Kansas City Veteran Coalition - A free service for veterans seeking employment with major companies in the Kansas City metro area. KCVC offers resume reviews, mock interview opportunities, and more.


Student Veterans of America - SVA’s national jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up-to-date source of employment opportunities.


University Career Center - KU jobs and careers portal


Federal Agencies near Kansas City - interactive map with locations




KU Career Courses

LA&S 325: Career Transitions

This course a career development course that will help you commit to an action plan of exploring, engaging and implementing your career and academic interests. Career development starts by combining information about yourself with information about the world of work and then acting on that new set of information. Career development is a lifelong process – this class will help you get started: sample syllabus (pdf).

Semesters taught: spring – online (3 credits)

LA&S 475: Professional Career Management: (currently the 2nd mini-mester section for spring 2018 includes the military content):

This advanced career development course studies the theories of career development, organizational and industrial psychology, and human resources. Students will learn theories from these areas and understand how to apply them to their own professional career, future career transitions, and lifelong career progression: sample syllabus (pdf).

Semesters taught: fall, spring, and summer -- online (3 credits)



Opportunities for veterans


Banking; Sales, Trading & Research; Finance/Audit Compliance; Risk & Controls; Operations; Technology
JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Military Veteran Internship Program. Apply online and search by requisition number 170086099
Financial Services – Renaissance Financial (opportunities in Kansas)
Sales – Eli Lilly (opportunities in Kansas)



Careers Suggested Majors/Areas of Interest Location
Analyst, Office of Inspector General Not specified KC
Auditor, Office of Inspector General Business, Finance, Accounting KC
Veteran opportunities, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Branch Banking,
Compliance, Marketing & Communications,
Customer Service, Human Resources, Operations,
Project Management, Risk (Oversight & Controls),
Technology, Relationship Management/Sales, Legal



Current News

Now hiring summer and fall VA Work Study students to work at the center.

KU ranked as No. 5 best schools in country for veterans

Congratulations to KU's 2019 Women's Hall of Fame inductees. We are proud and excited that one of our student staff members and Student Veterans of America officer, Army veteran Stacy Hague, has been named KU’s Outstanding Nontraditional Woman Student of the year!


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VA benefits questions?

  • 785-864-2458 or
  • Stop by the Military-Affiliated Student Center, 345 Summerfield Hall
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