenga and bean bags. To register for the event, please go to https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/6774/employer_preview. There are a number of food options you can support, and if you do not see the type of food you'd like us to get, please contact ilka.balk@uky.edu. 

Volunteer for Career Connections - Mock Interviews, Resume Reviews and Networking Practice

Employers interested in helping students with their interview skills or resumes can join us on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 between 10 am and 2 pm to participate in the College's Career Connections event. The event serves as the main career fair preparatory event for our students, and about 150 students participate. Employer sign up for the event will be live in July, and employers can sign up for 2 hours or the entire 4 hours. New this year will be a networking reception to help our students with elevator pitches and small talk at events. That will take place from 2:30 to 4:00 pm on September 14.  To find out more, or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Zach Fuqua, 859-257-9145.

Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair Sept. 25, 2018 and Senior/Grad Student Evening with Industry, Sept. 24, 2018

The fall 2018 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair is scheduled for September 25, 2018. Employer registration is now live through UK’s Handshake system. The Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair is the first day of a 2 day career fair event (Business, Liberal Arts and all non-engineering/CS majors on Sept. 26), and organizations can choose whether to register for one or for both days of events  On the eve of the career fair, the Society of Women Engineers conducts their Evening with Industry, a recruiting and networking event exclusively for graduating seniors and graduate students who arecomlpleting their degree within the next year. Participation in Evening with Industry is limited to organizations who participate in the career fair the next day, and registration for that event is an add on to the career fair registration. 

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

College of Engineering Co-op and Internship Fair

Are you looking to recruit Engineering or Computer Science students for co-ops or internships? The fall 2018 College of Engineering Co-op and Internship Fair is scheduled for October 18, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm at UK’s Hilary Boone Center. Registration for the event is now live.

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

Employer Information Tables

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 host an information table in the Ralph G. Anderson Building Atrium or in the James and Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success on the third floor of F. Paul Anderson Tower. Bring company signage, flyers and giveaways. Information tables will be available every Wednesday during the semester from 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Ralph G. Anderson Atrium – to reserve a table, e-mail john.beck@uky.edu with the date that fits your schedule

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.

Employer Resources