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Supporting Student Success

8.10 Career Services

Career Services offers a variety of services to help students connect their learning in the classroom to the process of preparing for a career. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to stop by or schedule a time to receive personalized information and learn more about the resources available to them. The RH location for Career Services is McGinley 224 (718-817-4350), with walk-in hours Monday through Friday from 1 - 3 p.m. At Lincoln Center, the office is located at 140 West 62nd Street, Suite G-49 (212-636-6280), with walk-in hours on Thursdays from 12 - 5 p.m. In addition, staff are available for outreach to faculty. The office circulates regular newsletters that advertise upcoming events such as career fairs to students. Also, if a student or faculty member has general questions, or if a faculty member might have an employer to refer, he or she can send an email to fordhamfutures@fordham.edu.The following resources are available to FCRH, FCLC, GSB, and PCS students.

Career Counseling
Career counselors provide personalized career guidance throughout the career development process. Counselors are trained to assist all students by identifying individual interests, values, and goals.

Career Resources
Career Services offers a variety of resources that facilitate the job search process. Take advantage of Handshake, Fordham’s exclusive job and internship database, and the Fordham Career Services Facebook page, designed to provide current career-related information and to respond to student questions, suggestions, and feedback.

Career Workshops
Career Services has developed numerous workshops in order to fully prepare students for the working world. Workshops focusing on resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, networking, etc., are offered every semester, and all students are encouraged to attend. The Fordham Futures series of workshops provide insight into additional career-related topics.

Alumni Connections
Career Services provides networking opportunities through the Fordham Mentoring Program as well as access to Forever Fordham’s Online Alumni Database as a direct link to new connections.

Employer Connections
As an established office, Career Services has formed close ties with numerous recruiters and employers across all industries. Our New York City location affords students endless job and internship opportunities in the most exciting city in the world.