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Career Center

Kansas State University
705 N. 17th Street
148 Berney Family Welcome Center
Manhattan, KS 66506-3412
785-532-3696 fax

Career Center Job Openings

Career Center Job Openings

Graduate Assistant

Full job description (PDF)

Candidates should have good organizational skills, strong written communication and public speaking skills, experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, and a desire to develop professionally. Previous leadership experience and/or work in career services, advising, or student services is desired. Prefer candidates pursuing master’s degree programs in the College of Education or related field.

  • Provide students with individual assistance in defining career options, job searching, developing application materials and employment skills
  • Advise students through appointments, walk-in advising as well as online consultation 

Facilitate career and job search training through college and university-wide programming

  • Participate in resume critique sessions
  • Plan and facilitate career related workshops
  • Provide presentations to student organizations, classes and living groups
  • Facilitate 1-credit hour career planning class
  • Provide assistance to professional staff on special projects: i.e. special workshops, career fairs, employer development, mock interviews, and new program development 
  • Supervise undergraduate student callers to collect post-graduation statistical data
  • Assist in hiring, training, and ongoing development of undergraduate student staff
  • Participate in training sessions, advising meetings, and developmental performance reviews
  • Lead independent projects such as updating program curriculum guides and academic advisor contacts, website updates, or employer follow-up calls
  • Schedule appointments, answer incoming phone calls and assist walk-in guests
  • Other duties as assigned 
Application Procedures

To apply, applicants should complete the online application, including a letter of interest, resume and names, emails, phone numbers of three professional references.

Application Deadline

Application review to begin February 20, 2017

Event Planning Intern

Full job description (PDF)

This position is responsible for helping provide event planning support to at least six career fairs over the course of the academic year.

  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Data base management skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive and team oriented attitude
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Assist in planning, coordinating and executing tasks related to upcoming career fairs
  • Assist with administrative tasks which include, but not limited to:
    • Online employer registration approval, posting/receipting registration funds, emailing employer approval packet
    • Producing pre-fair items such as employer welcome packets and student guides
    • Post-fair duties such as invoicing employers, working on budget items and updating database information
  • Correspond with committee members, student volunteers and employers attending the fair
  • Prepare reports for career fair meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
Application Procedures

To apply, applicants should complete the online application, including a letter of interest, resume and names, emails and phone numbers of three professional references.

Application Deadline

March 3, 2017


Graduate Level Practicum

Practicum opportunity information


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