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August 2020

Handshake Week!

August 31 @ 8:00 am - September 4 @ 5:00 pm
Virtual – Handshake Platform

    Handshake is our platform for all things career--internship and job postings, events, career fairs, workshops, resources, scheduling career appointments and so much more--and we want to make sure that all UMKC students have activated their accounts and are making the most of the system. This week is all about getting students logged in, creating impactful profiles, and taking steps to find that great internship or career position. Plus we'll be having fun and giving away prizes. For more…

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Making the Most Out of Handshake

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

HANDSHAKE WEEK EVENT Making the Most Out of Handshake Let's discuss how to best navigate Handshake and make the most out of the platform. We will dive into how to best go about job searching, making a top-notch profile, using the resources page to your advantage, finding career fairs & events, and getting help from our Career Services staff. Once you RSVP on Handshake, you will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link.

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Navigating a Virtual Career Fair

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

  HANDSHAKE WEEK EVENT Navigating a Virtual Career Fair All Career Fairs this fall 2020 semester will be VIRTUAL. So, what is that going to look like? How are you supposed to connect with employers virtually? How do you prepare? We will answer ALL of these questions and more during this event! Once you RSVP on Handshake, you will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link.  

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September 2020

Work Study, On-Campus & Part-Time Job Fair

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual – Handshake Platform

Work Study, On-Campus & Part-Time Job Fair September 2, 2020, 9:00am-11:00am VIRTUAL - You must log in to HANDSHAKE to participate in this event Meet with representatives of university departments to learn about Work Study and On-Campus part-time jobs.  Employers for off-campus part-time jobs will also be attending. Who should attend?:  Any UMKC student interested in a part-time job either on- or off-campus! For more information on Work Study vacancies go here. This will be a VIRTUAL career fair and…

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Fall 2020 Accounting Career Fair

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual – Handshake Platform

Fall 2020 Accounting Fair September 10, 2020 - 3:00pm-5:00pm Virtual - Log in to Handshake The Bloch Career Center is excited to host the Fall 2020 Accounting Fair. This will be a VIRTUAL career fair and students must activate their Handshake accounts to attend. Who should attend?  Students interested in a career as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) What year in school?  Accounting firms start recruiting students early for internships and full-time positions so all students (Freshmen through Graduate Students)…

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Fall 2020 Business, Computing & Engineering Career Fair

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Virtual – Handshake Platform

Fall 2020 Business, Computing & Engineering Career Fair September 16, 2020 - 10:00am-2:00pm VIRTUAL - Log in at Handshake This is our biggest career fair and is open to all UMKC students.  This will be a VIRTUAL career fair and participants must activate their Handshake accounts by logging into HANDSHAKE with their SSO in order to participate. Who should attend?  Any student interested in working for one of the attending employers.  These organizations are interested in all majors, not just…

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Fall 2020 Sciences Career Fair Hot Spot

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Virtual – Handshake Platform

Fall 2020 Sciences Career Fair Hot Spot Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:00am-2:00pm VIRTUAL - Log in to Handshake to participate in this event. UMKC Career Services is excited to host the Fall 2020 Sciences Fair. At this fair we will have employers looking to hire students in the health sciences, life sciences, math and physical sciences, and natural resources sustainability and environmental sciences.  Additionally, many high quality graduate programs will be attending to talk to students about their masters…

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