Career Development

Transferable Skills

Employers want to see that you have “transferable skills”—skills that you may have learned through leadership capacities, part-time jobs, or classes—that you can bring to your future position.  See a list and description of the top transferable skills employers seek.

Informational Interviewing Guide

Informational Interviews can help you learn more about career options you’re considering.  Talk with professionals in the field to learn more about your possible career options and find out how to be successful in your job search.  This guide can help you plan a successful Informational Interview.

Resume Guide

CES’ most popular resource for students is available to view or print online.  Contains sample student resumes as well as sample cover letters and other business correspondence.

Interview Guide

The interview is the single most important aspect of a successful job search.  This guide offers suggestions to give you a brief look at what you should do before, during, and after the interview. 

Helpful Web Resources

Links and information from top career websites to help you research, network, and negotiate your way to a successful career.

CES Workshops on the Web

View online workshops prepared by CES advisors, employers and guest speakers.

Report Your Job

If you have accepted a full-time position, please let us know by completing this form. Reports are compiled for the Board of Regents, colleges, and departments to show where K-State graduates go after graduation.