Career exploration and planning tools

As a Business Jayhawk, you have access to specialized tools and resources to help you with career exploration and planning. Please note: Some of the resources below are accessible via

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    A posting site used by all of KU Career Services to post jobs, internships, and opportunities from our industry partners. provides students with the technology to sign up for on-campus interviews. Students can also register for career fairs and view career fair participants.

  • GoinGlobal

    GoinGlobal has both domestic and international job leads as well as tips on applying for jobs and working in other countries.

  • Firsthand (formerly Vault)

    Browse through the Firsthand Guides in the library to learn about career areas available to you, as well as what is involved in the hiring process and where you might go once you’ve started at the entry-level. Firsthand also offers information to research companies and has a job posting section.

  • MyWorldAbroad

    An online resource with articles and additional resources designed to help students build cross-cultural skills, develop an International IQ, and start a global career. The site helps students increase their international skill level through advice and links to thousands of international opportuni

  • CareerLeader

    This inventory matches students to 13 different areas of business and provides information on career matches, interests, motivators and skills. Email to request access.

  • JobScan

    Make your resume more compatible with applicant tracking systems used by companies to review resumes. This site uses AI to compare your resume to a job posting and provides recommendations on how to personalize your resume and beat any resume filter. Email to request a free premium account.

  • KU Mentoring Program

    The KU Business Mentoring Program brings together alumni and current KU Business students in a formal and professional mentor/mentee relationship. Formal matching happens twice per year. Through KU Connect (on the platform), students can also search through alumni and connect, similar to LinkedIn.

  • Jayhawk Ready

    View how-to videos and other resources to help you explore, prepare, implement, and connect.

  • The Forage

    The Forage offers free virtual work experiences. Earn certificates, LinkedIn badges, ePoints, and resume experience, all while completing actual work simulations from Fortune 500 companies. This is a great opportunity for real-world experience in data science, investment banking, law, human resources, and more.

  • Parker Dewey

    Through Micro-Internships, students can demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks. These paid, remote opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships.