Career Services For Students
From Career Counseling to job searching
Career Services is your one-stop shop for career success
Emporia State University’s Career Services offers a variety of services from figuring out your major to finding a job or preparing for graduate school. Check out all of the services we offer!
- Career Exploration
- Part-time Jobs
- Internships & Job Search
- Resumes & Cover Letters
- Graduate School
- OPT/CPT for International Students
- Classroom to Career Program
4-Year College to Career Plan
Career Services has outlined a 4-Year College to Career Plan for ESU students. It will help guide you as you progress toward graduation. The Career Services staff is available to assist students who have questions or need additional guidance.
Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.
Do you need a quiet space to complete an interview with a company? We've got you covered.
Career Services partners with Handshake, the premier online career platform used by over 700 colleges and universities.
Handshake allows you to:
- Schedule appointments with staff online
- Take career tests and explore majors
- Submit your resume, CV or other documents for review
- Connect with employers, jobs, and internships
- Sign up for career events and on-campus interviews
- Apply for internships and full-time jobs
- Access resources such as sample resumes, CVs, grad school timelines and more
Follow this link to search and apply for all on and off-campus part-time jobs in Handshake.
RA's and Student Leaders: Request a Career Services presentation for you group HERE.
NEW GRADUATES: What's your next step?
Emporia State University has a strong career outcomes rate for graduates landing a job or going to graduate school. Please take a moment to tell us what your next step is after graduation. Please take a 3-4 minute survey. Thank you!
Internships provide the skills and experience you need to compete in today’s job market. Did you know that over 70% of interns receive a job offer after completing an internship, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)? Emporia State University is committed to providing experiential learning through the form of internships for our students, which will greatly enhance your career possibilities following graduation.
Career Fairs + Events
Our career fairs, programs and workshops offer support as you develop and pursue your career plans. Whether participating in mock interview day, attending career fairs or connecting with other students who share your career interests our fairs, programs and workshops provide an opportunity to actively engage in developing your career plans.