Graduate Student Resources

Career Workshops

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.

GoinGlobal 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 your CES account homepage via the badge in the left navigation bar. 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.

InterviewStream is a practice interview system that allows you the opportunity to see and hear yourself online. You can authorize your interview practice sessions to be accessible online for career services staff, professors and others to assess and leave feedback. Access InterviewStream by logging into your CES account.

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.

Helpful Websites

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.

On-Campus Interviews

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

Upcoming career fairs are a great way to meet with employers to gather information, practice your networking skills and secure interviews. 

Events

Upcoming events via the K-State graduate school

Upcoming events via Career and Employment Services

Archived events

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: Savannah Nulton

College of Education: Pat Hudgins

College of Engineering: Leah Adeniji

College of Human Ecology: Dana Nordyke