As an alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University, you have access to a variety of resources from the Center for Career and Co-op to assist you in your job search.
- Handshake This online tool gives you access to all the jobs and employer contacts we have through the Center for Career & Co-op, as well as some national job search resources.
- Information on Career Exploration including What Can I Do with This Major/Degree, Workforce Kentucky and CareerOneStop are accessible from this site. These can be great tools in exploring your career options and in identifying and targeting specific skills needed in positions for which you are applying – a very important concept in today’s job search.
- Guidelines and samples for writing resumes and cover letters can be found on this website. Information on effective interview techniques, typical questions, questions you should ask along with details on behavioral based interviewing – a process used by many employers today for candidate selection.
- For networking, employer research and job sourcing, we strongly recommend registering with LinkedIn.com and joining the various EKU Alumni Groups. The attached sheet gives you some details if you have not already plugged into this great networking and job sourcing tool.
The North 40 Network – To better serve the unique needs of our experienced alumni, EKU Center for Career & Co-op is partnering with "The North 40 Network." These experienced professionals can provide you with personalized assistance in all matters related to career exploration and job search. Their EKU partner rate is $100 per hour, much less than you would pay for similar services at professional search firms.