“As the new front door of K-State, the Berney Family Welcome Center will be one of the first university facilities in the country to seamlessly connect future and current student experiences with career opportunities for its graduates,” said Dr. Pat Bosco, V.P. for Student Life and Dean of Students.
In May 2016, Kansas State University’s Career and Employment Services united with the Academic and Career Information Center to become the K-State Career Center.
K-State’s new Career Center works side-by-side with faculty members, academic advisors, student life staff and others throughout the campus community to promote career readiness. By uniting the efforts of ACIC and CES, students now have a one-stop shop where they can explore majors, prepare for job searches and connect with employers.
The career readiness of students and strong recruiting interest from industry is part of the reason why 94 percent of last year’s graduating class was employed or enrolled in graduate education within six months of graduation. With an 82 percent response rate, the post-graduation report by the Career Center provides evidence showing that the K-State family is preparing students to be valuable employees. The following is a snapshot of that report: