Career Resources for Graduate Students
Career Development Seminar: Donald Asher
For technical assistance please contact KSU IT Help Desk at:
(785) 532-7722 or (800) 865-6143 or at http://www.k-state.edu/its/helpdesk/
Live and archived webinars to help you build a 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.
Click HERE to verify your K-State affiliation and access the VersatilePhD site. (You will be prompted to enter your K-State eID/password).
Numerous links and information 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 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. Haven’t yet signed up for a CES account? Click here: http://bit.ly/SrXPkO
The Professor Is In is a site for those seeking jobs in academia:
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning is a great tool for those students interested in pursuing careers in academia. Check
out their CIRTL Café for some interesting upcoming topics. Their Resource tab also
contains a wealth of helpful information.
Credential or portfolio management service allowing you to manage and retrieve application documents online. For more information,
contact CES at 785-532-6508. Annual fee.
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.
This blog gives insight on how to connect a liberal arts degree to business needs.
Provides good 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.
Career fairs are a great way to meet with employers to gather information, practice your networking skills and secure interviews. Here are a list of our upcoming fairs:http://www.k-state.edu/ces/students/kstatefairs.html