Stay connected after graduation and continuing utilizing our services. Log in to Handshake to search job postings and internships or request a career counseling appointment. If you do not have a Handshake account, visit umkc.joinhandshake.com to create your account using your UMKC email address. Call 816-235-1636 if you need help accessing your account.
With your Handshake account through Career Services, you can also access Vault, a portal for searching job listings, salary data, industry-specific trends and much more.
Opportunities For Alumni To Get Involved With Career Services
UMKC alumni have skills, experiences and connections which allow them the unique opportunity to contribute to the ongoing success of UMKC and our current students. We invite you to join us in helping ensure the outcomes of our students and the value of your UMKC degree remain strong.
Hire A Roo (full time or part-time)
Is your employer or organization seeking new talent? We can post your positions at no charge, help market your opportunities to academic areas, and schedule and manage your information sessions interview schedules, both on and off campus. Contact LaRae Vowiell to discuss the possibilities and the best ways for you to recruit.
Hire a Roo Intern
Internship experiences are invaluable for students, and allow alumni to directly affect student preparedness for success. Whether you’re located in Kansas City or elsewhere, we would like to help connect you with students seeking internships. Contact Alyssa Collier for details.
We offer Mock Interview programs utilizing alumni during the academic year. You can be involved in-person, by phone, or via Skype/Google Hangout. If you would be interested in participating, contact Scott Crawford.
Networking and Career Topic Events
We are planning to offer opportunities both on and off campus to connect UMKC alumni with UMKC students. Examples might include networking/career topic dinners and presentations, workshops and seminars, local KC-area student group visits to employers, Live@UMKC (group Skype) topic-based presentations to students, Expert-In-Residence Days, etc. Join our LinkedIn group to receive announcements as we schedule these types of opportunities.