Career Travel Fund

Directions and information for current students and recent alumni

Through the generosity of the Lilly Endowment, the University of Evansville Center for Career Development is facilitating a Career Travel Fund for students and recent alumni up to 8 months post-graduation interviewing for post-graduate outcomes and experiential education in Indiana.

Reimbursement is offered to University of Evansville students and alumni traveling throughout the state of Indiana to participate in professional career events, employment and graduate school interviews. Funding will only be available on a reimbursement basis and will be tracked by the Center for Career Development. Funds may be used for lodging (up to $100 per recruitment visit), meals and mileage (up to $100 at 40¢ per mile per recruitment visit) expenses.

IMPORTANT:
Eligibility is only for expenses occurred seeking post graduate outcomes and experiential education in the State of Indiana.

Students

  • must be in good academic standing.
  • may seek reimbursement totaling up to $500.00 throughout their college career and for up to eight months after graduation for employment, graduate school and experiential education.

Recent Alumni

  • may seek reimbursement totaling up to $500.00 throughout their college career and for up to eight months after graduation for employment, graduate school and experiential education.

Directions for all applicants

  1. Apply to reserve funding approximately two weeks prior to intended travel dates.

  2. Complete and submit the following documents:
    1. A position description or equivalent of the event/interview/program.
    2. All event/company/program contact information and location of event/interview.
    3. Center for Career Development Travel Request and Expense Reimbursement Forms*.
    4. If participating in a University-sponsored event a Field Trip and Domestic Travel form* must be completed.
    * Forms below are to be forwarded to the Center for Career Development.
  3. Have an active résumé or CV submitted for use in UE JobLink; if a résumé is not on file in UE JobLink, Travel Fund Applicants are required to schedule a résumé appointment. Upon completion of the appointment process, applicants will post their résumé into UE JobLink. Please note: A résumé must be on file in UE JobLink before a request can be distributed. Funding will be forfeited if a résumé is not approved in UE JobLink on or before the event/interview.

Fund Request Processing

Once submitted, the Center for Career Development will evaluate all completed applications. The Center for Career Development reserves the right to require further information to adequately evaluate requests. There are limited funds available and applicants will be served on a first come, first served basis.

Please direct all questions to the Center for Career Development: 812-488-1083; career@evansville.edu.

Office Phone:
812-488-1083

Office Email:
career@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 234, Ridgway University Center