Fairs & Hiring Resources

A man in a blue polo shirt smiles as he shakes hands with a student wearing a suit, also smiling. In the background, other students and employers engage at a career fair.

The Engineering Career Center offers services and events to meet your hiring needs.


Post Jobs & Internships 

Create an account in our campus-wide recruiting software that allows employers and students to communicate employment opportunities 24 hours a day.  HireJayhawks.com is an effective way to maximize your recruitment efforts.

  • Post jobs that can be viewed by ALL participating KU students
  • Review available student resumes
  • Create and manage an on-campus interview schedule
  • Register for Engineering Career Center events

Create a HireJayhawks.com Account


Internships & Co-ops

Internship programs are beneficial for both employers and students. A successful internship provides meaningful experience directly related to a student’s career choice while applying curricular experience to industry application. Effective internship programs enhance a company’s reputation on campus, create a year-round source of highly motivated pre-professionals, and provide a proven, cost-effective way to recruit and evaluate potential employees. Our staff can provide guidance on starting an internship program.  

If you are unsure as to whether you must pay an intern, refer to the Department of Labor's guidance under the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Career Fairs & Next-Day Interviews

Engineering & Computing career fairs are hosted bi-annually in the fall and spring semesters. With attendance rates at more than 1000 students during the fall semester and more than 700 students during the spring semester, there’s hardly a better way to maximize exposure to KU engineering and computing students. 

Next-day interviews are conveniently hosted on-campus the day after the fall and spring career fairs.  You can schedule interview times as you meet students at the career fair to keep the interest of top candidates.  Make the most of your trip to campus by requesting next-day interview space as part of your career fair registration.  

Career Fair Details & Registration

 


On-Campus Interviews & Information Sessions

Conducting interviews on-campus will draw attention to your organizational hiring needs. On-campus interviews provide career center support in posting a position, promoting the opportunity, collecting application material, and managing the interview schedule. The online recruiting platform at HireJayhawks.com simplifies this process. Reserve an on-campus interview date and start the process by contacting the Engineering Career Center today.

Information sessions educate students on the opportunities, culture, and achievements of your company. Info sessions are often held the day before on-campus interveiws to share key features of an organization to help students prepare for their interviews the following day, as well as maximize a trip to campus by promoting the company brand to a larger audience.

Use our online info session reservation form to:

  • Reserve a presentation room on campus
  • Reserve media equipment such as projectors and audio equipment
  • Order catered refreshments for your attendees

 

Plan Info Session


Additional Resources

For data on degrees awarded, enrollment, graduation outcomes, salary trends and more, visit our Statistics page.  You can also view the School of Engineering curriculum guide and academic catalog to see how student learning aligns with your company's needs.

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