Career Services at Donnelly College

Career Services

Career Services is here to help you channel your skills, abilities and passions toward a fulfilling career after graduation. We offer services that help students identify their skills, explore career opportunities, and develop materials to land a future job. Visit us on the second floor of Donnelly, Room 210, for help and information!

Internships and Career Experiences

We now have two boards on the second floor, in the hall right outside Room 210: one for jobs and one for internships. Many employers are looking for Donnelly students to hire:

Three local Law Enforcement departments have visited Donnelly and encourage students to apply for a variety of sworn and unsworn positions. Especially if you are graduating soon, these departments offer many excellent opportunities for well paid, meaningful job in service to your community. See Yvonne on the 2nd floor for more information, or research and apply at these websites: 

Kansas City Kansas Police Department 

Johnson County Sherriff's Office 

Overland Park Police Deparment

MVP Law firm in is looking for a couple of students to work part-time in the filing department. This employer will work with your student schedule and be considerate of your student status. You will get great skills and experience while going to school. See or email Yvonne Telep for more information.

The Literacy KC VISTA Team consists of AmeriCorps VISTA members serving at ten different organizations in the Kansas City area. During their terms of service, our VISTA members participate in activities such as development, grant writing, volunteer coordination, and marketing, among other things. Members of the Literacy KC VISTA Team have the opportunity to serve their community while gaining valuable skill sets and experience for the future. VISTA is now accepting applications for positions starting in January.  Go here for the application.

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and World Trade Center Kansas City has internship opportunities for Donnelly College students in Spring 2018. They are currently seeking students to fill five different internship positions ranging from community development, small business, and public policy to marketing and research for the international arm of KC Chamber – the World Trade Center KC. Detailed descriptions and the online application can be found here.

Year of Service: the following opportunities provide great experience, a small living stipend, and a lump sum to use for college expenses at the end of your term of service. Check them out!

City Year KC  


(Note: If you are an employer interested in recruiting at Donnelly or working with us to develop internships for our students, please contact Yvonne Telep at You can also send job postings to us at Thanks for your interest in Donnelly!)

Health Care Job Postings

CNA and Nursing positions: The following facilities or agencies have contacted us and would like to connect with our current nursing students and graduates! If you have a CNA, or if you will soon be a graduate nurse, check out some of these employment possibilities. is looking for CNAs and non CNAs for companion & personal care, as well as specialty services. $10 - $12/ hour.  Click here for more information or to apply online

ENSIGN SERVICES is currently looking for CNAs and LPNs to staff their 6 skilled nursing facilities throughout the East Kansas area. For more information and to apply contact Heather Schenk by email or call (602) 570-9733. For  more information click here.


Glassdoor for Students: This online career community allows job seekers to look through company reviews, salaries, and interview information on over 340,000 companies submitted by actual employees. Students can also search job and internship postings. Entry into this service is free through this Donnelly website link.

In addition to reviews and information, Glassdoor is a great tool to help you search for jobs and internships.

Part-Time/ Full-time Jobs Postings

Do you need a job to help you with school expenses? We try to work with employers who respect your school schedule and provide some opportunity for advancement! Check our job board, just outside Career Services Room 210, for updated openings. Ask Yvonne for details, and let us know if you apply.

Youth Entrepreneurs is seeking a part-time Office Coordinator to support the Youth Entrepreneurs office in Overland Park, KS. A successful candidate will be detail oriented, a self-starter, and enjoy administrative tasks. This position is Part-Time (approx. 15-20 hours a week). Click Here for more information and an online application.

Project Eagle currently has openings for an Associate Teacher and several Teaching Assistants.  For position descriptions and to apply, please see the KU Medical Center jobs site.  To limit your search to Project Eagle positions, click "staff," then choose "Project Eagle" from the drop-down menu in the “Department” field.  Part-time and temporary positions are available. Please contact Sarah Winston at for more information. Click here for more information about Project Eagle.

The Soul Care Exchange Center facilitates visits between parents and children involved in domestic court cases. Their mission is to create a safe, conflict-free place for children to visit with their
non-residential parent. They are looking for applicants in the position of: Part-time Visitation Monitor. This position is responsible for supporting the daily functions of the Supervised Visitation Center. Bilingual candidates are especially encouraged to apply. For more information about the organization click here or email Kimberly (below). To apply, please email resume to Kimberly Miller here

Translation Perfect is always looking for part-time translators in all languages. Email Kim Chao or call her at 913-491-1444 for more information.

Fed Ex, has part time warehouse positions that can carry benefits and tuition reimbursement. Apply online here. 

Waffle House Restaurants is hiring, especially for their Kansas Avenue location. Click here to apply and use Restaurant #1286 for the KC location. 

(Note: If you are an employer interested in recruiting at Donnelly or working with us to develop internships for our students, please contact Yvonne Telep at You can also send job postings to us at Thanks for your interest in Donnelly!)

Career Services for the Fall

We had many great events this semester, including a round table discussion with local law enforcement and mock interviews with six different local organizations represented. Check back here at the beginning of the Spring Semester for news on all of the upcoming events and how to participate!

Student being interviewed


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Remember, Career Services is here to help you!

Need more information? Contact:

Yvonne Telep
Associate Director of Academic Support
Room 208
(913) 621-8732

Hannah Cushing
Academic Support Specialist
Room 209
(913) 621-8734