Resources for Women

The University Career Center, in partnership with the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity, offers a wide variety of services and tools to assist women throughout the career development process.

Quick tip


Check out our list of Campus and Community Organizations for Women (pdf) for opportunities to connect with other women at KU and in the Lawrence and Kansas City metro areas.


Informational resources
Job search tools
  • KU Career Connections - Online resource where KU students and alumni can search job and internship postings as well as post their resumes and sign up for on-campus interviews
  • Career Women - Job board and website with articles geared towards individuals looking for open positions
  • Feminist Majority Foundation - Job and internship database featuring positions that focus on advancing the status of women or promoting social justice
  • Women for Hire - Job database and website with advice and resources for those searching for full-time positions
  • Women’s Job List - Job database and “Career Advice” website
  • - Resource that allows you to research salary information based on job title and geographic region
  •—Connect: Professional Women’s Network - LinkedIn group that includes professionals from various industries and offers resources, discussion groups, job postings, and networking opportunities for women
  • KU Women’s Hall of Fame - The KU Women’s Hall of Fame members are successful alumnae who are dedicated to KU. See anyone you would like to meet? Email the Center.
  • Women’s Instructional Network (WIN) - The American Business Women’s Association offers a free online networking tool called the Women’s Instructional Network (WIN) that offers cross-country networking opportunities. This tool is available to all professional women, no matter your industry! Search “WIN with ABWA.”
  • 85 Broads -  Networking resource that offers educational webinars for women
  • “Hawk to Hawk” Career Program -  Networking resource that allows alumni to post resumes, search an alumni directory, and connect with Jayhawks via LinkedIn groups
Professional associations

University Career Center
6th in the nation for its social media presence in 2013 —
Winner of the 2013 Innovation Excellence Award in Research —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2009 National Chevron Award winner for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2010 National Chevron Award finalist for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
Professional Clothing Closet won Service Program of the Year —2011-12 Jayhawk Choice Awards
More than 500 students enroll in career classes annually
Each year more than 7,500 jobs and 1,400 internships are posted in KU Career Connections
University Career Center hosts eight career fairs each year
More than 360 organizations attended University Career Center career fairs the past academic year
More than 10,000 students attended University Career Center workshops in 2012-13