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What can the University Career Center do for KU Faculty & Staff? view time: 1:46The University Career Center offers a number of services and resources that can assist and support the important work that you do with students.  We want to partner with you to help ensure the success of all students and ask you to refer them to the UCC.

For additional information, please contact us:
University Career Center
206 Summerfield Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can students find jobs and internships specifically for KU students?

HireJayhawks.com is a career management system that houses part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities, specifically for KU students. All students have access for free and can log in using their alphanumeric KU online ID and password.

If faculty or staff members would like access to HireJayhawks.com, they can request access by completing this brief form. Additional job and internship resources can be find on our part-time jobs, full-time jobs, and internships webpages.

How can students find work or internship opportunities abroad?

Students can find information about working or interning abroad on our Working Abroad resources and the international listings located on our full-time jobs webpage. Additionally, those interested in abroad opportunities should check out My World Abroad and GoinGlobal. Both of these resources are free to KU students.

University Career Center staff members also teach two courses with a global focus: LA&S 480 Preparing for International Careers and LA&S 485 Global Career Management.

What career events are held on campus and the surrounding area?
Career related events hosted by the career centers on KU's campus, as well as other events occurring in Lawrence and the surrounding area can be found on our event feed.
What resources are available to help students build a resume or CV?
Several resources are available on the Resumes and Curriculum Vitae webpages to assist students in writing resumes and curriculum vitae.
The following tools may be especially helpful:
What resources are available to help students negotiate salary?
Several helpful salary negotiation and cost of living tools can be found on our Salary Negotiation webpage, which also includes helpful insight on how to navigate the negotiation process.
How can students build their personal brand and strengthen their online image?
Several resources are available to help students build a personal brand and strengthen their online image. Information on cleaning up online material; building a professional brand; and maintaining a strong, professional image is available on our online image webpage. Additionally, these documents developed by LinkedIn may be helpful: Using the Alumni Tool (pdf), Building Your Brand (pdf), LinkedIn Profile Checklist (pdf).
What are some resources to help students build their professional network?
Information about building a professional network can be found on our online image, networking, and informational interviewing webpages. 
What are some general tips to help students navigate a career fair?

The following videos will help students prepare for a career fair or similar event.

What to Wear - view time: :48

Interview: dress for success

Researching Employers - view time: 2:23

Researching Employers

Talking to Employers - view time: 2:07

What to say to employers at a career fair or networking event

What career resources are available for specific student populations?
We have specific career development resources and information on our website for the following populations: LGBTQ students, student veterans, students with disabilities, international students, women, and alumni.
What resources are available to help students with interviewing?
Our interviewing webpage has several resources to assist students with the interviewing process. Students may be especially interested in the Preparing for Job Interviews guide and the Impress mock interview tool--a free online resource in which students can practice interviewing with a webcam and submit their practice for feedback by a career coach if they choose.
How can I access handbills for career events and useful tools available to students?
To request handbills for events and career center resources, email mfowles@ku.edu.
What are some resources to help me write reference letters for students?

Information on writing reference letters from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

University Career Center
Over 10,000 jobs and internships are posted on HireJayhawks.com annually.
Over 1,800 employers post jobs and internships on HireJayhawks.com each year.
Have you found your community? Over 4,200 students are exploring career pathways through KU career communities.
The P.H.O.G. offers free professional clothing for any KU student preparing for a career event, interview, or workplace.
More than 600 employers visit campus each year to recruit Jayhawks.
More than 1,000 students enroll in career classes annually.
HawkQuest was a runner-up for NACE’s Technology Award in 2018.
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