Career Development

The Office of Career Development & Service Learning

Career Development makes available to students the information and skills necessary for becoming more marketable and finding satisfying employment in the global job market.  Career Development provides support and resources for students, faculty, staff and alumni through individual assistance and professional development programs. Facilitating workshops including but not limited to; Career Planning/Job Search, Resume and Cover Letter Development, Effective Interviewing, Mock Interviews, Workplace Protocol, Business Etiquette, and Networking.

The Service Learning portion of the office, formally established in 2012, seeks to establish and facilitate relationships with the community in order to foster experiential education, specifically service learning, which integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enhance the academic curriculum of the students, teach civic responsibility, encourage lifelong civic engagement, and strengthen communities for the common good.

The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.



margaret cambron

Margaret Cambron
Director of Career Development & Service Learning




Career Development Events

Check out our Passport to Success scheduled events this semester that will help you prepare for the wide world of life after college -- there are events dealing with job searches, interviewing, networking and business etiquette, plus we can always help with cover letters, resumes, interview skills, etc.

To help you get a feel for these events, see below for photos from previous Speed Mock Interviewing events and the Business Etiquette Luncheon.




Fall 2015 Events


Sunday September 27th

College & Career Expo for Western Kentucky & Southwest Indiana

Owensboro Convention Center 1-4PM   

Meet with local companies and job

recruiters seeking qualified candidates

Dress to impress.

No cost to students




Wednesday, September 30th

Speed Mock Interviews and Networking Event

Rogers Hall   5:15- 7:30 PM 
Seniors; underclassmen by special permission

30 Business Leaders, 4 minute interviews, followed by Mocktail Networking Event

Each senior will sit down with 10-12 business professionals who will help participants perfect their interview skills.

During the Mocktail Networking Event students will have the opportunity to speak with professionals in their field and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.

RSVP: must make reservations by Friday September 25th to

Interview Attire Mandatory!

No cost to students





Tuesday October 20th

KWC Grad School, Study Abroad & Internship Fair

Rogers Hall 10am-2pm    (for all KWC students)

Graduate programs, study abroad opportunities and internship opportunities for Spring 2016. Talk with graduate school admissions reps, organizations with internship possibilities and find out about study abroad opportuniites.

Options and Opportunities!

List of participants  updated weekly, starting Sept 1.

Dress to impress.

No cost to students





Wednesday November 18th

Business Etiquette Dinner

Cox Conference, 5:15-7:30PM

Purposely for Seniors, but all students welcome

“How To Avoid Social Embarrassment While Dining Out.”

The Business Etiquette Dinner will consist of a formal 4 course meal, and each student will learn the proper manners to be used at a business dinner,

Including conversation topics, how to handle difficult foods, and appropriate silverware and glassware use.

RSVP: must make advanced reservations by Friday November 13th by payment in Cashier’s office or by indicating you will be using Flex dollars.

Interview Attire Mandatory!

Cost: $15 in advance




Related Links

- Current employment opportunities

- You can find more information and resources regarding the Office of Career Development on PantherNet.




Mock Interviewing and Networking



Career Development Speed Mock Interviews


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