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Overview for Employers


Western Kentucky University has activated contingency plans to address the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 situation to best protect members of the WKU family and the communities in which we live. Please refer to www.wku.edu/covid19 for more information.


All in-person employer events and on-campus interviews are suspended for the Spring 2020 semester.

  • Employers who are interested in conducting virtual events and/or job interviews are encouraged to email EmployerRelations@wku.edu
  • Please post new internships, jobs and virtual employer events on Handshake. If you don’t have a Handshake account, sign up here for free.
  • If you have a short recruitment video that you wish to share with WKU students and alumni, contact our office at 270-745-3095.


The Professional Faces of WKU Students

Recruit the talent you need from WKU. Our students and alumni are diverse in both skill set and experience and will bring value to your organization.


Recruiting Events

Recruit Talent


Handshake Employer Login

  • Handshake is our recruitment management system
  • Advertise internships and full/part-time jobs
  • This service is free of charge

If you have a Handshake account, please login and select Western Kentucky University as a school where you would like to recruit. Your organization will be approved shortly after! You will then be able to share your opportunities at Western Kentucky University.

If you do not have a Handshake account, please use this link to create a free account. Signing up is easy and takes less than 5 minutes. Please post any jobs that you have open.

Recruiter Travel Information


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 Last Modified 4/1/20