Career & Transfer Services

Career & Transfer Services (CATS) provides comprehensive support to students in areas of career development and transfer planning.  

Location and contact information

  • Mayo campus (Paintsville) – Building C 108 – Lillian O’Bryan – ext. 82819
  • Pikeville campus – N 105J – Elizabeth Cole – ext. 81215
  • Prestonsburg campus – Student Center 100D - Leslie Bays – ext. 67391
  • Prestonsburg campus – Student Center 100C – Jeff Hicks – ext. 64841 


  1. Maintaining information on four-year colleges in Kentucky and other states.
  2. Hosting visits from four-year college recruiters.
  3. Hosting visits to four-year colleges and universities.
  4. Hosting transfer and job fairs.
  5. Helping students find transfer applications and information.
  6. Helping students complete scholarship applications for transfer schools.
  7. Helping students find employment opportunities, fine-tune resumes and cover letters, and develop career plans based on interest and abilities through collaboration with Job Clubs of Eastern Kentucky, a partnership of the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, JobSight, and Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc.


Career Development Links:

Big Sandy Virtual Career Center

Note: The Big Sandy Virtual Career Center provides resources relating to every phase of the career development process.  Log in instructions are provided below:

Kentucky Career Center/JobSight

Career Cruising

O-NET Online

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more. 

Institute for Career Research

Click on “trial user name click here”: (user name: “488w” password: “future”) 

Transfer Links:


CollegeFish is a free completion and transfer tool for students