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Bring School Representatives and Students Together to Facilitate Connections for Spplying to Law School.

Sept 27, 2021 – The Career Center and Pre-Law Advising Program invite students to attend the Pre-Law Career Meet-Up from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 30, in the Berney Family Welcome Center. Students can see who is coming to the event through their Handshake account 

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Over 300 Employers Will Attend the All-University Career Fair In-Person and Virtually

Sept 20, 2021 — The K-State Career Center is excited to introduce students to more than 300 employers during the four-day All-University Career Fair that will be hosted in-person at Bramlage Coliseum Sept. 21, 22 and 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT and online via Handshake on Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT. 

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Industry and Student Organizations Partner Through Career Center Connections 

Sept 7, 2021 — While remote classrooms and operations are challenging, they can also prompt innovation resulting in new program successes. For the second year in a row, industry representatives and student organizations are being virtually partnered through the Career Center Connection program

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The K-State Career Center Offers New Hybrid Options for Career Support 

Sept 6, 2021 — The K-State Career Center is offering both in-person and virtual services this semester through a tiered services approach. Students are able to choose the service that best fits their career planning needs.

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The Career Center Invites Students to Kickoff

Aug 23, 2021 — The K-State Career Center team invites students to join us for yard games, snacks and a t-shirt givewaway! 

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Students Invited to Attend Career Center's Inaugural, Summer Part-Time Opportunities Fair

July 14, 2021 — The K-State Career Center is excited to have students register for the virtual Part-Time Opportunities Fair which will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 23 via Handshake.

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Employers Invited to Register for Inaugural, Summer Part-Time Opportunities Fair

June 14, 2021 — The K-State Career Center will host the fair virtually from 12 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 23.

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Winner Announced for the 2021 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year

Apr. 19, 2021 — The K-State Career Center wishes to congratulate Jazstyn Moyer, Student Life Center front desk worker and intramural student coordinator for Student Life at the Polytechnic campus, on her selection as winner of the Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year Award.

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Register for the Apr. 22 Creating Internships Webcast

Apr. 16, 2021 — Faculty and staff from the K-State community are invited to join employers for a webcast about Creating and Delivering an Amazing Internship Program. 

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Join the K-State Career Center for the 2021 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony

Apr. 7, 2021 — The Career Center is excited to invite the campus community to join us in honoring our outstanding student employees at the 2021 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony. 

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Students Are Invited to Attend the Virtual Social Services Career Meet-Up

Mar. 29, 2021 — The Career Center invites students to attend the virtual Social Services Career Meet-Up from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 30. Students need to register for the event in Handhsake.

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Big 12 Virtual Career Fair to be held Mar. 24

Mar. 23, 2021 — The K-State Career Center will host the Big 12 Virtual Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Mar. 24 online via Career Eco.

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Students Are Invited to Attend the Virtual Media and Communications Career Meet-Up

Mar. 17, 2021 — The Career Center invites students to attend the virtual Media and Communications Career Meet-Up from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 18. Students need to register for the event in Handshake.

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Business Career Fair to be held Mar. 9

Mar. 8, 2021 — The Business Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Tuesday, Mar. 9 online via Handshake. The career fair will host over 40 companies looking for interns, co-op and full-time employees.

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K-State graduates report employment, continuing education success 

Feb. 16, 2021 — Even a pandemic can't stop a Wildcat from excelling in the job market.

The latest post-graduation report from Kansas State University for graduates in the 2019-2020 school year finds 95% are employed or furthering their education.

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Students Are Invited to Attend the Virtual Hospitality Career Meet-Up

Feb. 15, 2021 — The Career Center invites students to attend the virtual Hospitality Career Meet-Up from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. 

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2021 Engineering Career Fair to be held Feb. 10

Feb. 9, 2021 — The Engineering Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 online via Handshake. The career fair will host over 95 engineering companies looking for interns, co-op and full-time employees. 

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Ten-Minute Tune-Ups: Resume Critique Service Starts Monday, Feb. 1

Feb. 1, 2021 — The K-State Career Center will host brief resume and cover letter critiques through a new service called “Ten-Minute Tune-Ups.”

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New Program for Agriculture Careers Will Launch Feb. 1

Jan. 26, 2021 — The K-State Career Center will host a new virtual networking program for students seeking career opportunities in agriculture.

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Nominations Open for 2021 Student Employee of the Year Celebration

Jan. 15, 2021 — Supervisors are now able to nominate student employees for recognition of outstanding work.

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Fall Drop-In Advising Ends Thursday, Nov. 19

Nov. 17, 2020 — The Career Center will wrap up drop-in advising this week but invites students to seek support by scheduling an appointment. 

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Students Are Invited to Attend the Virtual Health Career Meet-Up

Oct. 19, 2020 — The Career Center invites students to attend the virtual Health Career Meet-Up from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. This free networking event is intended to bring employers and students together to facilitate connections in the health, fitness and wellness fields. 

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The Career Center is Teaming Up with oSTEM for a Clothing Drive

Sept. 28, 2020 — The Career Center is teaming up with Out in Stem (oSTEM) to host a fall “It’s Time to Clean Out Your Closet!” clothing drive for the Career Closet. The clothing drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Union courtyard.

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Career Center Will Host the All-University Career Fair Online 

Sept. 10, 2020  The Career Center invites students to participate in the annual All-University Career Fair.  Students will need to register for the fair and sign up for sessions to engage with employers. The career fair will take place online via Handshake from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, to Thursday, Sept. 24. 

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Part-Time Opportunities Fair to be held Aug. 20

Aug. 11, 2020  The Career Center will host it's first online Part-Time Opportunities Fair from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, via Handshake. This is a great way for employers, students and staff to become familiar with the platform prior to the bigger All-University Career Fair in September. 

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Career Center to Host Carry Out Event 

Aug. 10, 2020  The Career Center Carry Out will be hosted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, in the north entrance of the Berney Family Welcome Center.

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Winner Announced: Student Employee of the Year

April 14, 2020 — The K-State Career Center wishes to congratulate Katie Buhler, student coordinator for the Staley School of Leadership Studies, on her selection as winner of the Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year Award.

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Award Ceremony to be Held Via Zoom Meeting 

March 31, 2020 — The 2020 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year Award Ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. April 8 via Zoom, with university administrators and campus leaders present to congratulate nominees.

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Upcoming Career Meet-Up: Media and Communications

Feb. 21, 2020 — Students interested in advertising, journalism and public relations are invited to attend the Media and Communications Career Meet-Up from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Berney Family Welcome Center.

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Employment, Continuing Education Rates Continue to Climb

Feb. 20, 2020 — Data collected by the Career Center shows this year's bachelor's degree graduates set another placement record, with 97% securing employment or furthering their education within six months of graduation.

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Upcoming Career Events for Education Majors

Feb. 19, 2020 — On March 2, future educators can take advantage of two upcoming events at which they can speak with potential employers: the annual Education On-Campus Interviews and the Educate Kansas Virtual Career Fair. 

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Exclusive Event for Discount Professional Attire for Students

Jan. 29, 2020 — The Career Center and JCPenney are partnering to bring K-State students an exclusive event to purchase select discounted professional attire for an additional 30 percent off. This event will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in the JCPenney store at Manhattan Town Center.

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Attend the Agri-Industry Career Fair

Jan. 22, 2020 — Students from all majors are invited to attend the Agri-Industry Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with a wide range of agricultural-related organizations looking for interns, co-op and full-time employees.

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Big 12 Virtual Career Fair to be held March 25

Jan. 14, 2020 — K-State students and alumni can soon attend a career fair from the comfort of their own homes through the Big 12 Virtual Career Fair. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, current and former Wildcats are invited to connect with employers interested in finding talent from all majors.

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Attend the 2020 Design Expo Career Fair

Jan. 13, 2020 — Students are invited to attend the 2020 Design Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center in Manhattan. 

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Upcoming Career Meet-Up: Wildlife and Natural Resources

Oct. 28, 2019 — Students interested in opportunities in the wildlife and natural resources fields are invited to attend the Wildlife and Natural Resources Career Meet-Up from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Berney Family Welcome Center Great Room. 

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2020 Engineering Career Fair to be held Feb. 11-12

Oct. 15, 2019 — Students interested in opportunities in any engineering field are invited to attend the 2020 Engineering Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, and Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the Engineering Complex.

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Career Center to host Late Night Resume Madness

Aug. 15, 2019 — The Career Center will host its annual Late Night Resume Madness event from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at the the Berney Family Welcome Center. Students are invited to attend and have their resumes critiqued in preparation for the All-University Career Fair.

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Po-Yu “Tony” Lai named 2019 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year

April 10, 2019 — Kansas State University student employees, supervisors, family and friends gathered April 10 to recognize more than 40 K-Staters who were nominated for the Student Employee of the Year award. Po-Yu “Tony” Lai, student worker for the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, was named the 2019 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year.

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Big 12 Virtual Career Fair to be held March 27

March 18, 2019 — K-State students and alumni interested in finding jobs and internships are invited to connect with over 80 employers from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, through the Big 12 Virtual Career Fair.

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Attend the Social Services Career Meet-Up 

Feb. 22, 2019 — Students interested in learning about careers in family services, social work, corrections and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to attend the Social Services Career Meet-Up from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28.

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Media and Communications Career Meet-Up Open to All Students

Feb. 11, 2019 — Students interested in advertising, journalism and public relations are invited to attend the Media and Communications Career Meet-Up from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Berney Family Welcome Center Great Room.

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Experience the Design Expo

Feb. 11, 2019 — The 2019 Design Expo will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center in Manhattan. Students can visit with firms looking for interns and full-time employees from the following academic programs: Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture and Product Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Regional and Community Planning.

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Upcoming Career Meet-Up: Hospitality Industry

Feb. 6, 2019 — The K-State Career Center will host the Hospitality Career Meet-Up on Tuesday, Feb. 19. All students are welcome to meet with employers in food and beverage, meeting and event, and lodging management fields to learn about part-time, internship and full-time positions.

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Agri-Industry Career Fair Open to Students of All Majors

Jan. 21, 2019 — Students are invited to attend the Agri-Industry Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, on the second floor of the K-State Student Union.

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