Karl Kandt

Career Counselor in Manhattan, Kansas

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A current Career Counselor, and prior U.S.Reserve Officer, Karl Eric Kandt has also worked for Kansas State University as Assistant Director of Career and Employment Services, Wichita State University as Academic Coordinator for Athletic Student Services Department, his alma mater Emporia State University as Admissions Counselor, Assistant to the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid, Coordinator of Student Recruitment, and Associate Director of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and his family's ranch and farm. He has worked with student and alumni in defining career options, facilitating workshops in skill development, coordinating and assisting with career and internship fairs, and aiding follow up efforts with recent graduates.

Additionally, Karl has had the opportunity to attend and present at a variety of professional development conferences. In the early years of his career, he presented at a state wide workshop for high school and college counselors, developed a workshop for new admissions counselors, and was elected Co-Coordinator of the Kansas Delegation to the Great Plains Association of College Admissions Counselors. Later in his career, he attended the National Association of Colleges and Employers Conference, served as Chair of the Special Projects Committee of the Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers for seven years, and attended annual conferences throughout the Midwest.

During his free time, Kandt enjoys charity work. A current member of Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan, Kansas, he volunteers on various community projects and initiatives through the organization. He also serves on the Manhattan High School Alumni Association Board of Directors. In the past, Kandt volunteered with Kansas State University's United Way campus chapter and Wichita State University's Shocker Drive fundraisers.

Karl Eric Kandt has a combined 20 years of experience as a career counselor, and a radio analyst and public address announcer in athletics at the collegiat and high school levels.

  • Education
    • Wichita State University
    • Emporia State University