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Graduate School:

So you are graduating soon and wondering what’s next? For some students, continuing their education is an excellent choice! If you are interested in continuing your education by obtaining a Master’s degree, or if you are coming back to school in search of an even higher degree (PhD., EdD., JD, etc.) you can find information about several different institutions and degree programs below!

Online Master’s Programs:

Internship Opportunities:

Internships are a fantastic way to gain hands-on job experience, network with industry leaders, and find out what exactly you would like to do following graduation. (Note: This is an active, rolling list and will be updated weekly)

Interested in pursuing an internship for course credit? Career Services will begin accepting paperwork for Spring 2018 internships in late September! For more information, contact Morgan Russelburg, Director of Career Services at: [email protected]

    • FBI Internship: The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for college undergraduate and graduate students. While exploring our exciting career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at our Washington, D.C. area headquarters locations, or in field offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find anywhere else. Applications for our 2018 program will be taken until October 15, 2017. For more information about this exciting opportunity please visit https://fbijobs.gov/students/undergrad
    • Turpentine Creek Internship: Turpentine Creek is a no-kill facility committed to rescuing abused, abandoned, and unwanted exotic cats. They are searching for an animal keeper that would be responsible for daily care of the exotic cats. Housing is provided and there is a $50 weekly stipend for food. There are 16 internship spots available and the deadline to apply is November 1, 2017. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to Emily McCormack at [email protected].
    • James H. Dunn Memorial Fellowship: The James H. Dunn, Jr. Memorial Fellowship Program provides bright, highly motivated recent college graduates a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of state government for one year. Dunn Fellows are recruited from public and private colleges and universities across the nation. Qualified applicants must have completed a bachelor’s or higher graduate degree in the 18 months prior to the program’s commencement and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence through academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and community/public service involvement. The program begins on the first weekday in August and ends on July 31st of the following year. Dunn Fellows are paid $31,332 annually and receive full state benefits. If you are interested in this opportunity please email [email protected] or apply at: http://www.illinois.gov/gov/about/opportunities/Pages/default.aspx

       For more information about Internship Opportunities, please contact Career Services (270) 686-4268

Part-Time Employment Opportunities:

If you are looking for a way to earn some extra cash, or get your feet wet in the job world, a part-time position is a great place to start. Below you will find a list of current employers looking for YOU! (Note: This is an active, rolling list and will be updated weekly)

    • Court Security Officer: The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is currently hiring court security officers to work part time at the Judicial Center in Owensboro. CSO duties include building security, court security, and assisting Deputy Sheriffs with inmates going to and from court functions. This is a great position for someone looking to get their foot in the door in a law enforcement career.You must be 21 years of age to apply and the hourly wage is $8. If you are interested in this position please contact Lt. Scott Wedding or Major Barry Smith at the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office at 270-685-8444.
    • Tom Blue Furniture: This company is looking to hire an individual who can help with general shop work, mowing, and furniture deliveries. The student would need to be able to work at least three mornings or afternoons and they will work around class schedules. Tom Blue is not open on Saturday or Sunday. Please apply in person at 2737 Veach Road, Owensboro, KY.
    • Kroger on Starlite Drive: Kroger on Starlite Drive is currently seeking part-time employees for the following positions: baggers, cashiers, grocery overnight stock, deli clerks, produce clerks, and pharmacy clerks. Kroger is looking to hire immediately and you can Apply Here for any of the listed positions. The application will take about twenty minutes of your time.
    • Comfort Keepers: Comfort Keepers provides in-home care and is an excellent resource for individuals who wish to remain in the comfort of their own homes. They are committed to helping seniors by providing care and support that improves quality of life and enables independent living at home. There are several positions open with this company and they are looking to hire immediately. To apply please go to the Comfort Keepers building at 401 Frederica Street, Building B-102, Owensboro, KY, 42301. You should be prepared for an immediate interview upon applying. Please take the contact information for 3 references, driver’s license, and proof of insurance when you apply.
    • Intervention Specialist: River Valley Behavioral Health is hiring for an Intervention Specialist. Duties would include: providing supervision and therapeutic services to adult clients in a short term crisis stabilization unit; supervising self-administration of medications of residents; monitoring mental and physical status of residents; etc. Students must be at least 21 years old to apply and able to lift up to 35 pounds. To apply please go to www.RVBH.com and click on employment.
    • Pleasant Grove Christian Learning Center: The Christian Learning Center is hiring several volunteers to work with their youth. If you are interested in this position please call 270-771-4508 for the position details and application process.
    • Childcare Provider: Open Door Fellowship is looking for an experienced and reliable student who could provide childcare during their Sunday church services. Church services take place at the Theatre Workshop of Owensboro (walking distance from Brescia). Hiring is contingent upon a background check. The pay rate is $30 per week. If you are interested in this position please send a resume with references and a letter of application to Molly Gibson at [email protected].
    • Organ Player: Trinity United Methodist Church is looking for someone to play the organ during their Sunday service from 11am-12pm. You would play approximately 4-5 songs. If you are interested in this position please call Phyllis Ellis at 270-684-7950 for more details.
    • Electronic Services Specialist: Independence Bank is hiring a part-time Electronic Services Specialist to help with online banking issues and other IT related problems on their website. If you are interested in this position follow the link below to see the full job description and how to apply.
    • In home child care: a local family is looking for help with three children during the daytime hours. More often than not the children’s mother will be present she just needs some extra help while her husband is at work and the hours are somewhat flexible. If you are interested in this position please call Lauren Rummage at 502-827-3469.
    • Fresh Ideas: Fresh Ideas is looking for hardworking and motivated students to fill their part-time evening, weekend, and concession stand positions. They offer flexible schedules and competitive pay based on experience and reliability. If you are interested in working for Fresh Ideas please apply at apply.freshideasfood.com with a Brescia reference and then stop by the dining hall to introduce yourself to Jeremy.
    • Legends: They are looking for a part-time team member that will specialize in women’s apparel and community events. If you are interested please send your resume to [email protected]

Career Opportunities:

Are you a senior, recent graduate, or Brescia alum looking for your first career move, or maybe looking for your next step? Below you will find links to current full-time positions in and around the Owensboro community. (Note: This is an active, rolling list and will be updated weekly)

    • Brewco Marketing (Central City, KY): Brewco is currently seeking an accountant. Interested parties should have a Bachelor’s degree and accounting experience is preferred. To apply please contact Todd Wilkerson at 270-754-2264 ext.223.
    • Grants and Communications Manager (Evansville, IN): WNIN Tri-State Public Media is hiring for a Grants and Communications Manager. This position will work to attain grant funding for various projects and general operations, create and distribute informational and promotional materials via various and appropriate communications channels including standard news releases, on-air promos, and social media platforms. This individual works as part of WNIN’s Development department reporting to VP of Development. This position is compensated with a base salary plus benefits. If interested in this position please contact Morgan Russelburg at [email protected] for the full job description and submit a resume with references to [email protected].
    • City of Owensboro Transit Department Office Manager: This position is responsible for managing the office for the Transit Department. Primary essential functions include the following: conducts administrative, secretarial, and clerical work such as, processing various forms, preparation of correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets; filing and maintaining records; assists with the coordination/controlling/monitoring of all programs mandated by the Federal Transit Administration. Starting pay is $16.69 per hour. Interested applicants must have an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Office Administration, or similar position, or 3 years’ experience as secretary, office manager, or similar position. Applications must be received no later than Friday, October 6, 2017. If interested in this position applications are available at owensboro.org under “Employment Opportunities”.
    • Clinician/Therapist (Pine Ridge, KY and Buckhorn, KY): Buckhorn Children & Family Services operates residential and psychiatric residential treatment programs, treatment foster care and adoption services programs, and intervention prevention services in Kentucky. Buckhorn Children & Family Services is currently seeking a social worker to assist the operations on the residential campus. Relocation assistance to Pine Ridge, Kentucky or Buckhorn, Kentucky may be provided. Interested applicants must have a Master’s Degree in a human services field with two or more years of experience working with children and families.
      • Please send inquiries and resumes to: Patrica (Patty) Wilder, HR Generalist, Buckhorn Children & Family Services, 116 Buckhorn Lane, Buckhorn, KY  41721, Office Phone:  (606) 398-7000 ext. 240, Email: [email protected]
    • HR Generalist: Audubon Metals LLC is looking for a Human Resources Generalist. The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting designated geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, recruitment/employment, onboarding, training, policy implementation, performance management, and employment law compliance. Interested applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Resource Management, Business, or related field. For more information or to submit a resume please email [email protected].
    • FBI Collegiate Hiring Initiative: The FBI’s Collegiate Hiring Initiative recruits graduating seniors or individuals who have graduated with an undergraduate, graduate, or PhD degree to begin their careers in an organization that offers opportunities like no other. For the 2018 Collegiate Hiring Initiative, students must have graduated or will graduate June 2016 – June 2018. For Veterans who have already graduated, it must be within 6 years of the program date (e.g. for the 2018 Collegiate Hiring Initiative, veterans must have graduated or will graduate June 2011 – June 2018).From supporting squads and operations to analyzing business processes and ensuring security, recent graduates help support a huge part of the FBI’s mission. The Collegiate Hiring Initiative also gives recent graduates the chance to explore and transition into the many exceptional career paths the FBI has to offer, as well as into other opportunities within the federal government and private sectors.For more information regarding this initiative please visit https://fbijobs.gov/students/undergrad
    • Deputy Director of Public Works: This position oversees operations departments for the city of Owensboro under Public Works, directing the managers and/or lead personnel over sanitation, street, grounds, facilities maintenance, garage, transit, and property maintenance. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Management, or similar field, and 4 years work-related experience in a managerial position in a public works department or similar type of setting. Applications must be received no later than Friday, October 6, 2017. Interested applicants may apply at owensboro.org under “Employment Opportunities”.
    • Accountant: Owensboro Grain is hiring for an entry level accounting position in their accounts payable department. A bachelor’s degree in accounting is preferred. Owensboro grain offers competitive wages based on experience, health insurance, 401k plan, and other benefits. Interested applicants can email their resume to [email protected].
    • Maintenance Mechanic at DART: This position provides preventative maintenance inspections of production machinery, auxiliary, and support equipment in accordance with Maintenance Standard Operation Procedures, maintains inventory of hand tools submits maintenance repair reports and documents, and communicates maintenance equipment deficiencies. Applicants must have three years of mechanical maintenance or similar experience, one year of piping experience, one year of forklift experience, and one year of welding/fabrication experience. Qualified applicants can apply online at https://jobs.dart.biz/job/Owensboro-Maintenace-Mechanic-KY-42301/431052100/
    • Quality Control Technician at DART: This position conducts routine analysis, such as physical testing on finish product and analytical testing on raw materials, records and analyze test data and provide well-written, accurate, and timely documentation, enters results into the Quality Control Lab database with highest levels of accuracy, reviews and analyze data to discuss test results with lead, supervisors, and management, maintains lab equipment and supplies, retains samples per retention schedule, etc. Applicants must have two years of quality control experience in a laboratory environment. Qualified applicants may apply online at https://jobs.dart.biz/job/Owensboro-Quality-Control-Technician-KY-42301/432886700/

Additional Job-Search Resources

You may wish to browse the sites of particular employers in which you are interested for current openings. Below you will find links to National, State & Regional job databases. Have your resume ready to post!

Give Back! Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities:

Want to give back while you are in school? Or maybe you want to join a volunteer organization following graduation? Community service and working with local an/or national volunteer organizations are a great way to gain experience, while interacting with all different people, and giving back! H