Career/Grad School Opportunities

One of our divisional missions is to help maximize the post-graduation success of our students.  One such approach is to direct our students to information about jobs, internships, and graduate schools. 

Please check with your major advisor(s) if you have any questions about those opportunities.   


Sports Editor, Derby Informer, Derby, KS (02/03/2012)

The Derby Informer is looking for a sports editor who also has Web and social media skills. This is an opportunity for either a full-time position for a professional journalist or part-time work for an upper-division Communication student. For more info, contact Jeff Cott at 788-4006 or



Part-Time Assignment Editor, KAKE-TV, Wichita, KS (12/08/2011)

KAKE-TV has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Assignment Editor to join our Emmy Award-winning news team. This part-time position will run the assignment desk and coordinate news coverage for evening and weekend newscasts and other time periods as assigned. In addition, the Assignment Editor assists with daily newsgathering duties, helps coordinate coverage of special events, handles story assignments, live-shot logistics and performs other assignment desk functions, as well as provide content on Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to function effectively under extreme pressure are a must. Qualified candidates will need to keep current on local and national news stories. Experience working in a television or radio newsroom is a plus. Send resume to: Ben Bradley Assistant News Director KAKE-TV 1500 N. West Wichita, KS 67203



Computer Science and Digital Arts
Summer IT Internship - IT Support, GEAR For Sports, Lenexa, KS (4/16/2012)

GEAR For Sports has a summer Information Technology Temp position available. This position will begin in May or June and end in August. The IT Temp will help support the IT team in the maintenance of hardware, software and other technological tasks and issues. Please see details at Kansas Job Network website. Application deadline 5/4/2012.



Summer IT Internship, GE, Strother Field, KS (4/12/2012)

Please contact David Krusemark ( for a summer 2012 IT internship at GE Strother Field. The main responsibilities will include programming and application development.



Software Engineer Positions, CivicPlus, Manhattan, KS (4/05/2012)

CivicPlus ( is a leading-edge software company in Manhattan, Kansas whose technology powers eGovernment for cities and counties across North America. We are currently looking for the best and brightest computer science students to join our revolutionary organization here in the Flint Hills region of Kansas. We are hiring students graduating in May of this year for work on our software development teams.

Do you like helping people? Would you like to help an entire community of people with better communication tools? At CivicPlus we are a team of passionate, smart, customer-oriented people who come together to create engagement tools for cities and towns.

To apply, please email your resume to Students should have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be a Computer Science, Computer Information Services, Math, or Computer Engineering major, and be highly motivated to succeed in a career in software engineering.

Also, if you know of other great graduating students and would like to submit a referral lead or resume for our Recruiting team to contact, please send the potential candidate’s name and contact or resume to Dan Schultz ( We will pay $1,000 for referrals who are hired, $250 for intern referrals. We appreciate your help!



IT Positions, Access Group LLC, Wichita, KS (3/27/2012)

Access Group, LLC in Wichita is looking for at least one and possibly two IT technical staff in Wichita. These could be entry-level ($30-35K) positions for strong, young, quick learners with a basic IT hardware/software background. Or 1 could be a $50K+ position for a tech with 2-3 years of good outside experience. Any recent grads or almost-grads are welcome to contact Pat Gaughan, the president of the company at



IT Internship, USD465, Winfield, KS (1/19/2012)

USD465 has one immediate opening (and another 1 starting this summer) for student internship. It is a tech support type position involving supporting teachers in the school district regarding general software/computer usage and trouble-shooting hardware problems. Max 20 hours each week with $. Interns would receive not only hands on experience, but would also find learning opportunities that would help expand their real world experience. If needed they will provide training for new student interns. Interested students should contact:
     Robert Eickleberry
     Director of Technology
     USD #465 Winfield
     1407 Wheat Road
     Winfield, KS 67156
     (620) 705-5232 - phone



Paid Internship, OBUCO (9/22/2011)

Can you write strong copy quickly? Learn all you need to know about creating content search engines as OPUBCO Communications Group’s Search Engine Optimization intern.

Preferred skills:
1. The ability to write informative copy quickly. (Send writing samples.)
2. An interest in the Internet: Web design, Web development or online content.

This internship is for the 2011-2012 full academic year. For the right applicant, this position can be full or part time. Please send your cover letter, resume and examples of your writing to SEO Supervisor David Christopher at

For more information about OPUBCO Communications Group's SEO department, go to



Program Facilitator for 4-H Tech Wizards, K-State Extension, Winfield, KS (9/09/2011)

This is a part-time (6 hour/week), fall semester position. Working hours are Mondays 3:00pm-6:00pm and Wednesdays or Thursdays from 2:00-5:00pm. The facilitator will be responsible for developing and implementing technology activities for the Tech Wizards Mentor program. This position is supervised by the 4-H Youth Development Agent. Please visit 4-H Tech Wizard program site for details of the position and application process.



IT Internship, Cowley County Mental Health, Winfield, KS (8/19/2011)

The Cowley County Mental Health has an IT internship for Computer Science students. It will be about 10 hours a week and will pay minimum wage. Interested students should contact Matt Kuzma, the CFO of CCMH at



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