Career Development,
Placement & Recruitment

Are you undecided about a major?

Can you answer an employer’s question, “Why should I hire you?”

Are you unsure which career field is best for you?

Are you looking for employment?

Are you interested in talking to someone about your career plans?

Know what you want to do, but aren’t quite sure how to get there?

Would you like to know how your interests, skills and values connect to the world of work?

If you answered YES to at least one of these questions, then perhaps you should visit the Career Development, Placement & Recruitment Center.

The Career Development, Placement & Recruitment Center offers programs, services, and resources that will assist students and alumni in developing suitable career opportunities based on their education, experiences, and interests. Summer employment, internships, workshops, career fairs, and activities related to college transfer are offered by the Center. Recruiting services conducted through the Center provide prospective students and their families with information on admission requirements, financial aid, benefits, university degree programs, and campus services and activities.

The Center provides opportunities for self-exploration and for individuals to explore career fields using personality inventories, aptitude tests, and career development resource material. Career counseling and guidance are available to all students and alumni.

The Career Development, Placement & Recruitment Center provides workshops on resume’ writing, mock job interviews, job search assistance, internship and summer employment, updated list of job openings on and off campus, videos and other information related to career development. The staff advises students on the career planning process and successful job search strategies. Off-campus, part-time, and full-time jobs are available for students to pursue in the City of Lawrence and surrounding communities. Job listings and opportunities will be posted on the center’s bulletin board located in Stidham Union.

Career Exploration-Job Search Engines
Career Builder, College Job Bank (, and iJobs

Prospective Job Employers wanting information on upcoming Job Fairs may e-mail the Secretary of the Counseling Center, Sherry Girty at

Work Study

On-campus Institutional Work-Study (IWS) employment is available to students regardless of financial need. Any currently enrolled, full-time student in “good standing” may apply for a part-time job with a campus department or office. Positions are limited and must be funded by each department!

For more information on career development, job placement and/or recruitment, please call, write or send an email. Please stop by and see what the Career Development, Placement and Recruitment Office has to offer you today!!

Office Info:

785-749-8485 ex. 8437
Fax: 785-832-6656
Hours: 8am – 5pm
Location: Winona Hall/Navarre Hall

155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046
(785) 749-8485


No Picture AvailableBurgess Tapedo
Acting Career Development Specialist



No Picture AvailablePatti Grant-Orosco
Student Recruitment – Placement Specialist