ACADEMICS 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Career Development

The Office of Career Development & Service Learning


Career Development makes available to students the information and skills necessary for becoming more marketable and finding satisfying employment in the global job market.  Career Development provides support and resources for students, faculty, staff and alumni through individual assistance and professional development programs. Facilitating workshops including but not limited to; Career Planning/Job Search, Resume and Cover Letter Development, Effective Interviewing, Mock Interviews, Workplace Protocol, Business Etiquette, and Networking.


The Service Learning portion of the office, formally established in 2012, seeks to establish and facilitate relationships with the community in order to foster experiential education, specifically service learning, which integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enhance the academic curriculum of the students, teach civic responsibility, encourage lifelong civic engagement, and strengthen communities for the common good.


Hours
The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

 

margaret cambron



Margaret Cambron
Director of Career Development & Service Learning
270-852-3302
[email protected]

 

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Career Development Events


Check out our Passport to Success scheduled events this semester that will help you prepare for the wide world of life after college -- there are events dealing with job searches, interviewing, networking and business etiquette, plus we can always help with cover letters, resumes, interview skills, etc.

To help you get a feel for these events, see below for photos from previous Speed Mock Interviewing events and the Business Etiquette Luncheon.

 

Spring 2015 Events


 

KWC Spring Career, Job and Intern Fair

 

Wednesday February 25th
 Rogers Hall 10am- 2pm

 

(for all KWC students, alumni and HS seniors)

Careers, part-time seasonal jobs and internship opportunities.
Talk with hiring personnel face to face about hiring and intern opportunities within their organization.

Find out what employers really want!

List of employers updated here weekly starting February 15th

Dress to impress.

No cost to students

 

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 SPOTLIGHT

 

 CAREER FAIR

We invite you to attend Spotlight Career Fair 2015 on Thursday, February 26, 2015.

The Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU) 

Spotlight Career Fair 2015 allows employers to connect with students from a broad range of disciplines and backgrounds,

and to fill positions and internships in business, government, the non-profit sector, and more.

See Ms. Cambron for details and to approve your resume

Dress to impress.

No cost to students

 

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Speed Mock Interviews March 25th

Speed Mock Interviews and Networking Event

Wednesday March 25th , Rogers Hall.  5:15- 7:30 PM. 

For Seniors; underclassmen by special permission.

30 Business Leaders, 4 minute interviews, followed by Mocktail Networking Event

Each senior will sit down with 10-12  business professionals who will help participants perfect their interview skills.

During the Mocktail Networking Event students will have the opportunity to speak with professionals in their field. 
Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.

RSVP: must make reservations by Friday March 20th to
[email protected]

 

 

Interview Attire Mandatory!

No cost to students

 

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Business Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday April 15th. Cox Conference   5:15-7:30PM
 

Purposely for Juniors and Seniors, but all students welcome

“How To Avoid Social Embarrassment While Dining Out.”

The Business Etiquette Dinner will consist of a formal 4 course meal and

each student will learn the proper manners to be used at a business dinner, including conversation topics,

how to handle difficult foods, and appropriate silverware and glassware use.

RSVP: must make advanced reservations by Friday April 10th. by payment in Cashier’s office or
by indicating that you will use Flex dollars.

Interview Attire Mandatory!

Cost: $15 in advance

 

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Related Links


- Current employment opportunities

- You can find more information and resources regarding the Office of Career Development on PantherNet.

 

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Business Etiquette Luncheon


 

 

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Mock Interviewing and Networking


Photos:

 

 

Video:

 

 

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