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The Stuckert Career Center remains committed to offering a wide range of career development programs, resources, and services to recent University of Kentucky graduates for up to one year following their graduation. Beyond this initial year, the Stuckert Career Center will direct you to Alumni Career Services for ongoing career and job support.

Recent Graduates:

Return to UK to take charge of your career. The dedicated career services team at the Stuckert Career Center is ready to offer personalized career guidance and assist recent graduates in advancing their careers. Graduates can conveniently book appointments and explore job opportunities through their UK Handshake accounts. 

1+ year(s) after graduation:

The UK Alumni Association provides alumni career counseling services for Active and Life Members in person, over the phone, or through email. Additionally, The Career Services program delivers a range of professional development opportunities and job search support, timely webinars, virtual and in-person networking events, and online resources for all UK alumni and their associates.

Grad Wild

Next steps for recent UK alumni:

  1. Reach out to Alumni Resources to request a change in your UKY email on Handshake within two months of graduating.

  2. Ensure you complete the online First Destination Survey via your myUK account within two months of graduation.

  3. Share your future endeavors on LinkedIn using the hashtag #hireblue.

  4. Utilize your LinkedIn account to establish a profile on the Wildcat Network.


Wildcat Network

An online hub connecting Wildcats from around the world. By interacting with fellow Wildcats, you can harness the collective strength of our alumni network.

Career Fairs

Attend on-campus career fairs where students and recent grads have the opportunity to connect with representatives from a diverse array of companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. 

Central Kentucky Job Club

A supportive atmosphere where individuals seeking employment can come together, network, exchange ideas, and acquire knowledge.

UK Alumni Career Center: Events

Your go-to source for career workshops, networking events, and career programs, both in-person and virtual. 

Career Resources/Online Learning

List of career resources and links covering a range of topics from job searching, finances, to applying for graduate school.