We offer comprehensive employer recruiting initiatives to connect you with UMKC students and alumni. We can help you find interns and professional staff members to enhance your organization.

UMKC Recruiting Policies

We support employers in their efforts to recruit and hire UMKC students and alumni. We expect employers to abide by our guidelines regarding all recruitment activities, including events, campus visits and on our online jobs platform Handshake.

Read our Employer Recruitment Policies (PDF)

View our Third-Party Recruiter Policy and Form (PDF)

Learn about campus recruitment opportunities


We use 12twenty to collect students' internship and post-graduation plans.

Visit 12twenty

Campus Brand

Let us help you customize a recruiting plan and highlight the roles you have to offer.

If you have questions or need assistance establishing your campus brand, contact Employer Relations Assistant Director Goldie Gildehaus.

Email Goldie

Internships and Jobs

Our employer partners use the free online platform Handshake to manage their relationship with us and connect with our students and alumni. All current students and alumni may request access to the site.

Learn how use Handshake


Career fairs

We sponsor a career fair each Fall and Spring. They are open to all current students and alumni. Exhibitor space is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Plan now for Career Fair Success.

Reserve your spot on Handshake

Early Talent Summit

Recruiters, talent development, DEI and HR professionals from across the Kanas City Region discuss and share ideas, challenges and best practices for marketing to Gen Z, the future of work, early talent recruiting and professional development.

Learn about the Early Talent Summit

Experiential and Work-Based Learning

We facilitate the development of work-based learning opportunities that expose students to the workplace environment and develop career readiness competencies. Our employer partners play a key role in helping develop these employment skills

Learn more about internship opportunities

Contact Us

Interested in becoming an employer partner? We have three career services offices on campus. Depending on your recruiting goals, you may interact with more than one office.

Contact us