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University of Pikeville
Office of Career & Professional Development
Campus Employment Specialist
Founded in 1889, the University of Pikeville remains steadfast in our commitment to preparing students for the future while creating intellectual, cultural and economic opportunities for Appalachia.
At the University of Pikeville, we are committed to preparing students for professional and personal success. We will ensure that by the time UPIKE students complete their college experience they will have had the opportunities and experiences in the areas of:
The Career & Professional Development Office offers a comprehensive career development and management service to students. Services include academic classes, workshops, internship programs, job fairs, student employment and full-time job search and graduate/professional school assistance in both group and individual settings.
The University of Pikeville is a Handshake school! Handshake is a one-stop shop for students to find and secure jobs and internships; and for employers and organizations of all sizes to connect with UPIKE students and recent graduates. You’ll find opportunities in all 50 states, more than 150 countries and with employers of all shapes and sizes. All UPIKE students automatically have an account. You can access your account from the link above or at Handshake (joinhandshake.com).
Below you will find a listing of helpful links when planning your career decisions.
Click on the following buttons to learn more about top Career Readiness skills and those most sought for by employers.
For additional information, please check out the LibGuide Button below provided by Allara Library and the department of Career and Professional Development
One of the key competitive advantages of a college degree in general, and of a UPIKE experience specifically, is the development of a well-rounded set of skills that are valuable to an employer.
These are critical skills employers seek in prospective employees. Be sure to incorporate these into your resume and cover letter!