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Impress Mock Interview Tool Demonstration

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Impress Mock Interview Tool: Recording your interview & requesting feedback

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Setting up earch agents and email alerts in KU Career Connections

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Researching Employers

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

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Interview: dress for success

   

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Going Global

Going Global
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Focus

Focus
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values, and more.

Appointment Scheduling

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Career Advancement Program (CAP)

CAP is an online program based on seven dimensions of employability outlined in The University of Kansas Employability Curriculum. It is designed to help students prepare for the future through educational resources, experiential activities, and reflection. Start CAP today!

Academic Learning

Think T-shape when connecting academics to career plans

Career Maturity

Be focused and flexible with your career plans

Meaningful Connections

Build a professional support network

Experiential Learning

Get experience outside the classroom

Professional Skills

Develop skills that employers want

Global Perspective

Foster cultural awareness and get international experience

 

Career Management

Do the research and target your materials

 

Online Courses

LA&S 470 (formerly LA&S 492): Job Search Skills for Liberal Arts & Science Students

Emphasis is placed on identification of individual goals, assessment of talents, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, effective use of employment search tools (e.g., resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking), and management of career pathways. You will learn the value of the arts and sciences degree in the labor market and develop job search skills that will be useful throughout life: sample syllabus (pdf).

Semesters taught: fall, spring, and summer -- online (1 credit)

By completing this course and earning a grade of 80% or higher, you will complete the entire Career Advancement Program (CAP).


LA&S 475: Professional Career Management

This advanced career development course studies the theories of career development, organizational and industrial psychology, and human resources. Students will learn theories from these areas and understand how to apply them to their own professional career, future career transitions, and lifelong career progression.

Semesters taught: fall, spring, and summer -- 8 weeks online (3 credits)


LA&S 485: Global Career Management

This global career development course studies the theories of cross-cultural communication and analyzes the global economy to help students apply these concepts to their own lifelong career management.

Semesters taught: fall, spring, and summer -- 8 weeks online (3 credits)


EPSY 575 (formerly PRE 575)/LA&S 490: Internship Exploration

Are you needing or wanting credit for an upcoming internship? If you want to complete an internship that is not related to your major, your department doesn't offer an internship course, you don't meet the requirements for your department's internship course, you are not accepted into a major yet, or you need to explore another option, you may want to consider EPSY 575/LA&S 490: Internship Exploration. This course requires permission from the instructor to enroll, additional coursework outside of the internship conducted via the Internet, working a minimum number of hours a week at the internship, and finding an internship via your own connections or the resources at the University Career Center: sample syllabus (pdf). Approved course for Goal 6 (Innovation & Creativity) of the KU Core

Semesters taught: fall, spring, and summer -- 16 weeks in fall and spring online / 8 weeks in summer online (1-5 credits)


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Events, Workshops, & Info Sessions
  1. Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Kansas Union
  2. Thursday, September 21, 2017
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Kansas Union 5th floor
  3. Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
    Haworth Hall, Room 2023

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More than 500 students enroll in career classes annually
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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