2018-2019 GRADUATES!! What's your next step? 

-If you are an Aug. 2018, Dec. 2018, or a May 2019 BACHELORS Degree Graduate, please complete the "Destination Survey" HERE!
-If you are an Aug. 2018, Dec. 2018, or a May 2019 MASTERS or Ph.D. Graduate, please complete the "Destination Survey" HERE!

Do you have a quick question for Career Services? Chat with us (open the chat feature in the bottom right corner of your screen)
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.! Our new chat hours are taking the place of walk in hours!

Career Services at Emporia State University is committed to helping students decide on a major, develop a career plan, gain internship
experience, find employment, and apply to graduate/professional school. We specialize in:

  • Career Counseling
  • Employment
  • Internships
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Graduate or Professional School

Faculty and campus organizations, you may now "REQUEST A CLASSROOM PRESENTATION" online by clicking HERE!

In addition, Career Services provides opportunities for employers to recruit top talent at Emporia State University.  Whether it is for part-time, full-time, or internship opportunities, Career Services is an employer’s one-stop shop for recruiting ESU talent.  

We are excited to announce the launch of our new online career platform Handshake.  Handshake is the leading career platform used at
over 400 colleges and more than 200,000 employers.  As of April, 2018, HANDSHAKE has replaced our former Hire-a-Hornet system.
Students, Alumni and Employers will find HANDSHAKE a great tool to make professional connections to launch careers! 

To connect with Career Services and learn more, simply click the links on the right that fit your interests.


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Mission - The mission of Emporia State University Career Services is to connect students, employers, and stakeholders with opportunities, adding value and purpose to support rewarding career development. 

Vision - We envision a world where:

Every student will be:
*Educated, empowered, and adaptable to a dynamic and diverse workplace
*Employed in fulfilling careers contributing to the common good, leading meaningful and purposeful lives

Every employer will have equitable access to:
*Opportunities for recruiting competent and qualified candidates
*Engage with the campus community

Emporia State University Career Services will be recognized as the premier source for:
*Lifelong career development
*Campus outreach and education for professional development
*On-campus recruiting and employer engagement
*Administering the online career platform for employers, students, faculty and staff
*Best practices for internships and employment
*Institutional employment and continuing education data