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Career Coaching

Create conversationAll of our career coaches have education and training in career coaching philosophy and techniques, administering career assessments, researching occupations and KU majors, creating professional resumes, cover letters and CV's, conducting effective job and internship searches and mastering interviewing skills. Our career coaching staff is comprised of full time professional staff and part time graduate interns. All of our coaches have graduate level training in the field of career development.

What is career coaching?

Career coaching...

  • helps you access the tools, knowledge and opportunities you need to develop your own career plans. 
  • empowers you to use your own internal strengths, resources and other assets in finding solutions to your career concerns.
  • helps you bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be.
  • engages you in a goal oriented, future focused and action oriented process.

How can we help?

We will...

  • help you define your career goals by providing a structure to your career planning process.
  • encourage you.
  • inspire commitment and monitor and validate your progress.
  • promote persistence. partner with you so you can take advantage of your internal and external resources.
  • be future focused, impartial, objective, positive and genuine.

Appointment Types

  • Resume Review 
  • Cover Letter Review 
  • Job Search Resources 
  • Networking 
  • Internship Search 
  • Interview Preparation (non-mock) 
  • Job Offer/Salary Negotiation 
  • Graduate or Professional School Application or Exploration
  • Career Assessment Interpretation 
  • Career/Major Exploration 
  • Job Search Exploration/Focus 
  • Mock Interview

Check Appointment Availability

We'd love to assist you with your career development process!

The University Career Center is open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm: 785-864-3624.

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University Career Center
6th in the nation for its social media presence in 2013 —JobBrander.com
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