Career Services

Donnelly College Career Services

 

Our office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please use this Calendly Link to schedule an appointment. If you need to arrange an appointment outside those hours, call Dr. Isaac Falcon Campos at (913) 621-8732 or email him here.

 

Student Resources

Career Services is here to help students channel their skills 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:

  • Mock interviews
  • Job and internship fairs with local employers
  • Career planning
  • Resume workshops
  • Professional skill-building -- how to send a professional email, interview attire, writing cover letters, communicating with employers, etc.
  • Sharing job and internship opportunities

 

Search jobs posted at our school!


Donnelly College uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service. This exclusive site can be accessed 24/7 here or by clicking the icon above. Students can:

  • Apply to jobs and internships posted exclusively for students, and search for other opportunities via Jobs Central and Intern Central (national job boards).
  • Create and upload your resume and career portfolio for employers.
  • Access Donnelly's events calendar and career/job search documents, podcasts, videos and more.

** If you are interested in apply for a full-time or adjunct instructor position on Donnelly staff, please visit our Careers page here.

 

Community Partner Resources

Donnelly's Career Services department encourages local companies and community organizations to partner with Donnelly students.

Each semester, Donnelly hosts a Job and Internship Fair, featuring more than 20 employers offering part-time and full-time jobs and internships for students, some with free training and tuition reimbursement. This is a great opportunity for employers to get in front of students with a booth to showcase their organizations looking to hire college students.

If you are a hiring manager and would like to share your hiring information with Donnelly students, please email careerservices@donnelly.edu.

See below for Donnelly's current list of community partners.

Community Partners:           

  • Capital Federal Bank
  • Claridge Court
  • Geico
  • Groundwork Northeast Revitalization Group
  • GSP Retail
  • Harbor Hospice of Kansas
  • Kansas City Public Library
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
  • KCKPD Police Athletic League
  • Learning Club
  • Lifespace Communities
  • Mattie Rhodes Center

Community Partners continued:

  • Metropolitan Energy Center
  • Metropolitan Security Company
  • New York Life - El Centro Inc.
  • Rosedale Development Association
  • Security Bank
  • Swope Health Services
  • Turner Animal Hospital
  • Turner Recreation Commission
  • Unified Government of WYCO/KCK
  • Unified Government Public Health Department
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 7

Job & Internship Fair Participants:

  • American Family Insurance
  • Bickford at Mission Springs
  • Catholic Charities of NE Kansas
  • Cintas
  • Claridge Court
  • Cornerstones of Care
  • First Student Transport
  • Groundwork Northeast
  • Kansas City Public Library

Job & Internship Fair Participants:

  • Liberty Tax
  • Mattie Rhodes Center
  • Overland Park Police Department
  • QuikTrip
  • Security Bank of Kansas City
  • Shawnee Gardens
  • Sunpro Solar
  • Unified Government
  • YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Student Internships & Paid Positions

Are you interested in learning professional skills while working at an on-campus or off-campus internship?

Donnelly-sponsored, paid, internship opportunities for the 2022-2023 academic school year will be posted soon. Check back regularly for more opportunities. If you have questions about your resume or cover letter, please email Career Services.

 

On-Campus Jobs

Check back here soon for a full list of available on-campus jobs for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Dragon Scholars

Donnelly students can apply to be a Dragon Scholar as an on-campus job opportunity. Working nine hours a week, Dragon Scholars work directly for a department on-campus, all while learning practical skill-building and making networking connections with professionals. All positions are paid. Learn more about the program here.

Dragon Scholar positions will be available for fall 2022 - application not yet available. See below for several job descriptions.

Apply for Internships!

What can you get from an internship? 
  • Valuable work experience
  • The opportunity to explore a career path
  • An edge in the job market
  • Marketable professional skills
  • A network of professionals in your field
  • Confidence
  • A full-time job!
Not all internships lead directly to a job, but many employers value these experiences as vital parts of a college program. To be really competitive in the job market, an internship is an important step. Some of them even provide you with a paycheck!
 
If you are interested in an internship opportunity, check with Career Services on the 2nd floor or on this page regularly. Check deadlines and application requirements carefully before applying, and contact Dr. Isaac Falcon Campos with questions.
 

Internship search tools

There are many exciting options for finding internships anytime!  

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is sponsoring Missouri Intern Connect. It is free and will help match employers with students from local colleges and universities.Go to https://www.mointernconnect.com/students and create an account to begin your search! 

An additional initiative on the Missouri side is KC Hire. Go to Hire KC to create an account and look for interns that fit your needs and skills! 

 NonProfit Connect is a network of non-profit agencies in the area. They have an online Career Center where you can search for Jobs, Internships, and Volunteer opportunities. Go to https://www.npconnect.org/career-center/ to get started!

Finally, the online job board Zip Recruiter can be used to do an internship search in our area. Check out https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Jobs/Internship/-in-Kansas-City,KS or just go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/ 

Online Services

  • 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.

  • Zip Recruiter is another online job board. Click here for job opportunities in Kansas City. Click here for internship opportunities.

  • Career Cruising: This career development software provides you with resources to identify and pursue your goals. Donnelly students have access to Career Matchmaker assessments and can create a free online profile that allows them to explore job descriptions and career paths. To obtain a username and password to access Career Cruising, email Career Services and request one. Then, make a follow up appointment with us to discuss the results of your assessments and your next steps.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Kansas Occupational Outlook Data

Resume Templates

Cover Letter Templates and Examples

Resume and Cover Letter Help and Advice


Need more information? Contact:

Dr. Isaac Falcon Campos

Director of Academic Support

Note: If you are an employer interested in recruiting at Donnelly or working with us to develop internships for our students, please contact Dr. Isaac Falcon Campos at cfalcon@donnelly.edu. You can also send job postings to us at careerservices@donnelly.edu. Thanks for your interest in Donnelly!