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Career Services Events

Sep 23 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 24 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 24 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II

Sep 25 2014

Non Profit Fair

Sep 30 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I


Plans by Year

First Year - less than 31 credits

During your first year (less than 31 credits), you need to focus on career awareness and self assessment via:

Office of Career Services Resources

  • Identify personal interests, skills, and values using  FOCUSOnline (enter Access Code NYIT)
  • Meet with an advisor to discuss career goals and academic strengths.
  • Attend seminars and workshops on a variety of industry and career-related topics.
  • Draft your resume with your first college internship in mind..

Academics

  • Meet with a faculty advisor to discuss career options.
  • Use on-campus academic resources such as the Learning Center and libraries.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Meet and network with classmates in your major.
  • Attend NYIT conferences and events that feature industry leaders.
  • Join a professional student organization related to your major or career goal.

Second Year - 31 to 62 credits

During your second year (31-62 credits), think about career exploration and integration via:

Office of Career Services Resources

Academics

  • Complete introductory courses in your major or prospective major. Expand your skill base by exploring elective courses.
  • Interact with faculty, administrators, and peers to develop a support network.

Extracurricular Activities

Third Year - 63 to 96 credits

In your third year (63-96 credits), focus on career preparation via:

Office of Career Services Resources

  • Attend career workshops, expos and job fairs.
  • Begin to network through the alumni mentor program, your department and professional organizations.
  • Update your resume and post it on Career Net.
  • Test your career decision commitment and qualifications for your chosen field by participating in career-related internships, and summer or part-time employment.

Academic Resources

  • Join and a take a leadership role in student  professional organization.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Test your career decision commitment and qualifications for your chosen field by participating in career-related internships, and summer or part-time employment.
  • Assess your career choice in relation to your values, strengths, interests, and career goals.
  • Inventory your qualifications for your chosen field of work, and work on weaknesses.

Fourth Year - 96 credits or more

During your fourth year (96 credits or more), focus on your career preparation and job search via:

Office of Career Services Resources

Academic Resources

  • Ask faculty and administrators if you can use them as references before giving their names to potential employwers. Give them an up-to-date resume.
  • Network with NYIT faculty, alumni, and peers to make contacts with potential employers.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Plan your job or graduate school campaign. Develop a timetable for your job search  and career development.
  • Take inventory of skills you've developed.

Graduate Students

Graduate students can also benefit from all of the services that the Office of Career Services has to offer, including online resources, career counselors, on- and off-campus job-related events, and more. Stop by the Office of Career Services on your campus to find out more.


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