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Alumni Resources

NYIT Alumni are encouraged to take advantage of our resources, online, via telephone, and in person. Career Services is here to help NYIT alumni from all class years. Contact us to schedule an individual appointment.

Old Westbury campus
David G. Salten Hall, room 3
Phone: 516.686.7527
Fax: 516.686.7508
E-mail: cs@nyit.edu

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11580

Manhattan campus
26 W. 61st St., room 211
Phone: 212.261.1537
Fax: 212.261.1670
E-mail: cs@nyit.edu

Mailing address:
1855 Broadway
New York, NY 10023

Essential career management reading links:


Online job search and networking tools include
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  • With NYIT Career Net, you can post or find employment opportunities, register for on-campus career events, send yourself e-mail updates, manage all job search-related documents, keep track of your job search schedule, and much more.
  • Search Career Events in the tri-state area for job and networking opportunities.
  • Job Search Engines organized by field of interest.
  • Professional Associations are a great way to stay connected to current trends, leaders, and career opportunities in your industry. This list is divided by industry to help you find the association that matches your field.


Online Social Media sites:

  • Online Alumni Community NYIT inCircle Offers you the opportunity to network with alumni in your industry. Create a personal profile and connect with NYIT graduates all over the world. 
  • Do you have a LinkedIn profile? Create one and join the NYIT Networking Group. This professional networking site is a powerful networking tool. Take advantage of the free LinkedIn learning webinars or use LinkedIn to connect with alumni and view entry level jobs.

Online career search tools include:

  • FOCUS Online: (enter access code NYIT) Use this online assessment and occupational exploration tool if you are considering a career change or interested in exploring other areas in your field. *This is the new version of Focus. If you already have a Focus account, you will need to create a new account and then choose the option to import your data to the new system.
  •  O*NET, developed and maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, features constantly updated information for more than 1,000 job titles. It lists characteristics necessary for specific career areas related to interests, work values, and abilities as well as a list of knowledge and skills (i.e. critical thinking, writing, etc.) needed for specific jobs. All you need to do is click on "What It Takes." 
  • CareerSearch: A research database of more than 4 million employers worldwide (including contact information, Web sites, maps, competitors), searchable by industry, location, and key words. You can create an account using NYIT's referral ID: NYIT1955. Before you get started check out the online tutorials.
  •  Uniworld: Two multinational business directories that allow you to search for U.S. firms operating in foreign countries and foreign firms operating in the U.S. Contact information contains headquarters, branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates.
  • Professional Associations: organized by field of study to assist you in your career research.


Salary information
(Note: when researching salary data online, remember that not all sources are based on independent scientific research. Use these tools as a starting point, and cross-reference salaries from several sources):  


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