Employment Exploration & Readiness
Education Pays Center student participants are given the opportunity to explore various careers while gaining valuable work readiness skills. Students are placed in and off campus work placements that allow them to learn about a variety of work sites all while building their work history. EPC staff members work individually and in large groups on resume writing, interview skills, dressing for the work place and skills for being a good employee. You can also gain valuable work experiences through job shadowing, practicums, internships and cooperative education.
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EKU's Cooperative and Internship Programallows you to gain valuable work experience related to your major. This program allows you to earn academic credit hours as well as a salary. Nearly half of our students are offered positions with their co-op or internship employers.
EKU's Career Services can assist you in career preparation, resume and letter writing, interview skills, and job search assistance, plus more.
This program is funded in whole or in part by state and/or federal funds through the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.