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!


RA's and Student Leaders: Request a Career Services presentation for you group HERE.

The university does not endorse or recommend employers, and a posting does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. The university explicitly makes no representations or guarantees about job listings or the accuracy of the information provided by the employer. The university is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or any other aspect of off-campus employment without limitation. It is the responsibility of students to perform due diligence in researching employers when applying for or accepting private, off-campus employment and to thoroughly research the facts and reputation of each organization to which they are applying. Students should be prudent and use common sense and caution when applying for or accepting any position.

Click HERE for tips on spotting job and interview fraud.


Career Services is proud to partner with HANDSHAKE, the premier online employment platform for over 700 colleges/universities across the US and abroad.

STUDENTS: Log into Handshakewith your BuzzIn credentials!! (userid@g.emporia.edu email and ESU password)

You will use HANDSHAKE to:

*Search and submit applications for part-time and full-time employment and internships.

*Request and schedule appointments with Career Services

*Submit resumes online for review by our highly qualified Career Counselors. You will need to complete your Handshake information, upload a resume, then schedule the online resume review.

*Connect and research employers, jobs and internships

*View ESU Career Fairs & Events

*Sign up for On-campus Interviews & Practice Interviews

*View sample resumes, cover letters and other Career Services resources

Click HERE for Student/Alumni FAQ's about Handshake

Career Exploration

Career Counseling Appointments
You may schedule any career appointments (career counseling,
resume and cover letter reviews, mock interviews, etc...)
through your HANDSHAKE account.

Four-Year Plan
Click HERE to learn how to build your career plan and gain experience Each Year at Emporia State University.
Majors and Careers
Click on ESU Career Pathways for a career snapshot of all ESU Majors. Learn about industries, employers, job outlook, classes,
and who hires our graduates!
Self-Directed Online Resources
Click HERE to learn more about
"What Can I Do With This Major?"

Resume Development

Resume Reviews
Let our Career Services experts review your resume online.
Simply launch your HANDSHAKE profile, upload a resume, and schedule your online resume review in Handshake.
Sample Resumes
View sample resumes in the HANDSHAKE "Resources".

Federal Resumes
Applications for federal work is typically completed online through a government database. Resumes are not submitted in the traditional format. Click HERE to learn more about federal resumes.


On-Campus Interviews
Each semester, companies schedule on-campus interviews for internships and full-time position. Most of these on-campus interviews occur in the fall semester.
Mock Interviews
Schedule your own individual mock interview with Career Services through Handshake.
Did you know that you can record your own interview through INTERVIEW STREAM?
Interview Questions
Click HERE for a list of commonly asked behavior-based interview questions.

Job Search/Internships-HANDSHAKE

Part-Time Jobs (on and off campus)- Log into your Handshake account

What Employers Want: Click HERE to learn about skills employers are looking for.

Students are encouraged to pursue an internship in their major. Internships provide an opportunity to gain real, hands-on experience in the field and may involve relocating to work anywhere in the United States. The majority of internships are paid and many of them also offer academic credit towards a student's degree. For more information about internships, contact Joel Ewy in Career Services.

Full Time Positions:
All full-time jobs and internships are posted in HANDSHAKE. All students are loaded in the HANDSHAKE system already and can access these positions online. Use your BuzzIn login information

Search national internship and full-time listings using the online Vault Access Link.

Online Networking
Do you have a professional online image? Click HERE for tips on creating your LinkedIn profile and online network.

International Students
If you are an F-1 visa student looking for internships or employment in the United States, you need to be knowledgeable on the employment and practical training regulations. To learn more, click HERE to go to the Office of International Education website to learn more. Scroll down to the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) section or contact the Office of International Education with questions regarding Practical Training.

Graduate/Professional School:
CV Guidelines
Personal Statements
Timelines for JUNIORS
Timelines for SENIORS


Check out this online resource, GoinGlobal, for global searches for jobs in the United States and study abroad opportunities. GoinGlobal includes employers who sponsored H-1B last year, city and country guides around the world, and internship and full-time job listings. GoinGlobal provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, H1-B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources for 30 countries. You may access GoinGlobal through BuzzIn or your Handshake Account (Career Center, Resources, GoinGlobal).

If you are interested in viewing our past newsletters, please click HERE!