Career Services. Cooperative Education. Employers.
Working Together.

Not a member? Here’s why you should be:

  • Networking opportunities between college and employer members
  • Productive professional development workshops and annual conferences
  • Keep current on issues impacting career services, co-op, experiential education and recruitment
  • One stop shop to publicize career and recruiting events to members state-wide
  • Access to the online membership directory

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Our mission and purpose.

The purpose of this organization is to bring together students, educators, and employers with an interest in:

  1. The formal integration of a student’s academic study with work experience
  2. The student’s ultimate career employment.

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Benefits of Membership.

  • KACE provides members with resources they need to perform their jobs more efficiently.
  • Employer and college/university members enjoy networking opportunities and productive professional development workshops and annual conferences.
  • Employers benefit from improved recruitment and branding efforts through relationships with college professionals.
  • Gain access to the online membership directory and email to all members.
  • Publicize career and recruiting events to members state-wide.
  • Receive the electronic newsletter to keep informed of KACE news and initiatives.

Welcome to KACE

The Kentucky Association of Colleges and Employers is an association of Kentucky colleges and universities, state and technical institutes and employers of students and graduates.

KACE can help you improve networking opportunities with colleges, universities and employer professionals and stay up-to-date on best practices through the organization's professional development. Click here to join us today.

2015 KACE Board

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Pictured L to R – Mike Hammond, Chad Cantrell, Mary Andrade, James Atkinson, Erica Gabbard, Julie Saifullah, Traci Patrick, Ray Clere, Lana Kunkel, Sam Mannino.

Feedback from members on attending Fall Conference & Spring Drive-Ins:

"The topics are always current and discuss newest trends. Topics relate to both HR and Career Services/Co-op."

"Enjoy the overnight aspect of the fall conference to really get an opportunity to know other KACE members."

"The opportunity to network...is priceless. I enjoy learning about trends with students and how best to reach them."

"I have really liked the employer panels at the past two Spring Drive-Ins."

"The sharing of ideas and the face-to-face interaction provide professional encouragement and energy!"