Graduate Student Resources
Live and archived webinars to help you build successful career and job search strategy with the nation's top career authors.
On-line workshops that cover topics from finding the hidden job market to writing CV's to negotiating salary.
On-line Job Search Resources
VersatilePhD provides information about non-academic careers for humanists and social scientists. You will be prompted to enter your K-State eID and password to verify your K-State affiliation to gain access to the site.
Learn more about applying for government jobs.
CareerShift is an excellent job search tool. Just use your eID and password to access this resource.
Going Global is a great resource if you are interested in larger metropolitan areas in the U.S., Canada and overseas. It's also a good source to identify H1-B employer listings as well as job postings and internship listings. You can access this site through the Resource Library (green file folder icon on the far left) of your CES account homepage. If you don't have a CES account yet, you can easily create one.
If you're seeking a jobs in academia, check out The Professor Is In.
Interfolio offers credential or portfolio management services allowing you to manage and retrieve
application documents online. There is an annual fee for this servies. For more information,
contact CES at 785-532-6506.
Find many career resources including jobs by career fields and geographic location, salary and occupational information, relocation resources, and more!
Determining Your Transferable Skills
According to the 2012 National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook Survey, these are the top 10 transferable skills that employers value. This resource also offers a worksheet to help you think through and list your skills.
The Liberal Arts Advantage for Business blog gives insight on how to connect a liberal arts degree to business needs. It provides guidelines for talking with employers about your transferable skills.
Job Possibilities Based On Your Major
Find out what careers match with various majors. Review common career areas, typical employers and informational websites by major.
What Can I Do with This Major? - Worksheet matches majors with various careers.
Web Resources by Career Field - Research types of positions available for majors.
Need Some Help? - Resources on campus to discuss various options.
Hundreds of employers from across the country visit K-State each year to hold interviews at Holtz Hall. On-campus interviews provide a convenient opportunity for students to interview with many prominent employers without leaving campus. Review the following links to see the schedule of up-coming interview dates, then sign up for interviews through your CES account.
Upcoming career fairs are a great way to meet with employers to gather information, practice your networking skills and secure interviews.
Speakers: Dean Shanklin and Angela Hayes
Tuesday, February 5, 5:30 pm
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Speaker: Donald Asher
Tuesday, February 19, 4 pm - 5:30 pm, Leadership Studies Town Hall
Followed by interactive session
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Leadership Studies Room 123
CES Liaisons for Graduate Students
College of Agriculture: Mary Ellen Barkley
College of Architecture, Planning, and Design: Dana Nordyke
College of Arts & Sciences: Angela Hayes
College of Business Administration: Joy Hill
College of Education: Angela Hayes
College of Engineering: Leah Adeniji
College of Human Ecology: Dana Nordyke