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Gaining Experience


Career Services

Student Success Center
Upper Jewell Bldg, Rm 3344 


One of the best things you can do while you’re in school to prepare for success after graduation is to gain some type of professional experience in your area of interest. Below are some great ways to gain experience while you’re in school – all of these things will allow you to increase your skills and experience.They all count as “professional experience” on your resume or job applications. This gives you the ability to gain experience in a way that fits your career goals and your life.

Contact Career Services for more information or assistance in determining what may work best for you.

  • Full Time Job/Employment
  • Part Time Job/Employment
  • Campus Employment/Work Study
  • Internship/Externship (whether you receive academic credit for it or not)
  • Apprenticeship
  • Clinical Rotations/Experience
  • Micro-Internship
  • Campus Organizations and Clubs
  • College Athletics
  • Volunteer Work/Community Organizations (anywhere in the community!)
  • Professional Organizations (Such as KCK Forward Young Professionals, GenKC, Arts Alive, SHRM, etc.)

To find available jobs, internships, micro-internships, and campus work study positions, download the Handshake app or visit Use your KCKCC student email address to log in.

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