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We've scheduled our fall career fairs for September and early October 2024. Dates are posted on our Events & Important Dates page. Invitations will go out in June.


NKU's employer relations goals are to deliver exceptional customer service, connect students and opportunity, and assist organizations with navigating the campus. Services include:

  • Handshake ( is the region's #1 college-to-career network and offers modern solutions for recruiting teams! Connect with NKU to share your co-op, internship, full-, and part-time opportunities with students and recent grads.
  • On-Campus recruitment such as interviewing, information sessions, and mock interviewing.
  • Networking opportunities with faculty and students during career fairs and special events.
  • Branding and marketing assistance, navigating the campus, connecting to faculty, and targeting various student demographics.

One of the biggest challenges facing organizations is recruitment. ENTERprise NKU offers individual guidance and creative solutions to recruiting challenges:

  • Build an on-campus brand and increase visibility.
  • Choose the best major(s) based on your needed skill sets.
  • Build relationships with key contacts (faculty, institutes or student organizations).
  • Target marketing to specific learning communities.
  • Create a just-in-time recruitment schedule and timeline.
  • Utilize a flexible co-op and internship program.

Register with NKU's centralized online recruiting platform, Handshake, for accessing students of all majors; it is the first and best place to begin your recruiting efforts!


Need Assistance?

  • For overall recruitment assistance, contact the Employer Relations Team at ENTERprise NKU at or (859) 572-5952.
  • For specific questions about career fairs and on-campus interview schedules, contact Lisa McElfresh, Associate Director of Career Services, at or (859) 572-6023.
  • For general Handshake questions, contact Career Services at or (859) 572-5680.


Do you have a short-term project needing attention? Post Micro-Internships via the Parker Dewey platform
  • NKU launched a Micro-Internship program to provide you with short-term, project-based help from current students and recent grads.
  • Micro-Internships make it easier than ever to get support on professional tasks that may not be the best use of time for you or your colleagues.