Talent Pool

We've got the talent you need and want!

Manhattan offers a variety of options for finding the quality employees you need. Contact us to help you build a customized work force solution. 


Viable Region

Manhattan is also part of the 80-mile "Kansas I70 Talent Corridor." This puts another 6,000+ college grads annually into the talent pool from which a business can draw. More than 1/3 of the 30,000+ people in our area's "available talent pool" have a bachelor's degree. Area employers value Manhattan as the place to do business.


Fort Riley Personnel


Fort Riley military personnel supply an incredibly talented labor pool for area employers. Many Fort Riley employees have advanced degrees and are excited to embark upon their civilian careers in the region.

K-State Career Center

Every year more than 4,000 students graduate from K-State with their bachelor's degree, master's degree, or PhD. Contact the K-State Career Center to begin recruiting K-State talent. 

Employment-Seeking Generation


"64% of K-State students have said they would stay in Manhattan if they could find suitable employment," according to the K-State MBA Practicum Group Study. With this in mind, there is a tremendous talent pool of K-State graduates available for your company.

Let us help connect you with local talent to grow your company.

K-State College
May '16 Graduates*
64% Opting to Stay
Agriculture 575 368
Architecture, Planning, Design
2 1
Arts and Sciences
1104 706
Business Administration
570 364
Education 273 174
Engineering 488 312
Human Ecology
607 388
Vet Med
115 73
All Graduate Schools
1166
746
Totals 5018 3211
*Table Source: K-State Registrar