Whether you have been actively recruiting at UMKC for years or you are interested in establishing a new relationship, we are excited to assist you with your recruitment goals.

Also available for your reference: UMKC Career Services Recruitment Policies, Recruiting UMKC International Students, and UMKC Third Party Recruitment Policy and Form.

If you are not able to find the information you are looking for on this site, we encourage you to contact Alyssa Collier (816) 235-2588 or collieraly@umkc.edu.

You may also connect with our office at (816) 235-1636.

Internship Toolkit

If you’d like more information about putting together an internship program, the UMKC Internship Toolkit for Employers is available for your reference.

If you’re ready to start recruiting interns, sign up to participate in Intern Week 2017.




About UMKC

UMKC Career Services is eager to partner with you to help meet your recruitment goals.

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Our Campus

  • Noted for being a best-value education, UMKC is home to 125 degrees and programs.
  • More than 15,000 students attend classes on campus; over half of those students (55%) are undergraduates.
  • UMKC Named to List of Top Green Colleges.
  • UMKC is surrounded by the best of what an urban community can offer. We are located within walking distance of the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the Kauffman Gardens.

Our Students

  • Students can be involved in 300+ organizations and clubs including Enactus, Engineers Without Borders, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and many others.
  • UMKC offers a broad range of academic disciplines and has student body of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • To find out more about our students, check out our Office of Institutional Research’s website and our University information page.

Employer Newsletter

Catch up on the latest news from Career Services with our employer newsletter.

Fall 2017 Employer Newsletter

Spring 2017 Newsletter

On-Campus Recruiting

UMKC Career Services offers full-service on-campus recruiting opportunities to benefit both employers and students/alumni. Our core employer relations services are listed below. We are happy to collaborate with you for other services not listed.

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On-Campus Interviewing
Offered free of cost to employers, this service connects you with students via convenient interview scheduling. Employers select a day to interview, post jobs, and review collected resumes online through Roo Career Network. Selected students will sign-up in Roo Career Network for an available interview slot.

  • Fall Recruiting: Sept. 6 – Nov. 18.
    Fall Break Nov. 21-25
  • Spring Recruiting: Jan 30 – April 29
    Spring Break March 27-31

Information Tables and Recruitment Sessions
Information tables in UMKC’s Student Union offer a great opportunity to meet with students in an informal setting and promote your services and employment opportunities. In addition, you can Connect with career services staff, request meetings with faculty, or present to student organizations. Career Services requires five business days to process requests for information tables, so log in to Roo Career Network and make your request today!

Become a Mock Interview Clinic Volunteer
Each fall and spring, UMKC Career Services coordinate mock interview clinics for multiple academic classes, departments and student organizations. Volunteer interviewers provide valuable feedback to students about interview techniques and delivery. If interested or if you would like more information, please contact Alyssa Collier (816) 235-2588 or collieraly@umkc.edu.

Career Fairs

Network with students from all majors and programs, our diverse alumni, and career services staff! Attending a career fair at UMKC is an effective way to build awareness of your company and your internship/job opportunities to current college students as well as recent alumni

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Fall Fairs
More information for each fair will be available in our events section. Employers will be able to register for each event in Roo Career Network.

Internship Career Fair & Networking Event


Spring Fairs

More information for each fair will be available in our events section. Employers will be able to register for each event in Roo Career Network.

  • Teacher Recruitment Day – Feb. 20, 2018

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Job and Internship Postings

Internships are a great way for employers to identify talent early while providing students the opportunity to explore career paths and gain real-world experiences. At UMKC, we strongly encourage students to participate in these high-impact educational opportunities.

For more information about developing an internship program, please see the UMKC Internship Toolkit.

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Post your Internship
Roo Career Network is UMKC’s free online employment database. We recommend all employers begin by posting their internship(s) in this system. Roo Career Network also offers employers the opportunity to:

  • Create a profile to be searched by students and alumni
  • Review student and alumni resume books
  • Register for events, fairs and information tables
  • Schedule on-campus interviewing, screen resumes of applicants and select students for interviews
  • Receive information about opportunities in our sent out multiple times/year newsletter

UMKC Internship Guide and Information
Check out the UMKC Internship Guide for information if you require and/or are exploring the possibility of your interns earning academic credit. Though UMKC does not have any requirements for non-credit internships, we ask that you review the Department of Labor’s information about the Fair Labor Standards Act in deciding whether an internship should be paid or unpaid. For tips on creating a meaningful internship experience, check out The Human Resource Management Association of Kansas City College Relations Committee.

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