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Fordham Career Ambassadors


About Fordham Career Ambassadors:

The Fordham Career Ambassadors serve as a bridge between Fordham’s Office of Career Services and the undergraduate student body. FCAs are dedicated to connecting Fordham students with Career Services, the Office of Experiential Education, Fordham alumni, and potential employers. As current students, FCAs  combine their personal experience with professional training in career advising to assist fellow Fordham students navigate the process of professional development.

Fordham Career Ambassador Services:

The FCA program is a leadership program that utilizes and develops each ambassador’s individual skills and interests. At the core of the program, Fordham Career Ambassadors will receive training and work with Career Services and the Office of Experiential Education professionals to provide the following services:
Introduce freshman and sophomore students to Career Services and the Career Development  Program
 
Assist students with career exploration, assessment, and decision making

Advise students on their first resumes and cover letters; conduct mock interviews

Teach students how to utilize Fordham CareerLink to find an internship or full-time job

Market Career Services events and services on campus and through social media

Benefits of being a Fordham Career Ambassador:

Fordham Career Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to provide additional services based on individual skills and interests. Upperclassman FCAs will receive additional training to collaborate with Career Services the Office of Experiential Education professionals to:
    Develop specialized services such as workshops and educational materials specific to individual areas of study and career interest
    Network with aspirant employers within the their personal areas of career interest to create new opportunities for Fordham students, establish mentorship relationships, and to collaborate on specialized career services and workshops.

If you are interested in becoming a FCA please contact
Erin McLaughlin, at emclaughlin6@fordham.edu


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