The Offices of Career Services and Experiential Education look forward to launching Fordham students into the early stages of their career development. When exploring the new Fordham Futures
program, a 4-year approach to career education, students acquire the skills that will help them reach their personal and professional goals. In addition, the Career Services and Experiential Education staff is dedicated to building strong relationships with diverse employers to promote exciting opportunities for students. Through these employer partnerships, the department provides students access to a world of opportunities in New York City and beyond.
Career Counseling Services: Career Counselors are available daily for scheduled appointments, and are happy to meet with students. Counselors are trained to assist all students by identifying individual interests, values and goals. They are also valuable resources for resume and cover letter critiques, interview preparation, and networking options. To schedule an appointment or for walk-in hours, visit: Fordham.edu/career.
Professional Development Workshops: These workshops are presented to groups of students, and are routinely facilitated on Resume & Cover Letter, Interview Skills, Career Exploration, The Job Search Process, Applying to Graduate School, Professional Etiquette, Networking Skills and more!
Fordham CareerLink: CareerLink is Fordham’s exclusive online job and internship database. Students can view part-time, full-time and internship opportunities, receive email notifications, application deadlines and notice of special career-related and networking events. Students can claim their accounts by attending CareerLink Workshops: World of Work and Resume & Cover Letter. Visit Fordham.edu/career to view the most current CareerLink Workshop schedule.
Internship Program: Internships are incredibly valuable experiences, and provide tremendous opportunity for professional growth and development. As a student in New York City, there are endless opportunities in varied fields. Internships are offered to all majors and are available during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Typically, students begin internship exploration during their sophomore and/or junior year. In order to be eligible to obtain an internship through our office, students are required to attend an Internship Information Session a semester prior to the start their internship.
Career View Program: Career Views offer students a first-hand introduction to the world of work by visiting the offices of diverse organizations. Exclusive company visits are scheduled throughout the academic year, where recruiters network with students, provide a tour of the facility, and offer overviews of the participating organization. Many students have been able to secure future internship opportunities through participation in the program. Students are encouraged to register early for Career Views of interest, as space is often limited.
Panels & Networking Events: Informational Panels & Networking Events are designed to provide useful career information to students of all majors. Fordham alumni and other successful professionals share their expertise and network for future career opportunities.
Holly Rotchin, Associate Director, Lincoln Center
33 West 60th Street, 8th Floor
(212) 636-6280 • www.fordham.edu/career