Resources for Women

The University Career Center, in partnership with the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity, offers a wide variety of services and tools to assist women throughout the career development process.

Quick tip

 

Check out our list of Campus and Community Organizations for Women (pdf) for opportunities to connect with other women at KU and in the Lawrence and Kansas City metro areas.

 

Informational resources
Job search tools
  • KU Career Connections - Online resource where KU students and alumni can search job and internship postings as well as post their resumes and sign up for on-campus interviews
  • Career Women - Job board and website with articles geared towards individuals looking for open positions
  • Feminist Majority Foundation - Job and internship database featuring positions that focus on advancing the status of women or promoting social justice
  • Women for Hire - Job database and website with advice and resources for those searching for full-time positions
  • Women’s Job List - Job database and “Career Advice” website
  • Salary.com - Resource that allows you to research salary information based on job title and geographic region
Networking
  • LinkedIn.com—Connect: Professional Women’s Network - LinkedIn group that includes professionals from various industries and offers resources, discussion groups, job postings, and networking opportunities for women
  • KU Women’s Hall of Fame - The KU Women’s Hall of Fame members are successful alumnae who are dedicated to KU. See anyone you would like to meet? Email the Center.
  • Women’s Instructional Network (WIN) - The American Business Women’s Association offers a free online networking tool called the Women’s Instructional Network (WIN) that offers cross-country networking opportunities. This tool is available to all professional women, no matter your industry! Search “WIN with ABWA.”
  • 85 Broads -  Networking resource that offers educational webinars for women
  • “Hawk to Hawk” Career Program -  Networking resource that allows alumni to post resumes, search an alumni directory, and connect with Jayhawks via LinkedIn groups
Professional associations

University Career Center
Over 10,000 jobs and internships are posted on HireJayhawks.com annually.
Over 1,800 employers post jobs and internships on HireJayhawks.com each year.
Have you found your community? Over 4,200 students are exploring career pathways through KU career communities.
The P.H.O.G. offers free professional clothing for any KU student preparing for a career event, interview, or workplace.
More than 600 employers visit campus each year to recruit Jayhawks.
More than 1,000 students enroll in career classes annually.
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